Fun Winter Activities

Fun Winter Activities

Jack Ware

February 10, 2016


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It’s February and it is now finally starting to feel like winter. One of the warmest winters we’ve ever had is starting to feel like its true self. Icicles are dangling from gutters like dormant bats and a blanket of snow is covering the frozen earth. Sixty degree weather and days filled with sunshine...

Winter Break: Part 2!!

Winter Break: Part 2!!

Maggie Moore

January 27, 2016


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Winter break is always a week students look forward to. This year, however, students were able to enjoy not one, but TWO winter breaks! Winter storm Jonas bombarded the Mid-Atlantic region, covering some parts in more than two feet of snow and blasting areas with up to 40 mile per hour winds. Jonas...

Holiday Frustrations

Holiday Frustrations

Jack Ware

December 23, 2015


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We can all agree that the holiday season is one of the most energetic and enjoyable times of the year. It is when families come together and celebrate some of the most important days and memorable events of their lives. However, the holiday season has its drawbacks. There are some seasonal aspects that...

Movies to Watch Over Winter Break 2015

Movies to Watch Over Winter Break 2015

Maggie Moore

December 21, 2015


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With 2015 coming to a close and a holiday season already on its way, this is prime time for movie-goers.  Many of the most-anticipated movies of the year come out around the holidays and 2015 is no exception. So get ready movie freaks - the movie storm is coming! Here’s a quick list of this season’s...

Thanksgiving Countdown Planner

Thanksgiving Countdown Planner

Maggie Moore

November 24, 2015


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Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be a stressful event when it comes down to the wire. To relieve pressure from your mom or dad’s busy schedule, you can help here and there. Here are a few simple tips to help you relax with your friends and family and enjoy your holiday season, knowing that everything...

Jump or Work at the New Rockin’ Jump

Jump or Work at the New <em>Rockin’ Jump</em>

Nick Wynn and Sohei Matsui

November 11, 2015


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[slideshow_deploy id='1844'] Fling, boing, and spring about! Rockin’ Jump is the next hopping attraction in Towson. Busting out on 8855 Orchard Tree Lane, Rockin’ Jump has opened a brand new trampoline park catered to anyone willing to bounce around. Rockin’ Jump is a franchise that was found...

Facebook “Dislike” Button in the Works

Facebook “Dislike” Button in the Works

Maggie Moore

October 26, 2015


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This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, has approved the idea of the long-awaited “dislike” button.  Users will be able to express their disapproval with a post without having to comment with nasty remark or reporting the post. During an interview with...

How to Stay Active If You Don’t Play a Sport

How to Stay Active If You Don’t Play a Sport

Jack Ware

October 15, 2015


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Get your butt off the couch! Staying active is an important part of human health, but it isn’t as easy as J.J Watt or Ronda Rousey make it seem. However, getting fit doesn’t actually require waking up at 5 a.m. for a morning run or spending the entire day in the gym. Breaking news: being fit...

Summer Jobs Galore

Summer Jobs Galore

Jack Ware

September 11, 2015


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[slideshow_deploy id='1469'] Summer has sadly come to a close. Days spent relaxing poolside are now in the past, and it’s time to reflect on everything that happened during our vacation before we become lost in the scramble of another busy school year. While some students spent the summer enjoyi...

A Guide to Steam Summer Sales

A Guide to Steam Summer Sales

Emily Turner

June 12, 2015


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As the end of the year is right around the corner, most students’ minds have turned towards how they are going to spend their leisurely summers. Plenty of boys and girls use this extra time away from school to play video games for entertainment. However, as any good gamer knows, good games aren’t...

To Kill a Mockingbird: The Sequel?

To Kill a Mockingbird: The Sequel?

Maggie Moore

June 10, 2015


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For more than half a century, To Kill a Mockingbird has been an American classic which continuously seems to provoke discussions on social and racial injustices of the South in the 1930s. The book brought instant fame to its author, Harper Lee. Because of the overwhelming attention the book brought ...

Six Great Realistic Fiction Books for Teens

Six Great Realistic Fiction Books for Teens

Ciara Donegan

June 10, 2015


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With the end of the school year quickly approaching, you may be looking for some books to read in your free time this summer. Here are some amazing books from a genre that works for almost all book-readers: realistic fiction!   A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith: 1943 A Tree Grows in Brooklyn fol...

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