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Holden On: Is Technology Beneficial?

February 7, 2012

Have you ever wondered if our lives would be better without the distractions that fill our lives? Ever contemplate why we feel the need to check Facebook or Twitter incessantly just to see if anything new has happened in our world? While...

Moira the Explorer: Famous Last Words

Moira Lavelle, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2012

I have a weird guilty pleasure: quotes. I love to collect quotes from famous leaders, writers, movie stars, rock stars and anyone in between. In particular I love last words. The final utterance of a human being before they depart....

Presidential People Problems

Dhruv Pillai, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

We’ve all got that one major issue that we believe is the most important problem in the world. Maybe it’s the obstinately unmoving unemployment rate. Maybe it’s reforming Medicare and Medicaid and Social Security. Maybe,...

The Monthly Milestone: AP vs. IB

Jackie Milestone, Editor-in-Chief

February 7, 2012

In regard to the late AP vs. IB video that premiered in the Harriton auditorium on January 11th, I figured I would throw in a word or two for the good ole International Baccalaureate as course selection rolls around. As I sat...

A Tiger Mom’s Techniques

Sitara Soundararajan, Staff Writer

February 7, 2012

Say you live in a perfect world and you are able to choose your own parents. Sounds cool, right? Well, which would choose: the demanding, strict, tough parents, or the liberal, permissive, easygoing parents? I think that most...

It’s Settled: Interview With the Gym Tryer

Alex Settle, Sports Editor/Assistant Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2012

You may be aware of the demographic at Harriton known as “Gym Tryers.” We all know what it means to be a gym tryer, and frankly most of us have been caught in the act of gym trying before. I myself am somewhat of a gym tryer....

Climate Change for Dummies

Dhruv Pillai, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

“Is it hot in here, or is it just you?” That’s definitely one of my favorite pick-up lines. It’s short; it’s sweet; it’s not excessively dirty. But now that you mention it, it is kind of hot in here… Global warming...

Moira the Explorer: BOOKS

Moira Lavelle, Editor-in-Chief

January 12, 2012

I love to read. I enjoy a good non-fiction book, but fiction is what will undoubtedly keep me up late at night, turning pages, hoping for more. When I was younger I would read any book with a good story. If there was magic or...

Should Scandals Doom Careers?

Max Rose, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

In recent weeks Republican presidential candidates have been accused of involving themselves in scandals. Presidential hopeful Herman Cain, former executive of Godfather’s Pizza, has been accused of sexually harassing his workers....

It’s as Easy as 1, 2, Uhh…

Euphoria Davis, Staff Writer

January 12, 2012

I always enjoy watching various political campaigns and seeing real American democracy in action, but Rick Perry’s bid for election is one of the least enjoyable campaigns I have seen in politics. The real kick-start of the...

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