Book Review- Horns by Joe Hill

Ben Burgunder, Print Managing Editor, Online Editor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

Joe Hill’s Horns (2010) is dark fantasy at its finest. Horns is the story of 26-year-old Ignatius “Ig” Perrish, who at the beginning of the story, to escape his boring, small hometown, is heading to England to start a new job. His h...

A Friday Night Musical Showcase

Jane Sartwell, Editor-in-Chief

April 30, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture, Community

Ah, coffee house. Every semester the upper school gets together for a night of music and laughter, organized by Alex Wienner, Eli Henslee and Keelty Wyatt. This one was complete with what seemed like dozens of underclassmen br...

Book Review: A Spy Among Friends

Jonathan Keegan, Copy Editor

April 30, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

  A Spy Among Friends by Ben Macintyre is, at its root, an embellished, suspenseful tale of the most famous double-agent spy in recorded history - Kim Philby. The book is more narrative than biographical - in the book...

Fresh Music Scene at Friends

Elizabeth Makris, Writer

April 18, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

I’ll start with Sunday Morning. Kayleigh Ford ’17 and Mallory Higgins ’17 had wanted to start a band since spring of 2016, but they didn’t because they were “shy junior girls”, as Kayleigh put it. However, this year they...

Jonny’s Literature Spotlight

Jonathan Keegan, Copy Editor

February 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

The Devil and Sherlock Holmes by David Grann is comprised of 12 investigations into niche, dangerous, and unobserved human worlds. Mr. Grann is a journalist, and the stories he tells are recounts of previous research. The book itself i...

Battle of the Bands at Friends

Elizabeth Makris, Writer

February 19, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture, Top Stories

At Friends, we have quite a few young humans who have taken the daring step to start a band. I’d like to introduce you to a few of the groups we are proud to say have our Quaker roots. Eli Henslee and Sam Barber make up our longe...

Review of The Growlers

Carter Feiss and Chip Barrett, Writers

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

In late October, Netflix released the British show Black Mirror and added a new season. I heard about it from a few of my classmates, who described it as a “modern day Twilight Zone.” It explores the negative consequences ...

“Black Mirror” Questions Society’s Obsession with Technology

Elizabeth Makris, Writer

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

In late October, Netflix released the British show Black Mirror and added a new season. I heard about it from a few of my classmates, who described it as a “modern day Twilight Zone.” It explores the negative consequences ...

Andie G’s Monthly Musings

Andie Gasparovic, Arts and Culture Editor

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

Well, I was itchin’ to see a play, so I decided to see a local Baltimore performance. The Single Carrot is a pretty chill theatre in Remington. So I saw what they had at the time, and it was this play called Savage/Love. I went...

An Actress’s Review of The Crucible

Genesis Williamson, Writer

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture, Community

In October, Mr. Oppel announced the fall play would be The Crucible by Arthur Miller. This play is notoriously dismal and depressing, a theme made apparent by just the title. Keeping up with the tradition, the fall plays are a...

Review: Let Them Know You Are Here

Jonathan Keegan, Staff Photographer

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture, Community

We Were Here by Matt de la Peña is a book in which we watch an adolescent white-latino realize and accept himself. The book focuses on the period directly following his incarceration in a group home. The reason for his placem...

A Tribe Called Quest

Adam Perry, Writer

January 15, 2017

Filed under Arts and Culture

Adam Perry Quaker Quill Nov 2016 A Tribe Called Quest: 2016 Album Review   After an 18 year hiatus, hip-hop group A Tribe Called Quest has reunited for a swan song, a final gift to their genre, and an ulti...

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