Book Report: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

By Morgan Cook (’22) History has never been so influential. For throughout our years going through the motions of school, we have been taught all about conflict. What defines historical conflict? Who were the victims? Who the perpetrators? Often, we forget that there are more than two sides to every story. “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak takes perspective to a completely original level as … Continue reading Book Report: The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

A Moment of Inspiration: The Late Bloomers

By Morgan Cook (’22) Across the billboards, this year’s top picks for music are boldly displayed, and most of them have one thing in common: they were all written by young artists. However, Alan Tripp makes it perfectly clear that music doesn’t have to be dominated by a junior crowd. At the age of 102, this man is releasing his very first album meant for … Continue reading A Moment of Inspiration: The Late Bloomers

A Moment of Inspiration: A Neighborhood of Courage

By Morgan Cook (’22) An idea. That is all it takes to make a major difference in the world. Peeking into places and empathizing with people that have been neglected, acting upon your image of what is right and what is wrong…and that’s exactly what residents of a city in northern Canada are experiencing: the results of a phenomenal idea. Over twelve retired veterans of … Continue reading A Moment of Inspiration: A Neighborhood of Courage

A Moment of Inspiration: The Man Who Overcame

By Morgan Cook (’22) Around five months ago, Dennis Bonifan attempted to commit suicide. However, he has recently found a source of release and aid: graffiti. Graffiti is a unique, new kind of therapy that has greatly impacted the life of Bonifan, who is no longer in danger of death. In fact, he is thriving. However, he is not the one that spray paints the … Continue reading A Moment of Inspiration: The Man Who Overcame