Why Teens Hate Daylight Saving Time

Why Teens Hate Daylight Saving Time

Solomon Marshall, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, World News

Daylight saving has two sides of the same coin, where on one end there is the bliss of an extra hour of sleep. While on the other end there is the unforgiving loss of an hour of sleep. Now, this doesn’t sound like a huge trade-off but, a loss of an hours’ worth of sleep is torture to teens. Mental...

Are the Kardashians Doing it for the Money?

Are the Kardashians Doing it for the Money?

Tyleah McNair, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, World News

A new story has recently been released about the Kardashians that has many people talking. Supposedly Khloe Kardashian’s spouse and the father of her child. NBA player Tristian Thompson has cheated. This story instantly blew up when the blogs mentioned Jordyn Woods who is Kylie Jenner’s best friend...

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...

Ring a Ling Ding

Ring a Ling Ding

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

As we near the date of ring dance, which is scheduled to take place on March 22nd, there have been some speculations as to why the SGA has prohibited the entrance of other high school students. When that was announced, all sophomores were extremely upset about the news and some are even thinking to not go ...

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...

Host-less Oscars: Success or Shamble?

Host-less Oscars: Success or Shamble?

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


Filed under Showcase, World News

There have been some great Oscar hosts in the past such as Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, and James Franco. The 91st Oscars changed the award show forever when it was decided that there would not be a host this year. It was unknown how this year’s Oscars would turn out due to...

The Physics Olympics

The Physics Olympics

Mya Stengel, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under School News, Showcase

Game, set, and match. It’s that time again, once year Towson high students take to the science wing in teams of two to decide who will represent our school during the annual physics games. Lead by Mr. Joquemans, the teams are given three challenges to test their mental and physical abilities to help...

Super Bowl LIII in Review

Super Bowl LIII in Review

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Well, that was disappointing. Super Bowl LIII was shaping up to be a great matchup. It had everything: two high flying offenses, talent all around, great coaches, and the narrative of old vs. new. The resulting matchup was, shall we say, less than thrilling. The Tom Brady-led New England Patriots...

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....

28 Days of Black History

28 Days of Black History

Solomon Marshall, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


Filed under Showcase, World News

February has been painted as a month of promise for blacks since their vibrant and influential culture is celebrated. During this month, people are educated on African Americans who made an impact on society. Ever since 1976 Black History Month has shed light to many black activists, inventors, and...

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...

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