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Five Golden Apples for Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs

Graham Hagenah, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writer

January 28, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

On October 5th, 2011, Steve Jobs, the mastermind behind Apple Computers, passed away.  Job’s decade-long struggle with a rare form of pancreatic cancer came to an epic conclusion when the very same mentality that made him s...

Shockingly…Irritating: Carrie Fisher’s Shockaholic Gets Two Thumbs Down

Jackson Teeley, McKenna Powell, and Corey Potter, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writers

January 28, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

If you are one of those people that most all of us know and might even be friends with who craves drama, dishing, and almost anything else you might find in a twelve year olds diary, Shockaholic is the book for you! Full of everything...

Blood, Bones, and Butter: One Woman’s Life Experiences in the World of Cooking

Hannah Heath, Maroon Tribune Rerporter

January 25, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Now, I’m one of those ambitious people who, when looking through a cookbook at the store says, “I’m going to go home and make that!” Now, I’d like to say that nine out of ten times I do go home and cook but, in reality,...

A Treasury of Royal Scandals: A Delightful, Freaky Guide to All the Misdoings of Royalty

Sophie Koivisto, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writer

January 24, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Nonfiction books are generally straightforward, dry, factual books that never really hold a student’s attention for longer than three pages. Everyone knows it, right? Think again. The nonfiction genre has a delightful selection...

Queen Bees and Wannabes: The secrets to having a teenage daughter – media, boys and the party scene

Lindsay Cavanaugh, Sara Tucker, Julie DelGrande, Anna Campetti, and Hannah Rolf, Maroon Tribune Contributing Writers

January 24, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Queen Bees and Wannabees by Rosalind Wiseman is a guide for parents to help their daughters through the conflicting and confusing teenage years and the cruel world they live in. Wiseman uncovers the secrets to parenting throug...

One Person’s Winter Wonderland is Another’s Winter Wretchedness

Meagan Nejaime, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 22, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

It’s been my experience that the majority of the people I know absolutely love winter. They love the white snow, the cold crisp air, skiing, snowboarding, and tubing. For me, I think these people are unquestionably insane. Winter...

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Ciana Barnaba

January 13, 2012

Filed under Reviews

“What do you see?”  “Everything, that is my curse.”              Sherlock Holmes is at it again, in this new, thrilling film. A Game of Shadows is not necessarily a sequel to the previous Sherlock Holmes m...

Teen Tragedy: When a young person dies, it can turn your world upside down

Antonio McClellan, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 12, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

An SUV violently overturns on the Mass Pike. A truck with no brakes and a stuck accelerator hurdles towards a sharp curve. A BMW bursts into a ball of flame after head-on contact with a tree. Three accidents, two deaths. All ...

A Hobbit’s Tale: For Bilbo Baggins, the Road Goes Ever On

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

"In a hole in the ground there lived a hobbit. Not a nasty, dirty, wet hole, filled with the ends of worms and an oozy smell, not yet a dry, bare, sandy hole with nothing in it to sit down on or to eat: it was a hobbit-hole, and...

Peace on Earth and Early Bedtimes

Sheridan McAlister, Contributing Writer

January 3, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Monument News, Opinion

As the famous know-it-all, Benjamin Franklin, once so correctly stated, “Early to bed, early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise.” Earlier curfews for people under the age of seventeen should be seriously considered...

Limited-time 50% off Holiday Sale: The True Meaning of Christmas?

Hannah Heath

January 1, 2012

Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Around this time of year, I often hear people asking “What is Christmas all about?” Now I can see where they might get confused. Stores, right after Halloween ends, start their Christmas campaigns. The scary masks are barely...

Book Review: A Truly “Miraculous Journey”

Alexa Pfeiffer, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Reviews

 “Once, in a house on Egypt Street,” there lived a china rabbit named Edward Tulane.  He was a beautiful rabbit, with china arms, and china legs, and a china snout. He was loved by a little girl named Abilene, who absolutely ador...

Celebrating the Spirit and News of Monument Mountain