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Teacher Tidbit: Deborah Hamilton

Teacher Tidbit: Deborah Hamilton

Christina Panousos and Daniel Longest
October 26
Filed under Teacher Tidbit

Advanced Placement English teacher Deborah Hamilton’s classroom, room 306, is home to a collection of giraffe figurines. Hamilton reminisced to her childhood story telling as the main reason she collects giraffes. “Well, I wrote a short story in elementary school about a giraffe, his name was...

Happening Hair: Cassie Kansak

Happening Hair: Cassie Kansak

Matt Walters, Staff writer
October 26
Filed under Happening Hair

Senior Cassie Kansak rocks the buzz cut. “I like to experiment with what looks cool and what I like, and a buzz cut is something I hadn’t tried yet, so I thought I’d try it out and see if it fit me.”

Classic returns for another haunting

Classic returns for another haunting

Anna Yan, Staff writer
October 24
Filed under Reviews

It’s been twenty-five years since the second release of “The Addams Family,” yet the story and its characters remain oddly charming. At first glance, the Addams family is weird, maybe even borderline psychotic. The film opens with the family pouring hot water on a group of Christmas carolers. Ouch! Yet...

‘Stranger Things’ flops

‘Stranger Things’ flops

Audrey Houghton, Staff writer
October 24
Filed under Features, Reviews

The Netflix series “Stranger Things,” released July 15, is taking the world by storm. This is confusing, considering the show is jam-packed with gaping plot holes, average acting and over-complicated story lines.  The main characters include four bookish Indiana boys and a girl with supernatural pow...

Her voice packs emotion

Her voice packs emotion

grace schneider, associate editor
October 24
Filed under Artist Among Us, Features

To say she has been singing forever isn’t much of an exaggeration. “I came out of the womb singing pretty much,” junior Sarah Gray said. Choir teacher Christina Senita has taught Sarah for two years in her Gifted and Talented chorus class. “She [sings] with a lot of soul and a lot of...

The Post: Annaliese Collins

The Post: Annaliese Collins

Julie Chotivatanapong and Maria Eberhart
October 24
Filed under Features, The Post

Known for her outspoken and dynamic personality, sophomore Annaliese Collins sat down with Editor-in-Chief Julie Chotivatanapong and staff writer Maria Eberhart to discuss Hamilton, human trafficking and battling the haters. She is a peer educator at Planned Parenthood and the treasurer of Girl Up clu...

‘Stranger Things’ shocks, scintillates

‘Stranger Things’ shocks, scintillates

Grace Knotts, Editor-in-chief
October 24
Filed under Features, Reviews

The screen of my laptop flashes with the image of a man sprinting through a hallway lit with fluorescent lights. A cry echoes through the speakers, making my heart beat faster as my thoughts run a mile a minute trying to figure out what is going on. “What is he running from? Why is he the only...

Scene at Dulaney: forensics photograph crime scene

Scene at Dulaney: forensics photograph crime scene

October 24
Filed under Features, Scene at Dulaney

(left to right) Seniors Ash Behrens, Sajjad Razvi, and Nick Manzoni investigate a fake crime scene as part of Marci Phillips’ Honors Forensics class. This scene, which was set up in the back of room 214, was designed to teach students about crime scene photography. “I set up seven crime scenes...

Zoe’s dazzles, impresses

Zoe’s dazzles, impresses

Jason Fontelieu, Deputy Editor
October 24
Filed under Features, Reviews

With a vibrant aesthetic, open atmosphere and meticulously-prepared meals, Zoe’s Kitchen provides a pleasant fast food alternative. Known for Mediterranean style cuisine, Zoe’s’ menu ranges from lighter options like salads and pita sandwiches to more substantial ones like the Mediterranean Chicken...