Hereford Harbinger

Galentine’s Day emphasizes importance of female friendships

Galentine’s Day emphasizes importance of female friendships

Maggy McGuigan, Features Editor

February 21, 2020

Friendships of the 21st century are playing an increasingly important role in society and are helping people find their sense of self in the world. This sparked the rise in popularity of the fictional holiday, Galentine’s Day. Created in the TV series, “Parks and Recreation,” it has brought women...

The Ravens help to make Baltimore a better place

The Ravens help to make Baltimore a better place

Katie Salko, Managing Editor

February 21, 2020

Yes, our beloved Ravens disappointed us—yet again—in the playoffs. But do we still love them? Of course. We love them for the Sunday entertainment—the hours spent at M&T Bank Stadium, the tailgating, parading down RavensWalk, watching Real Fan Dan strip down and lead the R-A-V-E-N-S chant,...

The future of transportation is Uber planes

Elle Lochary, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Uber, a transportation company which provides car rides to citizens is expanding their horizon. Rather then expanding their future on the ground, Uber is building their future in the air. In 2023, Uber plans to give riders the option of an affordable shared flight. Uber is working closely with federa...

Australian bushfires donations

Elle Lochary, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Australian bushfires donations Every state and territory in Australia has experienced fires this summer. The biggest fires burn along stretches of the eastern and southern coasts, where most of the population lives. According to BBC News, more than 6.3 million hectares have been burned so far—one h...

Streaming services compete for Christmas viewers

Streaming services compete for Christmas viewers

Maggy McGuigan, Features Editor

December 19, 2019

As we anxiously count down the days until Christmas, putting our inner Grinch to sleep and embracing the joyous holiday season, there is no better way to get into the Christmas spirit than by watching holiday movies. Hallmark’s “Countdown to Christmas” has dominated the holiday movie binge ever...

USPS kicks mailing into high gear with Operation Santa!

Elle Lochary, Reporter

December 19, 2019

It’s officially Santa season. Did you ever wonder where your letters to the North Pole went as a child? If you thought they ended up in the recycling bin, you’re not exactly wrong. During the holiday season, 15 regional post offices participate in “Operation Santa.” The United States Postal Service (USPS) cre...

Eco-friendly alternatives promote a ‘green’ Christmas

Bree Gobell, Reporter

December 19, 2019

This holiday season should be all about saving the environment while enjoying the cold weather and the exchanging of gifts. Being environmentally kind this season is definitely something to keep in mind.   “I think it would be a good idea to be eco-friendly during the holidays because people don’t real...

Pen preferences are a write of passage

Pen preferences are a write of passage

Katie Salko, Features Editor

March 13, 2019

Click-ins vs. lids. Black and blue vs. color. Gel vs. ballpoint. Everyone has different pen preferences and most of us obsess over these small differences to maximize our happiness while stuck in this brick building for seven hours a day. In the midst of our daily lives as students, we need little...

Winners of school-wide Poetry Out Loud are announced

Garrick Rodman ('19) recites one of his poems for the school-wide competition. He performed in front of fellow competitors, judges and students that came to watch the contest.

Halli Powers, Reporter

March 13, 2019

As you walk through the halls, you could hear students reciting poetry. To outsiders it may seem strange, but to fellow students and faculty, it’s that time of year again; Poetry Out Loud had made its way back to select English classes. According to the official website, Poetry Out Loud was created...

Live action Disney movie remakes are in the works

Live action Disney movie remakes are in the works

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

March 11, 2019

For generations, Walt Disney has captured the hearts of all ages around the globe with his animated, fantasy movies. With the help of modern computer-generated imagery (CGI) and 3D technologies, these classics are currently being remade into live-action versions. As the New Year comes around, you...

Deaths of celebrities in 2018 prompt reminiscence

Anna DeLibro, Reporter

March 11, 2019

As 2018 comes to an end, we not only start to think about the exciting possibilities of the new year, but the influential people who have shaped the past year, specifically Stan Lee, Stephen Hillenburg, former president George H.W. Bush, and Stephen Hawking. Whether the person contributed to daily pop...

Parkton’s Griswold lights up the community

Katie Salko, Features Editor

March 11, 2019

“Is your house on fire, Clark?” “No, Aunt Bethany, those are the Christmas lights.” National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation is a film that most of us know and love. What better way to get into the holiday spirit than to cuddle up on the couch with your fuzzy Santa socks, flannel pajamas,...