Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It?

Ellie Matson, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under World News

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

2018 Winter Olympics Preview

Ryan Miller, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Showcase, World News

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Net Neutrality was Repealed… Why is Everyone Freaking Out?

Net Neutrality was Repealed… Why is Everyone Freaking Out?

Jacob Guttman, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under World News

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  On December 14, 2017, the FCC repealed net neutrality altogether and the public reacted with disgust.  The common reaction to net neutrality being repealed was people claiming that we would have to automatically pay for everything on the...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


Filed under World News

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


Filed under World News

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


Filed under World News

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


Filed under World News

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...

Roy Moore Loses

Catarina Cardarella, Staff Writer

January 12, 2017


Filed under World News

My screen turns on and I see the news alert, "Doug Jones beats Republican Roy Moore in Alabama Senate Race." Getting a news alerts about a Democrat beating a Republican in a very red state never happens. But, it happened in this specific Senate race and gave people across the country hope t...

Governor Hogan Taking a Stand

Nick Testoni

October 16, 2016


Filed under World News

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...

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