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Bastille steals the show

Bastille steals the show

March 31, 2017


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On March 28, Bastille, a British indie pop band formed in 2010, gave a concert at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, VA, touring their second album, “Wild World.” With only two albums out, they played their new hits, including “Good Grief” and “Blame,” while also revisiting popular songs from t...

Spring Break Quiz

Spring Break Quiz

Holland Forsythe, Staff Reporter

March 22, 2017


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Get Out thrills and educates audiences

Get Out thrills and educates audiences

Alice Naland, Co-Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Style

It would seem that most people would go to the movies to escape the intense political climate, however, Get Out, the newest hit movie in theaters, is a blunt commentary on racism and prejudice very present today. Comedian Jordan Peele’s directorial debut centers around Chris, an African American man who is...

I Remember Mama preview

I Remember Mama preview

Hannah Rosman, Opinion Editor

March 7, 2017


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Rehearsals for the school play, which will be running April 27 to 29, have just begun. This year the production is a play entitled I Remember Mama. Written in 1944 by John Van Druten, it tells the story of the Hansons, a Norwegian immigrant family living in San Francisco, CA. The story is told from ...

Making the switch

Making the switch

Myles Rodriguez, Staff Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Showcase, Style, Uncategorized

March 3 will mark the day that all gamers have been waiting for - the release of Nintendo’s newest gaming console, the Nintendo Switch. First publicly hinted at on March 17, 2016 during the announcement of a partnership between Nintendo and DeNA, a mobile commerce company, the system (then referred...

The hidden story behind Hidden Figures

The hidden story behind Hidden Figures

Jordi Kassa, News Editor

February 9, 2017


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It is not everyday that a major motion picture is lead by women, let alone three women of color. The movie, Hidden Figures, based off the book of the same name, officially opened in theaters on January 6. To the surprise of many, Hidden Figures topped Rouge One in the box office its first week. T...

Star-studded predictions

Star-studded predictions

Hanah Roseman, Opinion Editor

January 23, 2017


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In a year fraught with political and social turmoil, many citizens have been flocking to movie theaters around the country to enjoy a little cinematic escapism. Over the summer there were many movies that did not meet the public’s high expectations, including Suicide Squad, Independence Day: Re...

Broaden your perspective

Broaden your perspective

Carolyn Bradley, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 24, 2016


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Study abroad programs have become a staple in college education, but more and more programs are aiming at younger students. High school study abroad programs have gained popularity in recent years, yet many students are hesitant to take time out of the crucial years of high school. Sometimes high...

Going the extra mile: A Q&A with Charity Miles club president Sachi Cooper

Going the extra mile: A Q&A with Charity Miles club president Sachi Cooper

Ariya Nosouhian

November 29, 2016


Filed under Club Spotlight, Showcase, Style

Junior Sachi Cooper is the president of the Charity Miles Club. Q: What is the club about and what activities do you do? "We are a running team, a lot of charities have their own running teams that help fundraise for the charity. We are all going to choose a 5K and we've chosen to fundraise the...

Investment Club

Investment Club

Hannah Rosman, Opinion Editor

November 27, 2016


Filed under Club Spotlight, Showcase, Style

This club was started eight years ago by Charlie Argon, who was freshman at the time, and has been completely student run since then. Their number of members is constantly in flux, as members get busy with sports and other activities and then come back to the club. They have meetings roughly once or t...

Thanksgiving food traditions

Thanksgiving food traditions

Holland Forsythe

November 21, 2016


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“For my family it’s more about the leftovers. We take all the turkey, stuffing, potatoes, green beans and make the ultimate day after feast. We probably put more effort into this than the actual thanksgiving dinner itself. My family isn’t a big fan of leftovers and one day we decided to cha...

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