• Olympic Games Preview

    Olympic Games Preview

    Jake Schindler, Sports Section Editor

    June 6, 2016

    The 2016 Summer Olympic Games kick off in Rio de Janeiro on August 5th, and these games in particular have fans from all over the world excited. Whether it is the possible repeat of the USA women’s soccer team, Usain Bolt’s blistering speed, the seemingly unstoppable USA men’s basketball team, th... READ MORE »»

  • Earth Day 2016

    Earth Day 2016

    Elizabeth Makris, Author

    June 6, 2016

    Earth Day at Friends is arguably the best day of the year, as it combines various aspects of our school and creates an exciting and fun atmosphere. This year, our keynote speaker was Mary Mattingly, an intriguing artist who intertwines her artwork with sustainability projects. Highlights from her talk includ... READ MORE »»

  • Fiction Contest Winner

    Fiction Contest Winner

    Tricie Ledakis, Author

    June 6, 2016

    Did I just blink? Keep moving, take a step. Don’t think about the dark. Keep moving. I can’t breathe. What if I never get out? I’ll rot away. Or the rats will get me. Keep moving. Don’t think about the scratching noise. Don’t. Keep moving. Keep your hand on the wall. ... READ MORE »»

  • Prince – A Music Legend

    Prince – A Music Legend

    Jane Sartwell, Community Editor

    June 6, 2016

    On Mother’s Day 2015, my mom and I saw Prince at Royal Farms Arena. Seated on the floor, we had a full view of the tiny, energetic, and effortlessly cool man on stage. While he was dressed in a purple tee shirt and trademark huge, round, reflective sunglasses, he requested that the audience (a group of d... READ MORE »»

  • Kinetic Sculpture Race

    Kinetic Sculpture Race

    Jane Sartwell, Community Section Editor

    June 6, 2016

    The Kinetic Sculpture Race is a competition that takes the streets of Baltimore by storm every spring. Kinetic Sculptures are human-powered works of art that must survive not only an eighteen mile course, but also myriad challenges including a dip in the Inner Harbor. The race is presented by the Am... READ MORE »»

Trump Moves on to General Election

Ben Burgunder, Author

When John Kasich and Ted Cruz ended their campaigns, it ended the possibility of establishment Republicans keeping Donald Trump from being the Republican nominee. Except ...  Read More »

June 6, 2016

Panama Papers

Atlas Pyke, News and Features Editor

The leak of the so-called Panama Papers, a collection of over eleven million documents that detail the specifics between attorney-client information linked to offshore accounts, ha...  Read More »

June 6, 2016

Interview with Mayoral Candidate Nick Mosby

May 26, 2016

HOW CAN BALTIMORE, WITH YOUR LEADERSHIP, RECOVER AND GROW FROM THE TRAGIC DEATH OF FREDDIE GRAY? The unrest highlighted challenges that have plagued our city for years.  Decad...  Read More »

Yik Yak

May 26, 2016

We live in the age of social media; it has become ingrained in all our daily routines. We share pictures and videos and thoughts all the time. Platforms like Twitter, Snapchat, Instagr...  Read More »

Utah Judge LGBT Decision

May 26, 2016

On June 26, 2015, the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges made marriage possible for same-sex couples all across the United States. Equality in this respect simply means that marri...  Read More »

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Learning Disabilities

Zoe Reck, Print Managing Editor

Dear Friends Faculty, Thank you. One of my main concerns about coming back to Friends was the lack of support I received when I was diagnosed with my learning disabil...  Read More »

June 6, 2016

Diversity at Friends

June 6, 2016

In lieu of the recent surveys about diversity, I have been thinking about how diverse Friends is as a school. I have been at ...  Read More »

Why Valentine’s Day is Awful

February 15, 2016

Before I begin, I would like to say that this article only discusses heterosexual couples, but that does not mean that this i...  Read More »

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