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Life As a Lefty

October 10, 2013

Nothing in the world is as hard as a left-handed living in a right-hand world. I’m left-handed and even though it’s unique, the struggle is real. Everything in this world is made specifically for right-handers....

Most Interesting Summer Vacation of 2013!

Shiza Tanveer, staff editor

October 10, 2013

Summer. The one word that every high schooler longs to hear as soon as the school year starts. From relaxing on the beach to hanging out with friends, everyone has something they love to do. The hard part is making those two months count and be interesting. Senior Kendall Dorland’s summer vacation was far from normal, and definitely interesting. This past summer, Kendall signed up to volunteer at an orphanage home halfway a...

ZZ Ward Review

ZZ Ward Review

October 10, 2013

A little less than two weeks ago I had the pleasure of going to see ZZ Ward at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC. This was a performance that I had been anticipating for many months prior, as I consider m...

Should Speed Cameras be Removed from the Front of Schools?

Should Speed Cameras be Removed from the Front of Schools?

October 8, 2013

Some people typically like speed cameras because motorists think they keep us safe from speeding drivers.  But do they really protect us, or do they cause more harm that drivers don’t know about? So...

Album Review: Drake’s Nothing Was The Same

Album Review: Drake’s Nothing Was The Same

September 30, 2013

Album Review With all the rap albums that came out over the summer like Jay Z’ Magna Carta Holy Grail, Kanye West’s Yeesus,  Mac Miller’s Watching Movies with the Sound Off, and J.Cole’s Bor...

Freefest 2013

Freefest 2013

September 26, 2013

This past Saturday I was lucky enough to attend a huge music festival at Merriweather Post Pavillion known as Freefest. Freefest, sponsored by Virgin Mobile,  featured an incredible array of musicians...

Field of Screams: Never Fails to Scare

Field of Screams: Never Fails to Scare

September 18, 2013

Last Saturday, September 14th, I went to Field of Screams in Lancaster, Pennsylvania for my second Hospitality Night. Even knowing what was in store for me, I was still amazed at how they can always s...

Keith Urban Concert Review

Keith Urban Concert Review

September 18, 2013

With the date of the NFL kickoff falling on the same day as an Orioles home game, the Ravens played the first game of the season against the Denver Broncos at Mile High Stadium in Denver. As defending...

’42’ Pulls Punches With American Icon

May 8, 2013

The new film chronicling the rise of Jackie Robinson,42, was released to positive reviews but mediocre box office results. Who’s got it right: the critics, or the public? The film kicks off with a...

Can There Be Gender Biased Foods?

Can There Be Gender Biased Foods?

May 7, 2013

Why do you eat the foods you eat? Do you feel more inclined to eat a food that is targeted toward your gender? Whether we know it or not, the foods we choose to eat are affected by how advertisers target...

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