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Freshman Krista Gretz started journaling regularly two years ago. Gretz likes to journal whenever she feels stressed or overwhelmed. “I can just write all my thoughts down and it clears my mind, making me feel better afterward,” Gretz said.

Three Amazing Benefits of Journaling 

Amanda Vu, Opinions Editor
April 22, 2020
Conan Gray is an indie pop sensation that got his start on YouTube over seven years ago. Sophomore Lucy Fasick has been a fan of his for just over two years now after a Spotify recommendation crossed their paths. “I’m very excited for Kid Krow because I think it will be interesting for it to work as a story and there’s a lot of songs. It kind of reminds me of how Billie [Eilish] modeled her album,” Fasick said. Photo courtesy of Republic Records. 

A Bop or A Flop? 

Natalie Castillo, Graphics Editor
March 31, 2020
Trader Joe’s offers a variety of healthy food options at very affordable prices. The first Trader Joe’s store opened in California in 1967. “Trader Joe’s is affordable for healthy foods which is hard to come by,” senior Micayla Sloat said.

Trader Joe’s Must-Haves

Greer Long, Editor-In-Chief
March 31, 2020
Donut Shack has reopened and citizens of Severna Park are eager to sink their teeth into the delicious treats. The grand reopening was a huge success for the business. “I waited in line for over 40 minutes,” Stephanie Brenneman said.

The Shack is Back

Matt Mangano, Features Editor
March 9, 2020
Senior Sofia Urrutia styling a leopard-print teddy coat. Being a Pinterest-guru. Urrutia looks forward to making her outfits. “I love how the jacket adds an element of chic style to any winter outfit while also keeping me super warm,” Urrutia said.

Winter Wardrobe Tips

Amanda Vu, Opinions Editor
January 14, 2020
As the holiday quickly approaches, many people scramble to find a costume just days before Halloween. Last year, numerous costumes were inspired by movies such as Avengers, Baywatch and The Purge. “Last year I wore a Purge costume one day and a cowgirl costume the next,” senior Lexi Kasten said.

Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Greer Long, Editor-in-Chief
October 29, 2019
Texas Roadhouse is a safe haven for food junkies, friends, and family alike. It was created in 1993 by Kent Taylor in Clarksville, Indiana. “Kent's goal was to own not just a family restaurant and not just a steak restaurant, but a place where everyone, of all ages, could come and have a great meal and great fun for a great price,” their official website said.

A Home Away From Home

Nick Ivey, Staff Writer
October 17, 2019
Among other activities, Georgetown is a beautiful city known for its renowned restaurants, waterfront views, and sprawling green space. The Exorcist stairs are located in Georgetown, DC. “Looking at all the leaves when they’re changing colors really gets you in the fall mood,” junior Kayla Gretz said.

10 Things To Do This Fall

Amanda Vu, Opinions Editor
October 14, 2019
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