The Harriton Banner

Moira the Explorer: Punching Elephants

October 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion

As a high school senior in her first quarter of the year I have noticed a very large, very obtrusive, very threatening elephant, in every single room I have entered since August: the elephant of college applications. This...

The Monthly Milestone: High School, College, and Steve Jobs

Jackie Milestone, Editor-in-Chief

October 13, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Throughout high school I have been fortunate enough to feel as though I have never had to manipulate who I am to please anyone…until now. As a first semester senior, I am perpetually engaged in the act of filling out college...

Responsible Journalism

Sitara Soundararajan

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Who won the latest election? What is happening to our countrymen fighting overseas? What exactly are the ramifications of that bill passed in the Senate last week? How do we, the people, obtain the answers to these questions that...

Eagles Go Greener!

Sarah Hammer

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

The Philadelphia Eagles have decided to go green – in more ways than just their uniforms. By September of 2011, Lincoln Financial Field will be the most environmentally sustainable stadium in the world. With the help of the...

Laptops: A Blessing or A Curse?

Allison Schwartz

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

One of the major changes that students encounter as they enter High School in our district, is that they receive a computer to use and take with them everywhere they go. Three months into this school year, I already see the impact...

Sponge Says: Anjali’s Top 5 Most Underrated Movies!

Anjali Desai, Executive Editor

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Sponge Says: Anjali’s Top Five Most Underrated Movies! Everybody has their own taste in movies. We pile into the movie theaters on the weekends, and we go and see a frivolous comedy or sappy romance movie. There is also the...

Carp Diem: No Vaccine Necessary

Daniel Carp, Executive Editor

December 23, 2010

Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year- there’s a bug going around Harriton, and I’m not talking about the flu.  On all three floors, in every wing, in every grade, senioritis is striking, and it is taking its toll on our student body. College...

The Monthly Milestone: October

Jackie Milestone, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

“If you want to live high, live high; and if you want to live low, live low; cause there’s a million ways to go, you know that there are.” -  Cat Stevens In a sense I feel blessed to have parents who have always proponed...

In Memoiram: October

Moira Lavelle, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

It seems as if every time one turns on the television there are more and more stories about angry American citizens.  Powerfully angry citizens. Citizens with some cause or another and signs. Always the signs.  No one can have...

Taking on America’s Education

Sitara Soundararajan

October 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Now that students are getting back to school, it may be a good time to reflect on the educational system in our country. With on going globalization, there has been more and more discussion on how the educational system in the...

The School Newspaper of Harriton High School
Opinion