Class of 2014: Senior Edition

Class of 2014: Senior Edition

May 22, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Homecoming Weekend

Maggie Kirkpatrick

February 12, 2014


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

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