All posts by Claire Silberman

Claire Silberman is Comma Placer in Chief at The Raider Review. As a Raider Nation Senior, she spends her time bribing underclassmen to come to debate practice and napping on the cozy auditorium floor during rehearsals for the musical. She spends her free time binge watching House of Cards, eating breakfast for dinner, and returning misplaced modifiers to their rightful home.

Atholton Welcomes New Teachers

Read about the newest faculty members at Raider Nation! Click the links beneath the pictures to read their interviews with our staff reporters. Ms. Edwards Ms. LeForge   Mr. Peddicord Ms. Stewart Mr. Moore Ms. […]

The Paradox of Compulsory Voting

American culture values freedom above all else. We hold dearly the freedom to speak, to worship, and to own private property. Perhaps the most important democratic freedom is our freedom to vote. As we currently interpret it, this implies a freedom not to vote. But should it?

Fish Out of Water: Ghostbuster Games

I can’t handle anything remotely horrific, creepy, or ghoulish. Naturally, when it came time for the Fish Out of Water segment, I picked the scariest thing on a list–a ghost tour.

The Race is On for Student Member of the Board

On April 19th, the Howard County Association of Student Councils hosted a forum to showcase both of the candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB). The Raider Review covered the event. Here is a rundown of our prospective SMOBs for the 2017-2018 school year.

The Truth About Fake News

Courtesy of CNN Claire Silberman Features Editor March 22, 2017      Three days before the 2016 election, the Denver Guardian released a story covering Michael Brown, an FBI agent believed to be responsible for […]

The Legacy of Barack Obama

Eight years ago, a bright eyed, 47 year-old senator from Illinois stood on Capitol Hill and swore to faithfully execute the office of the president of the United States. In doing so, he became the first African American to hold that title. From foreign policy to Obamacare, here are some highlights of the Obama legacy.

Quiz: Which Elective Should You Take?

Unsure of which classes to sign up for? This flowchart can help! Answer the questions and follow the arrows to find the perfect fit. Click the image to enlarge.

AHI Tuna Reels in Audiences

A robot on a blind date with a hamster. A moose apocalypse. A politician who can finally lick his elbow. At the Atholton improv show, “You Gotta See This, You Gotta Hear This” is more than just the name of a game.

Elective Spotlight: Intern/Mentor

For most students, the school day consists of English, math, science, social studies, and a few electives. For students taking Intern Mentor however, part of the school day takes place in an office.

Young Democrats Host Guest Speaker

Claire Silberman Features Editor September 28, 2016     On Friday afternoons, school is the last place where students want to hang out. On September 16th however, around 40 eager students filed into the media center […]