If we fall, so will our GPA’s

If we fall, so will our GPA’s

Ellie Matson, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Half asleep, I arrive to school at 7:40, barely making the bell. And then even once I haphazardly sit down at my desk, (almost out of breath) I realize that I can barely keep my eyes open for a class that can help determine my future. Something needs to change here.   I'm not the only sleepy one. Many students find themselves falling asleep in class and completely missing a t...

You MUST Play Exploding Kittens!

You MUST Play Exploding Kittens!

Jackson Martin, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

In a world dominated by the phone and all its fancy programs, everyone is glued to screens.  It's sad to see teens text away, rather than talking to their friends and family. But now a brand-new card game is attempting to change that.  This challenger is called "Exploding Kittens." It’s a silly game where you must avoid the exploding kitten. Players take turns drawi...

Fortnite: The Art of Bushin’ It

Fortnite: The Art of Bushin’ It

Drew Evans, Staff Writer

February 8, 2018


Filed under Student Life

Lately the world has been taken by storm by a game called "Fortnite". This game is essentially like the trilogy "The Hunger Games, " with every man and woman for themselves in the wild.  Fans of the game know the feeling, on the outskirts of Retail Row and nothing but a common AR, when know you're out manned and out gun...

Where are all the Resolutions Going?

Catarina Carderella, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018


Filed under Student Life

It's no mystery that the majority of people who have New Year's Resolutions usually stop doing whatever they promised themselves that they would do by the end of January. Whether it's losing weight or wanting to read more books, no matter how complicated or simple, most people don't keep up with their...

Holiday Kindness and Cheer

Holiday Kindness and Cheer

Helen Logan

December 22, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As the holiday season approaches, people everywhere can feel the holiday spirit. Whether it is putting up lights or decorating a Christmas tree, most people have their own way of celebrating during these chilly December days. A popular tradition during the cheerful season is giving back. Some people...

‘Tis the Season for Starbucks

Jackson Martin

December 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

As the air grows colder and the weather shifts to snowy days, the urge for warmth arrives.   People enjoy hot beverages when the season becomes winter. To remedy this, coffee and hot chocolate is consumed. A sizable population of students from our school drink these beverages, and they usually ...

Towsonolabokaflod

Towsonolabokaflod

Amir Defino, Senior Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under 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...

Senior Superlatives Preview

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

December 21, 2017


Filed under School News, Student Life

The senior superlatives were voted a couple months ago by the senior class and there were some close votes for the winners of each category. There were 20 categories, and a boy and a girl were chosen for each (besides best bromance and gal pals). For two days, hundreds of votes came in for who would...

Top 15 Christmas Songs of All Time

Top 15 Christmas Songs of All Time

Nick Testoni, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


Filed under Student Life

1) “Last Christmas” – Wham This song is just simply an amazing song that everyone likes. It could be interchangeable with #2 but with George Michael passing away, “last Christmas” it only seems appropriate. 2) “All I Want For Christmas” – Mariah Carey Another song that just about...

Campus Cleanup

Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Student Life

On Saturday, November 11th, the annual campus cleanup was as fun as ever. I grabbed some hot chocolate from Dunkin' Donuts and went on my way. A group of about 25 of us got to Towson around 9 a.m. for some hot bagels in trailer 4. We all warmed up for the day of cleaning our campus and I couldn’t wai...

The Faculty Basketball Game in Review

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under School News, Student Life

I strolled into the gym on this particularly lively Friday afternoon. Immediately I was greeted with a sea of eager faces, impatiently awaiting the start of the game. The commotion created by all of the students drowned out any audible voices. Select faculty members could be seen sporting either...

Club Spotlight: Environmental Club

Amir Defino, Senior Editor

November 7, 2017


Filed under Student Life

Green thumb, tree hugger, and greenie are all terms used to make fun of environmentalists. But actually, these terms are embraced by environmentalists. Towson's environmental club embodies these supposedly belittling words.   The club is spearheaded by the school's science department chair, Ms. West. The group meets every Tuesday to do...

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