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Social media challenges take the internet by storm

December 9, 2016

Filed under Arts and Style

From constantly flipping water bottles to doing the “Juju on that Beat” dance, students have been eagerly trying out a vast variety of social media challenges that have become particularly popular over the past few months. ...

Chilly day in D.C.

Joey Durkin, Managing Editor

December 9, 2016

Filed under Arts and Style

A trip to D.C. is often underestimated in this area because of the city’s proximity to our everyday lives. People are even more dissuaded from spending time in the city because of the onset of cold weather. However, there...

Film review: “13th”

Andrew White Cleary, Chief Copy Editor

December 9, 2016

Filed under Arts and Style

The free world, to put it succinctly, is a land of mass incarceration as well; how it got to this point, a question examined in an excellent Netflix documentary named “13th,” is likely to surprise many – and perhaps to upset ...

Students and staff make Thanksgiving their own

Grace Snarr, Copy Editor

November 4, 2016

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It would seem that everyone is familiar with Thanksgiving. Everyone’s been making construction paper projects about Pilgrims and Native Americans since kindergarten; and turkey and pumpkin pies grace nearly every table in Ame...

Creative ways to use Halloween candy

Rachael Gunn, Assistant Academics Editor

November 4, 2016

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Halloween has passed and mounds of candy are now sitting on kitchen counters or stashed away inside pillowcases. While some may enjoy feasting on the fruits of their labors, others may not be as eager to consume their sweet tr...

Pros and Cons of the new iPhone 7

Julia Duran, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

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The recently released iPhone has been trending, not only on Twitter, but in school as well. In a recent advertisement, Apple said that the phone is the best iPhone ever made. Many consumers, however, are wondering whether this is t...

Harry Potter passes on the wand

Rithika Ashok, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

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Nearly a decade after the end of the nationally acclaimed series “Harry Potter,” the world has again been introduced to a new adventure, this time in the shoes of Albus Potter. The book, written as a play script, follows the s...

Holidays are celebrated earlier and earlier each year

Lexie Buswell, Copy Business

October 14, 2016

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It’s that time of the year again for pumpkin spiced everything and cozy fall decor, but stores have been ready for a while now. Even though it’s not even October yet, the Chantilly Costco is already selling Christmas decor...

Film Review: “Sully”

Andrew White Cleary, Chief Copy Editor

October 14, 2016

Filed under Arts and Style

On Jan. 15, 2009, airline captain Chesley Sullenberger performed an emergency water landing of US Airways Flight 1549 following a bird strike that rendered both engines of the plane futile. Later referred to as the “Miracle o...

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