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Prigel satisfies, indulges

Prigel satisfies, indulges

Emlyn Langlieb, Staff writer

December 16, 2016


Filed under Reviews

"Eat dessert first." At Prigel Family Creamery, this maxim is law. Whatever season it is, you will not be disappointed by the rich and unforgettable flavor of their ice cream. They have over 19 unique flavors, but all are extraordinary (trust me, when my sister and I first tried it we couldn’t believe...

Freshman animating, voicing own show

Freshman animating, voicing own show

Vinny Arciaga, Staff writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Modern Day Picasso

To hear freshman Hayley Shearman tell it, creating and voicing much of her own animation show is a breeze. “It’s fun to be able to make a story and have it come to life with characters that have a certain mood,” Shearman said. “It really adds a layer to how the viewers perceive them as a...

Upscale restaurant falls short of expectations

Upscale restaurant falls short of expectations

Matilde Cascella, Staff writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Reviews

Cunningham’s, which describes itself as a “refined bar and grill,” located right off the Towson Town roundabout and positioned in the lower half of an office building, offered a host of convincing pictures on their website. It was warmly lit with an open kitchen in the center and several dining...

All-day breakfast eatery entices shoppers with tempting treats

All-day breakfast eatery entices shoppers with tempting treats

Sophie Bates, Editor in chief

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Reviews

More than a typical breakfast joint, the Iron Rooster won over my friends and me – despite a 45-minute wait. Starving, we entered the restaurant Dec. 3, took in the rustic patriotic feel of the dining area (two flags hang tapestry style amid dark wood tables) and mustered the energy for shopping be...

Photographer snares nature shots

Photographer snares nature shots

Emlyn Langlieb and Emily Williams

December 14, 2016


Filed under Artist Among Us, Features

Ever since he was young, senior Joodh Waleedh has enjoyed art, but photography was special. On his family visits to the Maldives, he was frequently asked to snap photos of his family in front of countless picturesque landscapes. But Waleedh was more interested in the scene than the people. “My mom wou...

Style keeps senior alert

Style keeps senior alert

Patrick Fitzgerald, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Fashion Forward, Features

Active in the Greek Orthodox Youth Association, Allied Soccer and Relay for Life, senior Arianna Minas sat down with sports editor Patrick Fitzgerald to talk about her look. Q: What motivates you to dress nicely every day? A: When I dress well, naturally, it helps me stay awake. If you look like a b...

The Post: Connie Dean

The Post: Connie Dean

Lauren Kuhr, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, The Post

Assistant Principal Connie Dean rolled into the journalism lab to speak with staff writer Lauren Kuhr about her love for the Hallmark Channel, classic rock music and the renovations that are supposed to take place here soon. READING: Right now, I’m reading a book called “Teach Like A Pirate,...

Photo transitions from film to digital

Photo transitions from film to digital

Olivia Summons and Grace Hazlehurst

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features

For years, the dark room served as a place where students could learn the history behind pictures and appreciate the traditional art of photography. Many said their love for photography was strongly influenced by the time spent alone with their photographs. But due to reallocation of funds within the school, th...

Check out comic’s sitcom

Check out comic’s sitcom

Kevin Zorbach, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Reviews

Binge-worthy. That’s the best word to describe “Master of None,” a single-season comedy show streaming on Netflix. It’s composed of 10 episodes that draw viewers into the life of Dev Shah, an Indian actor living in New York, played by comedian and creator of the show, Aziz Ansari.   Most...

They’re still hot

They’re still hot

Vinny Arciaga, Maria Eberhart, and Emily Williams

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features

Sophomore Lucia Qian learned how to rip her jeans from watching YouTube videos. “I go to thrift shops and buy jeans that are only like $5 and just cut them off, cuff them and distress them,” Qian said. It may be winter time, but ripped jeans are practically everywhere. The popularity of this classic...

Beloved classic disappoints

Beloved classic disappoints

Olivia Summons, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


Filed under Features, Reviews

Change has arrived in the world of “Gilmore Girls.” Let’s just say the years have not been kind to the characters in the series, which is available for streaming on Netflix following a Thanksgiving weekend release. The first episode initially showed promise with 30-year-old Rory’s return to...

Prizes drive students to donate

Adam Zimmerman, Staff writer

November 28, 2016


Filed under Briefs, News

The Student Government Organization is holding its annual canned food drive until Dec. 28. Cans donated are being collected in A-day homerooms and participants receive tickets to be entered in a drawing for several prizes, which include a new laptop and gaming system. The top two homerooms who collect...