Year: 2021

An Annapolis Tradition: The Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade

The Eastport Yacht Club (EPYC) Lights Parade was sadly canceled this year due to gale-force winds and rain on the night of Saturday, December 11th. Prior to the cancellation, I interviewed the marketing director at EPYC, Berni Stevens, regarding this beloved Annapolis Christmastime tradition. Are there regular participants in the Eastport Yacht Club Lights Parade?…

A Short History of the Christmas Tree

When you think of Christmas, you may think about Jesus’s birthday or the presents under the Christmas tree. For others, it may be the traditions that you participate in during the winter seasons. One of these traditions may include decorating a Christmas tree and putting gifts underneath. But where did this tradition come from? It…

Fall Play Review: Murder’s in the Heir

by Sophia Amplo, ’23 Billionaire Simone Starkweather plans to clone herself using the money meant for her family and work staff. Her heirs’ loss in fortune causes them all to turn against the aging woman and one decides to take her life at midnight in the Starkweather mansion. Billy St. John’s Murder’s in the Heir…

How Would America Change Without Roe v. Wade?

The Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health in the following months. If the majority of justices agree to overturn Roe v. Wade or seriously curtail its capacity, 26 states will certainly or very likely ban abortion. These states contain half of America’s population of women of childbearing age.

Shooting at Michigan High School

The morning of November 30th: for most families around the United States this was a normal morning. However, for the kids and staff of Oxford High School in Michigan it was not normal. At approximately 12:52, the Oakland County Police Department received over a hundred phone calls about gunshots at the high school. Ethan Crumbley…