Which is the Best Spring Sport to Play at Friends

Jake Rainess, Guest Writer

January 8, 2018

Filed under Sports

The winter is looong. It is full of snow days, indoor sports, and lots of layers. But every year around Mid-March, the sticks, bats, clubs, and racquets come out and the sports move into the sun. As Robin Williams once said, “Spr...

The Fighting Quakers: An Oxymoron

Jane Sartwell, Editor in Chief

November 27, 2017

Filed under Community

As an American high school, there are things Friends must provide students to give us a traditional experience—without homecoming, yearbooks, and pep rallies, one would feel cheated. But aside from being a high school, Frien...

The Art of the Upset

Jake Schindler, Sports Editor

April 18, 2017

Filed under Sports

Spring break means different things to everyone. For some it means relaxing in the sun in exotic locations, or chilling by the poolside with a fruity drink in hand. For some it means the start of a new sports season and the beg...

American Success at the Summer Games

Jake Schindler, Sports Editor

August 30, 2016

Filed under Sports

The summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro have come and gone, but the historic performance by the United States will be remembered for a long time. The United States ended the Olympics with an incredible 46 gold medals, 37 silver...

Religion in Sports

Jake Schindler

February 15, 2016

Filed under Sports

“What if the first thing Tim Tebow said in interviews was: ‘First, I would like to thank Allah and send blessings upon Prophet Muhammad.’ Would America think God was on his side then?” -Huffington Post Think about it. The worl...

Baltimore Orioles Offseason Report 2015-16

Jake Schindler

February 11, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Baltimore Orioles defied all expectations during the 2015 season. Expected to be a big playoff contender after coming up just short of a World Series berth in 2014, the Orioles defied all fans hopes and proved all the doubte...

Maryland College Basketball Preview

Jake Schindler

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Maryland Terps college basketball team looks to be one of the best in the country this coming season. They received high praise from Sports Illustrated and ESPN magazine, as well as many other sports magazines and websites. Spo...

LGBTQ Pro-Athletes

Jane Startwell

December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

Michael Sam came out to the world just before he was drafted by the St. Louis Rams in 2014. He was the first openly gay athlete to be on a NFL team, and many were thrilled. Barack Obama congratulated Sam, the Rams and the NFL...

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