The School Newspaper of Harriton High School
  • Dyslexia on a Neuronal Level

    Dyslexia on a Neuronal Level

    Avery Parr, Staff Writer

    January 20, 2017

    Dyslexia is a widespread condition. the National Institutes of Health finds that it affects up to one in five students in the United States. While various sources agree that the source of the condition is usually genetic and involves structural anomalies in the brains of those affected, some scienti... READ MORE »»

    Dyslexia Keyboard/TNS

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  • First Female Marines Report for Duty

    First Female Marines Report for Duty

    Jai Brown, Staff Writer

    January 19, 2017

    The Marine Corps is breaking ground by incorporating the first female infantry Marines, assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The 1st Battalion, 8th Marines will be receiving the three women, who will serve as a rifleman, machine gunner, and mortar, respectively. Each woman took part in the bran... READ MORE »»

    The graduating midshipmen march onto the field as the United State Naval Academy holds its 2016 Commissioning Ceremony on Friday, May 27, 2016, at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. (Paul W. Gillespie/Baltimore Sun/TNS)

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  • Stress on Different Sexes

    Stress on Different Sexes

    Florencia Giraudo, Staff Writer

    January 18, 2017

    Many believe that high school is a bubble filled with sleepless nights, midterms, finals, and the stress of getting into college. The amount of stress that we endure during our four years of high school can have a negative toll on us. For example, chronic stress can disrupt the immune system or inc... READ MORE »»

    Roosevelt High students in Michael Magidman's class during stress-reduction Rider Time, named after the school's Roughrider mascot, in Seattle. With teachers sensing student's anxiety had reached a crisis level, they rearranged the school's schedule to add a 20-minute break every day, and weekly lessons on mindfulness. (Ellen M. Banner/Seattle Times/TNS)

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  • Science Olympiad: Harriton’s Shining Star

    Science Olympiad: Harriton’s Shining Star

    Sarah Newman, Staff Writer

    January 13, 2017

    Calling all science lovers! This is a once in a lifetime chance to learn about Harriton High School’s renowned Science Olympiad team. Last year, the team won second place in the C Division at the national competition in Wisconsin. Currently, hopes are high that the new batch of freshmen will be a pro... READ MORE »»

    Erik Rodriguez/MCT 2014/TNS

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  • Spotlight On: Pitch Please

    Spotlight On: Pitch Please

    Daseul Kim, Spotlight Editor

    January 12, 2017

    As we return from our winter break, the Spotlight team here at the Banner took a time to reflect on the Harriton High School’s Music Department’s winter concerts which were performed a few weeks before students headed for break. We were able to interview one of the groups who gave the audience a ... READ MORE »»

Sports

Boy’s Ice Hockey Midseason Update

Alex Krauss, Staff Writer

With eleven games in the books so far, the Boy’s Ice Hockey Team is in good shape as compared to their results in recent years. Sitting at a solid 4-6-1 record, the Rams ar...  Read More »

Jan 16 • No Comments

  • Girls’ Ice Hockey Update January 11, 2017
  • Athlete of the Week: Griffin Berk December 16, 2016
  • Why You Should Watch the College Football Playoff December 14, 2016

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Spotlight

Latino Assimilation To the Harriton Community

Camila Madero, Spotlight Editor

Here at Harriton exists a small yet vibrant Latino community. Sophomore Kevin Matamoros, immigrated to the United States from Honduras two years ago when he was in Middle...  Read More »

Jan 17 • No Comments

  • Spotlight On: Pitch Please January 12, 2017
  • Ram of the Week: Duncan Miller January 5, 2017
  • Ram of the Week: Roshni Parikh December 15, 2016

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Arts & Entertainment

“Something Rotten” Review

“Something Rotten” Review

As expected from a 2015 Tony nominated musical, “Something Rotten!” is a spectacular show full of humor and romance. From the music to the set, the show was an exquisite...  Read More »

Jan 10 • No Comments

  • No Country for Fluky Folk: A Review of the Cinematic Landmark Nocturnal Animals December 23, 2016
  • “A Pentatonix Christmas” Album Review December 19, 2016
  • Mel Gibson’s Hacksaw Ridge December 5, 2016

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Science & Tech

Dyslexia on a Neuronal Level

Dyslexia on a Neuronal Level

Avery Parr, Staff Writer

Dyslexia is a widespread condition. the National Institutes of Health finds that it affects up to one in five students in the United States. While various sources agree tha...  Read More »

Jan 20 • No Comments

Stress on Different Sexes

Stress on Different Sexes

January 18, 2017

Science Olympiad: Harriton’s Shining Star

Science Olympiad: Harriton’s Shining Star

January 13, 2017

9 Things You May Not Know About Winter

9 Things You May Not Know About Winter

January 6, 2017

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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

Safe Space and the Body Politic

Safe Space and the Body Politic

Safe Space. Oops, did I trigger someone? How ironic that the concept of a place absent of triggers has become so triggering itself. Safe spaces are on the front lines of the d...  Read More »

Jan 3 • No Comments

  • The Role of Accent in Hireability December 8, 2016
  • The Effect of Trump’s Win on Climate Change November 28, 2016
  • Always Vote Your Conscience on Election Day November 4, 2016

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Features

Teachers Who Went to Harriton: Mr. Imaizumi

Teachers Who Went to Harriton: Mr. Imaizumi

Ava Schwartz and Hannah Triester, Staff Writer

Did you know that several of Harriton’s teachers have actually attended the school as a student themselves? We sat down with Mr. Imaizumi, who is a physics teacher here a...  Read More »

Jan 3 • No Comments

  • Peppermint Hot Cocoa Cookies December 22, 2016
  • What is Harriton Doing Over Winter Break? December 21, 2016
  • A Favorite Thanksgiving Recipe November 23, 2016

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News

First Female Marines Report for Duty

First Female Marines Report for Duty

Jai Brown, Staff Writer

The Marine Corps is breaking ground by incorporating the first female infantry Marines, assigned to Camp Lejeune in North Carolina. The 1st Battalion, 8th Marines will be recei...  Read More »

Jan 19 • No Comments

  • The Future of Ethics in the House January 9, 2017
  • Military Leaders in a Civilian Cabinet December 20, 2016
  • The Carrier Deal December 16, 2016

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