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Club Spotlight: New A Capella group professes inclusivity

Ethan Samels, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Music teacher Christina Senita wishes only one thing for her A cappella club Echo – that it provides a safe place for those looking to belong somewhere. Echo is an A cappella club held at Dulaney that meets every Friday after school. Although it has been a club ever since Senita, Echo’s advisor, arriv...

scene at dulaney: New Earth Science room impresses

scene at dulaney: New Earth Science room impresses

Aziza Cossentino, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Scene at Dulaney

Students in science teacher Jenna Roberts’ 3A honors Earth Systems class engage in one of many interactive labs. The students place stars on a graph in relation to their luminosity and temperature. Both Roberts and students report that the new curriculum is beneficial due to a more personalized take ...

an artist among us: Photographer explores fashion in Paris

an artist among us: Photographer explores fashion in Paris

Anna Simoes, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Artist Among Us, Features, Showcase

Photography is one of the top growing art forms of this generation, as seen on social media and other digital platforms. Senior Sasha Howard came to love photography from none other than the popular photo sharing app, Instagram. "I would always see these amazing pictures on my explore page that I w...

Your zodiac, your fate, your future: it’s written in the stars

Audrey Houghton, Associate Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Fire Signs: Aries, Leo, Sagittarius Like actual fire, fire signs destroy everything. 50 percent of marriages end in divorce and 100 percent of divorced people are Aries. Coincidence? Doubt it. Leos are neglectful mothers that become senile in their old age and scream at babies. Sagittarii are just ...

Comfort food satisfies at Poulet

Grace Monacelli, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

If you are looking for a fast and inexpensive meal that is still delicious, then Poulet is the place for you.The location where I enjoyed a meal was Greenspring station in Lutherville, and the chain is currently working on opening another location on York Road in Timonium, MD. Poulet is open from 7:00...

Renowned bakery by Jason Hisley takes the cake

Miranda Parish, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

When in a time crunch, grocery stores with prepackaged "bakery" items seem too good to be true. But are these cheap alternatives worth the stop, when you could support a local bakery while getting the most flavor for your buck? As seen on television shows, "Cake Boss," "Cupcake Wars" and "Cutthroat ...

“The Hate U Give” illustrates the reality behind police brutality

“The Hate U Give” illustrates the reality behind police brutality

Giacomo Cascella, Staff Writer

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews, Showcase

Best-selling novel "The Hate U Give," authored by Angie Thomas, projects African-American teenager Starr Carter’s insightful experience with police brutality onto the big screen. "The Hate U Give" is a bold look at institutionalized racism, from the perspective of America’s black youth. The movie co...

Concert in Memorium: Rob Hiaasen

Concert in Memorium: Rob Hiaasen

Maria Eberhart and Anna Mason

October 31, 2018


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Donning green ribbons in memory of Rob Hiaasen, members of Dulaney’s choir and orchestra interspersed poetry with music at a tribute concert Oct. 25. Hiaasen was English teacher Maria Hiaasen’s husband and a victim of the Capital Gazette shooting June 28. Attendees were encouraged to donate $3....

Superficial-bowl Sunday

Superficial-bowl Sunday

Audrey Houghton, Patrick Dochat, and Kevin Zorbach

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features

BEEP BEEP. The boys and I wake up and immediately know that the day will be great. Why? Because the best day of the year has arrived. We pile into the boy’s car, I call shotgun and speed over to Wegman’s—making sure  to beat that ramped Super Bowl crowd.  We have a long list of grub we need for...

Mexican cuisine transformed by Texan twist

Mexican cuisine transformed by Texan twist

John Proefrock, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Walking into the restaurant you feel welcomed, like an old friend is beckoning you in, you would never know the restaurant had been burned to the ground just 1 year ago. August 15, 2016 was a devastating night for Geoffrey Danek, owner of the popular Tex Mex eatery, Holy Frijoles. The restaurant, on...

Senior pursues creative talents, finds future career path

Senior pursues creative talents, finds future career path

Kathy Lee and Kiera Levy

February 9, 2018


Filed under Artist Among Us, Features

Acting on an impulse, senior Amanda Molino never expected to fall in love with creative writing. “I kind of took it on a whim my freshman year because I needed another credit,” Molino said. “I ended up really loving it.” Even though she has always taken an interest in English, Molino’s...

Club Spotlight: Photo Club

Club Spotlight: Photo Club

Emma Shannon, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


Filed under Features

What They Do: Photo Club offers budding photographers the opportunity to learn and practice shooting various types of photography. Photo Club typically plans themed photoshoots where members have the opportunity to create backdrops, gets models ready, learn about their camera’s settings, and sh...