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Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Love, gelato and even more [Café Libro]

Emily Dexter

March 3, 2018

According to Jenna Evans Welch’s novel Love and Gelato, people come to Italy for just that: love and gelato. For Lina, however, things are a bit more complicated. Before her mother lost her battle with cancer, she made her last wish clear: that Lina travel to Tuscany to finally meet the father figure she nev...

Quick Tips: Earphones

Quick Tips: Earphones

Pranav Sriram, Web Copy Editor

November 10, 2016

Everyone has had their earphones and/or headphones break on them at some point. Whether its only one of the two earbuds working, the cord breaking, or a whole host of various problems, we have all had to deal with earphone problems at some point or another. In particular, this is an absolutely huge...

Enough Madness?

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March 30, 2014

With the coming NCAA championships, excitement is mounting among collegiate basketball fans. The excitement hasn’t been shared by all, though. See below for Grant and Jacob’s takes on this issue. Jacob’s Take: Stop the Madness! March Madness – as NCAA mania grips the nation, I confess myself...

The dropleton: a new state of matter

The dropleton: a new state of matter

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March 10, 2014

[aesop_image img="https://hilite.org/core/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/dropletons.jpg" caption="SCIENTIFICAMERICAN.COM / SOURCE" align="left" captionposition="left" lightbox="off"]Say hello to the dropleton. This newly discovered marvel is not just a new quasiparticle, but a state of matter in its own...

What we love (and hate) about political commentary:

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February 28, 2014

Political commentary: where the great intellects of our time appear together to discuss ideas about our country, and express concerns about the future of our democracy. Or a bunch of angry “journalists” who talk as loud as they can for ratings. Both inhabit the media and have audiences that they...

Welcome to The SCOOP

Welcome to The SCOOP

Beats

October 7, 2013

The HiLite newspaper's online food blog is back, with a new name, new management and basically the same aim - we love food. "We" are managing editor Hafsa Razi and entertainment reporter Anni Zhang, co-runners of The SCOOP. Like we said, our mission is simple. We're poor, untrained and unequipped c...

Tips for Travel Photography

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May 27, 2011

"Sometimes I do get to places just when God's ready to have somebody click the shutter." - Ansel Adams The way I see it, summer is an opportunity for 3 months of endless adventure. As summer is around the corner and school is coming to a close, the adventure season is about to take off. So before you boa...

Come November, Bye, bye budget!

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May 4, 2011

November: Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3, and now: Need for Speed on the Run.... $180 gone..... Here is the mind-blowing trailer for NFS: On the Run Does anyone have a time machine? I need to go to November!...

Nintendo Set to Reveal Successor to Wii

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April 15, 2011

Amazing Graphics. Hardcore Games. 3rd Party Power. For the last 5 years, Nintendo has NOT been known for these games, and they hope to get them back with the next Wii. It will have more power that the PlayStation 3 or the XBox 360, and may have a screen in the controller. An announcement is set for this...

The Thrift Shopper’s Dictionary

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March 24, 2010

When venturing into the wonderful world of resale shopping, it is important to understand the differences between the different types of stores that fall under this category. By Tim Chai and Rosemary Boeglin tchai@hilite.org and rboeglin@hilite.org First, there are thrift shops, which are shops th...

HOW TO: Be an Economically Conscious Thrift Shopper

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February 24, 2010

I recycle my wardrobe on a pretty regular basis. Clothes flow in, I wear them five or six times, and clothes flow right back out. Of course there are staple items that I’ve kept for years, but my closet is more or less in a perpetual state of transition. This sounds expensive. But on the contrary,...

Style Spotting

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February 1, 2010

Senior Abisola "Abi" Ibrahim