The Griffin

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...

Senior Centerfold: Alex Mungo

Sophia Paranzino, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Recognizable from his many memorable roles in the theater productions at Dulaney, Senior Alex Mungo has made quite an impact at this school. After he joined Dulaney his sophomore year, the now president of the theater program has been involved in every production, starting with “Peter and the Star-catcher”,...

Atwood’s Comeback Expands the Gilead Universe

Laura Hennawi, Editor

June 22, 2020

Since Margaret Atwood’s release of the “The Handmaid’s Tale” in 1985, the Gilead universe was put on hold until Sept. 2019, when Atwood released “The Testaments.” The long- awaited sequel to her feminist novel, “The Testaments” brings a new, fresh angle on a repressive regime that...

Senior Centerfold: Evan Kawabata

Chris Cao, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

For Evan Kawabata, math plus science equals working for the navy. “I’m good at math and science,” Kawabata said when describing himself. “Because of that, I want to work for the Navy and design their naval ships.” Kawabata’s high school transcript reflects his plans to work in the engineering...


Cooper Woest, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

On April 18, Jimmy Fallon, Jimmy Kimmel and Stephen Colbert hosted “One World: Together at Home”, a live benefit concert where the best musicians from today and yesterday performed at home to raise money for coronavirus relief. Spearheaded by Lady Gaga, the event attracted nearly 21 million viewers...

Senior Spotlight: Nicole Wanga

Anne Wang, Staff Writer

June 22, 2020

Senior Nicole Wanga is known for her strength and resilience as a fighter. Through her diverse eclectic array of interests, she is bound for a successful future despite the current obstacles from the coronavirus pandemic. In fact, she has participated in wrestling all throughout high school and is...