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Ryan Jeffrey Ditto Tiedemanns Postmodern 21st Century Review of Important Works in the Greater Pantheon of English Literature

Ryan Jeffrey Ditto Tiedemann’s Postmodern 21st Century Review of Important Works in the Greater Pantheon of English Literature

Ryan Tiedemann, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

“The mystery of life isn't a problem to solve, but a reality to experience.” - Frank Herbert, Dune. Environmentalism, individualism, political and religious fanaticism. Frank Herbert’s masterpiece,...

Concert safety; should performers take more action?

Megan Puente, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

The feeling of going to a concert is amazing, you are with all of your friends having a blast and such a fun time. One of the most popular places to go to a concert in Maryland is Merriweather Post Pavilion....

December: Universal Human Rights Month

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

December 10th marks the 73rd year since the Universal Declaration of Humans Rights was signed by the United Nations. The Declaration is an international document that outlines the basic rights and freedoms...

Holiday Shopping Spirals Out of Control

Anna Albergo, Editor-in-Chief December 22, 2021

A brand new pair of jeans for 50% off, a new version of your watch that is $100 cheaper than normal and a limited offer of a buy one get one free body lotion. These items have one thing in common: you...

Real guns have no place in Hollywood

Lily Hemmeter, Staff Writer December 22, 2021

On Oct. 21, 2021, cinematographer Halyna Hutchins was shot and killed on set for the movie “Rust”. The worst part about the situation was that her death was completely avoidable. She died because the...

Opting for an Inclusive School Calendar

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

The issue of which holidays to recognize has plagued school systems and policymakers across the country. Schools have been compromising to maintain the full 180 days of school while recognizing diverse...

Abortion is A Human Right

Abortion is A Human Right

Olivia Morris, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Imagine being told you were not allowed to make a decision about your own body.  The argument whether abortion should be legal is an argument about a person’s right to make such a decision.  The pro-choice...

We’re back at school! Yay?

Liam Gaumont, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

It is October of 2021. Just one year ago at this time, we were learning and completing work entirely online. Before 2020, it would blow our minds to even think of that, much less experience it. That new...

Lit Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Lit Review: A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

Ryan Tiedemann, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

“I will try to express myself in some mode of life or art as freely as I can and as wholly as I can” - James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man How does one’s life shape them? A Portrait...

Trophy Hunting; A National Problem

Ashlyn Hoffmann, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

Trophy hunting. This is a sport in which hunters search for, shoot, and kill animals in the wild. There is a big difference between hunting for necessities versus hunting as a sport. When an animal is...

Senior Spotlight: Early Deadlines Stress Seniors

Anna Albergo, Editor in Chief November 4, 2021

As fall approaches and the CommonApp takes over the lives of seniors at Dulaney, it is clear that the college application season is back again. On top of their senior year course load, extracurriculars,...

S@*! That hurt!

[email protected]*! That hurt!

Gabrielle Cassini, Staff Writer November 4, 2021

 The year is 1970, and the movie theater is crowded with people. The film is halfway through and the audience goes into shock. The American film, M*A*S*H became the first film in the U.S to use a curse...

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