The Griffin

New and local boba shop takes over Towson

Alycia Wong, Editor

October 30, 2020

Years ago when I saw that Kung Fu Tea, a boba tea shop, had just opened right next to my favorite Pho restaurant in Towson circle, I was overjoyed. With no boba shops nearby, I was rarely  able to relive childhood memories of treating myself to a cold Thai iced tea with chewy tapioca pearls in the Chi...

Falling for Fall Menu Trends

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

With the Fall season approaching, many restaurants and fast-food chains have brought back or added new items to their menu, officially reintroducing the annual commercial ‘pumpkin spice’ flavor. While pumpkin spice was originally coined in 1936 by The Washington Post, it wasn’t until the 1950s...

Another Disney Disaster: The Live-Action Mulan Movie

Sophia Paranzino, Features Editor

October 29, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, Disney became the hero we all needed by releasing what we all so desperately wanted, another subpar live action remake of a classic film. This time Disney remade the 1998 animated, “Mulan,” only this time without the amazing songs or hilarious talking dragon for the sake...

“Tenet” Amazes Empty Theaters

Tenet Movie Poster

Varun Khushalani, Staff Writer

October 29, 2020

Christopher Nolan is one of the greatest living directors of our time. Most know him for the “Dark Knight” trilogy or “Inception,” but he has created many more incredible pieces of cinema. Before the pandemic hit, Nolan was slated to release his newest movie, “Tenet,” on July 22, 2020, across...

Through the Freshmen’s Eyes

Jackie Sibila and Cassie Weymouth

October 29, 2020

     This school year has been off to a unique start, and for freshmen especially who arrived at their first day of high school by pressing join on their computer. Everyone has arrived on the first day of high school, nervous as to what to expect. Will it be like High School Musical? Will there be cliques and ...

Dulaney in the community

Jeongin Kim, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

The many weeks of quarantine have played out much like the five stages of grief. First, we denied the necessity of lockdown (it seems like some are still stuck in that stage). Since then, it has been a hodgepodge of the remaining stages. Despite the difficulty of navigating quarantine, Dulaney’s community...

Tame Impala returns with new, distinct sound

Laura Hennawi, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

A one-man music project led by all-encompassing singer, writer and producer Kevin Parker—assisted by a band in live performances—Tame Impala has pioneered the modern alternative-rock genre with a psychedelic flair. From his debut self-titled album in 2008 to “The Slow Rush,” Kevin Parker’s...

Tackling college applications during COVID-19

Anne Wang and Sarah Shen

June 22, 2020

As COVID-19 closes college campuses and cancels SAT tests, there is no doubt that the outbreak will have a significant impact on college admissions next year. However, rising seniors can utilize this time to their advantage by focusing on their college essays, conducting extensive research, and remaining...

“Tiger King” takes over social media

Griffin Tunison , Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Amid the current global pandemic “Tiger King” has taken over the entertainment world. Main character Joe Exotic has people spinning with his intense personality and feud with long-term enemy Carole Baskin, the ongoing feud fueling a lot of excitement. One of Netflix’s most recent docuseries,...

Art department acclimates to change

Jeongin Kim, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

It is often the art department that is subject to the school’s first budget cuts. Arguably being undervalued even under normal circumstances, quarantine has strained the arts in school even more. Unlike most other classes, visual arts and performing arts require face-to-face teaching. The typical lessons...

Teacher’s Taste: Christopher Marsico

Sophie Sturiale, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Art teacher Christopher Marsico has a ditinct, creative style that he reflects through his artistry and personality. Staff writer Sophie Sturiale chatted with Marsico about his unique style in his artwork that translates to his life. Q: How would you describe your artistic style? A: Urban, I guess. ...

Senior Breakfast Bash

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Senior traditions at Dulaney are strong and unforgettable: senior barbeque, senior prom and graduation. Many senior traditions this year were cancelled, leaving seniors disappointed, but one of the lesser known but just as fun traditions was able to be completed in the senior’s honor. The annual...