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Study where your heart is

Study where your heart is

Armon Mahdavi, Staff Writer
March 21, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“The only benefit of a literature degree is that you will be able to write a great suicide note.” This is what a fellow student said to me after I told him what I planned on studying in college.  I was not fazed by his reply. I am very much used to this sort of rhetoric towards liberal arts degr...

Addison Lewellen inspires students through literature

Addison Lewellen inspires students through literature

Adriana Ramirez, Staff Writer
September 10, 2015
Filed under Campus

English teacher Addison Lewellen is already loving the student environment at Carlmont after just a few weeks of school. “The students have been great. They’ve been very welcoming. I love how willing they are to open up and share things about their lives with their classmates,” said Lewellen. ...

Young adult literature is under appreciated

Young adult literature is under appreciated

Megan Tao, Highlander Junior Editor/Columnist
March 29, 2015
Filed under Opinion, Stabs at Society, Top News

The biggest reason for young adult (YA) literature's bad reputation is within the name itself: young adult. For a book to be labeled YA is to degrade the book of its literacy value and makes it not good enough for anybody but teens. The title of YA literature is associated with the stereotype of...

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