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The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

The Student Newspaper of Cathedral Catholic High School

Dons Press

Cover of the viral novel Klara and the Sun
DONS READS: Klara and the Sun
Charlie Corney, Staffer • May 6, 2024

“Klara and the Sun”, by Kazuo Ishiguro, was published in 2021 and is a stunning novel that focuses on the power of perspective, as well as...

Lessons in Chemistry, by Bonnie Garmus is Garmus debut novel. The historical fiction novel depicts the life of fictional character, Elizabeth Zott, as she works to gain respect as a woman in the workforce during the 1960’s
DONS READS: Lessons in Chemistry
Brooke Quirarte, Editor • February 8, 2024

Self-assurance and feminist advocacy during a time of a male-dominant society. Critically acclaimed historical fiction novel, Lessons in Chemistry,...

Babel is a historical fantasy novel written by New York Times Bestselling Author, R.F. Kuang. The cover features the Oxford Translators Institute, standing alone in dominance above the background of the campus.
DONS READS: Babel
Hong-An Phan, Editor • January 24, 2024

Controversy has taken the world by storm. The phrases “hot take” and “unpopular opinion” are emboldened on YouTube thumbnails, article...

DONS READS: How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen
DONS READS: How to Know a Person: The Art of Seeing Others Deeply and Being Deeply Seen
Sarah Brown, Editor • January 19, 2024

Through thoughtful analysis of the “Ins and Outs” of 2024— a prediction of trends for the new year, self-help books did not waver from...

Into the Wild is a 1996 non-fiction book written by Jon Krakauer. It is an expansion of a 9,000-word article by Krakauer on Chris McCandless titled Death of an Innocent.
Book Review: Into the Wild
Pearl Smith, Beat Editor • December 20, 2023

Prepare to embark on a heart-wrenching and thought-provoking journey in Jon Krakauer’s “Into the Wild.” A beautiful blend of adventure,...

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...

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