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Tech Winners and Losers of the Month of May

June 8, 2017

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Losers: UBER: Just months after announcing that Uber would be working with the city of Pittsburg to support new self driving car technology, the deal has turned bitter. Uber has now backed out of the promise to not charge ...

Listen to the best throwback summer songs this break

June 2, 2017

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Summer is a great time to relax, catch up on sleep and listen to your favorite music. Even though there are great artists and great songs from today’s music world, don’t forget about the music from years back. Here’s a lis...

Common Core is Minimizing Room for Creativity

May 31, 2017

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With the increasing pressure on schools from Common Core to insure the students get ready for high-level tests, and for the school to ensure that every student learns to write the exact same way, creativity is endangered. T...

The 10 Things Everyone Needs This Summer

May 31, 2017

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1. A statement pair of colorful, oversized sunglasses. POLLY ‘90s Pointy Cateye Sunglasses — TOPSHOP, $38 Quay Paradiso Oversized Sunglasses — Urban Outfitters, $50   2. A shimmery body oil so you can glow all over. Kopari Coconut Body Glow — Sephora, $42 TOM FORD Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil ...

Shaping Up for Summer

May 24, 2017

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Exercise To get your body ready for bathing suit season, the best course of action is to make a personal workout routine. Be sure to exercise different muscles throughout your workout, such as your arms, legs and abdomen. ...

Looking for something fun to do this weekend?

May 24, 2017

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Too many weekends we have found ourselves looking to our friends and asking the dreaded question: “what do you want to do?” With the weather heating up and the plants re-emerging from their winter hibernation, it’s a gr...

Wish it was easier to get into the District?

May 24, 2017

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Washington D.C. is not only the nation’s capital but a popular destination on weekends for teenagers from Severna Park, with many landmarks and museums D.C., is the place to be. However, the metropolitan city has some of the worst traf...

PLTW; The Program of the Future

May 24, 2017

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Project Lead the Way, better known as PLTW is offered at SPHS, spanning from grades 9-12. The program, while having a primary focus around engineering, also offers biology, architecture,  and computer science career pathway...

Is It Worth It?

May 24, 2017

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At Severna Park High School, it’s getting easier to spot students with inked skin. In Maryland, a minor is permitted to get a tattoo if they have consent from their parents. Maryland legislation prevents anyone under the age of 16 to be t...

Breakfast for the Morning Rush

April 4, 2017

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It is 6:30 a.m. in the morning on Monday; you hit snooze a few too many times and now you are running late for school. The bus arrives in five minutes and you are still packing your bag, so you do what most students would, yo...

Forever Franchises: Why your favorite blockbusters may be poisoning cinema

November 16, 2016

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On Sept. 9, “Captain America: Civil War” was released on Blu-Ray and DVD, to the delight of many fans. Receiving praise from both fans and critics, “Civil War” was happily accepted as Captain America’s third solo movie...

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