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“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” filled with nostalgia, but lacks clear narrative

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” filled with nostalgia, but lacks clear narrative

Riya Chinni and Da-Hyun Hong

December 6, 2018

Premiering on Nov. 16, Harry Potter fans flooded theaters to watch the second Fantastic Beasts movie, which encaptivated viewers with the mysterious identity of Credence, a unique Obscurial, created by the repression of his magical abilities. While the first movie focused on Newt Scamander’s journey o...

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Long Live Hufflepuff: Students should respect Hufflepuff House, appreciate qualities it represents

Emily Dexter

November 16, 2018

But Hufflepuff has produced many amazing witches and wizards; even J.K. Rowling has called Hufflepuff her favorite house. So why the lack of respect for Hufflepuff?

Enduring Classics: CHS students, staff evaluate how some literary classics continue to endure in modern society

Enduring Classics: CHS students, staff evaluate how some literary classics continue to endure in modern society

Lillian He

January 25, 2018

Freshman Jasmine Hsu, who is on her third rereading of the book, was eager to persuade others into joining her inside the pages of the centuries old book in which she had found so much enjoyment. As we talked, Hsu said with a look of exasperation on her face, “One of the most common misconceptions is that the m...

Fans express different opinions on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off

Fans express different opinions on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter spin-off

Misha Rekhter, Reporter

November 17, 2016

The wizarding world of Harry Potter is coming back to the big screen. Well, sort of. An offshoot of the Harry Potter world, “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” will premiere tomorrow. The movie, which will feature a new storyline, setting and cast, will be based on a Hogwarts textbook from th...

Students reflect on legacies left by recently deceased celebrities

Students reflect on legacies  left by recently deceased celebrities

entertainment

February 19, 2016

In the past month, the world lost singer and actor David Bowie along with actor Alan Rickman. These two deaths happened within four days of each other. Both were 69 years old. Around the world, fans came together to mourn, decorating Bowie’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame and creating a memoria...

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

Welcome back to Reel Talk!

blogs

October 20, 2015

"It's alive! It's alive!" That's right, Reel Talk is alive and back for its third year. And in honor of our third year, we have been upgraded to three contributors! Today, we'll be introducing new Reel Talk bloggers Ellen Peng and Jessica Mo. Senior Ellen Peng is one of our News editors here on staff...

Teen Library Council to host Yule Ball

Teen Library Council to host Yule Ball

Beats

December 12, 2014

On Jan. 17, Carmel Clay Public Library’s Teen Library Council will host its Yule Ball event, a formal winter ball that takes place in Harry Potter and The Goblet of Fire, in the library’s program room from 7 to 10 p.m. This event is free and open to students from grades sixth to twelfth, and bringing...

What’s old is new again

entertainment

January 29, 2010

2010 will be a year of remakes and sequels, but nonetheless are sure to not disappoint Compiled by Audrey Bailey Eclipse Release Date: June 30 Directed by: David Slade Starring: Kristen Stewart (Bella), Robert Pattinson (Edward) and Taylor Lautner (Jacob) Bella Swan (Kristen Stewart) an...