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Texas Instrument Calculators Beaten by Competition

Berek Harrison, Managing Editor March 12, 2024

If you’re a student who’s taken the SAT, plans on pursuing STEM, or are a junior or senior, you most likely have used or own a graphing calculator, but what kind of calculator have you used? I’d...

Celebrities and Influencers fail to educate the youth about worldwide issues such as the silent genocide in Congo

Karen Martinez, staff writer February 8, 2024

Imagine being a six to 17 year old student working in the coltan mines of Congo in hazardous conditions instead of being at school, listening to the teacher ramble about the math homework that should’ve...

Snow Days? More Snow, Less School

Courtlyn Armstrong, staff writer February 8, 2024

Virginia students have rarely gotten snow days the past few winter seasons. In fact, we haven't had a big snow event since January of 2016, when Dulles Airport was covered with 29 inches of snow, and parts...

LCPS AI Detection Software Fails to Detect AI

Berek Harrison, Managing Editor February 6, 2024

Since the release of ChatGPT AI has only become more powerful, popular, and accessible. Despite that Loudoun County hasn’t released information to parents and students on their position with generative...

Fentanyl overdoses: don’t wait for a solution, be the solution

Taylor Helfer, Managing Editor February 1, 2024

18 Loudoun teenagers overdosed on opioids on school grounds, eight at Park View High School, in October alone. Overdoses lead to respiratory failure and cyanosis, which is loss of oxygen in the blood causing...

Student desktop computers lined up at the back of a classroom.

Technology Disrupts Long-Standing Educational Norms

Berek Harrison, Managing Editor December 15, 2023

It’s no secret that technology has been advancing since the early days of mankind, and imperative to technology was education. As technology grew more complex and refined, so did education. Early...

Parking Etiquette at LCHS

Courtlyn Armstrong, Staff Writer December 12, 2023

Loudoun County student drivers deserve designated parking spots for school, and it is important to follow proper protocol. Every year, students submit for parking spots for the school year, and even though...

Climate Change is real and has been negatively impacting us for decades

Karen Martinez, Staff Writer June 5, 2023

Hurricane Katrina, the largest and the third strongest hurricane in American history killed 1,329 people, causing 29% of the population of New Orleans to decrease from the fall of 2005 through 2011. The...

End the stigma against blue collar jobs

unsigned editorial and March 31, 2023

The US labor market has a problem. While we constantly push high schoolers to pursue higher education and positions we deem honorable, such as doctor or lawyer, we forget the career options that support...

For the sake of our humanity, stop glorifying serial killers

For the sake of our humanity, stop glorifying serial killers

Olivia DeWan and Liberty Harrison January 20, 2023

Did you watch “Monster: the Jeffery Dahmer story?” If you did, you’re a terrible person. The general public has always had a fascination with serial killers. Monsters like Ted Bundy, Harold Shipman,...

Students struggle to complete work in restricted space

Sahar Siddiq, staff writer December 21, 2022

Our study halls are there for us to be able to complete homework or do late work, though it's difficult to do so when you have a study hall in the auditorium. There aren't any proper tables, some seats...

The Washington Commanders should rename again

Alexa Sterner, staff writer December 15, 2022

On February 2, the Washington Football Team, formerly known as the Redskins, announced their new name, The Washington Commanders. I join many other vocal fans in disliking the new name.   The...

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