Thought Bubble | Many classic books worth the effort

Books are categorized as classics on the basis that no matter when you read it, the book will always be relevant. 

Some of the most commonly known classics are “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “Of Mice and Men,” mainly because they are both taught in high school English classes. Though most classics are widely known, people still tend to be hesitant to read them. Some classics can be very beneficial to read though —that’s what makes them classics. They have stood the test of time and continue to do so. 

Students participate in an online gaming community called Twitch

If gaming isn’t exactly your specialty but you still enjoy video game content, watching live streams of gameplay might be right up your alley. 

According to Twitch’s website, “Twitch is the world's leading live streaming platform for gamers and the things we love. Watch and chat now with millions of other fans from around the world.” Twitch is a live streaming service for multimedia entertainment, similar to YouTube, but the restrictions are far more lax. The content on Twitch ranges from gaming to things like bands practicing.

The Charger talked to a few of our students who participate in streaming. Juniors Jacob Daley, Justin Carlson, Brady Bayless and Richard Wagner all hold their own streams.

Opinion: ‘Parasite’ shows foreign films are worth exploring

At the Oscars Sunday, the South Korean movie “Parasite” won best picture.

A movie wins best picture every year, but what’s special about “Parasite” is that it’s entirely in Korean. It’s the first non-English language to ever win best picture.

“Parasite” also took home awards for best original screenplay, best international film and best director.

The Oscar’s recognition of a film like this is a reminder that we don’t have to understand the language of a movie to enjoy it and take meaning from it.

Is the old Taylor still dead?

To celebrate the impending release of a new Swift album, Laurel Barber and Kaytlyn Meseke discuss her importance in their lives Who’s your favorite artist who writes songs about her exes? That’s right it’s T. Swift. Taylor Swift has recently released a new single, which has made us look back at our childhood and how... Continue Reading →

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