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The SAT: Important or Irrelevant?

The SAT: Important or Irrelevant?

Esha Singhai, Staff Writer May 25, 2021

Making its first appearance in 1926, the Scholastic Aptitude Test, or SAT, has evolved to become a subject of controversy among college admissions officers and students alike. Though the SAT has only progressed...

Varsity Blues: Who's Really to Blame?

Varsity Blues: Who’s Really to Blame?

Vinay Khosla, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

The 2019 college admissions scandal that rocked the nation and world has once again resurfaced in the new Netflix documentary Operation Varsity Blues: The College Admissions Scandal. The investigation,...

The failure of hybrid learning

Eric Sugarman, Staff Writer May 18, 2021

On April 6th, Dulaney High School, as a part of their return to normalcy, began hybrid learning. The ability to opt-out of in-person learning has definitely been felt to those who chose to attend classes...

Dulaney’s Forgotten Class of ‘21 Speaks Out

Dulaney’s Forgotten Class of ‘21 Speaks Out

Alycia Wong, News Editor April 12, 2021

The generation that grew up watching whimsical Disney Channel Original movies and daydreaming about the perfect prom is now facing the harsh reality of COVID-19; their last year(s) of high school now online...

No, You Can’t Cancel Gandhi

No, You Can’t Cancel Gandhi

Vinay Khosla, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

This past summer as the United States, and the world at large, wrestled with long-standing systems of racial inequity and general inequality, the microscope under which such systems and institutions were...

Performative Activism: Does it Perpetuate False Realities?

Performative Activism: Does it Perpetuate False Realities?

Esha Singhai, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

You’ve just woken up and are aimlessly scrolling through Instagram—except this time, all the posts are black squares. “What? Is my Instagram broken?” you think to yourself. After scrolling for...

Dangers of Escapism

Dangers of Escapism

Jackie Sibila, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Picture a black hole. An area in which the gravitational pull is so strong that nothing—not even light—can escape its force. It pulls you towards it, drags you in, makes even the smallest particle...

The Slushy Future of Snow Days

The Slushy Future of Snow Days

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Snow days have always meant more than precipitation. Rumors circulating the days before that snow might fall, debating whether there will be enough snow to have an actual day off and making sure everyone...

Biden and Harris’ America is still Trump’s America

Jeongin Kim, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

In the wake of the 2020 election, mainstream (corporate) media pushed voting as an inherent American duty. Many in liberal circles believed that Trump’s potential re-election jeopardized the country’s...

Dear NHPS: Asians Aren’t the New White

Alycia Wong, News Editor January 28, 2021

In November 2020, North Thurston Public Schools, a school district in Washington, sparked controversy after excluding Asian students in a performance report, lumping them together with white students. “One...

Letter to the Editor: Baltimore County Superintendent Announces Reopening Timeline, Immediately Revaluates

Mingni Dong, Grade 9 January 25, 2021

Dear Editor,      I would like to provide some student input on the reopening timeline discussed in “Baltimore County Superintendent Announces Reopening Timeline, Immediately Revaluates”. I...

The Myth of “Gifted Kid Burnout”

Vinay Khosla, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

In fourth grade I was placed in Baltimore County Public School’s Gifted and Talented program, which has since been dubbed with the new moniker, Advanced Academics; regardless the program has inherently...

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