Veganism Proving To Be More Than Just a Trend

by Meghan Kimberling ‘17 Beyoncé, Jay-Z, Ellen DeGeneres, Ellie Goulding, Ariana Grande, and Jennifer Lopez all have something in common other than their extravagant lifestyles in the Hollywood limelight. All of these stars are vegan. But what does it really mean to be vegan in Hollywood or in the rest of world for that matter? The definition of the vegan … Read More

Best and Worst Beaches for Teens on the Eastern Shore

by Amanda Allen ‘17 Rehoboth Rehoboth has many attractions to keep all ages busy. Three locations of Tanger Outlets offer stores such as Nike, Under Armour, Michael Kors, Vineyard Vines, American Eagle and more. Kids can enjoy the Midway Family Fun Park, which has activities like go-carts, bumper boats, mini golf, lazy river, pools, slides and a Movie Theater next … Read More

Staying Safe at Beach Week

by Sara Casareto ‘16 Beach week: a fun and sun-filled senior tradition following high school graduation in June. For students in Maryland there are many options for a locale, but no beach feels like home in the way that Maryland’s Ocean City does. Beach week is characterized as a week-long party with carefree fun and often, to be candid, binge … Read More

Written In the Stars: Two Different Zodiacs

By Jonathan Cudd ‘16 Many know of the zodiac signs based on the Babylonians, but few have heard of the Chinese and Native American zodiacs. Zodiacs are based on star constellations that was in one’s birth month or year. For those tired of the normal zodiacs, try your zodiac in a different culture. There are 12 animals in the Chinese … Read More

Horoscopes: Scientific Basis or Nonsense?

By Danielle Tobb ’17 A horoscope is a general forecast of a person’s future, typically including information on that person’s character, mannerisms, and love life. Virtually every newspaper and magazine includes a section on horoscopes. The horoscopes found in magazines are based off of a concept called sun sign astrology. This is a much simpler version of astrology that only … Read More

Puppies Take a Bite Out of Teen Anxiety

By Chase Wilson ’18 Due to a sharp increase in students visiting their counselors with stress-related issues, the Counseling Department has initiated a groundbreaking program to help these students alleviate their anxiety. Beginning fourth quarter, Puppies for Loving (PL) will make a litter of 10 golden retriever dogs available at Sherwood. The puppies, born on March 1, will be looked … Read More

Meme Satirizes Traditional Horoscopes

By Steven Witkin ‘16 It may seem normal, even relatable, when the Internet states that your zodiac sign means that you are hardworking, or stubborn, or emotionally prepared, but what about when it says that your zodiac sign indicates that you are, in fact, Steve Harvey, Kylo Ren, or F. Scott Fitzgerald’s egg yolks? The latter are all actual examples … Read More

Origins of the Zodiac

By Meghan Proctor ’16 Many cultures around the world use different zodiac signs and studies of astrology. However, the one most recognized by Americans today, with various constellations representing when in the year a person was born, originated over 3,000 years ago. The Babylonians, who created this system, chose these signs to correspond with the constellations that the Sun appears … Read More

How To Face Your Fears and Move On

By Meghan Kimberling ’17 Are there any fears that you wish you could overcome? Fear of public speaking? Fear of heights? Roller coasters? Circus clowns? Good news: there is a way “out.” Just like in other aspects of life, admitting you have a problem is the first step to overcoming your fear and enjoying a fuller life. If you aren’t … Read More