The problem with Instagram

By Laura Bonnington

Have you ever posted a picture on Instagram to help improve your outer image?  A poll on the Pulse’s Twitter showed that 75% of voters answered yes. I love social media; don’t get me wrong, but recently I’ve felt trapped in this endless monotonous cycle of switching between apps. Continue reading “The problem with Instagram”

First, Listen: Justin Timberlake’s rustic ‘Man of the Woods’ falls flat

By James Burcky

Photo via Ryan McGinley

The fifth studio album by Justin Timberlake is an interesting departure from his more well-known work. It’s very reminiscent of early 2010’s John Mayer, in the manner that this album takes on a seriously western and Americana feel.

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Read The Pulse print edition Volume 1: Quarter 2

By Pulse Staff

With the conclusion of the school year’s second quarter, the second print edition of The Pulse is now published and available to the Arundel community. Continue reading “Read The Pulse print edition Volume 1: Quarter 2”

Study food reviews: Bento’s Hibachi and Sushi Express

By Sarah Skordas


The buzzer sounded on February 9, just as it did any other day during the week: a shrill exclamation to every student at Arundel High School that they could finally go home. Or in my case, go to Bento’s Hibachi and Sushi Express. Continue reading “Study food reviews: Bento’s Hibachi and Sushi Express”

How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit

By Hannah Clark

On Tuesday, February 6, SpaceX successfully test launched their Falcon Heavy rocket from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center, becoming the world’s most powerful rocket in current operation, only surpassed in payload by a 1973 Saturn V moon rocket. Continue reading “How a Tesla Roadster ended up cruising through a billion-year orbit”

More than just a movie: why ‘Black Panther’ is so important

By Brooke Kaluzienski

Photo via Marvel/Disney

A long-awaited movie, Black Panther, coming to theaters Feb. 16, 2018 in the U.S., had captivated fans even by its first announcement. An all-black superhero movie was unheard of and is an incredible push toward racial equality in movies. With the introduction of the Black Panther (Chadwick Boseman) to the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) in 2016’s Captain America: Civil War, and with the way he completely stole the show, a standalone film for the character was inevitable, and to not have one would have been a disgrace. Continue reading “More than just a movie: why ‘Black Panther’ is so important”

Arundel placed on modified lockdown over unidentified intruders

By Meghan  Malone

On February 5, 2018 at approximately 11:15 AM, two unidentified young males were seen roaming the halls of Arundel High. As a result, administration, led by Principal Davenport, initiated a modified lockdown for all students and faculty. Continue reading “Arundel placed on modified lockdown over unidentified intruders”

Chris Daubert balances the classroom with the hiking trail

By Leah Ogden

Although Chris Daubert is on his 19th year of teaching, he is relatively new to Arundel— currently in his second year here, he teaches government classes and AP Human Geography. His classroom, adorned with poster-sized maps (including one of the Appalachian trail), resides in upstairs F Hall, identifiable by a sign below his name that says, “AKA Mr. No.” Continue reading “Chris Daubert balances the classroom with the hiking trail”

Social media offers a new way to navigate the political landscape

By Tay Cheema

We are currently faced with numerous political issues spread throughout the world. These prominent controversies and problems are scattered all throughout social media platforms, where people not only see these issues, they discuss them and even argue them.

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Chinese classes celebrate the Chinese New Year

By Natalie Adams

On Friday, February 2, the Arundel Chinese classes and club, along with the Arundel Jazz Band and Chinese students from Arundel Middle, Meade High, and Severna Park Middle, celebrated the Chinese New Year through song and dance. Continue reading “Chinese classes celebrate the Chinese New Year”