Month: November 2014

Dead Roses

Dead Roses

  ARTIST’S NOTE: There is actually a reason why the roses are upside down, that wasn’t just me trying to be mysterious – four dead roses that are spray painted black and are hanging upside down in my room and I liked how they looked. […]

I Woke Up Like This: Curly Hair Essentials

I Woke Up Like This: Curly Hair Essentials

It’s a blessing and a curse, really. In summer, it’s complete hell. In winter, it can make you look like Snow White. Curly hair. Mine is completely disheveled at least 92% of the time, but I’ve learned to love it. For most of my childhood, […]

Bookstore Appreciation: Libreria Acqua Alta

Bookstore Appreciation: Libreria Acqua Alta

Libreria Acqua Alta literally translates into “library of high water,” and for good reason, too: the bookstore is perched on a canal in Venice. On a canal! In Venice! Every nook and cranny of Libreria Acqua Alta is brimming with books. They’re everywhere– in gondolas, […]

Magic Mike The Psych: With Your Bargains For The Season

Magic Mike The Psych: With Your Bargains For The Season

It’s that time of year, again – Halloween and Thanksgiving are over, and only the most glorious day for shoppers was just yesterday. Now it’s holiday shopping season. And so I, Magic Mike The Psych, Inventor of the phrase “Shop till the crystal ball drops”, […]

Lions of the Den: Anna Aguilo

Lions of the Den: Anna Aguilo

   “I moved here from the Philippines in the 8th grade. What is the biggest difference? Snow. First time I got here I thought snow was so cool. Now I hate it.” Laura Hillard ’15|| Design Staff

On Poetry: Sunrise Shadows

On Poetry: Sunrise Shadows

Sunrise Shadows I am drawn out like stretched shadows in morning’s doubt. Enlongated reflections of no color as I forget Petty squalor to enjoy these thoughts of mine. Reily Snodgrass ’15 || Literature Staff

Lyrically Speaking: “Atlantic City”

Lyrically Speaking: “Atlantic City”

There’s a very likely chance that you’ve never heard this song before. The only reason I know it is because my dad loves it and plays it on every road trip we’ve ever taken. It’s called “Atlantic City” by The Band. I know nothing about […]

Halle Berry or Hallelujah: Mr. Matthews

Halle Berry or Hallelujah: Mr. Matthews

Mr. Mathews, the astronomy teacher, the priest, and the man. Despite all of these titles, our favorite ex-substitute teacher got pretty stumped when asked “Halle Berry or Hallelujah” After exchanging looks with me, then considering his priesthood and commitment to righteousness, he ended up deciding […]

Straight from the Streets: Nature to Art

Straight from the Streets: Nature to Art

To create successful street art, artists must consider principles of art and design and the environment in which their pieces will be displayed. By incorporating already present elements of nature, artists can build upon the beauty of their environment. The duality of old and new […]

Stay Classy: Layer it On

Stay Classy: Layer it On

Good morning, dearests. Mornings are chilly nowadays here in Timonium, MD, and it becomes increasingly hard to stay cute and warm simultaneously. But never fear! I have come to your rescue with adorable outerwear that will keep you toasty and classy. Let us proceed. Brooks […]

i’m garbage: a youtube channel you didn’t know you needed to see

i’m garbage: a youtube channel you didn’t know you needed to see

If you’re ever feeling sad, search up Peperonie Babie on Youtube. Yes, it’s spelled exactly that way. A channel about a blue-tongued skink with commentary provided by his owner, the content on here is like a bad home video that you probably shouldn’t have found. […]

Not-So Comical Relief

Not-So Comical Relief

Stigma You can care about people with mental health problems (I hope you do) and you can care about the stigma they face in everyday society without having a mental illness yourself, much like you can care about the rights and status of women without […]