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Skating to America

Julia Carp, Spotlight Editor

October 17, 2011

Imagine leaving your lifelong friends as you pack up all your belongings, staring at the emptiness you once called home. You hop on a plane and anticipate a long flight – and a mysterious adventure living in a foreign country....

Holden On: Steve Jobs, Innovator

Holden McGinnis, Science/Tech Editor

October 17, 2011

Wednesday October 5th marked the death of one of history’s great innovators, Steve Jobs. Jobs had been struggling with pancreatic cancer since mid-2004. He was diagnosed with a rare form of pancreatic cancer known as islet cell...

The Great New Firewall

Lexi Harder, Staff Writer

October 17, 2011

It is not uncommon for the occasional “not-so-nice” word to be heard escaping from a Harriton student in times of stress; the explosive volley of strong language issuing from the mouth of an anonymous sophomore girl one September...

Parkway Runners Show Support for Cancer Research

Allison Langer, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

On a warm September Sunday at 7:00am, roughly 8,000 people gathered at 19th Street and the Parkway in Philadelphia. They took off an hour and a half later en route around the Swann Memorial Fountain, down the Parkway to the Philadelphia...

Gladwyne Blood Drive

Carlie Ladda, Local Editor

October 13, 2011

In May of 2011, a four-year-old boy living in Gladwyne was diagnosed with neuroblastoma cancer. After hearing this news, many parents and teachers at the boys pre-school jumped in to help. They organized a blood drive for July...

Lower Merion Police Not Guilty of Racism

Molly Goodman

October 13, 2011

A few months ago Kerry Godbold, a local veteran police officer attended a board meeting. Here, she exclaimed that the police department discriminates against black officers. After hearing these allegations, Lower Merion hired...


Catherine Valentine

October 13, 2011

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” Even though the Greek Philosopher Plato spoke this over two thousand years...

The College Craze Begins

Liza Atillasoy, Staff Writer

October 13, 2011

The first college and career fair was held on September 27th in the gym. The fair began at 11 am and occurred during the lunch set. Juniors and seniors took turns walking around the gym and looking at the many different...

The Great Smartphone Debate

Eric Dannenbaum

October 13, 2011

As smartphones have become increasingly popular over the past few years, two brands iPhone and Droids are clearly the two most popular. People on both sides of the smartphone battle are extremely loyal to their particular brand....

Science and Technology Clubs

Catherine Valentine

October 13, 2011

Interested in science and/or technology? We have a club for that at Harriton. TSA: Under faculty heads Mr. and Mrs, Ochiogrosso, Ms. Kiley, and Mr. Lehman, students in TSA can “integrate science, technology, engineering and ...

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