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St. Mary’s Summer Activities

St. Mary’s Summer Activities

Haley O'Reagan, Senior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Lifestyle, Local Business

That’s right Raiders its that time of the year again! The time where St. Mary’s County shows just how great of a county it is with its unique events and festivals you can’t find anywhere else. Make sure you clear your calendar and don’t miss some of the best events of the year! This summer th...

Indecisive Past Times

Indecisive Past Times

Isabelle Ashby, Junior Staff Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Lifestyle, Top Stories

Finding something you’re interested in isn’t always as easy as it sounds. Or maybe it just comes naturally to you. Nevertheless, most of us can agree that it’s difficult to stick to one thing before something else captures your interest. I know I’ve yet to settle down and focus myself on one sp...

The Books You Shouldn’t Sparknote- From a Mediocre English Student

The Books You Shouldn’t Sparknote- From a Mediocre English Student

May 16, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Book, Op/Ed

I’m a mediocre English student. I’ve never loved English, but it’s better than math. This past week I took the AP Literature Exam, which had me thinking about all the books I’ve read in high school. I thought about everything, from the first book I read in freshman year, Anthem by Ayn Rand, to th...

All the Personalities Equally Suck: A Review of Split

All the Personalities Equally Suck: A Review of Split

Josie Brodfuehrer, Senior Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Movie

24 personalities – With this many different characters in only one actor, you would think that M. Night Shyamalan’s Split would have a little something to offer.  But it didn’t. From getting Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID) all wrong to butchering the ending, this movie is definitely not a...

TV Review: Riverdale

TV Review: Riverdale

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Television

Over a month ago, a new television show aired on CW.  Only seven episodes in, and the show has already gained a lot of popularity among young adult viewers. With crisis and suspense sweeping across the television screen, the show has tangled it’s audience in love triangles, murder cases, and high school d...

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Movie Review: Hidden Figures

Amber Hubenschmidt, Senior Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Movie

You always see who goes to space, but do you ever wonder about the people who got them there? Hidden Figures reveals the women who were instrumental in getting astronauts to space. The movie was directed by the talented Theodore Melfi and officially released to the public on December 25, 2016. It cen...

The Addams Family

The Addams Family

Katharine Cognard-Black, Senior Staff Writer

March 23, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Student Life, Theater, Top Stories

The Addams Family is another hit going up on the ROSE players stage this coming weekend. It is the perfect mix of dark comedy and some, shall we say, spice. The dances are electric, and the leads are talented and hilarious beyond compare. The plot is an interesting twist on the well-known T. V. shows t...

Boys’ Lacrosse Preview

Boys’ Lacrosse Preview

Sam Katulich, Senior Staff Writer

March 8, 2017


Filed under School, Sports, Spring/Summer Sports

With spring sports right around the corner, boys lacrosse is looking to build on another great season. With a 9-5 record last spring, boys lax is attempting to improve further and contend for a SMAC title. Bart Rogers will be the new head coach, as he is returning once again to Leonardtown. This new ...

Goodbye Vine

Goodbye Vine

Isabelle Ashby, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews

  You may have heard of Vine; the widely popular social app where you can record six-second videos and post them for people to see. This application was released three years ago on January 24th, 2013 by Twitter. And since then, it has quickly gained many followers and supporters over the years...

Mariah’s Messy New Year

Mariah’s Messy New Year

Gabrielle Nelson, Senior writer

January 5, 2017


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Music

Performing at the New Year’s Eve Countdown is a normally a time to be proud that America wants to hear and see you in their last moments of the year. Mariah Carey had the opportunity to sing some of her holiday classics on stage as well as some endearing songs to enter the New Year. Mariah began her ...

Why Classic Books Are So Hard to Understand?

Why Classic Books Are So Hard to Understand?

Julia Webster, Co-Editor

December 9, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Book, Op/Ed

We’ve all been there. Your English teacher assigned you a novel that you just can’t wrap your head around, no matter how hard you try (or didn’t try). It’s the day before your comprehension test, you’re ten pages in and no closer to understanding what “the slings and arrows of outrageous...

Throne of Glass Review

Throne of Glass Review

Isabelle Ashby, Staff Writer

December 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Entertainment, and Reviews, Book, Top Stories

For weeks, I had received a barrage of texts from a friend of mine that had just become enamored with a book she had picked up from her school’s library called Throne of Glass. Everyday, she’d express her love for this book to me, as well as her excitement and anguish for the events happening beneath...

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