Editorials

WOULD YOU RATHER…Be Sorted into Gryffindor or Hufflepuff?

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WOULD YOU RATHER... Gryffindor or Hufflepuff? Read More »

What About George?

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The loss of Fred Weasley was one of the series' most heartbreaking moments. It called for the absence of a dynamic character as well as the breakup of a powerful duo. So what exactly happened to George Weasley in this equation? Read More »

Outcasts and “Harry Potter”

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I think much of Harry Potter’s success can be attributed to the fact that all of us have felt like Harry at some point – we may have never been locked in a cupboard or neglected and malnourished, but we do know how it feels to be an outsider to the world, to feel misunderstood and silenced, and to hope that a half giant with a pink umbrella will come rescue you from your horrible family. Read More »

The Art of Legilimency

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When you read a book or watch a movie where people can ‘read minds', you don’t dwell much on it. It’s fiction, why would you question it? But if you are like me, you’ll start thinking, wondering, considering what a person would have to do in order to be able to ‘read minds’ or perform Legilimency. Read More »

It’s Okay to Ship Non-Canon, From a Canon Shipper’s Point of View

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Non-canon shippers, never fear! Many Harry Potter fans of all canon ships support you. Here's the reassurance you may be needing as you embark into the non-canon part of shipping. Read More »

The Boy Who Lived

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Philosopher's Stone celebrates its 17th anniversary! Read More »

The Myers-Briggs Personality Test and Its Influence on House Selection

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Does the Myers-Briggs personality test have anything to do with one's Hogwarts house? Read More »

Formulating Love in Harry Potter

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Psychologist Robert Sternberg is famous for formulating a “theory of love” known as the Triangular Theory of Love. It states that ”the three components of love are an intimacy component, a passion component, and a decision/commitment component.” Essentially, in this formula there are three factors in a successful romantic relationship, each equally important: Intimacy: “Which encompasses feelings of attachment, closeness, connectedness, and bondedness.” Passion: “Which encompasses drives connected to both limerence and sexual attraction.” Commitment: “Which ... Read More »

10 Things That Mean a Friendship Is Real

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The trio of Harry, Ron, and Hermione are arguably some of the most famous friends in today's society. This is a list of things that mean a friendship is real, inspired by our favorite fictional friends and their relationships. Read More »

“Harry Potter”: A Race to the Finish?

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Imagine if someone told you that in the time it takes the average person to go grocery shopping, you could completely re-read and finish "Harry Potter and Chamber of Secrets"? Say hello to Spritz, the app that’s aiming to make that possible. Read More »