The Purple Tide

On-the-go lunch ideas for a hectic day

Priscilla Woo, Academics Editor

April 4, 2020

During the busy weeks of the school year, it can be difficult to find the time to pack a thoughtful and nutritious lunch. Preparing for tests, finishing homework and attending after-school activities can limit time available for ma...

Korean Exchange program offers new perspective on school life

Priscilla Woo, Academics Editor

February 11, 2020

High school students rarely get the chance to experience a different country aside from traveling to popular tourist sites and visiting the main attractions. Through exchange programs, students are given the opportunity to br...

Singles Spotlight

Priscilla Woo, Academics Editor

January 9, 2020

The Weeknd - “Heartless” Abel Tesfaye, better known by his stage name The Weeknd, released a new single “Heartless” on November 27, 2019. In the song, he writes about recognizing the numbness that can accompany ...

Senior and fraternal twins Annie and Yannie Wu embrace in a hug as they spend the day together at Tysons Corner. When they were younger, they often wore matching clothes and engaged in the same activities.

It’s a Twin Thing

November 25, 2019

Community reflects on Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

Priscilla Woo, Academics Editor

October 1, 2019

According to Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF), an organization established to help children with cancer by raising awareness and funding research, cancer is the leading cause of death by disease in American children. F...

Football comes to a bittersweet end

Priscilla Woo, staff writer

November 21, 2017

Although the varsity football team experienced a challenging season, spirits are high as athletes and coaches alike begin to plan for next year. Though the team was unable to end the season with a win, the players continued to...