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Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude [MUSE]

Book Review: One Hundred Years of Solitude [MUSE]

Grace Xu December 15, 2020

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez follows the story of the Buendía family on the magical island of Macondo through, as you might expect, 100 years. I must admit, I went into...

Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]

Book Playlist: To Be Read [MUSE]

Grace Xu September 25, 2020

I’ve never been a big fan of “To Be Read” lists, more commonly known as “TBR” lists, because I’m a firm believer in reading books for fun without feeling a sense of obligation. With that being...

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]

Book Review: Things Fall Apart [MUSE]

Grace Xu August 3, 2020

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe primarily follows the story of Okonkwo, set in the Nigerian Ibo villages. The first half of the novel establishes the setting and characters thoroughly, delving into...

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Book Playlist: Free resources for quarantine & Coronathon Part Two [MUSE]

Grace Xu April 13, 2020

I have finally started to read books for fun again during this (much too long) corona-cation, so what better time to recommend some novels? Additionally, a lot of companies and organizations have been...

Ella Joliet, Teen Library Council member and sophomore, volunteers in the QUEST Lab at the CCPL. The library offers a variety of volunteering opportunities for teenagers.

CCPL renovation reflects libraries’ attempt to meet changing needs of students

Leah Tan February 21, 2020

Despite the common misconception that libraries are silent spaces for those who wish to solely read books, today’s libraries have transformed significantly to provide a wide array of services and resources...

Homecoming '19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Hippie vs. Hipster Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran September 24, 2019

It's Day 2 of Homecoming week, and today, it's the battle between the hippies and the hipsters. From the psychedelic paisley patterns of the '60s to the obsession with thick-framed Warby-Parker glasses...

Homecoming '19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Homecoming ’19: Tourist Day [MUSE]

Grace Xu and Shruthi Ravichandran September 23, 2019

Happy Tourist day! It's the first day of Homecoming week and we're kicking it off by wishing we were literally anywhere else but here! So grab your passport and explore some of our top picks for all things...

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Mental Health Awareness Month: A Book List

Emily Dexter May 8, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. To celebrate, here is a list of Young Adult books that touch on the themes of mental health and mental illness.

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]

A Vacation In Your Brain [Café Libro]

Carson TerBush and Emily Dexter March 29, 2018
Stuck on a staycation? Escape Carmel with some exotic reads! Click to view an interactive graphic with Carson and Emily’s book recommendations for some good books to read over spring break.
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...

Entertainment Briefs

Entertainment Briefs

Da-Hyun Hong, Entertainment Reporter February 23, 2018

Everything, Everything [Café Libro]

Everything, Everything [Café Libro]

Carson TerBush January 25, 2018

I have to admit, I definitely judged Everything, Everything by its cover: the colorful explosion of art that composes the title left me optimistic about the book’s contents. And I wasn’t wrong. (P.S....

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