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Maryland RenFest Returns

Maryland RenFest Returns

Tia Simms, Staff Writer

October 9, 2014


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It’s that time again. The Maryland Renaissance Festival -- or “RenFest” for short -- is back. It’s entertained us every year since 1997, with more than 280,000 guests and 600 employees each season. These employees are always in character as native 15th – 17th century citizens and never break role....

Childhood Favorite Remembered: Robin Williams

Childhood Favorite Remembered: Robin Williams

Angelina Pruto, Editor

October 1, 2014


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On   August 11th, a major part of moviegoers’ lives – Robin Williams – said goodbye too early. He was killed by a silent assassin that many of us live with each day: depression. He was born July 21st, 1951 in Chicago, Illinois, but Robin started his career at the age of 25, playing the fr...

Engineers Launch for Adaptive Lacrosse

Engineers Launch for Adaptive Lacrosse

Sarah Rifield, Staff Writer

June 13, 2014


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Teamwork, sportsmanship, and skills development. Qualities that can be built through sports like lacrosse. However, lacrosse isn’t a sport that has been widely adapted for young adults with mental and physical disabilities. But surprisingly, the BMAH Introduction to Engineering Design class (IED) here...

Public Service Announcement

Public Service Announcement

Cody Colston, Senior Staff Writer

May 28, 2014


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Glen Burnie High School kicked off its Signature Program on April 30th with a speech by county executive Laura Neuman and a career expo in the main gym. But what exactly is the Signature Program? “The Signature Program was established to connect with the community and local business leaders to enrich ...

Energy Drink Ban Coming?

Energy Drink Ban Coming?

Kyle Chrisovergis, Staff Writer

April 23, 2014


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Maryland is trying to be the first state to ban energy drinks or place an age requirement of 18 years old to buy them. This all started with a 14 year-old girl, Anais Fournier from Hagerstown, who died in December 2011 when she drank two 24-ounce Monster Energy brand beverages in one day. Anais’s...

GBHS Blood Drive Sets Record

GBHS Blood Drive Sets Record

Jaquelyn Wilson, Staff Writer

March 18, 2014


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Every school year, Glen Burnie High School has two Blood Drives: the one during the fall and the other one following up a few months later in February. At GBHS the pints collected have never totaled up as high as they have this year. So exactly how many pints were collected this time? A whopping 207...

The Real-Life ‘Lost’

The Real-Life ‘Lost’

Sarah Rifield, Staff Writer

March 14, 2014


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Malaysia Airlines flight 370 has been missing for five days after disappearing midflight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. There has been much speculation as to what happened: ideas range from pilot error and plane malfunction to hijacking and terrorism. After two days, it was found that...

Homeless Seek Shelter from Polar Vortex

Homeless Seek Shelter from Polar Vortex

Sarah Rifield, Staff Writer

March 6, 2014


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Success has been achieved by Anne Arundel House of Hope’s (AAHOH) Winter Relief once more as the 2014 winter season is reaching a close. Scientists call it “winter whiplash” -- temperatures dropping to the negatives at night and conditions ranging from snow to sleet, wind, and rain. Winter Relief...

Russia Coerced into LGBT Tolerance

Russia Coerced into LGBT Tolerance

Kat Cole, Staff Writer

February 26, 2014


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There has been a whole heap of controversy concerning the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. A prominent conflict in Russia has been with laws regarding the LGBT community. Russia is one of the more coldhearted countries when comes to homosexuality. In a survey taken last year by the Pew Research Gl...

Senator Reilly Challenges Students, Loses

Senator Reilly Challenges Students, Loses

Sarah Rifield, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


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It is often said among students that their voices are overlooked or go without being heard, but recently AACPS students cried out and the response was evident. On Wednesday, more than a dozen students from the Chesapeake Regional Association of Student Councils (CRASC), current Student Member of the...

“Dumb Starbucks” Shut Down

“Dumb Starbucks” Shut Down

Jacquelyn Wilson, Staff Writer

February 20, 2014


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Starbucks Coffee flourishes with attention-loving people every single day, each and every one of them seeking unique tastes to satisfy their coffee-craving taste buds. But what exactly is “DUMB” Starbucks Coffee? A new shop dubbed “Dumb Starbucks Coffee” opened up at 1802 Hillhurst Avenue  in Los ...

Giving Better Than Receiving

Giving Better Than Receiving

Cody Colston, Senior Staff Writer

January 9, 2014


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The holiday season has come and gone, but with it came the season of giving, good will towards all, and just plain joy. Mr. Pinder’s Vocal Ensemble students embodied all of that, giving out gift bags that consisted of a hat, a pair of gloves, socks, and a book to 500-plus students at Marley Elementary...

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