Homecoming Weekend

Maggie Kirkpatrick

February 12, 2014

The big kickoff to Homecoming weekend began around 1:15 on Friday, September 27. Students were released from confines of their classrooms to the fresh outdoors for the pep rally. Immediately following the pep rally festivities, a tailgate was held in the tennis courts. Bright and early the next morni...

Holiday How-To’s: Dealing With the Relatives

Jessica Maddox

December 15, 2013

Two adults cuddle around a crackling fire, their arms encircling each other’s cashmere sweaters.  An innocent little girl with rosy cheeks and golden ringlets is handed a single box wrapped in shiny red paper.  A gold bow perches on the corner of the box with the classic name “Lucy” handwritten...

Must-See Holiday Sights in Baltimore

Maura Pannebecker

December 12, 2013

It’s the holiday season. Family get-togethers, cozy nights by the fire, and neighborhoods shining with the many colors of Christmas.  If you’re looking for a way to extend the holiday spirit beyond the Christmas tree in your living room, then be sure to read on for a list of the most popular sights...

Three Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Catherine Bohnenstengel

December 12, 2013

During the holiday season, it’s important to consider those who aren’t as fortunate as you might be.  There are many volunteer opportunities here in Baltimore, and if you’ve got the time (or if you’re ready to make the time) to help out, your service will be appreciated by those who need some e...

A Rally Worth Celebrating

A Rally Worth Celebrating

Emma Jablow

November 27, 2013

On Friday, September 27, Towson High School held its most electrifying pep rally ever. Teachers and students were ecstatic at the sudden spike in spirit that filled the hall ways and the stadium stands. It was a sea of maroon and white as the student body crossed the threshold into the football stadium...

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Zachary DeMunda

October 11, 2013

What is it like to read “an action romance”?  Is it really worth it? The Mortal Instruments, a book series by Cassandra Clare, is aimed towards teenage girls, meaning that it contains some type of sappy love story, a love triangle, a relatively slow start, and/or the death of an important charac...

Sleepless in Towson: Is Lack of Sleep Ruining Your Life?

Sleepless in Towson: Is Lack of Sleep Ruining Your Life?

Emma Jablow

October 11, 2013

Did you wake up on top of your desk with your homework stuck to your cheek this morning?  Did the annoying ringing of your alarm clock not urge you to get ready for school? Did you use sixth period as naptime today? As high school students, staying up late to do schoolwork is not unusual, but th...

The Stress of College Apps… And How to Handle It

The Stress of College Apps… And How to Handle It

Giuliana Gettier

October 11, 2013

Fall brings many things to the mind of a teenager - school, sports, bonfires, and comfy sweaters.  For a high school senior, only one thing comes to mind:  college applications.  As deadlines approach faster than the leaves change from green to brown, seniors are more stressed than ever. The deepening...

Saving Money This Halloween

Saving Money This Halloween

Jafira Johnson

October 11, 2013

Halloween is a boisterous and spooky holiday where children and adults get to decorate themselves as their most beloved characters and idols. But the problem with Halloween is that costumes can be expensive and many teens don’t have the funds to support their lavish ideas. In order to help you grab th...

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