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The trouble with construction

The trouble with construction

Will LeHardy

September 25, 2015


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Major renovations have occurred in Washington-Lee High School’s more than 90-year history, including the renovation that took place six years ago to build a larger, more environmentally friendly school. This past summer, however, more renovations have taken place to accommodate the massive freshma...

The Media’s Effect on Policy

Matthew Herrity, Staff Reporter

April 28, 2015


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In the weeks after the Charlie Hebdo attacks, the international community was in horror. Over over 40 presidents and prime ministers attended a funeral to mourn those who lost their lives. During the same week, Boko Haram killed over 2,000 Nigerians in a rampage through the town of Baja. It is very...

A Lesson in Feminism

Alice Bell, News Editor

January 12, 2015


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From my experience, the general consensus appears to be that feminism is man-hating. That feminists want nothing less than female supremacy over the men that have historically run this planet. At this point, I would like to quote dictionary.com for you: “feminism: the doctrine advocating social,...

Ebola: The Overhype

Ebola: The Overhype

Jordi Kassa, Staff Writer

December 15, 2014


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Lately, many people around the world have been worried about the Ebola virus. To the extent that, now, Ebola is the third most searched word when typing in the letter “e,” after eBay and ESPN on Google. The international media, especially the United States, has been focused on the spread of the viru...

Swatting

Marisa Sydnor, Staff Reporter

December 15, 2014


Filed under Opinion

Online streaming of video games is a popular pastime on different types of gaming consoles. Gamers can engage in the gaming community by streaming a live video of them playing a game of their choice and displaying their progress for audiences all over the world. There is a phenomenon called “swatti...

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