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Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

Markus Zusak’s “Bridge of Clay” approaches loss in a masterful blend of past and present

by Elizabeth Anderson, Watermark Editor

December 5, 2018

Five brothers. One Murderer. One mother. One lover. One girl. An odd assortment of animals, including but not limited to a mule residing in the kitchen. From the first chapter, Markus Zusak’s book Bridge of Clay is a rich tapestry of characters and history, backstories and modern day conflict. It is a ...

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

November 17, 2016

Vine, the popular 6-second video social media site, was purchased by Twitter and officially launched in January 2013.  In October 2016, Twitter announced it would gradually shut down the service. A Eulogy to Vine: Many lives have been affected by you, Vine. You’ve inspired millions across the...

Prince: The pop singer’s death leaves this generation without royalty

Prince: The pop singer’s death leaves this generation without royalty

by Sylvia Nelson, Reporter

May 2, 2016

On April 21, the legendary pop singer was pronounced dead at his studio,  Paisley Park. My family, extreme Prince fan, spent watching Purple Rain all day.  My mom has the DVD, and I'm pretty sure it's scratched from how many times she has watched the movie. Prince was born as Prince Rogers Nelson on June 7, 1...

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