The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

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The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

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The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

Reading is the perfect past time in the summer! Picking the perfect book for you will get you back into reading.
The Best Books to Read During Summer Break!
Isabella Durazo, Writer • May 25, 2023

As the school year comes to an end and summer break nears, many are finding a lot of free time on their hands. During the school year, reading...

Beams book is a touching story that has won the Teen Choice Award for Teen Movie: Drama. In this true story, protagonist Annabel’s miracle evokes intense emotion from the reader.
“Miracles from Heaven” Book Review
Elle Brennan, Writer • May 4, 2023

169 pages. 4.7 hours of reading for an average person reading about 300 words per minute. After picking up Christy Beam's book, “Miracles from...

“Go Ask Alice” a banned novel written by a teenager girl in the 70’s, explores themes of addiction and other worldly struggles. Novels such as these should not be banned due to their educational opportunity to expose readers to the dangers of addiction.
“Go Ask Alice” Book Review
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor • April 27, 2023

When I was roaming the aisles of my local bookstore, I stumbled upon a small leather bound book nestled on the shelf. Intrigued by the unique...

Mieko Kawakami’s novel, Heaven, explores the mind of an adolescent. She paints the scenes with a raw beauty, tormenting and captivating readers with each turn of a page.
Heaven by Mieko Kawakami
Hong-An Phan, Co-Editor in Chief • February 16, 2023

What makes up a teenager’s mind? In a coming of age novel that deep dives into the psychoanalysis of different characters, Mieko Kawakami sets...

“The Great Divorce” by C.S. Lewis takes you along on a ride to Heaven.
The Great Divorce Book Review
Nicole Moore, Spiritual Life Editor • February 16, 2023

“…that love, as mortals understand the word, isn’t enough. Every natural love will rise again and live forever in this country: but none...

The “Ugly Love” book cover by Colleen Hoover subtlety represents the major plot twist presented in her friends-with-benefits story.
Ugly Love
Mia Wilson, Podcast Editor • February 14, 2023

After being published in 2014, “Ugly Love” by Colleen Hoover rose to fame in the midst of “booktok,” a subcommunity of book-worms on...

The “Verity” Book Cover by Colleen Hoover encapsulates the psychological thrill presented in her exciting story.
Mia Wilson, Podcast Editor • January 20, 2023

Please research trigger warnings before reading this book. Colleen Hoover is the #1 New York Times Best Selling Author for over twenty of...

The cover of Laurie Halse Anderson’s book “Speak”. The main character’s growth throughout the novel is paralleled with her artistic improvement in her art class.
Speak Book Review
Brooke Johnston-Quirarte, Social Media Editor • January 17, 2023

“Speak” is the story of a highschool student faced with constant struggle and discernment. Through main character, Melinda, Laurie Halse...

The Poppy War is the first book from The Poppy War trilogy, written by R.F. Kuang. It is highly appraised for its roots in Asian history and accurate portrayals of war.
The Poppy War
Hong-An Phan, Co-Editor in Chief • November 10, 2022

Fantasy books are highly appraised for their detailed worlds, made of fictional cultures and social hierarchies. While it is entertaining to...

Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women by Kate Manne is a devastating call to a woman’s reality. Sarah Brown is critical of her accusatory tone but admires her feminist attempts.
Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women by Kate Manne
Sarah Brown, Co-Editor in Chief • November 2, 2022

"Entitled: How Male Privilege Hurts Women" by Kate Manne is a radical perspective of misogyny, described by Manne as “hostility women and girls...

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