Tag: Harry Potter

The Wizarding World logo depicts an open book, which is a nod to the franchise's literary origins. The book’s fanned-open "pages" are actually wands, which belong to characters from either the Harry Potter or Fantastic Beast franchise. From left to right, they are the wands belonging to Voldemort, Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger, Harry Potter, Albus Dumbledore (the Elder Wand), Newt Scamander, Tina Goldstein, Queenie Goldstein, and Gellert Grindelwald (the wand he possessed before claiming the Elder Wand).

MSD students identify with Harry Potter house characteristics

The “Harry Potter” series, which began as seven books written by J.K. Rowling and then transformed into eight movies, has been growing in popularity recently. Throughout this series, the wizards and witches are sorted into four houses, including Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. The Gryffindor […]

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Spotify user accesses the Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone audiobook. Photo taken by Brianna Jesionowski.

Spotify releases celebrity readings of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

On May 5, Spotify released Harry Potter at home readings: an audiobook of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.” Unlike previous audiobooks of this novel, celebrities such as David Beckham, Dakota Fanning, and even Daniel Radcliff are the voices of this new audiobook. Each chapter […]

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Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald Leaves Fans Old and New in Awe

Fantastic Beasts: Crimes of Grindelwald is the second installment in a five movie series. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them came out in 2016 which is a part of the Wizarding World by J.K. Rowling. On Oct. 16, fans sat in the theaters to […]

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Review: Wizarding world lives on

Review: Wizarding world lives on

On Nov. 17, 2016, Warner Bros. released “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” to theaters. Directed by David Yates and written by J.K. Rowling, the story follows the adventure of wizard and scholar Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) in the wizarding world located in New York […]

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