Six Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Teens

Six Great Sci-Fi and Fantasy Books for Teens

October 23, 2014

Many of the books teens read have been recently published, but a lot of the best books were written many years ago, and might not be well known by today’s high school students. Here are some of the best books sci-fi and fantasy books for teens, some of which are from over 30 years ago, or even older:  The Hitchhiker’s Guide...

The Unofficial Guide to Naviance

The Unofficial Guide to Naviance

Anne Saba

October 16, 2014

Hey juniors! As your third year at Towson High begins, it’s time to start thinking about colleges. One way to start planning for the application process is to visit the Naviance website. Look below to read some FAQs about Naviance so you can become an expert on all things college-related and get into the ...

Clever Costumes for Halloween

Clever Costumes for Halloween

Nicole Race

October 10, 2014

Are you forced to take your younger sibling out into the cold October night but you don’t want to be the only one not dressed up? Or maybe you have a party to go to but you don’t want to look too clichéd? Well, whether you are going out with friends or dressing up by yourself, we have the perfect...

Vacations and Voyages: Towson Students’ Summer Adventures

Vacations and Voyages: Towson Students’ Summer Adventures

Anne Saba, Lauren Spielman

October 2, 2014

School may have started, but the memories of summer are still fresh in our minds. Whether you spent your time off from school relaxing at home or traveling abroad, you’re sure to relive the fun of summer after reading about the adventures of these Towson students: “I went to Italy with my aunt, my two cousins, and my grandparents. We flew i...

How Not to be a Pencil-less Bum

How Not to be a Pencil-less Bum

Emily Turner and Carson Scally

September 30, 2014

School supplies. Something about going to an office supply store and getting a bunch of new gadgets to play with nourishes the soul. The illusion of productivity is invigorating and fun. But what happens after the first quarter and all that’s left is a half-broken pencil without an eraser? Read below...

Navigating the Common Application to Colleges

Navigating the Common Application to Colleges

Tiffany Amoroso

September 26, 2014

If somehow you’ve gotten to the beginning of your senior year without a clue of where you’re applying to college, stop reading this article about The Common App and take a trip to The College Board’s Big Future College Search (https://bigfuture.collegeboard.org/college-search) and figure out what colleges you want apply to. Now that you...

Towson Cinemark Theatre: Entertainment on Any Budget

Towson Cinemark Theatre: Entertainment on Any Budget

Heather Seyler

September 16, 2014

Burning gas to trek to Hunt Valley or White Marsh for an $11.50 movie ticket isn’t as easy or as cheap as popping down to the Towson Circle to catch the latest film. For one long year, movie fans watched bulldozers and cement trucks slowly erect a new entertainment hot spot to replace Towson’s last...

Freshman Survival Guide

Freshman Survival Guide

Emily Friesner and Amber Donawa

September 9, 2014

On the first day of school, did you wake up with butterflies fluttering in your stomach? Did you beg your mom to let you stay in the comfort of your warm, cozy bed? Did you chug down a gallon of scalding hot coffee just to stay awake? Whether you felt like Kurt from Glee or Troy from High School Music...

Class of 2014: Senior Edition

Class of 2014: Senior Edition

May 22, 2014

Check back on Tuesday, June 6th,for senior college map and prom pictures!                 What is your most memorable moment at Towson High School?  “First day of band camp.” - Emily Heinlein “Beating Hereford in field hockey sen...

The Hijab Project

The Hijab Project

Jafira Johnson

May 12, 2014

A hijab is a head scarf that is often worn by Muslim women.  Even though not all Muslim women wear the hijab, it is most common in the Muslim culture.  Wearing a hijab is not just a way to cover up a woman’s hair; it provides a woman with a sense of modesty and a connection to her religion. The Hi...

How Much Stress is Too Much Stress?

How Much Stress is Too Much Stress?

Lauren Spielman

May 12, 2014

Picture this: it is 11 o’clock on a school night and you’re completely exhausted. After being drained from a day at school, you come home to four or more hours of hardcore studying and homework. Sound familiar? You’re not the only one struggling to maintain mental stability while attempting to...

Colleges Check Twitter Too

Colleges Check Twitter Too

Jessica Maddox

February 12, 2014

Log on to a college student’s Facebook or Twitter on a Monday morning and within seconds, you’ll probably be inundated with blurry photographs of one group or another celebrating the weekend by mode of red Solo cups and cigarette butts. Of course, you would never be associated with such negative public...

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