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Club spotlight: Dungeons and Dragons thrives at Dulaney

Club spotlight: Dungeons and Dragons thrives at Dulaney

Anne Wang, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

“Can we play D&D now?” Fans of “Stranger Things” may have heard of this iconic line, but now students can play Dungeons and Dragons (D&D) in a club at Dulaney. Every Tuesday from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. in the satellite cafeteria, students embark on an adventure immersed in the fantastical...

Artist among us: Tony Senator exemplifies versatility

Jeongin Kim, Staff Writer

February 10, 2020

Many of us have grown up with the likes of Disney, Cartoon Network, and Nickelodeon. Still, animation is often disregarded as an art form. While film and television are lauded for their creative geniuses, animated stories of the same caliber are left without recognition. But animation is uninhibited b...

Dulaney Theatre Company spread holiday cheer

Dulaney Theatre Company spread holiday cheer

Carolyn Twomley and Anna Albergo

February 6, 2020

This year for the fall play, the Dulaney Theatre Company merged “Elf the Musical Jr.” and “Charlie Brown Christmas” into one production. “This is the first time we’ve combined two shows instead of one over the course of two acts. The audience will have a unique chance to watch two completely...

#MeToo

Sophie Sturiale, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

With the rise of the #MeToo movement, pop singers Kelly Clarkson and John Legend decided that the Christmas classic “Baby its Cold Outside” needed a revamp. The artists took the outdated, potentially creepy song and updated the lyrics to be more respectful.   The old Christmas classic...

Mister Rodgers brings another new day

Mister Rodgers brings another new day

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

There wasn’t a more perfect time than Thanksgiving to debut the new Mister. Rogers movie, “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood,” starring one of the most well-liked actors to fill his role: Tom Hanks. Hanks has been known as thoughtful and polite to everyone, and his role in the movie fits int...

Popeyes sandwich proves promising

Emily Zhu, Editor

February 6, 2020

I expected the epitome of quality cuisine when Popeyes announced the return of their popular chicken sandwich that lead to a nationwide shortage last August. The immediate buzz about the new item heightened my expectations as I rushed to snag a bite. Naturally, people were comparing the familiar crispy...

Disney’s “Frozen 2” freezes out competition

Sophia Paranzino, Staff editor

February 6, 2020

Disney’s “Frozen” was the highest grossing animated film of all time until this year’s live action “The Lion King,” bringing in a total of $1.27 billion in the box office. With its beautiful songs, stunning animation, and intriguing plot, it’s no wonder that six years after its original...

Cultivating beauty through cheer

Sophia Paranzino, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Cheerleaders work to support and encourage the rest of the school through their rallying cheers and pep-filled moves. One cheerleader in particular, sophomore Mattie Mueller, exemplifies this ideal and is an integral part to the motivation of Dulaney athletes. Although Mueller only started cheering in...

Star Wars and politics

Geoffrey Dochat and Dylan McCabe

February 6, 2020

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Star Wars became a staple of pop-culture. The original trilogy redefined cinema through its revolutionary special effects, stellar character development and universal themes. What kept bringing fans back was the idea of hundreds of alien species in space facing...

A satisfying end to the “Star Wars” saga

Anna Albergo, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

On December 20, 2019, Lucas Film released “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” which was the last installment of the nine-part series and the final episode of the sequel trilogy. The first movie, “Star Wars: A New Hope”, was released forty-two years ago. Since then, the original trilogy has been...

Disney+: the newest subscription craze

Morgan Pierce, Editor

January 31, 2020

  Just over 90 years ago, Philo Taylor Farnsworth invented a life-altering image transmitting and broadcasting machine: the television. The television began as a huge, box-like machine that portrayed black and white images. Now, almost a century later, it has developed into a sleeker, thinner...

Uber bagels: uber mediocre

December 5, 2019

After the disheartened shut-down of the Goldberg Bagels in the Padonia Village Shopping center several years ago, the new and welcoming Uber Bagels is giving bagel lovers and nonlovers a new place to enjoy. The happy and warm atmosphere walking up to the door provides high expectations of what’s inside....