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The Taste of Arlington

Callie Randall, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2015


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Arlington’s annual Taste of Arlington Festival was on May 17th in Clarendon from 12pm to 6pm. The festival has many activities and events that are directed towards people of all ages and showcases over 50 Arlington restaurants while benefitting the Arlington’s Food Assistance Center. The festival...

New Restaurant Open in Clarendon

Jasmine Ben Hamed, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015


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Many restaurants in Clarendon have recently closed due to construction of larger projects or simply because of lack of business. A new Australian restaurant is going to become the next new business to try and break the cycle in the area. Owned by Michael Darby, co-founder and principal of Monument Reality,...

Queen Elizabeth II’s Near-Record Breaking Reign

Queen Elizabeth II’s Near-Record Breaking Reign

Carolyn Bradley, Lifestyles Editor

April 27, 2015


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With this year marking her 63rd year of ruling over Great Britain, Queen Elizabeth II has made her mark on England and the world. She has had the British people’s support ever since she was crowned on February 6, 1952, through her Silver, Gold and Diamond Jubilees. The queen turned 89 on April 21 and...

Local Restaurant Update

Local Restaurant Update

Callie Randall, Staff Reporter

April 27, 2015


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Check out our gallery on local restaurants!

2015 SCA Spirit Week

2015 SCA Spirit Week

Marisa Sydnor, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


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  Twice a year, Washington-Lee High School has their annual Spirit Week, an interactive and fun way for the school to engage the student body. Around this time of year, students can become stressed about finishing off the school year on a good note. Activities like spirit week can act as a st...

Someday Somewhere: A Review of Electronica Artist Mura Masa

Someday Somewhere: A Review of Electronica Artist Mura Masa

Henry Weiss, Staff Reporter

April 21, 2015


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On April 9th, Alex Crossan, better known as indie electronica artist Mura Masa, quietly released his first multi-song project on Jakarta Records. In keeping with his dozens of earlier singles, Someday Somewhere is full of hope and light and clearly draws influence from experimental trap producers such a...

The Movie Moment

The Movie Moment

Carolyn Bradley, Lifestyles Editor

April 21, 2015


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Known for programs that highlight the awkward and unfair parts of teenage lives through television shows like Awkward and Catfish, MTV is also known for its award shows. The 24th annual Movie Awards show premiered on April 12 at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles, California, hosted by comedian Amy Schumer. ...

Record Breaking Furious 7

Marisa Sydnor, Staff Reporter

April 14, 2015


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With the release of the seventh Fast and Furious film on April 3, the movie has received a lot of popularity. Earning a percentage of 83% on Rotten Tomatoes and breaking records with a $143.6 million debut, the movie is moving up fast in rank. Furious 7 is the first movie in its collection to earn more ...

The End of an Era

The End of an Era

Alice Naland, Specials Editor

April 13, 2015


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In recent years, critically acclaimed television shows like Breaking Bad, The Sopranos and Friends have said goodbye to the silver screen with memorable series finales that confirmed their spot in cinematic history. This year, Mad Men hopes to join the ranks of top television heavyweights when it airs its ser...

Zamperini’s unbroken hope

Alice Naland, Specials Editor

January 12, 2015


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December has always been a popular month to release highly anticipated movies. Sometimes five or more films come out on Christmas Day after advertising months before. Last year, Angelina Jolie’s movie Unbroken is predicted to stand out among the many holiday releases and has a chance at getting nomina...

WANG X H&M

WANG X H&M

Sara Grim

December 15, 2014


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On November 6, the retail clothing company Hennes & Mauritz (H&M) released their annual designer collaboration collection in 250 selected stores around the world and online. Since 2004, H&M has released exclusive collections with 16 different iconic designers. This year, the collaboration is with ...

Kinder Haus

Kinder Haus

Jasmine Ben Hamed, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2014


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Open since 1982, Kinder Haus, located on Fillmore Street in the middle of Clarendon, has been a company based on the community. Locally opened by Sue Pyatt and her family, as well as  managed by her daughter Jen Pyatt, the childrens’ toy store has taken great pride in their connection with customers and em...

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