Charles Manson Dies in Prison

Burke Garrison, Writer

January 8, 2018

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On November 19th, 2017 Charles Manson, one of the most infamous criminals in history, died of natural causes in Bakersfield, California. With aid from his murderous cult, he went on a rampage for two days, killing random innoce...

The Devastation of Hurricanes Irma & Maria

Tricie Ledakis, Writer

November 29, 2017

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On September 8, the Category 5 Hurricane Irma hit Puerto Rico. The hurricane wrecked multiple homes and destroyed the island’s electrical grid. Slightly over a week later, the island was once again hit by Hurricane Maria. M...

Rohingya Massacre

Adam Perry, Writer

November 27, 2017

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In Myanmar, human rights have been stripped, lives have been thrown away, and life has become hell for the native Rohingyas of the Rakhine State along the country’s coast. Perhaps the most persecuted minority population in the worl...

Wildfires in California

Elizabeth Makris, Writer

November 27, 2017

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Although most people probably first heard of the Northern Californian wildfires from the news, my first knowledge of them came from a group text with my friends from a summer program. Lucy Carroll, who I met this summer, sent a p...

Further North Korean Nuclear Tests; Putin Skirts Sanctions

Atlas Pyke, News and Features Editor

October 29, 2017

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This past week, an unidentified missile launch by North Korea landed in the sea after passing over Japan, marking the most recent escalation in an already tense situation. Launched from the Pyongyang, the missile soared over Japan a...

Trump Bans Trans

Cassius Comfort, Arts and Culture Editor

October 29, 2017

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On July 26, Donald Trump tweeted that “the United States Government will not accept or allow transgender individuals to serve in any capacity in the U.S. Military.” The tweets led to several lawsuits by transgender veteran...

Infamous Immigration Ban: The Friends School Perspective

David Gantt, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

Filed under News and Features, Opinion

Since his inauguration on January 20th, Donald Trump’s biggest initiative has been on immigration. His proposed ban, which has since been halted by US District Judge James Robart, sought to impede immigration from Iraq, Iran, Sy...

How Health Care Affects Marylanders

Jane Sartwell, Fmr. Art Director, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017

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Quaker Quill: The State of Health Care in Maryland What will American health care look like four years from now? On the campaign trail Donald Trump made several promises regarding health insurance in our country. At a debate ...

Fracking in Maryland

Max Rollfinke, Editor-in-Chief

April 18, 2017

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Fracking in Maryland   The nationwide debate about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is now coming to the forefront in Maryland.  Fracking is a process for extracting natural gas that involves drilling into Marce...

End of Obamacare?

Adam Perry, Writer

February 27, 2017

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As Trump begins to settle in his role as the 45th President of the United States, he has promptly delved into addressing the issues that he campaigned for during the election, including the repeal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA...

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