Athletes go extra mile to recover; Students overcome obstacles

Lauren Seco, OP/ED Editor

November 1, 2018

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High school sports can provide entertainment, a strong work ethic, and even plentiful scholarships. While important, these activities can also provide students with harmful injuries. Junior Cameron LaPlante participates in both...

Sports finish behind grades

November 1, 2018

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Kids are taught from a young age to get active and participate in sports. As time progresses these sports become time consuming with more and more games and practice to which they have to be fully commitmented. As a result, some...

Wishing back to summer days; Dreading upcoming chilly weather

Charlotte Mcelwain

October 30, 2018

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I really want to be part of the trend with all the “sweater weather” talk and the day trips full of pumpkin picking, corn mazes, and hot apple cider. But... sorry, I am just not feeling it. It is too cold to even go outside...

Factory farms, man-made climate change need to end

October 30, 2018

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Meat has been a key part of the human diet ever since before modern humans even evolved.  However, humankind’s meat-eating habits have now begun to cause major problems in the modern age. As the consumption of meat per year...

Social contract of college creates lack of choice for some students

Anna Fitzhugh

October 30, 2018

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I absolutely hate the infamous question, “What do you want to do after high school?” which is usually quickly followed by, “What college are you going to?” and “What are you majoring in?”  Even though I know the answers...

Participation causes greatness

October 30, 2018

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At North Harford there are over 30 clubs, around 4-5 sports per season, and various after school activities like the talent show and filly football. Football has around 10 games, half home and half away. The question is:  how...

CRISPR babies cause controversy among society

October 30, 2018

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We’ve all heard of the infamous genetically-modified foods, while the topic quite controversial is not nearly as vexed as the idea of CRISPR babies. This biological breakthrough is defined as altering the genes of an organism....

The art of listening: Closing mouths, opening ears

Aleah Bickle, Reporter

October 30, 2018

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When was the last time you were honestly and deeply listened to?  What about the last time you sincerely listened to others? Do you spend too much time thinking about something else instead of really focusing on the person speaking? Though...

Race for MD governorship heats up

October 30, 2018

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The race for the governorship of the state of Maryland has garnered large amounts of attention in recent months as Democratic newcomer Ben Jealous and Republican incumbent Larry Hogan go head-to-head in the upcoming election this...

Swimming in whirlpool of garbage; Plastic trash consumes vast ocean

October 30, 2018

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Coffee cups. Water bottles. Soda bottles. Straws. These everyday items can become deadly to the environment when they are not disposed of properly or recycled. According to Greenpeace, the world produces 260 million tons of...

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