The School Newspaper of Harriton High School
  • Trump: Nationwide Ban On Garlic And Wooden Stakes

    Trump: Nationwide Ban On Garlic And Wooden Stakes

    Ava Brown and Jack Mendelsohn

    December 6, 2016

    The Trump transition team has offered great perks to the early-on Trump loyalists. And, although not all initial Trump endorsers have had their backs scratched, reports are hinting to a new policy change per request of former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Within the first one hundred days of this... READ MORE »»

    Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani speaks during a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at the South Florida Fair Grounds in West Palm Beach, Fla., on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2016. (Maria Lorenzino/Sun Sentinel/TNS)

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  • Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

    Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

    Marc Chaudry, Staff Writer

    December 5, 2016

    War films for the past decades in cinema have been characterized for their extreme penchant for patriotism and pride in one’s armed forces.  In Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge, we finally have a film that not only still showcases the growth in fellowship between young and ambitious Marines, but most... READ MORE »»

    Luke Bracey, left, in Hacksaw Ridge. (Mark Rogers/Cross Creek Pictures)

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  • Evolution Accelerated

    Evolution Accelerated

    Avery Parr, Staff Writer

    December 2, 2016

    The oldest living fossils are currently aged to around the 3.5 billion year mark. They looked nothing like us, yet they are our ancestors. Of course, we now know this is because of evolution; over time, these organisms evolved to survive. Unfortunately, this type of random-adaptation-based modification... READ MORE »»

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  • Ram of the Week: Alex Miller

    Ram of the Week: Alex Miller

    Camila Madero, Spotlight Editor

    December 1, 2016

    This week’s RAM of the week is none other than Alex Miller. Alex, a junior, is a joyful and energetic member of the Harriton community that you can always find smiling in the hallway. She can make anyone laugh and feel happy which is why the Harriton Banner chose her for this article’s Ram of the Week. ... READ MORE »»

  • “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

    “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review

    November 30, 2016

    Almost twenty years ago, JK Rowling turned the world upside down with her fantasy novel about a young boy who goes to a school for wizards. Scores of people; both young and old; found their imaginations captured in a world full of magical spells, powerful witches and wizards, and whimsical creatures that ca... READ MORE »»

    "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them." (Warner Bros.)

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Sports

Athlete of the Week: Thomas Rosini

Athlete of the Week: Thomas Rosini

Max Beck and Blake Garber, Staff Writer

This week’s Harriton Athlete of the Week is Thomas Rosini. Thomas is a freshman, and he plays for the Harriton/Lower Merion Boys’ Varsity Squash team. He recently...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

  • Athlete of the Week: Alex Krauss November 23, 2016
  • NFL Week 11: The Eagles Move to Last in the NFC East November 22, 2016
  • Indoor Track Preview November 18, 2016

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Spotlight

Ram of the Week: Alex Miller

Ram of the Week: Alex Miller

Camila Madero, Spotlight Editor

This week’s RAM of the week is none other than Alex Miller. Alex, a junior, is a joyful and energetic member of the Harriton community that you can always find smiling in ...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

  • Interview with the Environmental Club November 23, 2016
  • Ram of the Week: Rachel Brown November 17, 2016
  • Ben Barnett on His First Quarter of Presidency November 15, 2016

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Arts & Entertainment

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge

Marc Chaudry, Staff Writer

War films for the past decades in cinema have been characterized for their extreme penchant for patriotism and pride in one’s armed forces.  In Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Rid...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

  • “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Review November 30, 2016
  • “Museum”: An Interview with Emily Sinrod November 17, 2016
  • “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” Review November 11, 2016

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Science & Tech

Evolution Accelerated

Evolution Accelerated

Avery Parr, Staff Writer

The oldest living fossils are currently aged to around the 3.5 billion year mark. They looked nothing like us, yet they are our ancestors. Of course, we now know this is ...  Read More »

Dec 2 • No Comments

A Look at Grade Inflation

November 29, 2016

The Science Behind Fall

The Science Behind Fall

November 18, 2016

Something’s Fishy: Harriton’s Tilapia Farm

Something’s Fishy: Harriton’s Tilapia Farm

November 16, 2016

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Humor

Trump: Nationwide Ban On Garlic And Wooden Stakes

Trump: Nationwide Ban On Garlic And Wooden Stakes

Ava Brown and Jack Mendelsohn

The Trump transition team has offered great perks to the early-on Trump loyalists. And, although not all initial Trump endorsers have had their backs scratched, reports are...  Read More »

Dec 6 • No Comments

Webkinz Rebels Overrun Cyber Capitol

Webkinz Rebels Overrun Cyber Capitol

October 24, 2016

Human Flu Epidemic More Widespread Than Scientists Thought

Human Flu Epidemic More Widespread Than Scientists Thought

March 1, 2016

Personality Quiz: Which ‘Friends’ Character Are You?

Personality Quiz: Which ‘Friends’ Character Are You?

November 11, 2015

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Opinion

The Effect of Trump’s Win on Climate Change

Sarah Newman, Staff Writer

To those who woke up on November 9th and heard the news, life will be forever changed. As the American people, we look for someone who will lead and help our country innov...  Read More »

Nov 28 • No Comments

  • Always Vote Your Conscience on Election Day November 4, 2016
  • The Door Swings Both Ways November 2, 2016
  • City On A Hill? Trump’s Anti-Mexican Proposals Would Hurt America April 14, 2016

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Features

A Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe

Ellie Willkomm, Staff Writer

Thanksgiving is one of those holidays where everyone has a favorite dish. Some people love the stuffing, some love the delectable vegetables, and others love the desserts....  Read More »

Nov 23 • No Comments

  • Teachers Who Went to Harriton November 21, 2016
  • Made On the Main Line October 31, 2016
  • Chocolate Dipped Peanut Butter Banana Bites April 13, 2016

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News

The GOP Won All Three Branches—Now What?

The GOP Won All Three Branches—Now What?

Ben Feldman, News Editor

On election night, the biggest news was Donald Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. But in perhaps more significant news, the Republicans...  Read More »

Nov 21 • No Comments

  • How Donald Trump Won November 14, 2016
  • Harriton buildOn helps Haiti November 7, 2016
  • Election Update and Campaign Rhetoric November 7, 2016

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The School Newspaper of Harriton High School
The School Newspaper of Harriton High School