Thanksgiving Countdown Planner

Thanksgiving Countdown Planner

Maggie Moore

November 24, 2015

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

[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

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

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

[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

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

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

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...

Towson High’s Inclusion Revolution

Towson High’s Inclusion Revolution

Lauren Spielman

April 24, 2015

The Inclusion Revolution has swept through Towson High in the form of the Best Buddies Club, led by club executive Ariel Barbosa. “The Revolution,” a phrase used by the Best Buddies Organization, aims to achieve complete acceptance and integration of individuals with Intellectual and Developmental...

Year-round Schooling: Is it the Future?

Year-round Schooling: Is it the Future?

Maggie Moore

April 24, 2015

When our nation’s first schooling schedule was created, it was influenced by the agricultural timeline of a farm. Students would have nine months of schooling, but when the farm hit its peak harvesting time in the summer, the children took three months off to help out on the farm, which now we refer...

Adventures in Real Time: A Review

Adventures in Real Time: A Review

Emily Friesner & Carson Scally

April 24, 2015

Most teenagers dream of stardom, or being “discovered,” but only a few lucky stars reach their goals. Seventeen-year-old Dylan Gardner has done the impossible. What started out as a vision and some rocking out in his room, transformed into something much greater. Like many other teenage pop stars,...

Romeo, Oh Romeo, Where Art Thou Promposal?

Romeo, Oh Romeo, Where Art Thou Promposal?

Evelyn Atieno

April 24, 2015

Early Tuesday morning on March 31st, senior Jamesy Wood woke up thinking it was just another Tuesday. Suddenly her phone started buzzing as her friends were impatiently waiting for her to come to school… today was a special day and Jamesy didn’t even know it. “I actually woke up that morning...

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