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Extra, Extra! (Curriculars)

Adjoa Mante, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

“What do you want? What are you looking for in an ideal application?” I found myself begging of the Brown admissions officer at the recent College Fair. Extracurriculars. They want extracurriculars. (Well-known fact: colleges’...

College Picking: A Not Quite Comprehensive Guide

Eileen Hoang

October 13, 2011

In the gloriously wet month of October there abounds college visits to Harriton. I'm a senior, which means that I should probably be thinking about college. I've been known to procrastinate when it comes to things like this. "So...

Your Vote

Lauren Johnson

October 13, 2011

Eighteen means adult! You can serve in the military or get a credit card. You can purchase cigarettes, rent apartments, enter into agreements as a legal adult. You are now considered reasonably intelligent. Conversely, you have...

Coffee: Miracle Liquid or Addictive Drug?

Grace McKenzie-Smith

October 13, 2011

Coffee. That wonderful beverage that wakes you up and warms you to your toes. Aromatic and energizing, coffee is a must-have for many people across the United States of America. There is more to coffee than meets the taste buds....

The Evolution of Awesome

Isabel Lake

October 13, 2011

Use the word “awesome” in a sentence. What did you describe? Pizza? Bacon? Your best friend? If you used this word two thousand years ago, that pizza must have been truly spectacular to the point of fearsome. Back then, only...

Autumnal Baking

Jessie Vander

October 13, 2011

The weeks leading up to the start of a new season always get me craving some kind of stereotypical seasonal treat: in summer I imagine swimming outside and eating my favorite ice cream and in winter dreams of warm brownies and...

Dear Jane: February

Jane Doe

February 20, 2011

Dear Jane, My girlfriend of 2 years is going to college next year, and I am not.  I am worried about what will happen with our relationship, but I am afraid to bring it up in conversation.  What should I do? Sincerely, Lover Man...

A New Place to Sleep

February 20, 2011

The average teenager should get up to eight hours of sleep a day, but do teens all really get up to eight hours of sleep a day? Some freshman are saying that the forty-five minute difference in opening of middle school and high...

Olympiad Rocks Invitationals!

Yidi Wu

February 20, 2011

The Harriton Science Olympiad team attended the annual Twin Tiers and Battle at Valley Forge Invitationals in January. These two invitationals are competitions that the team uses to prepare for the regional, state, and national...

Chronicles of an Aspiring Theatre Major: February

Kasie Patlove

February 20, 2011

A lot has been going on this past month. I have successfully finished 5 of my 13 auditions. It has been quite a ride, having to leave for an audition a day early with an hours’ notice to catch a flight, taking a road trip with...

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