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Corporations have no place in public politics

Molly Szymanski, Opinion Editor

December 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In light of the national controversy over a sixty second video, fingers are being pointed left and right at who is in the right versus the wrong. People are roasting marshmallows over their charred Nikes because they’re ‘real Americans,’ in a desperate scramble to “believe in something, even...

Wonky weather affects sports games through the fall

Chloe Parker, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

As most of the community knows, we were fortunate enough to be able to receive a new turf this past summer. The construction took multiple weeks, taking up most of summer, but it was in use for the fall sport tryouts in early August. Having this new faculty, the coaches have been eager to practice...

New Nike campaign ad sparks controversy

Mark Suchy, Sports Editor

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

The final National Football League (NFL) preseason is typically a glorified practice and a relaxed atmosphere. The starters of the team sit on the side and enjoy watching their back-ups play. For example, New England Patriots starting quarterback, Tom Brady, has not logged a single play in preseason...

Editorial: School-day changes put us in a hurry

Emily McNicholas, Managing Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With a new school year comes new school rules. Shocker, right? No. But this year students were introduced to the first new rule as soon as they entered the building on Sept. 4. Instead of filing in the high school from any door, students were led into the auditorium or cafeteria if they arrived at the...

Seniors need to buckle down for their last year

Libby May, Editor-In-Chief

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Senior year, a year so frequently misunderstood as the year to disregard education, relinquish all academic responsibility, and to relax before college hits you in the face like a semi-truck, is precisely the time to get a jump on college preparation. As high school draws to a close, it’s easy to...

Cardi B Makes Money Moves on Barbie

Cardi B Makes Money Moves on Barbie

Katie Blair, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As many of you have heard, some major beef has been going down in the pop culture world including rappers Cardi B and Nicki Minaj. Tension has been tight between them for a while now, and for the first time a physical fight between them brought us all a show at New York Fashion Week (NYFW) early this...

Parents set the bar about 50 ft too high

Parents set the bar about 50 ft too high

Emma Charles, Reporter

November 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The average teenager has the same level of anxiety as a psychiatric patient in the 1950s, according to the American Psychological Association. I’m sure no high school student would attempt to refute this. With AP classes commencing as the new year begins, fall sports seasons climaxing, and college...

2019 prom changes are unfair

2019 prom changes are unfair

Maggy McGuigan and Midori Day

May 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Opinion

Nationwide, Prom has always been a day that students have dreamt about. Most people would consider this as one of the most memorable moments of high school. The changes the county has recently made prohibit seniors from holding the prom anywhere outside the Baltimore County area, and separate the...

Having a license is bitter sweet

Chloe Parker, Online- Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The flowers were starting to bloom, the cold snow was finally melting, and school was coming to an end. I thought nothing could be better. I thought getting my license in May was a dream come true, being able to drive all summer seemed like an ideal summer to me. I mean, what could be better than driving...

Brady’s Banter: I don’t play Fortnite

Brady McGee, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Scrolling through Instagram, my newsfeed consists of sports highlights, political memes (MAGA), and as of the past three months Fortnite videos; so many Fortnite videos. Don’t get me wrong, Fortnite is a fun and inventive game. The battle royale genre has exploded onto the video game scene but for...

Fourth and final season

Fourth and final season

Lily Cavillaro, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Fourteen-years-old and terrified of the tryout that awaited me the morning of March 1, 2015, I was a freshman trying out for the varsity lacrosse team. Playing with and against girls four years older, four years bigger, and with four more years of experience than me, I was utterly intimidated to say...

Why the modern rap game is weak

Max Herbkersman, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Imagine opening your phone, going to Instagram, and seeing some goofy looking clown with face tattoos scream into a camera while throwing money on the ground. This new clown, “tekashi 69” claims to be the boss of the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York. I can’t help but think...

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