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Surviving cancer: The disease doesn’t end when treatment ends

Surviving cancer: The disease doesn’t end when treatment ends

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Cancer doesn’t end when treatment ends. Whether you're cured or not, the shadow of cancer haunts you for the rest of your life. The cancer might not physically be there, but there will always be a fear in your mind and heart. There are countless side effects of cancer, many of them long term. Offic...

In praise of the Groutfit: Shades of grey are suddenly colorful

In praise of the Groutfit: Shades of grey are suddenly colorful

by Bridget Murphy, Editor

November 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Grey outfits or "groutfits" are bashed and praised. The people who bash grey clearly do not know what they're talking about. Most haters say that groutfits don't look good because they are all the same color. Grey hater, Natalie Kuscan, said, "It makes people look colorblind since they're wearing...

Erika Jacobs wins National Certificate of Excellence for new design of the CTC building

Erika Jacobs wins National Certificate of Excellence for new design of the CTC building

by Summer Etzler, Reporter

November 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

The Association for Learning Environments awarded a National Certificate of Excellence to a team of CAD Architecture students from this Career and Technology Center at Frederick Community College. The students designed an expansion of the CTC for their 21st Century Educational Redesign Project. The CT...

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

A Eulogy to Vine: A girl devastated for more than six seconds

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Vine, the popular 6-second video social media site, was purchased by Twitter and officially launched in January 2013.  In October 2016, Twitter announced it would gradually shut down the service. A Eulogy to Vine: Many lives have been affected by you, Vine. You’ve inspired millions across the...

November National Adoption Month: Grace Gaydosh answers questions you might have been too shy to ask

November National Adoption Month: Grace Gaydosh answers questions you might have been too shy to ask

by Grace Gaydosh, Reporter

November 15, 2016


Filed under Best of SNO, Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

For over 20 years, National Adoption Month has been celebrated in November. Many local agencies and adoptive family groups arrange events during the month to raise awareness, especially for children in foster care who are waiting for permanent families in a different country. While adoption-related i...

One-act play awakens audience to a thespian’s greatest fear: “The Actor’s Nightmare”

One-act play awakens audience to a thespian’s greatest fear: “The Actor’s Nightmare”

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Imagine waking up and being thrown on stage in front of a massive audience, forced perform a show you've never heard of. This scenario is the reality of accountant George Spelvin, played by senior Garrett Wiehler, in Linganore's fall drama, "The Actor's Nightmare." The second of the three one-a...

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

Drama shows audiences the lottery you never want to win

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 10, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

What comes to mind when you think of winning the lottery? Fortune, happiness, glory? In the drama department's production of "The Lottery", winning brings the exact opposite. The final of the three one-act shows in The Nightmare Zone, "The Lottery" presents a small town in an ambiguous time per...

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

Howard’s acting gives new meaning to phrase “It’s all in your head”

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

November 9, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

How many times have we heard these phrases in our lives? "It's all in your head." "Life's what you make of it." "We create our own problems." In Linganore Drama's production of Mind Games, a one-act play, part of the larger themed night The Nightmare Zone, senior Lincoln Robisch plays a therapist...

Inktober Drawing challenge improves artwork

Inktober Drawing challenge improves artwork

by Nicole Muller, Reporter

October 23, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

It takes most artists hours to complete a good, detailed piece. What if they had only one day? Artists across the globe are up to the challenge. In the month-long “art-athon” called Inktober, the artist is challenged to complete one drawing in ink per day that follows the daily one-word prompt. As a part...

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

The Nightmare Zone: Drama’s fall production gives audiences thrills and chills

by Emma Wynkoop, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features

Instead of one fall play, the drama department this year will be producing three short one-act shows, each running about  half an hour. These one-acts include The Lottery, Mind Games, and The Actor's Nightmare. Each show has a creepy and frightening theme to it, giving inspiration to the night's...

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