US Embassy Moves to Tel Aviv

US Embassy Moves to Tel Aviv

Alexis Bjurling

June 12, 2018

The movement of the U.S embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem has sparked a lot of controversy over what this could mean for potential foreign relations.  What many people aren't clear on is exactly what the movement to Jerusalem in Israel means and how it is controversial.  Over 70 years of...

The 2018 Flu Epidemic: Your Guide to A Clean Bill of Health

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

You know what it is as soon as you feel the symptoms: stuffy nose, body aches, cough, and sore throat. It sucks, but you have the flu. This year there's been a huge outbreak of flu cases, with 42 states reporting high activity of the flu in these past few weeks alone. Flu season starts in October...

Super Bowl Sunday in Review

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Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

As the diehard Eagles' fans n Philadelphia violently celebrated by setting the streets ablaze Sunday night, Tom Brady and the devastated Patriots cheerlessly flew back to Foxborough.  This isn't a first for Brady and his long-time head coach Bill Belichick: the duo has lost three Super Bowls...

2018: Less Basketball, More Fights

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Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018

Tensions have been high between NBA players as fists have been thrown, jerseys ripped, and suspensions given.  The ultimate relationship between refs and players is at an all-time low.  As star players have gotten in the mix, maybe it makes games more interesting.  Russell Westbrook vs. Kevin Durant is slowly developing...

Women’s March One Year Later

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Serena Roberts, Senior Editor

January 31, 2018

This past Saturday, January 20th 2018, hundreds of marches were held for gender equality and women's rights. A year ago, on January 21st 2017, the world marched together in protest of the new U.S. president with women from every single continent. This was a worldwide event and a very powerfu...

Is It Worth It?

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Ellie Matson, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

A recent trend has sprung where teenagers participate in a challenge commonly known as "The tide pod challenge." Teens pop the laundry detergent pods and consume the oozing liquid inside of it to gain popularity on media sites. This has become a concern to many adults, as they’ve watched...

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

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Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018

Although sometimes not as exciting as lightning fast track stars, flying gymnasts, or expeditious soccer stars, the athletes in the 2018 Winter Olympics held this year in PyeongChang, South Korea are sure to continue to make jaws drop around the world.   This winter, the Olympics are set for February 8th to February 25th, and athletes hailing from every corner of the earth are competing mostly in events or sports dealing with snow, ...

Net Neutrality was Repealed… Why is Everyone Freaking Out?

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Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

In 2015, under the Obama administration, new net neutrality regulations were implemented.  On December 14, 2017, the FCC repealed net neutrality altogether and the public reacted with disgust.  The common reaction to net neutrality being repealed was people claiming that we would have to automatically pay for everything on the...

What to Believe

Catarina Cararella, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

On the 15th of November of this year, Detective Sean Suiter was working in the Harlem Park neighborhood of West Baltimore when he was fatally shot and killed. Suiter and his partner were investigating a case that had taken place in the Harlem Park neighborhood when Suiter walked down an ally to confro...

Car Thefts in Towson

Helen Logan, Staff Writer

December 19, 2017

Recently in my neighborhood and the surrounding area, there appears to be a dramatic increase in car break-ins and thefts. This includes Stoneleigh, Wiltondale, Idewydle, and similar neighborhoods throughout Towson. Many frantic car owners are concerned that their automobile might be the next...

What’s Up with Comey?

Braden Hamelin, Staff Writer

May 26, 2017

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

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...

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