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Athletic brands making a comeback

Champions active wear has recently had an increase in popularity and therefore prices too. The brands status in the 90's makes their comeback less surprising.

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

March 11, 2019

If you're struggling to fill your Christmas list at the last minute, look no further than 19 years ago: the 90s. 90’s—inspired trends are characterized by the logos of classic casual-wear brands like FILA, Champion, Puma, and more. It's obvious that our generation is obsessed with bringing...

Rainy summer causes a change in Maryland pumpkins

Katie Salko, Features Editor

March 7, 2019

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, Spookley the Square Pumpkin, Halloweentown. When getting into the fall season, we watch movies that create a feel for the season. And what do all of these movies have in common to achieve that autumnal spirit? Pumpkins. This past summer marked its rainiest...

Cyber Monday sales challenge tradition

Cyber Monday sales challenge tradition

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

March 7, 2019

Despite the long lines and aggressive competitors, year after year, customers race to be the first to hit the shelves after Thanksgiving, kicking off the Christmas shopping season. However, in recent years, shoppers have tended to wait until Cyber Monday to get the deals more easily online. Many people...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade brings festivity and spirit

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade brings festivity and spirit

Halli Powers, Reporter

February 21, 2019

If you celebrate Thanksgiving, chances are you have heard of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade; a bunch of big balloons float down the streets of New York City, which are lined with millions of people bundled up in hats and gloves, trying to get a glimpse of the action. If you are a part of the lucky...

Rewearing clothes isn’t a sin

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

February 21, 2019

A month ago, if someone told me to wear the same things to school for a week, I would have called them crazy. For absolutely no reason at all, I wouldn’t let myself wear any piece of clothing that I had worn the week before. I thought it was a necessity to buy a new outfit for every upcoming event. For...

The science behind essential oils

Anna DeLibro, Reporter

February 14, 2019

With new health trends on the rise, it’s a given that you have heard of essential oils at least once. However, their popularity does not necessarily mean they are understood. Essential oils have been rising in popularity for several years now, and a report from Grand View Research Inc states that...

New branch of UNICEF is introduced

Adviser Jennifer Houseknecht advertises information for UNICEF on a bulletin board in her classroom. She looked forward to taking a new club during her second year at school.

Midori Day, Reporter

February 14, 2019

This fall, a new club was introduced to the school; the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF). Juniors Gabriella Chalker (’20) and Ashley Cain (’20) decided to start the club, inspired by a student council conference that they went to last year. They heard a key note speaker...

Spotlight: Let’s Get This Bread

Spotlight: Let's Get This Bread

Emily McNicholas, Managing Editor

February 14, 2019

It’s Friday, Oct. 26 at 6:59 a.m. Buzzbuzz! Text message from the pep rally basketball team group message: “Let’s get some freakin’ bread today, guys!!” No, we weren’t actually going to Wegmans to get bread. We were planning on taking the dub over the underclassmen team. But why do we...

Teacher’s summer vacations include summer jobs

Anna DeLibro, Reporter

February 6, 2019

Do you ever wonder what teachers do over the summer? Although teachers luck out by having one of the only jobs that gives you a three-month break, some decide to keep working. According to a study conducted by the US Bureau Labor Statistics, public school teachers are five times more likely than a...

Art teacher shares traveling experiences

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

February 6, 2019

New to the school this year, art teacher, Daria Souvorova, brings other talents to the table such as designing and sewing her own clothes and maintaining her traveling websites. Souvorova has been interested in art her whole life, but truly understood its importance at a young age when she moved to...

Cuffing Szn

Emily McNicholas, Managing Editor

January 29, 2019

Urban Dictionary Definition: “During the fall or winter months people who would normally rather be single or promiscuous find themselves along with the rest of the world desiring to be ‘cuffed’ or tied down by a serious relationship. The cold weather and prolonged indoor activity causes singles...

New school year brings new adviser

Maggy McGuigan, Reporter

December 12, 2018

At the end of last year, the Harbinger Staff received bittersweet news that our advisor, Mary Beth Stuller would be starting a graduate program at Johns Hopkins University and could no longer run the journalism program. It was hard to accept the fact that we wouldn’t get to laugh at her awkward jokes...