Past General with Present Success

Past General with Present Success

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

Michael Fast, a Towson High Graduate of the class of 2004, used the resources he gained from Towson's tradition of excellence to fuel his professional career. Fast quickly rose to become a Fox Sports statistician, a writer for the Baltimore Ravens, as well as a current paraeducator...

A Breath of Relief

A Breath of Relief

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under School News, Showcase

The end of the quarter has arrived and students all throughout Towson can feel the weight of grades lifted off of their shoulders. This quarter has been especially stressful with the additional agony of midterms. The start of third quarter offers a fresh start and new opportunities that many students...

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

Although sometimes not as exciting as lightning fast track stars, flying gymnasts, or expeditious soccer stars, the athletes in the 2018 Winter Olympics held this year in PyeongChang, South Korea are sure to continue to make jaws drop around the world.   This winter, the Olympics are set for February 8th to February 25th, and athletes hailing from every corner of the earth are competing mostly in events or sports dealing with snow, ...

Net Neutrality was Repealed… Why is Everyone Freaking Out?

Net Neutrality was Repealed… Why is Everyone Freaking Out?

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

In 2015, under the Obama administration, new net neutrality regulations were implemented.  On December 14, 2017, the FCC repealed net neutrality altogether and the public reacted with disgust.  The common reaction to net neutrality being repealed was people claiming that we would have to automatically pay for everything on the...

Towsonolabokaflod

Towsonolabokaflod

Amir Defino, Senior Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Towson High School has been plastered with news of a flood. A book flood, that is. It’s Towsonolabokaflod. Iceland’s Jolabokaflod (“Christmas Book Flood”) is an annual tradition where Icelandic publishers release hundreds of new titles into the market. The tradition calls for a gathering...

Musical Cheer Comes to THS

Musical Cheer Comes to THS

December 21, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

On December 21 and 22, students from various music classes and programs shared wintery melodies with classes throughout the building. Although not technically a holiday tune, Junior Sarah Petti (pictured) shared a particularly powerful version of Taylor Swift’s “Look What You Made me Do.” ...

Opposing Viewpoints: Taking a Knee

October 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Kneeling For the Anthem has Spiraled out of Control I have always been a supporter of standing up for the national anthem. I understand people have the right to kneel due to freedom of speech, but I have thought of this as disrespectful. The National anthem represents many things: our countrie...

Spirit Week Highlights

Spirit Week Highlights

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Spirit week started out with a bang on America Monday. The American flag could be seen sported around on various clothing articles among the spirited student body. This is not the first time America Monday has appeared on the spirit week docket. Last year Towson students rocked red, white, and blue as...

A Football Game For the Books

A Football Game For the Books

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase

The sun was glaring off the lens of my Polaroid sunglasses as I walked into the maroon filled stadium. It was blazing hot and I could see the sweat bounce off o everyone’s forehead. But none of that mattered because school spirit overpowered everything else.  Towson fans took our side of the bleachers while Dulaney took the other, getting ready for an intense rivalry ga...

Water Coolers Revisited: What’s next for Towson’s top source of refreshment?

Nicholas Wynn

June 6, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, The Kumquat

Becky got a surprise promposal from her dream date. Danny scored the winning buzzer-beater shot in the big game. Jeff got a 1550 on his SAT! As the sun is begins to set over another school year, many students are reflecting on the many exciting events that happened during the past school year. Al...

Commemorating 2017

Jack Bayne, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Almost every year, professional baseball teams reach a milestone in their franchise’s time. How long a stadium has been built, or how long the team has existed. Three teams will celebrate big milestones in 2017: the Orioles, Mariners, and Braves will all use special equipment, recognizing the big...

Junior Prom: A Night to Remember

Junior Prom: A Night to Remember

Leeannah McNew, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under School News, Showcase

Event: Junior prom. Location: Towson High School. Theme: Old Hollywood. Every school dance starts with these basics which helps it blossom into a night full of crazy memories. It all starts with the getting ready process. Hours before the dance involves going to hair, makeup, nail appointments, and...

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