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Arlington Food Assistance Center

Arlington Food Assistance Center

Olivia Sklenka, Lifestyles Editor

October 28, 2015


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Arlington Food Assistance Center (AFAC) located in Arlington, Virginia, was founded over 25 years ago as a way to help end hunger in the county. AFAC’s mission is to provide supplemental groceries to Arlington neighbors in need. The organization provides free of charge meals to Arlington residents...

Morgan is Back

Morgan is Back

Hannah Rosman, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015


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Comedian Tracy Morgan, known for paying Tracy Jordan on 30 Rock, hosted Saturday Night Live last Saturday, officially returning to TV after a brush with death last year. Though the appearance was not his first, it was his first live comedy stint since the car crash on June 7, 2014 which left him in a coma ...

Uber on the go

Uber on the go

Callie Randall, Hannah Rosman, Noah Winslow, Lifestyles Editor

October 19, 2015


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Uber, founded by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp in 2009, is an American transportation company headquartered in San Francisco, CA. The company provides consumers temporary car service from local Uber drivers in cities around the world. Customers can submit a trip request through the Uber smartphone app...

Club Spotlight: Do Something Club

Marisa Sydnor, Writer

October 18, 2015


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Do Something Club is a service club where the focus is on inspiring young people to take action in their community through creative service projects. The club was created in February of 2014 by seniors Bailey Hall and Rebecca Wroblewski. “I had the idea for the club and Rebecca and I worked to mak...

Spirit of Homecoming

Spirit of Homecoming

Marisa Sydnor, Writer

October 18, 2015


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Spirit week and the homecoming football game are major landmarks of the school year, but homecoming is the main event of the week. Homecoming was originally started for the alumni of the school, but many current students and staff put a dominant focus on it as a way to show their love for their schoo...

Fall Into new music

Alice Bell, Features Editor

October 16, 2015


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This autumn has been rife with new music. Earlier in September, the District saw the first Landmark Music Festival to benefit the National Mall, and the month was interspersed with gigs by The Neighbourhood, Wavves, FIDLAR and Wolf Alice. The fun only continues into October, November and December with...

DCvegfest

DCvegfest

Matthew Herrity, Staff Reporter

October 15, 2015


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An estimated 15,000 people endured the brutal cold and rain at the Navy Yard for the district's 18th annual DCVegfest. Started in 1997, DCVegfest is an event organized by Compassion Over Killing to promote vegetarian and vegan living as well as animals rights in the district. The event hosted over...

Shirlington’s AMC renovations underway

Shirlington’s AMC renovations underway

Jasmine BH

October 10, 2015


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Since it's debut opening in 1995, AMC Loews Shirlington 7 has gone under many renovations, the latest being in 2012. However, the theater will experience it's biggest change to date when it will be closed for renovations this November in an effort to attract new customers. Among the planned upgrades are ...

W-L’s favorite local restaurants

W-L’s favorite local restaurants

Ariya Nosouhian, Staff Writer

October 9, 2015


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In Arlington, good food is generally not difficult to find. However, sometimes inspiration fails to strike. Here are a few of the W-L community’s favorite places to eat in Arlington. If pizza is in the cards, try Rustico Restaurant or Pupatella Pizza. Rustico Restaurant is a tavern-style restaurant...

New band on the block

New band on the block

Callie Randall and Hannah Rosman

October 8, 2015


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Hard to Control (HTC), created in February by seniors Kaelan Brown, Peter Banks, and former senior Joaquin Friedman, is a new emerging hip hop and jazz band made up of 12 Arlington musicians, 11 being from W-L. The three founders played in the school’s jazz band together and from there added more music...

How to Get Away with Murder returns

How to Get Away with Murder returns

Hannah Rosman, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2015


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After rave reviews of its first season, How To Get Away With Murder had its season two premiere on ABC last Thursday at 10:00 p.m.. This show is the third drama created by Shonda Rhimes. Her other two shows are also extremely successful and their season premieres earned very good reviews. The first ...

Clarendon has a party

Clarendon has a party

Will Siegal '16, Managing/Sports Editor

October 2, 2015


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Before the music was playing and the smell of food commandeered the air, runners of all ages crossed the finish line in their respective races to cheers and goody bags. Races are only a fraction of the traditions and events Clarendon Day had to offer.       Having started in 1993, Clarendon Day...

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