Tag Archives: Umbridge

Thank You to MY Professor Umbridge


You can learn a lot, even from the worst. Read More »

Gruellingly Nauseating and Onerous MuggleNet Exercise – Dolores Umbridge


Put away the kittens and china! This year's April Fool's gruelingly nauseating and onerous MuggleNet exercise is designed to test your knowledge of all things Dolores Umbridge, Read More »

Dolores Umbridge’s Inspired Event Planning: Pinterest as a Tool

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A look inside the organization and planning of a luncheon for students and Ministry-approved career professionals. The planning process was helped along immensely by Dolores Umbridge's utilization of Pinterest. Read More »

Five Magnificent McGonagall Moments


There are so many magnificent McGonagall moments, and these are my top five. Read More »

MuggleNet Rereads “Order of the Phoenix”

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Nothing like a little rebellion and teenage angst. MuggleNet rereads the fifth installment of "Harry Potter". Read More »

How “Harry Potter” Has Influenced the Millennial Generation


The Millennial Generation has been greatly shaped by the Boy Who Lived, but in what specific ways? Read More »

Who Wore It Better: Dolores Umbridge or Queen Elizabeth II?

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Well, hello out there, my beautiful readers! Yet another month has gone by, making it time for another edition of "Witch Weekly"’s “Who Wore It Better?” As always, I, Gilderoy Lockhart, will serve as an expert opinion as we examine a match-up of a popular magical figure and a Muggle celebrity. Read More »

Regarding Fred and George’s fireworks…


Professor Flitwick, What was the Charm Fred and George Weasley used to create a swamp in the hallway when they made their exit? I know you kept part of it because you thought it was a great piece of Charmwork. Is it still there though, after the Battle of Hogwarts? And have you kept any of the fireworks they used? Do you happen to know the Charm for making those? Thank you for your reply, a Ginger Gryffindor Read More »

Ten Times the “Harry Potter” Movies Did the Books Justice

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There are many parts from the movies that did the "Harry Potter" books justice. These are ten of our favorites. Did we list your favorite? Read more to find out! Read More »

Ten Reasons Why Voldemort May Still Be More Likeable than Umbridge


Let's have a big Voldemort and Umbridge debate... Who was honestly worse in your opinion? Read More »

Social Roundup: All Hallows’ Eve

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This Friday brought with it much Halloween mayhem. In case you missed something, here is our latest social media roundup, complete with some fabulous costumes. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe picks film playlist and plays game with “Sugarscape”


It was only a couple of days ago that we posted a roundup of some of Daniel Radcliffe's recent press appearances. Yet, since then, plenty more have been released since Daniel continues to promote his new film "What If". As part of his promotional tour, Daniel has continued to appear on an eclectic selection of media, answering all sorts of questions from whom he would "snog, marry, avoid," to why he acts. Read More »

WOULD YOU RATHER… drink Umbridge or Voldemort’s Polyjuice Potion? #MNWYR

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Before you answer consider the options… Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 90: “Chapter of Lies” – now available!


MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 13 of "Order of the Phoenix": "Detention with Dolores." Join hosts Kat, Caleb, Laura, and Michael as they sit through a couple rather horrible detention sessions with Harry in a kitten-filled office. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 88: “Hats, Houses, and Hem Hems” – now available!


MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series by discussing Chapter 11 of "Order of the Phoenix": "The Sorting Hat's New Song." Join hosts Noah, Kat, and Eric and fan-favorite guest host Micah Tannenbaum as they meet the latest and well, not the greatest, Defense Against the Dark Arts professor. Read More »

“Potter”, schools, and corrupt administration


I’ve been seeing a lot in the news lately about investigations at public colleges involving Title IX violations. I’ve been following these stories for my own reasons, but while doing so I’ve found it really interesting to read about the lesser known violation of “retaliation.” Most Title IX cases that make it into the news are about sexual assault, but lumped in with this issue is often the cover up by the university that a complaint has been filed at. Schools are getting caught more now then ever before for the mishandling of Title IX issues. Of course, you are probably wondering what this has to do with Harry Potter. Read More »