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Reflecting on the Women’s March on Washington on International Women’s Day

Reflecting on the Women’s March on Washington on International Women’s Day

By Bridget O'Toole

March 13, 2017


Filed under Columns

My body, my mind, my power; my right to choose; my right to be; my right to equality and a president who believes in it. On Saturday, January 21, I fought for this, we joined together and fought for this. It’s safe to say no one expected the turnout that occurred at the Women's March on Washington,...

And the Oscar is supposed to go to…

And the Oscar is supposed to go to…

By Meg Kady, Round table reporter

March 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Featured, Opinion, Reviews, Round Table Staff, The Latest

The Oscar broadcast on Feb. 26 was great. Until it wasn’t. I started out the night with the red carpet show saying, “This is the most well produced live event I have seen in awhile.” That attitude continued far throughout the show, until it didn't. I don't even think I need to explain, but for...

NBA All Star Weekend 2017

NBA All Star Weekend 2017

By Brian Walker

March 2, 2017


Filed under Columns, Round Table Staff, Sports reaction article

Expectations for the recent NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans were high as there were a number of celebrities and elite athletes in attendance, but it failed to meet the standard that fans have come to expect from an all-star weekend. The weekend kicked off on Feb. 17 with the Celebrity Game. The...

Super Bowl LI proves to be the most memorable

Super Bowl LI proves to be the most memorable

By Garrett Baker, Round Table reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under Columns, Sports, The Latest

The Super Bowl: the NFL season culminated in one game in which the two best teams get to battle it out on the big stage in front of 113.7 million people. The game has created many classics throughout the years, but Super Bowl LI proved to be the greatest of them all. Take it all the way back to the...

College football playoff rankings are shaken up after week 11

College football playoff rankings are shaken up after week 11

By Jake Stafford, Round Table reporter

November 22, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

The 11th week of college football was the best one that fans have seen this year by far. With the the amount of ranked teams losing, the latest polls are going to be left significantly different than last week. For the first time since 1985, three of the top four teams in the nation lost in the same...

College football rankings disrupted after nine weeks

College football rankings disrupted after nine weeks

By Jake Stafford, Round Table reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

The ninth week of college shook up the polls and the first official college football playoff rankings. Week nine started out with nine unbeaten teams and concluded with only five remaining. Previously unbeaten No. 10 West Virginia fell short to Oklahoma State, 37-20. This game left me disappointed...

Week six of college football is full of upsets in rankings

Week six of college football is full of upsets in rankings

By Jake Stafford, Round Table reporter

October 27, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

The sixth week of college football has been completed with many recurring points and new projections for the Heisman trophy. After watching all of the games, I believe that Western Michigan is the second best team in the state. The Broncos have opened their season up to a 6-0 start, becoming one...

Week four of college football is successfully complete

Week four of college football is successfully complete

By Jake Stafford, Round Table reporter

October 25, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

Another week of college football was successfully completed last weekend. Since there were no major upsets, surprising plays or big news in the world of college football, this wasn’t the best week to write about. Still, enough news occurred for me to voice my opinion. The biggest story from the...

Fracking may be making its way to Frederick County

Fracking may be making its way to Frederick County

By Madison Blumenauer, Round Table reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

Hydraulic fracking, aka fracking, is a dangerous form of gas drilling that has affected many cities across the country. Although it is believed that it will only occur in Garrett County, there are five total gas basins across the state of Maryland, with two of those in Frederick County. Each of those...

Teams begin to fall from college football playoff

Teams begin to fall from college football playoff

By Jake Stafford, Round Table reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, Featured, Opinion, The Latest

With five weeks of college football down, the four playoff teams and bowl games are beginning to form with future potential powerhouse teams. The most important point from Saturday was the massive slate of games and their end results, with a few predicted games and some shockers. To start with...

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