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College Profile: McDaniel College

Gabby Joseph, Copy Editor

October 28, 2009

“What was that? Did you hear something?” “Get in the car. You are being blindfolded and taken somewhere you don’t know, your job is to find your way back to McDaniel.” That is a true story of what happened to English...

Staffer earns top film honors

Nicky Hatzidimitriou, General Staff

October 23, 2009

My hands shook as I wiped them on my jeans, attempting to hide the fact that they were unnaturally sweaty in a perfectly temperate auditorium. My heart began to race while trying to keep up with the blood that was traveling rapidly...

Teen dances to opportunity

Haley Lynch, General Staff

October 16, 2009

Like most 13 year-old girls, Miranda Wienecke likes to dance. However, her opportunity to dance in Russia on full scholarship and study with the famous Bolshoi ballet group clearly separates her from the life of an average teen. ...

Drama department choreographs new play

Ryan Lina, General Staff

October 16, 2009

Swiftly moving across the stage the Drama Department members dance in unison. This can mean only one thing, it's play season. That’s right it’s that time of year again , when parents, siblings, and students line up to...

Briggs aims to administrate

Charlotte Hagerman, Copy Editor

October 16, 2009

During his mods off from teaching, music director Dan Briggs struggles to study and complete assignments for his own classes. In addition to his extensive workload at school, Briggs is facing the task of earning his master’s degree. Brigg...

MLIA and GHM spread cheer

Kristi Snyder, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2009

FMyLife.com is famous for its low views on life and proving that people’s lives are doomed from the smallest instances of failure. This is quite a contrast to GivesMeHope.com and MyLifeIsAverage.com. Both of these sites are...

Paperless policy gets mixed reviews

Catie Beth Shauck, General Staff

October 16, 2009

History teacher Brian Powell shuffles through papers cluttering his desk looking for that one elusive document that was handed in as a hard copy.  When he finds it, Powell guarantees that it will be the last paper assignment...

College Profile: Wesley College

Gabby Joseph, Copy Editor

October 16, 2009

Wesley College was the result of a random drawing of potential colleges from the tri-state area. It in no way is meant to affect what college you go to, only to try and help you learn about colleges out there. There was no bias...

Q & A with Ms. Siegel

Rachel Kokoska, Sports Editor and Rachel Kokoska, Sports Editor

October 16, 2009

Rebecca Siegel, the youngest addition to the JC teaching staff, graduated from Goucher College in Baltimore.  In her first job, as she teaches a mixture of sophomores, juniors, and seniors in biology and environmental classes,...

Just a thought

Hilary Weidner, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2009

You know those moments where you don’t know what to do…well now you do. Ask away. Questions: 1). New School. No friends. All Alone. What to do? Well, everyone’s been through it at least once. You are new to schoo...

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