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Unethical groups should not receive federal funding

Taylor Bynion, Copy Editor

April 24, 2017

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I am in favor of any company or organization that strives to serve the needs of women and children. With that being said, however, the reality of Planned Parenthood is that they provide limited services to women and they focus...

Planned Parenthood provides valuable resources to all

Elizabeth Harmison, News Editor

April 24, 2017

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In recent years, Planned Parenthood has grown to be associated with the practices of abortion and contraception, and therefore has acquired a negative connotation, especially in the Catholic Church. However, Planned Parenthood...

Baltimore Museum of Art

Edward Benner, Entertainment Editor

April 12, 2017

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The Baltimore Museum of Art (BMA) is one of the finest showcases of the diversity and influence of art around the world. The museum brings a large collection of  various eras and styles together, including American, African, Eu...

One day Senior Retreat proves successful

April 12, 2017

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The Senior Retreat was an one-day experience at the Sandy Cove Retreat Center in North East, Md. Even though it was only one day compared to every other year being an overnight retreat, it was still an effective experience and exc...

LobbyGuard fails to prevent long lines

April 12, 2017

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On Tuesday March 28, the new LobbyGuard attendance machines were implemented to handle early dismissals and late sign-ins. The system was supposed to alleviate long sign-in lines from late arrivals, but it seems as if nothing has ...

Bathrooms need thorough renovation

April 12, 2017

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Dark, dingy, smelly, and gross. Those are the words I would use to describe the bathrooms in the academic wing. While they do serve their purpose, they are still in need of a serious renovation. The Patriot wrote an article on...

Uniforms restrict students’ chances for self-expression

Paige Alban, In-Focus Editor

April 7, 2017

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Walking down the halls on a typical dress down day, I observe the bright colors and laughter emanating from my fellow classmates. The halls swirl through my head with a vibrancy in stark contrast to the usual gloomy grey and bl...

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