Tag Archives: reading

The art of tyranny

The musings of dictators reveal manipulative minds, disjointed insanity Hitler. Mussolini. Stalin. Mao. Saddam. Men with one name often described with one adjective: evil. But there’s another descriptor in common: writer. Over and over something grabs hold of dictators and tyrants and makes them pick up the pen. Is it …

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Summer reading cheat-sheet

Kitra Katz outlines the Top 20 picks for your summer reading pleasure.

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Day 84 the great gatsby

Ken Myhre passionately reads The Great Gatsby to his AP English class. Photo by Rachel Bartz.  

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Reading in high school

Reading: lots of interest, little time “It’s different than when you’re in the city, when you’re driving around and there are [always] lights overhead,” began senior English teacher Kristofor Sauer. “[But] on car trips, especially out in the middle of nowhere, I would wait and wait and wait for a …

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Books: Dead or alive?

Will physical books survive recent E-book surge? Change in format doesn’t mean that books are dead; reading may actually be increasing “It’s a real page turner.” The line everyone uses to describe a book that just can’t be put down. The action of turning the page at a suspenseful moment …

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Reading for the Future

This story was named a National Winner in the Feature category of the 2007 American Society of Newspaper Editors, Quill and Scroll International Writing & Photo Contest.

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