2018 NFL Playoff Predictions, Reviewed

2018 NFL Playoff Predictions, Reviewed

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

February 6, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Another unpredictable year of football, filled with exhilarating plays and rage-inducing bad calls, is winding to a close. In preparation for the Super Bowl, I’m writing this Talisman exclusive piece reviewing my predictions. Looking back at them, let’s just say I haven’t reached Tony Romo-levels...

Popular Netflix Specials

Popular Netflix Specials

Katie Kilcoyne, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As 2018 ends and 2019 is upon us, entertainment reaches new levels and the need for online streaming is at an all-time high. There's Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime Movies, Crackle, etc. But there's no doubt Netflix has been and still is always on top.  With annual revenue of 11.69 Billion in 2018 and an...

A Virus Called Midterms

A Virus Called Midterms

Solomon Marshall, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

The third week of the fresh 2019 year will install loads of stress in most Towson High students. What’s the cause of these large amounts of stress you ask?  Why none other than the uncurbable disease during the second quarter. An illness worse than the Black Plague itself; the time among us...

President Donald Trump on The US Job Growth Rate

President Donald Trump on The US Job Growth Rate

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, World News

In comparison to in recent years, the US job growth rate has started growing and October of 2018 marked the highest recorded wages since 2013. President Donald Trump has worked with the Federal Reserve to reduce the unemployment rate and get more people into the labor force. Throughout the 2018...

Senioritis Explained

Senioritis Explained

Milo Fisher, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, The Artichoke

I really didn’t feel like writing this article, so I decided to write mine about the very serious, non-diagnosed, senioritis. This awful disorder consumes nearly all seniors who just want the school year to be over, before the reality of the real-world hits.  As the end of the 2nd quarter looms, the Senioritis becomes increasingly worse. More seniors care less and less about their grades.   After these students are accepted to the col...

The Scoop on Indoor Track and Field

The Scoop on Indoor Track and Field

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports

Blood, sweat, and constant pain. These are just some of the things that indoor track athletes deal with daily. However, although it seems like it, the sport is not just a battle to survive, but also a way for students to stay in shape, compete, and showcase their incredible running, throwing, and jumping...

2018 Winter Spirit Week Slideshow

2018 Winter Spirit Week Slideshow

Sam Beatty, Staff Editor

January 4, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

Holidays Meals from all Around the World

Holidays Meals from all Around the World

Michael Lee, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The winter holidays are here and everyone’s excited about the foods of the season! This article will contain an examination of foods in different cultures that celebrate the winter season, such as Hanukkah, Christmas, and Kwanza. First, we’ll start with a delicious Hanukkah Rugelach. This delicious...

Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

The holidays are approaching, an exciting time for all around the world. In Denton Texas, the newly planted Lee Walker tree will have its inaugural lighting ceremony. The Lee Walker tree is an important commorancy of all in the community of Denton and held an important significance to all. In recent...

Lighting the Menorah

Lighting the Menorah

Mya Stengel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

Two thousand years ago in a land not yet separate from the Syrian-Greek empire, a small band of dedicated Jews led by Judah the Maccabee defeated one of the mightiest armies on earth. It was on that night that a miracle was created out of a single cruse of oil. The group had set out to light the menorah...

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

The holidays are nearing and although you might want to please everybody by getting them the best gifts, it does not mean you need to go bankrupt while doing so. Gift giving is a big part of the holiday season, but it can get pricey. Here are several ways to keep money in the bank during the holiday...

Finding the Perfect Tree

Finding the Perfect Tree

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

As Christmas time quickly approaches, it’s time to pick out one of the most important elements of the holiday. Here are several easy steps that can be taken to ensure that you find the ideal tree for your home. Take Measurements You want to make sure that you are aware of how much space yo...

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