• About Sara Zakaria

    Sara Zakaria, a sophomore, has a strong interest in Journalism as a returning reporter for the Blue and Gold, but in her free time she also enjoys reading and baking. Her favorite book, is Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh while her favorite author is Bret Easton Ellis. Zakaria loves to watch a variety of films; her favorite movies include American Psycho, The Usual Suspects, La Haine, and works by Quentin Tarantino. Zakaria also enjoys listening to alternative and classic rock such as The Clash, Pearl Jam and The Smiths. She has also taken a liking to swimming and will continue with the sport for the remainder of her high school career. Due to Zakarias’s avowed passion for writing, she intends to become a journalist in the future.

    Blur vs. Oasis: The Battle of Britpop

    by  • March 30, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Almost twenty two years ago, the British media focused on a wave of alternative music that started to attract the public’s attention, called “Britpop” by the British press. Although there were many more Britpop bands that were successful both critically and commercially, such as Elastica, Pulp, and Suede, the two bands that were on...

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    Boys Lacrosse: Start of the Season

    by  • March 29, 2017 • Homepage, Sports • 0 Comments

    BY SARA ZAKARIA & REBECCA OLIVEIRA  Tryouts for boys lacrosse started on March 20th, and will formally end this week, with their roster finalized. There are about forty to forty-five students between the the varsity and JV teams, due to the sport becoming increasingly more popular each year, but there are still a few other...

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    A Brief, Recent History of Boys Lax at MHS

    by  • March 17, 2017 • Sports • 0 Comments

    Lacrosse has been a popular sport in American culture for a lengthy amount of time, and is regularly played in high schools, like ours. Malden High School is home to two lacrosse teams, one for the girls and one for the boys. With a brand new season approaching for the Boys Lacrosse team, it’s...

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    Malden Public Library Hosts Movie Night

    by  • February 1, 2017 • Local • 0 Comments

    The Malden Public Library hosted a movie night in the Maccario Room, from 6:00 to 7:45 pm. The Malden Public Library usually hosts movie nights every month. The library played the movie Deepwater Horizon, which stars Mark Wahlberg, Kurt Russell, Gina Rodriguez and Dylan O’Brien, and is directed by Peter Berg. The movie is...

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    Poetry Out Loud 2017

    by  • January 11, 2017 • Homepage, Local • 0 Comments

    BY TOBY PITAN & SARA ZAKARIA  Starting right after the holiday break, the semi-finals of Poetry Out Loud took place on Thursday, January 5, and Friday, January 6.  Poetry Out Loud is a tradition at MHS, taking place every year. Students are required to memorize a poem of their choice off the Poetry Out...

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    Famous Men Who Challenged Masculinity

    by  • January 6, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    In society, the image of men has always been that of an aggressive, straight, masculine, and publicly unemotional person. However, as time has progressed, many famous celebrities have dared to challenge this toxic concept of manhood. In the seventies, there was a rise in glam rock bands and artists, like New York Dolls, Iggy...

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