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Spring into poetry: Celebrate the new season with new reads

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Spring is the perfect time for a fresh start, and what better way to do so than to indulge yourself in a new genre? Poetry could help some learn and heal while helping others explore their own creativity. In no particular order, here are a few titles to get you started. Milk and Honey- Rupi…

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Home: Student recounts science fair participation

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Smiling faces Gleaming eyes Days full of science surprise The leaders of tomorrow And scientists of today   They stun me   I’m amazed, impressed In every way   5 years and counting 50 hours and still I couldn’t imagine No longer being Involved   It’s my baby My love What I will protect  …

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Music can help and hurt

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To me, music isn’t just music; music is my life, and listening to it keeps me sane. Hearing a melody makes me feel happy and calm and it subdues the hyperactiveness going on in my brain. Most of the music that blares in my room is Korean Pop band Bangtan Sonyeondan, or other bands that…

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Swing Time: Author Zadie Smith on her new novel, her process, and the power of language

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On January 12th, Book People hosted a signing event at Central Presbyterian Church for Zadie Smith’s newest book, Swing Time. Zadie Smith has written several novels, including White Teeth, On Beauty, NW, and The Autograph Man, as well as several short stories.   After reading a short passage from Swing Time, Smith discussed various aspects…

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TELL THEM: How to move forward post presidential election

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We don’t. We take two steps back, a hop to the left and an unsteady wobble to the right. You drive home on crowded parking lots and you tell your children valuable life pro-tips as you tuck them in at night – because after all, science tells us we remember most what we hear before…

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