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Operation Midterms: Chill

Lexi Harder, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

It’s that time of year again. The holidays have passed, the first semester draws to a close, and students across the nation, and unfailingly at Harriton, become anxious. First, because the last grades of the quarter are to be...

Words People Use to Sound Smarter (We’ve All Done it)

Emily Mazo, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

The scene: Its 7:20 AM. You lean against the concrete and plaster wall of the JSL, trying to look as nonchalant as possible while talking to your friends about your least favorite teacher, whose class you are about to attend....

Burritos!

Sydney Soll, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

Burrito. Burrito. Burritos! (You want a burrito now.) Santa Fe Burrito and other local, semi-fast food Mexican restaurants were never very popular options for a meal. A few years back, the awesome Chipotle gave out free burritos...

Ask Jane: Volume Three

February 7, 2012

Dear Jane, I’m a senior gearing up to take midterms, but lately I just haven’t been feeling it. I’ve heard that your midterm grades don’t get sent out to colleges in your midyear report so why bother anyway, right?...

Signs of Urban Decay in Harriton Restrooms

Carly Scher, Staff Writer

January 31, 2012

With our new and improved school came new and improved restrooms. These restrooms happen to be extremely nice and high-tech, featuring automatic sinks and toilets, both of which are great—when they work. There are plenty of...

Academic Decathlon: A Comeback

Jasmine Jaros

January 12, 2012

Harriton’s revamped Academic Decathlon team is turning the heads of local competition. The team recently won at Renaissance Academy in Phoenixville, PA, its first scrimmage this competing season, placing first in the region,...

New Media: Anyone and His iPhone

Isabel Lake, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

Imagine for, a moment, that you lived one or two hundred years ago. It is easy to see that we would have to live without TVs, iPods, or other technology that is near necessary for today’s society. What most people don’t...

Is Santa for Real?

Lexi Harder, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

Santa Claus delivers presents to all of the good Christian children every year on Christmas Eve. Let it be reiterated that yes, all of the good children means all of the good children receive presents. Santa also accomplishes...

Dear Jane: Volume Two

January 12, 2012

Dear Jane, I’m Jewish, but I really love Christmas. Would it be wrong of me to ask my parents if we could get a Christmas tree this year? Sincerely, I’m In It For The Ornaments Dear I’m In It For The Ornaments, ...

Republican Primary Candidates

Adjoa Mante, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

On Tuesday, November 22nd, the Republican presidential candidates participated in yet another debate, this one dealing with National Security. These debates allow voters to familiarize themselves with the platforms, mannerisms...

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