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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...

Get off your phone and exercise

Cat Pizzarello, Managing Editor December 13, 2022

Instead of scrolling for five or more hours on TikTok, how about you go for a walk by yourself and clear your mind, try out for that spot on the soccer team at your school, or go lifting with a friend...

Why I don’t care the Queen of England Died

Liberty Harrison, Editor-In-Chief November 22, 2022

I have listened with confused disdain as much of the world around me began to grieve the death of former Queen of England, Elizabeth II, a woman who inherited title, wealth, and prestige through an outdated...

How to fix school lunch periods

William Kluttz, staff writer November 14, 2022

Everyday students are split up into one of four lunch shifts, which is perfect since there are four grades. But lunches are split up by course, not grade.   “I want to sit with my friends,...

Should we demolish the school in order to build a new and better one?

Lorenzo Salas, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

Students shuffle into Mr. Rudy’s English class and file into their small desks that are clumped together in groups of five. As the teacher goes up to teach his class, he pushes away his small cart in...

The Perfect Storm

Crawford Holmes, staff writer June 3, 2022

The federal government usually can only pick one: a massive economic recession with millions of fortunes lost over stock, or soaring inflation and price of goods. Unfortunately for everyone living in America,...

The Trash Problem: Possible Solutions and How You can Help

Aiden Wojtowicz, Guest Writer May 7, 2022

Imagine this: you walk into the cafeteria and just have a normal lunch with your friends or by yourself. You were the last one to get up from your seat. Mostly everyone had left by now and you had to hurry...

School becomes more stressful with optional masks

Hannah Winegar, Staff Writer April 4, 2022

Everyday I sit in classrooms with 15 or more students for seven hours. When Loudoun County Public Schools announced that masks are now optional, I can’t help but feel nervous. Nervous that when someone...

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