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The 56th Grammy Awards

The 56th Grammy Awards

Emma Lapin January 31, 2014 1

On Jan. 26, 2014, music’s finest flooded the Staples Center to celebrate the Grammy awards. L. L. Cool J hosted the 56th annual show and said, “music has the power to bring us together

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Book Review: Wonder

Book Review: Wonder

Emma Lapin January 24, 2014 1

Although “Wonder” is a book targeted for children, adults can appreciate its messages and characters. “Wonder” discusses important topics, like acceptance and judgement, in an honest and innocent way

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Archer’s Winter Wonderland Celebration

Archer’s Winter Wonderland Celebration

Emma Lapin December 17, 2013 0

Uggs, puffy jackets, and hot chocolate—this could only mean one thing: Archer’s Annual Winter Wonderland celebration. The festive event took place on Dec. 12 in Archer’s beautifully decorated courtyard. 

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Demystifying Learning Disabilities

Demystifying Learning Disabilities

Emma Lapin December 4, 2013 3

What is a learning disability? The National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD) defines a learning disability as “a characteristic having a negative impact on learning that affects a person’s speech, listening, thinking, reading, writing or

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The Seniors Take on the Haunted House

The Seniors Take on the Haunted House

Emma Lapin November 15, 2013 1

The Class of 2014 planned Archer’s annual Haunted House on Thursday Oct. 31. The premise was fairy tales, but these stories would not pass Disney’s standards

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Archer Students Attend Latin Convention

Archer Students Attend Latin Convention

Emma Lapin November 14, 2013 1

Teenage boys with Aphrodite costumes, slave auctions, and workshops on Roman Curses could only occur at one event: SCRAM (Southern California Regional Amici Madness)—also known as Latin Convention

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Book Review: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Book Review: David and Goliath: Underdogs, Misfits, and the Art of Battling Giants

Emma Lapin October 31, 2013 0

Did Goliath have an advantage in his fight with David? Is it worth going to your top choice college only to be a small fish in a big pond? In his newest book, “David and

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Nyad’s Grit

Nyad’s Grit

Emma Lapin October 1, 2013 1

Diana Nyad broke records when she swam 110 miles from Cuba to Florida on September 2, 2013. Her arduous swim highlights her courage and grit, Archer’s theme for the year

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The Robotics Team

The Robotics Team

Emma Lapin April 29, 2013 2

Since the fall semester, the robotics team, headed by Brooklyn Cohen ‘14, has been hard at work designing and building a robot for competition

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Hunger Games: More Than Fiction?

Hunger Games: More Than Fiction?

Emma Lapin May 25, 2012 5

Suzanne Collins’ trilogy, The Hunger Games, topped the bestseller lists for two years, making it a global success. The suspenseful novels captivated readers of all ages and eventually became a multimillion-dollar motion picture

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