Crossed Sabres

Lights, camera, camera, camera, action!

Lights, camera, camera, camera, action!

Luke Dangel, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2019

If you have been haunted by the “back to school” signs at your local Target for the last couple of weeks, know that there is a light at the end of the tunnel. September annually signifies the release of Apple’s newest technological creations. Although in past years there have been some underwhelm...

Spider-Man: Far from over

Spider-Man: Far from over

Luke Holland, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

After two painfully-long years since everyone’s favorite web slinger starred in a standalone Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) film, Spider-Man, played by Tom Holland, finally swings back to theaters in Spider-Man: Far From Home. The film introduced a new villain and developed existing characters, as well as establis...

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Their System

Rotten Tomatoes Changes Their System

Hugo Bell, Staff Reporter

April 24, 2019

Due to a number of controversial and toxic reviews on Rotten Tomatoes, specifically for “Captain Marvel,” the website is taking away the general audience’s ability to rate films before they are released in theaters. However, this rule does not pertain to critics, who use the “Tomatometer” t...

A vegetarian friendly Arlington

A vegetarian friendly Arlington

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

March 25, 2019

There are many restaurants across Arlington, but some vegetarians in Arlington still struggle to find restaurants and cafes where they can enjoy good food without the meat. Here are some great vegetarian options  across Arlington, according to vegetarians. First is Sweetgreen, which has many vegetari...

Chew on this

Chew on this

Karina Lazorchak, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2019

Ballston Quarter restaurants are opening on a rolling basis. According to Ballston Quarter Marketing Director Cristian Becker, all restaurants should be open by May, but two opened in December: Chick-fil-A and Punch Bowl Social. The newer restaurants will provide customers with additional cuisines a few ...

Higher, further, faster

Higher, further, faster

Gus Nathanson, Online Editor

March 21, 2019

The first blockbuster superhero film of 2019, “Captain Marvel,” made its highly anticipated release on March 8. This film is the twenty first installment of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). However, the buzz surrounding this film is much more intense than others, with the first trailer for the ...

Awards galore

Awards galore

Hannah Rosman, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2019

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences held the 91st Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, California on February 24. In the lead up to the actual show, controversy plagued the Academy. The issues started back in August when it was announced that a n...

New Spider-Man movie goes the extra Miles

New Spider-Man movie goes the extra Miles

Luke Dangel, Staff Reporter

March 13, 2019

When Sony announced that they were in production of yet another Spider-Man movie, it is likely most rolled their eyes at the thought. This is the seventh Spider-Man movie to be produced, not to mention an existing franchise with three versions of the same Peter Parker story. However, Spider-man:...

Black Mirror

Black Mirror

Hannah Rosman, Editor in Chief

March 12, 2019

Black Mirror, a science fiction anthology series on Netflix, has been making headlines since its premiere in 2011. Each episode tells a self-contained cautionary tale of futures with new casts, contexts and plots where technology controls, terrorizes and possibly destroys humanity. Episodes, which are prim...

“Legally Blonde” rehearsals begin

“Legally Blonde” rehearsals begin

Julia Van Lare, Lifestyles Editor

February 27, 2019

“Legally Blonde”, the school’s largest theater production of the year, has finished casting and begun choreography and music rehearsals. “Legally Blonde” is the story of a valley girl, Elle Woods, who applies to Harvard University to be with her college boyfriend who she thinks she loves, ...

Remembering the Holocaust Through Film

Remembering the Holocaust Through Film

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

February 18, 2019

“Schindler's List” first came out in 1993, but now the movie is back in theaters for its twenty-fifth  anniversary. As anti-Semitism incidents increase, the story may remind people of the horrible events that went on during World War II. “Schindler’s List”, directed by Steven Spielberg, is about...

Theatre Department’s “Inherit the Wind”

Theatre Department’s “Inherit the Wind”

Natalie Daley, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2019

The school's school fall play “Inherit the Wind” played November 15 through the 17 at 7 p.m. Many students and family members went to watch the final performance of the play, but much more goes into the production of the play than just the acting. “Inherit the Wind” is based on the true story of the 1925 Sc...

The student newspaper of Washington-Lee High School
Style