The Chipotle Phenomenon

H.D. Gantt

February 8, 2015

It's not unusual for the local York Road Chipotle to be jam-packed, bustling with activity, lines overflowing out of the door and snaking around the corner, past a vacant Qdoba and Little Caesar's Pizza, even on a weeknight. Five...

Pleiades Opens for Jay Leno at Modell Lyric

Emilia Halverson, Title Writer

February 8, 2015

In a world of social media, we often feel connected to celebrities we never meet. Here is the story of how twelve girls, united by a cappella, actually met one. It began with Elizabeth Makris ‘18, whose godmother works at...

No Silly Love Songs, Please

Anna Fedder

February 8, 2015

Every year, Valentine’s Day manages to annoy me, not because of all the happy couples, but because of all the lame, corny love songs that are played constantly. I understand that my opinion means nothing in the grand scheme...

Big Night for Entertainment at Golden Globes

Jane Sartwell

February 8, 2015

The Golden Globes is an award ceremony for film and television held by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. The 72nd Globes aired on January 11th, 2015.  It was a glamorous night, complete with a red carpet, beautiful gowns...

“Four” Provides Interesting Character Study

Brandi Randolph

February 8, 2015

The book I am reviewing is Four by Veronica Roth, the last book in the Divergent series. It is about the second main character in the series, Tobias Eaton, also known as “Four.” It describes how he became a member of the fa...

“Almost, Maine” Leaves Audiences Smiling

Mallory Higgins

February 8, 2015

This year's student run play, "Almost, Maine" was incredibly enjoyable to watch, as it was quirky, romantic and comedic. The play was directed by Emilia Halvorsen, with the assistance of Isabel Cooke and producer Jacob Linden....

Spotlight on the Arts

Spotlight on the Arts

December 12, 2014

Rifters Offer A Unique Music Experience

Julia Pascale

December 12, 2014

Friends School of Baltimore students have always been distinguished musicians and performers. Our music program has really changed and expanded throughout the years. This year is no exception. Juniors Peri Rutkovitz and Anna Dorsey...

Express Yourself at Coffeehouse

Brandi Randolph

December 12, 2014

Save the Music Club, also known as the organizers of coffeehouse, is another one of my favorite clubs at Friends School. If you do not know what coffeehouse is yet it is one Friday night a month in the Lower School assembly room...

What To Watch This Winter

What To Watch This Winter

December 12, 2014

Student Run Sneak Peaks

Student Run Sneak Peaks

December 11, 2014

The Formula Behind YouTube’s Most Popular

Maya Kirk

December 11, 2014

Between ten and sixty five thousand videos are uploaded to YouTube every day. Yet only a select few become “popular.” Well, what makes a video popular? Controversial topics? Racy subjects?  Videos of pranks or sport feats?...

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