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GBHS Student Places 2nd at Congressional Art Competition

GBHS Student Places 2nd at Congressional Art Competition

Bucky the Gopher, Resident Gopher

May 18, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Glen Burnie High School Senior Harry Affeldt placed 2nd at this year's Congressional Art Competition. The Congressional Art Competition asks students to submit artistic creations to their local representatives and congresspeople which are then judged by a panel of local artists. The stated goal of...

Superhero Showdown: Round 2

Superhero Showdown: Round 2

Bucky the Gopher, Resident Gopher

March 12, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The Media Center is running its annual Superhero Showdown, and you can help determine which superhero will reign supreme as the undisputed champion. Be sure to cast your vote in Round 2 to help ensure that your chosen champion wins. Some nail biting match-ups in this round include Infinity Gaunt...

These Gophers Gnaw on Pins

These Gophers Gnaw on Pins

Cayla Paige, Sports Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Gopher Nation Sports, News, Showcase, Winter Sports

While the Glen Burnie High School Basketball and Football teams have had quite the seasons recently, an elite group of athletes have been racking up the wins while going largely unnoticed by the student body. The Glen Burnie Rolling Gophers, the school’s unified bowling team, have been placing highly...

Amazon Seeks a New Home

Amazon Seeks a New Home

Cristian Garcia, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018


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Tech giant Amazon is seeking a new location to build its second headquarters: a prospect that had many cities begging for consideration. 238 locations were considered from the start. Many cities did not make the first round of cuts despite shameless groveling from their leaders. A Kansas City, Mi...

SpaceX Blasts into the New Year

SpaceX Blasts into the New Year

Cristian Garcia, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

2017 was a successful year for the private aerospace manufacturer and space transport service company SpaceX, which was able to complete eighteen out of eighteen successful  launches, as well as fifteen out of fifteen first stage recoveries. This year SpaceX will be focusing on the highly anticipated Falc...

Internet Celebrity Goes Too Far

Internet Celebrity Goes Too Far

Princess Abayomi, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Last weekend, YouTube star and latest internet controversy subject Logan Paul posted a video of himself and friends venturing into Aokigahara, also known as “suicide forest.” The moniker spawned from the numerous suicides recorded on the site, prompting signs to lead visitors away from seeing any...

Once Again, The Ravens Missed the Playoffs

Once Again, The Ravens Missed the Playoffs

Jordan Fangman, Staff Writer

January 3, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Will the Ravens ever make the playoffs again? Their December 31st to the Cincinnati Bengals causes the Baltimore Ravens to once again lose their playoff position for the second year in a row. The Ravens played the Bengals at 4:30 pm on New Year’s Eve. The game was close; it kept both team’s fans on t...

Are Hot Pockets REALLY what they say they are?

Are Hot Pockets REALLY what they say they are?

Isabella Hackman, Staff Writer

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Showcase

Many complaints have been made within the last few years about certain foods getting recalled, but how did they get passed the FDA anyways? Well, simple...The FDA possibly cannot pay attention to ALL foods, right? There has been many discoveries recently of ingredients in food that most likely do...

Women’s Access to Contraceptives Under the Trump Administration

Christian Garcia, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under News

The Trump Administration made adjustments to Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act on Friday, October 6, 2017, allowing a range of companies to deny offering coverage over contraceptives that might go against employer’s religious and moral beliefs on the use of them. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Ser...

Cambridge University: Sick Jokes or Inspiring Quotes?

Cambridge University: Sick Jokes or Inspiring Quotes?

Anonymous

October 26, 2017


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Cambridge University students are outraged at the infamous Nazi concentration camp, Auschwitz, where over a million men, women, and children were tortured and killed during World War II, being used as an image on a flyer to welcome incoming freshmen to Emmanuel College. The sign on the flyer bears the...

The Catalan Revolution

The Catalan Revolution

Kat Kaplan, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Not for the first time, the autonomous region of Spain known as Catalonia is attempting to declare its independence from Spain. On Sunday, October 1st, the Catalan government held a referendum-- in violation of the constitution, according to the Spanish national government-- to decide whether to would rem...

Fyre Festival: Anything But Lit

Fyre Festival: Anything But Lit

Kate Perez, Staff Writer

May 19, 2017


Filed under News

Attendees of the Fyre Festival were met with chaos on Saturday as the event, founded by rapper Ja Rule, was not what it was promised to be. A Disaster from the Get-go International travelers to the festival were attracted to the various luxurious amenities on the private island of Great Exuma, ...

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