What’s Up with Comey?

May 26, 2017


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On Tuesday, May 9th, President Trump fired the Director of the FBI, James Comey. This came several months after Comey was publicly reprimanded by Hillary Clinton for potentially costing her the election after he brought her email scandal back into public eye days before the election. His firing came d...

The Pipeline Updates

The Pipeline Updates

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


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A few days after taking office, President Trump wrote a letter of support for two oil pipelines across the Western part of the country. The Dakota Access Pipeline is one of them, which is a 1,172-mile-long underground oil pipeline project that begins in the Bakken shale oil fields in northwest North...

Orioles Off to a Steaming Start

NIck Testoni, Staff Writer

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, World News

To sum up some major points about the Orioles this year would be giving you the wrong impression about them. Their ace pitcher Chris Tillman finally made his first start this past Sunday against the White Sox where he pitched decently. Arguably their best player Zach Britton is on his second disabled...

Brady Wins 5th Ring in Historic Comeback

Burke Harman, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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Tom Brady has officially cemented himself as the greatest of all time after the Patriots 34-28 win against the Falcons. After trailing 28-3 midway through the 3rd quarter, Brady sparked two late touchdown drives to send it into overtime. That's where James White scored the game winning rushing touchdown...

Sean Spicer’s “Alternative Facts”

Maggie Moore, Staff Writer/ Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized, World News

As most of you probably already know, the Trump administration has been under some serious heat. Ever since Press Secretary Sean Spicer gave his first public speech on January 21st, there has been some backlash due to his alleged falsehoods. Spicer stated that “…this was the largest audience to...

Governor Hogan Taking a Stand

Nick Testoni

October 16, 2016


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It is no secret to Maryland students that next year they will be going back to school after Labor Day and that they will lose most of their spring break. The majority of BCPS parents, students, and teachers are worried about how many days they will gain or lose for the school year. But, what most...

Obama’s Pick for the Supreme Court Justice

Obama’s Pick for the Supreme Court Justice

Jafira Johnson

April 1, 2016


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When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia passed away at age 79, on Saturday April 9th, politicians questioned the morals of Obama possibly nominating another Supreme Court justice. Many politicians believe that it would be unethical for President Obama to nominate and appoint judges, with the consent...

Trump and Clinton Tuesday

Jafira Johnson

March 17, 2016


Filed under World News

The 2016 presidential election has been characterized by name calling and anti-immigrant rhetoric.  Amidst all this chaos, on March 1st, twelve states casted their votes and selected who they felt deserved to represent their political party in November’s general election. The results from the March ...

How Leanna Wen is Saving Baltimore

How Leanna Wen is Saving Baltimore

Lauren Spielman

March 10, 2016


Filed under Showcase, World News

In January of 2015, Baltimore City Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake appointed acclaimed author and Ted Talk speaker Leanna Wen as Baltimore City Health Commissioner. In her first year in office, Wen has made more of an impact than others have in years in her position. See below for a list of her accompl...

A Step Towards Gun Control

A Step Towards Gun Control

Jafira Johnson

February 12, 2016


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In 2015, the United States experienced 372 mass shootings. This is more shootings than days in a year. The massacre of innocent lives due to gun violence has been prevalent in American society for many years. This recent surge in gun violence has not gone unnoticed by both supporters and opponents...

Lessons We Can Learn From the Paris Attacks

Lessons We Can Learn From the Paris Attacks

Lauren Spielman

December 23, 2015


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The world was in a state of shock on November 13, the night of the seven coordinated attacks that resulted in the deaths of at least 130 people in Paris. Countries around the world have expressed solidarity with the victims of the attacks by adorning their most famous landmarks with France’s national...

What Makes COP21 So Important?

What Makes COP21 So Important?

Jafira Johnson

December 23, 2015


Filed under World News

Here in Towson, the temperature inconsistency has not gone unnoticed. Sadly, this weather phenomena isn’t specific to Maryland- it’s happening on a global level. A global issue like climate change requires input from various countries and leaders. In an effort to tackle the budding climate change...

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