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Zombies and…Twinkies?

Zombies and…Twinkies?

Princess Abayomi, Staff Writer

October 26, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Gopher Bites, Reviews

A refreshing take on the typical undead genre, starring Jesse Eisenburg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson, and Abigail Breslin. The idea of the dead being resurrected as hungry, flesh-eating monsters of their former selves has always been a topic people found to be horrifying. "Zombieland", a quirky, f...

Should Gym Class be Mandatory in High School?

Should Gym Class be Mandatory in High School?

Delaney Keane, Staff Writer

April 27, 2017


Filed under Editorials, GB Undercover, Showcase

There has been a big debate on whether or not gym class should be mandatory in high school and based on some research I have determined that it shouldn't be. Many kids enjoy the environment and activities that come along with gym class, but there are some negative aspects that seem to prove that gym...

Movie Review: Disney’s Mulan

Movie Review: Disney’s Mulan

Kate Perez, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Mulan is a unique story about a girl who refuses to conform to the social expectations of a woman, and instead determines her own destiny. Set in the era of the Northern Wei Dynasty, Mulan courageously takes the place of her father who is suddenly drafted to war, disguising herself as a man. Mulan trains...

Should the Samsung Edge Be Your New Smartphone of Choice?

Should the Samsung Edge Be Your New Smartphone of Choice?

Anthony White, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

As a human, we are intrigued by the development and innovations of the technological world. Some of these developments work out, others are miserable failures. Today we will look at where Samsung is going with their smartphones, specifically the newer Samsung Edge models. These phones are a pricey investment....

Ebonie-lution

Ebonie-lution

Joshua Davis, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Gopher Bites, Interviews, Showcase

Ebonie Smith has found herself overwhelmed this past year with an abundance of extracurricular activities and the crippling stress of social and academic challenges; she has been forced out of her comfort zone and into unknown territory full of stress and anxiety. Not only is Ebonie part of the Biomedical Al...

The Biggest Bird at GBHS

The Biggest Bird at GBHS

Maggie Albrecht, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Gopher Bites, Gopher Nation Sports, Interviews, Showcase, Spring Sports

Glen Burnie High School senior, Timothy Maly, is better known around the school as “Big Bird”. When asked how he acquired such a nickname he replied “A middle school prank gone bad. My friend posted a picture of Big Bird on my locker, and filled my locker with glue and yellow feathers. It fell on...

Is There Hope for the American School System?

Is There Hope for the American School System?

Anthony White, Staff Writer

March 6, 2017


Filed under Editorials, Showcase

Betsy Devos is now in charge of our school systems, pretty much nationwide. Luckily for us juniors and seniors here at GBHS, we are graduating soon because this is going to turn into a rather disgusting disaster. Devos is aiming to provide grants to parents who desire to send their children to priva...

“Rogue One”: Was it good?

“Rogue One”: Was it good?

Ahamed Chowdhury, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

“Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is the newest and most recent Star Wars installment in the franchise to be released in theaters. It came out in theaters on  December 16, 2016. On opening weekend it racked in a total of approximately $155 million, which is the second best opening weekend movie this Decemb...

Finding Nemo Movie Review

Finding Nemo Movie Review

Jessica Rodriguez, Staff Writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

A journey of the sea, Finding Nemo may be one of the best children’s movies ever made, filled with sadness, joy, and suspense. The movie follows a clown fish named Nemo who is taken by a group of scuba divers, and his father, Marlin who sets out on an adventure to find him, meeting an odd fish n...

Movie Review: The Finest Hours

Movie Review: The Finest Hours

Danielle Schmidt, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

The Finest Hours is based on the –much longer– similarly titled novel The Finest Hours: The True Story of the U.S. Coast Guard's Most Daring Sea Rescue by Michael J. Tougias and Casey Sherman. Centered around the heroic lead, Miriam Weber, and his crew members, the movie follows their adventure to rescue an oi...

Fast and Furious 7 Movie Review

Fast and Furious 7 Movie Review

Obed Sanchez, Staff Writer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Reviews, Showcase

Fast and Furious is a movie franchise that started in 2001 staring actors Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, and Michelle Rodriguez. The series includes seven released movies and one in production. The seventh and most recent movie, Furious 7 takes place in Dubai, India and Los Angeles, ...

My Ghost Encounter

My Ghost Encounter

Meagan Schlossenberg, Staff Writer

October 7, 2014


Filed under Fiction, Gopher Bites

The ghost story of a lifetime started when I turned five years old. I was sitting in my room, playing with my toys just like every five year-old boy does. I turned to my closet because I heard a faint knocking. I was more like scratching on my door as if someone wanted me to go to it and let them out....

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