• The Ticket Scalping Quandary

    The Ticket Scalping Quandary

    Elizabeth Makris, Writer

    November 20, 2016

    When buying tickets to any event, one often has to interact with ticket scalpers. For those of you who don’t know, ticket scalpers use sites like StubHub to resell tickets to concerts and sporting events for more than their original value to make a profit. Many official ticket sites have used various ... READ MORE »»

  • The Vinyl Bubble

    The Vinyl Bubble

    Andie Gasparovic, Arts and Culture Editor

    November 20, 2016

    Some of my friends and I are vinyl people. As in, we still buy records. And we aren’t alone. Vinyl record sales have been at their highest in 28 years. Record stores are pretty much everywhere; I can give you the address of ten stores right off the top of my head. And it isn’t just because there a... READ MORE »»

  • Arnold Palmer

    Arnold Palmer

    Jane Sartwell, Art Director

    November 20, 2016

    The episode of The Simpsons that aired on September 25th, 2016 featured this joke about the golfing superstar, Arnold Palmer: Homer says, “I’m gonna fill a Super-soaker full of lemonade, Carl’s going to fill one with iced tea, and we’re gonna Arnold Palmer Lenny when he walks in!” Marge respon... READ MORE »»

  • O’s Good Season Ends Poorly

    O’s Good Season Ends Poorly

    Jake Schindler, Sports Editor

    November 20, 2016

    The Baltimore Orioles were defeated by the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Wild Card game during the first round of the postseason in 2016. The Orioles are looking to build on a season that had many problems, from starting pitching woes to cold streaks at the plate. The Orioles were the... READ MORE »»

  • Colonizing Mars

    Colonizing Mars

    David Gantt, Opinion Editor

    November 20, 2016

    Recently, SpaceX CEO Elon Musk revealed his plan to colonize our not-too-distant planetary neighbor, Mars. He envisions that within the next decade, the first humans will be sent to the planet, and by 2060, millions will follow. Musk has become one of the most famous billionaires after numerous business venture... READ MORE »»

2016 Election: Third-Party Alternatives

Ben Burgunder, Online Editor

The Libertarian nominee for President, Gary Johnson, is close to being able to participate in the presidential debates alongside Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but can his p...  Read More »

Sep 21


Max Rollfinke, Editor-in-Chief

The Summer Olympics always feature a host of outstanding athletic achievements and these summer games in Rio were no exception. However, these Olympic games were tainted by s...  Read More »

Aug 30

Trump Moves on to General Election

June 6, 2016

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 for Donald Trum...  Read More »

Panama Papers

June 6, 2016

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 »

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 »

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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 »

Jun 6

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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