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Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

Science teacher Ms. Tucker wins major award

By Cassie Jeong

May 31, 2012

Science teacher April Tucker received the Amgen Award for Science Teaching Excellence (AASTE) from the Amgen Foundation on May 17. Tucker was one of nine science teachers selected from across the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada for the AASTE. The goal of the program, as stated on the Amgen...

Getting Personal with Harry Potter

Getting Personal with Harry Potter

By Cassie Jeong

May 12, 2012

Fans of the Harry Potter franchise, hold your hippogriffs. Pottermore.com, a website designed by author J.K. Rowling with TH_NK and Sony, officially opened to the public on April 14. The site was previously only available to a “very small number” of beta testers, who gained access in 2011 by completing...

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

“Batman” TV series full of unintentional laughs

By Cassie Jeong

September 26, 2011

A muscled man in a tight gray-and-black suit races to a fireman’s pole hidden behind a bookcase, the pointed ears of his mask flapping as he descends. Close behind is a blur in a red vest, gold cape, and green speedo, who slides down with excessive enthusiasm. This is no ordinary matchup of two camp, tackily dressed weirdos. This is th...