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The Liberator

Staff Stance: Confronting the Canon: The Need to Diversify the Literature We Consume

Beck Williams and Zoe Klein May 28, 2021

If a modern high school student were to have a conversation with their parents about the content of their English class curriculum, the student would probably find that the books they  are reading are,...

Books of the Past, Decisions of the Future

Eliana Legatt, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

When I was young, I read Curious George with my mom every day, until the binding and the book full of happy memories and stories fell apart. I remember feeling very sad, despite my parents reassuring me...

How JK Rowling Failed the Harry Potter Fanbase

Ainsley Freeman, Web Editor September 1, 2020

The Harry Potter franchise was a staple of many a childhood. First published in 1997, it quickly became massively popular, making J.K. Rowling the first person to become a billionaire by writing alone....

Give Me Literacy Or Give Me Death

Beck Williams, Staffer January 9, 2020

Book banning or censorship of information is often thought to be practiced mostly by authoritarian governments. However the reprehensible practice of banning books is even practiced in the United States,...

Mental health made mainstream in novels

Zoe Klein, Staff Writer April 12, 2019

Anxiety, depression, and other mental illnesses are now being diagnosed with more regularity than ever. As social media penetrates modern culture, mental illness has not only become more common, but recognition...

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