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Round Table Discussion: No more fur coats

Round Table Discussion: No more fur coats

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine executive producer

November 11, 2019

Well-known department store Macy’s recently announced they will discontinue their sale of fur coats, which brought in $25 billion in annual sales. After a long battle with the People for the ethical treatment of animals organization, the chain stepped down and announced their decision. Round Table rep...

RT Magazine: Nov. 1, 2019

RT Magazine: Nov. 1, 2019

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine executive producer

November 11, 2019

On this month's RT Magazine, Juliana Foster speaks to students about the death at this year's Great Frederick Fair, Jordan Long sits down with a survivor of drug abuse, Leah Heon hosts a discussion with fellow Round Table reporters regarding Macy's discontinuation of fur coats and Jacob Daniels introduces...

Opinion: Social media users play a risky game when discussing politics

Opinion: Social media users play a risky game when discussing politics

By Leah Heon, RT Magazine Executive Producer

October 25, 2019

Social media platforms such as Instagram, Twitter and Facebook can be renowned communication tools for friends and family members, but they are not a platform to discuss politics. As the political climate has become tumultuous as ever, people have taken to social media to voice their opinions and eng...

Climate change rallies heat up the streets of Frederick

Climate change rallies heat up the streets of Frederick

By Leah Heon, RT reporter

October 18, 2019

Recently, protesters gathered along Winchester Hall in Frederick to voice their opinions on climate change. Although there have been many heated rallies throughout the country, there was no opposition at this rally.  Some felt as if public protest was the only means of making their voice heard. ...

MHS student finds comfort in her kitchen

MHS student finds comfort in her kitchen

By Leah Heon and Tessa Hauser

June 17, 2019

Baking is one of sophomore Sarah Buohl’s passions. In recent years, Buohl has devoted her free time to baking goods from baby shower cakes to various cupcakes, eventually establishing a business-like situation. “I began baking about three years ago and it started mainly as a hobby and it became m...

Class of 2019 graduates are ready to change the world

Class of 2019 graduates are ready to change the world

By Leah Heon, Round Table news staff

June 11, 2019

Recently, Middletown High School seniors traveled to Mount St. Mary's University along with their family and friends to celebrate the ending of one era and the start of another as they graduate high school.

MHS Quill and Scroll Students take on Washington D.C.

MHS Quill and Scroll Students take on Washington D.C.

By Leah Heon, Round Table news staff

June 10, 2019

Recently, members of the Quill and Scroll Honor Society visited the nation's capital to explore both journalistic and cultural aspects of the city. The group went to the Newseum, met with Maryland Representative Jamie Raskin, toured the monuments, visited Politico, and explored the Capitol.

Opinion: The 1975 reaches far beyond melodic normality in latest album

Opinion: The 1975 reaches far beyond melodic normality in latest album

By Leah Heon, news staff

April 2, 2019

English pop rock band the 1975 released their third studio album A Brief Inquiry Into Online Relationships on November 30. The group’s past two albums, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So beautiful, Yet So Unaware of It, and The 1975, established an eclectic, innovative sound. With their newest alb...

Middletown welcomes exchange student Matteo De Marchi

Middletown welcomes exchange student Matteo De Marchi

By Tessa Hauser and Leah Heon

March 8, 2019

  Italian foreign exchange student Matteo De Marchi introduced himself in his native language, “Ciao, sono Matteo De Marchi e sono uno studente straniero dall’italia.” Having arrived in Maryland early this year, De Marchi plans to spend six months here in order to complete a semester ...

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