Open Hearts, Open Minds, Open Doors?

June 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion

A few days ago, one of my close friends told me, “I love God, but I hate church.”   This didn’t come as a shock; he has always said he hates church politics. I don’t blame him considering the amount of church drama, people being there for the wrong reasons, taking positions they shouldn’t, ...

Why Can’t Women be Priests?

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

June 11, 2019


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The church is supposed to be a welcoming, accepting, safe place, yet the community has never fully taken these ideas words to heart. It is said that priests are all male because Jesus chose men as his apostles, and therefore men have the right and responsibility to spread and reflect the Christian faith.  However,...

Some of the Weirdest Food Combinations

Some of the Weirdest Food Combinations

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

May 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Eating is one of the best things in the world. It is not only necessary for humans to survive, but it can also be a very scrumptious experience. Everyone knows the great combinations that have been paired together such as Peanut Butter and Jelly, Peanut Butter and Chocolate, Chocolate and Caramel,...

Anti-Teen Towson

Anti-Teen Towson

Mya Stengel, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Come to Towson! We have great big Barnes and Nobles full of all the books you could ever wish to read--- Oh they got rid of that? Well then, we have cupcakes! Lots and Lots of cupcakes at our hometown La Cakery--- Oh that’s gone to? Really? Well, we still have a mall and a movie theatre, open all hours...

Democrats Must Come Together in 2020

Democrats Must Come Together in 2020

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The field of Democratic challengers throwing in their hat to unseat incumbent Republican president Donald Trump is growing. Though some members of the current opposition party favor the idea of more options to defeat Trump, I fear it brings more harm than good to the party and the country. Ten major...

State of the Union Address: Success or Failure?

State of the Union Address: Success or Failure?

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

President Donald Trump’s state of the union address allowed for compromising efforts between Democrats and Republicans. His speech declared for a border wall insisting on national security, a release of the United State’s nuclear deal with the Middle East and North Korea, and a stronger economy....

Valentine’s Day: A Hallmark Holiday

Valentine’s Day: A Hallmark Holiday

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Last year Americans spent over 20 billion dollars for the holiday known as “St. Valentine's Day”. Every year this holiday takes an intense amount of criticism for how it is commercialized and used as a tactic for businesses to make easy money. To me, Valentine's day is just a “Hallmark holiday”...

Disaster on Live TV

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

On the evening of February 5th, President Trump delivered his 2019 State of the Union Address to the public. Despite his promises to work together with both the Republican and Democratic parties, the president continuously shot down immigration issues and previous policies of the country.  Trump...

Best Video Games for the Holidays 2018

Best Video Games for the Holidays 2018

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I don’t know about all of you, but I need a hero. I need an animated, fictional hero comprised of pixels to sweep me off my feet and make me learn the meaning of fun again. With application season in full swing, I haven’t been able to game as much, but there are more than a few potential gems I’ve...

The Words of a Woman

The Words of a Woman

Katie Kilcoyne, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, I was scrolling through the "explore" feature on Instagram and came across a video of a woman who wrote a 2-minute song about the hardships women face in everyday life. The song lyrics and catchy tune struck my attention, everything she said was so unapologetically true. It was nothing big...

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, World News

I briefly quarreled with my father the other day regarding the freedom-seeking migrant caravan on the southern border. He said I misrepresented a Trump quote. The debate was prompted after I read a headline that said something along the lines of “Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants who Throw Rocks.”...

2018 NFL Mid-Season Predictions

2018 NFL Mid-Season Predictions

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Sports

The NFL season is an extensive, heartbreaking process for the millions of Americans who believe every single year that their team has what it takes to conquer the football world. For all but some, this dream comes to a brutal halt before Super Bowl Sunday. As we pass the midway point of the season, the...

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