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Check out a virtual book from Randolph Campus library, even off campus

The library has free eBooks and audiobooks one can check out with just a few clicks on the St. Paul Academy & Summit School website.
November 15, 2020
Here are four books among the library’s growing collection of digital books that you should read or listen to this month.

[TV REVIEW] Netflix checkmates all with The Queen’s Gambit

Anya Taylor-Joy plays Beth Harmon, a chess prodigy, in an unconventional rags to riches story that makes chess exciting.
In addition to depicting the game of chess in such a captivating way that someone like myself — who tends to find it incredibly tedious and dry — is on the edge of their seat, The Queen’s Gambit also manages to tackle the difficultly taboo subject of drug and alcohol dependency.
November 12, 2020
The Queen’s Gambit may be the best Netflix original series of the year.

Eight movies to watch this winter

While the weather turns chilly, stay inside and treat yourself to a winter holiday movie.
November 9, 2020
Cozy up this winter with a classic winter film.

[WHERE I STAND] Eyecons, widgets, and iOS14

Dear Apple. Thank you for giving me creative freedom, but maybe next time don’t, because I can’t handle liberation.
October 29, 2020
iOS 14 has caused me an unpredicted amount of trauma. Please help.

[STREET STYLE] Mask edition

October 29, 2020

As masks have recently become an outfit staple, students have taken advantage of the fashion aspect of them and chosen unique masks. Many students even coordinate their masks with their outfits.

[ILLUSTRATED INTERVIEW] Watson adds vegan to her cookbook

Check out some of junior Ceci Watson's favorite vegan recipes.
October 26, 2020
Watson shares some of her favorite vegan recipes that she’s learned to make and love in the past few months.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion: what faculty is reading that you should too

SPA faculty and staff members discuss how to better implement diversity into their curriculum, organized by Director of Intercultural Life Naomi Taylor.
October 23, 2020
Here are the Instagram pages and books that SPA faculty and staff look at.

Ariana Grande drops ‘Positions’: pop royalty takes over the White House

Grande’s video depicted a very diverse depiction of the white house as she switches between shots of the oval office and a kitchen.
The video features the 27-year-old singer as US president while making light political jabs.
October 23, 2020
The video features the 27-year-old singer as US president while making light political jabs.

[SPOTIFY PLAYLIST] Students find music that embodies the Halloween spirit

Watching horror movies and other Halloween themed movies are a great way to get into the Halloween spirit, but they can be pretty time consuming.
October 21, 2020
Halloween isn’t known for its music as much as other holidays, like Christmas, but there are still tons of great songs out there.

[ALBUM REVIEW] Yung Gravy brings the heat with new album Gasanova

Yung Gravy possess to promote his album, Gasanova, on his official Instagram account, @yunggravy
October 19, 2020

Minnesota born rapper, Yung Gravy’s new album is full of energy, exciting features and retro songs and beats. Although the full album was released on Oct. 2, Yung Gravy previewed two songs, “yup!”...

Under Milkwood cast announced

US Theater Director Eric Severson posted the cast list for Dylan Thomas' Under Milkwood, a show that will challenge the 33 actors cast as they take on multiple roles in a show with 67 characters.
October 8, 2020
The show includes a number of omniscient narrators, challenging the cast to embody multiple characters throughout the production.

[Where I Stand] Not afraid of monsters: popular Monster Energy flavors ranked

Monster Energy website, original monster, pacific punch, mango loco, pipeline punch, and zero ultra.
October 3, 2020
Today I drank five different flavors of Monster Energy and filled out a detailed table on their qualities.
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