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Must-read summer book list topped by Rowling’s latest crime novel

Staff Writer

April 20, 2014

Filed under Life And Arts

The summer is the perfect time to pick up a new book and indulge in a story, whether it is on the beach, pool side, on the couch, on the patio, during a work break--a book can go anywhere.Reading is knowledge. It expands what ...

Hollywood needs to look for new ideas beyond book series

Staff Writer

April 3, 2014

Filed under Viewpoints

Readers have had to watch as many of their beloved books make the transition to the big screen. In some instances, this transition was almost painless, and the rest of the world got to witness amazing stories like the “Harry Potter...

Amy Poehler’s forthcoming memoir will inspire and empower

Life & Arts Editor

March 26, 2013

Filed under Viewpoints

I am not sure if I believe the old adage, “blondes have more fun,” but if Amy Poehler is any indication, somebody get me some hair dye immediately. Amy Poehler lives the comedic American dream. She’s beautiful, talented, hilarious, a str...

Online textbook shopping provides competition for bookstores

Reporter

February 13, 2013

Filed under News

In an increasingly digital world, university bookstores, including the St. Edward’s University bookstore, are competing with the alternative of online textbook shopping.  “Obviously, there are declining sales right now across the...

J.K. Rowling’s move from Hogwarts to the real world a success

Staff Writer

October 9, 2012

Filed under Life And Arts

J.K. Rowling rose to fame writing the much-beloved Harry Potter series about magic, love and all things in between.  However in her newest book, she’s moved to the real world and adjusted well. “The Casual Vacancy” hit boo...

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