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Imagine A World without AP or IB

Costanza Maio, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2010

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The decision to take AP and IB classes weighs on students starting even from the eighth grade or earlier. Our competitive, “rat race” society has gotten to such an extreme point that students (and parents) are planning their...

Valentine’s Day— Commercial or Sentimental?

Samaya Sinha, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

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Each year, the malls overflow with red, pink, and white—Valentine’s Day merchandise.  Thousands of stores advertise hearts and flowers and teddy bears and candy.  Logos and balloons shine brightly on walls—I love you,...

The Harriton Coffee House

Moira Lavelle, Magazine Editor

April 16, 2010

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On January 12th a tremendous earthquake hit the island nation of Haiti, affecting the capital of Port-au-Prince and much of the surrounding area.  Before the quake, Haiti was the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.  The...

The Midterm Frenzy

Gregory Kurtzman, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

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They fester in the back of our minds during all of winter break.  They are what teachers allude to incessantly during the first and second quarter of the school year.  They require hours of studying and preparation.  They are all an hour and a half long.  They ...

The Chinese New Year Around the World

Adjoa Mante, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

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Gong Xi Fa Cai, or Happy New Year!  The Chinese New Year occurred February 14th this year and people all over the world initiated the year of the Metal Tiger.  The traditions present during the 15-day celebration of the New...

The BAUM

Lauren Berenbaum, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2010

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I love snow.  Over the past couple of weeks, heaps of snow have covered our streets, our driveways, and our grass.  It is at times like this when it is cold outside that I love to sit on the couch with a warm blanket and a mug...

Meetin’ with Maug…An Interview with English Teacher Mrs. Mauger

Laura Johnston, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

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AP English Literature and English 4 Honors teacher Mrs. Mauger always struck me as a down-to-earth, cool person, so I interviewed her to learn more.  When she was a high school senior, Mrs. Mauger graduated third in her class...

Navigating Dark Waters: Methods to Afford College

Eileen Mayro, Outreach Editor

April 16, 2010

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Due to America’s economic woes, a high school student’s selection of which college or university to attend has become based on more than just its academic and social attributes; unfortunately, this important decision is also...

A Visual Arts Update

A Visual Arts Update

February 17, 2010

World Aids Day: Searching for a Cure

February 17, 2010

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Gregory Kurtzman Staff Writer For many of us at Harriton and in the Lower Merion Community December 1st passed just like any other day.  While that date might not bear any particular significance for most of us, especially...

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