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Chamber of Trivia

Chamber of Trivia

Sutton Rettig, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2018

Warhawks showcased their knowledge of everything Gryffindor, Hufflepuff and Slytherin to flex their literary muscles. Set up in the Down Under, students were tasked with head. Scratching trivia questions surrounding J.K. Rowling’s fantasy empire, as students spudded answers about topics such as Ha...

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