Author Archives: Kinsey Leonard

The Percy Jackson Legacy

Look, we didn’t want to fall in love with half-bloods. But the captivating plot and relatable characters of the Percy Jackson books have stolen the hearts of many. With the first book being published in 2005, and almost thirty books across four series released after, the beloved characters have had adventures in which to leave a lasting impression. And they

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Alita: Battle Angel Movie Review

Warning: Minor Spoilers Ahead Alita: Battle Angel, Number 99, Hunter-Warrior, and lover of chocolate. Alita is the hero of her story and made her big screen debut on February 14, 2019. With a budget of $200 million and the first trailer airing in 2017, fans have been waiting and expected a great deal. Can Alita live up to expectations, or

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Rare Disease Day 2019

Imagine the last time you got sick, like seriously sick. Now imagine if how you felt never ended. Imagine waking up day in and day out with little to no relief. You eventually learn to live with bothersome and painful symptoms. This is a glimpse of the life of near 133,000,000 Americans. Life with a chronic illness is not the

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Thank You Opportunity

The Mars rover Opportunity was recently declared ‘dead’. With the end of its fifteen year mission, many have been turning their eyes to Mars. The attention gathered by Opportunity has been from very surface information: the length of its mission, its last words, and the fact that it is dead. But instead we should be celebrating the life and accomplishments

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Broadway and books

The love for musicals has been revived greatly over the past few years with reruns of fan favorites and the addition of new musicals that turned the world upside down. Songs from the shows have slowly crept from the school auditoriums into hallways and beyond, connecting students in ways like never before. Art is a medium that loves company and

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Top Ten Books of 2018

Top Ten Books of 2018 Many amazing books came out this year and it is hard to narrow down so many narratives into only one list. But here is a list that has many different genres, formats, and unique aspects. How many of these have you read and how many are going on your to-be-read list? Kingdom of Ash (Throne

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