The Purple Tide

Fact or Fiction: explaining conspiracy theories

Priya Viswanathan, Opinions Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Features

Students share the conspiracy theories that they believe in. The world is flat. Helen Keller did not exist. Tupac is alive. The moon landing didn’t happen. NASA isn’t real. Conspiracy theories such as these and many more ar...

The impacts of divorce on children

Julia Duran, Assistant Features Editor

November 9, 2016

Filed under Features

About 40 to 50 percent of American marriages end in divorce, according to the American Psychological Association. As a result, many students have experienced a divorce between their parents, and it has affected them in differe...

Chantilly graduates share college successes

Lexie Buswell, Copy Editor

November 4, 2016

Filed under Features

Institutions such as high school and college take great pride in the accomplishments and achievements of their students. Student success is seen as a validation of the school's curriculum and standards. The Purple Tide recently caught...

Reviving Student Fashion Senses With Revive Athletics

John Martin, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

Filed under Features

The Revive Athletics clothing line company was created by Chantilly seniors JJ Iraham and Jake Suh and T.C. Williams alumnus Patrick Kanyek. “We started the company because there’s an untapped market into people who go to...

Technological Advancements Links Different Generations

Rachel Dadoo, Staff Writer

October 14, 2016

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Technology is an escape to a whole new dimension where students are able to interact with peers in a way that was never possible before. While technology is second nature to many teenagers today, many faculty members remember a...

Are you smarter than a Fifth Grader? K.A.S.T Club provides an outlet for kids

Julia Shyy, Copy Editor

October 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Can young children be scientists too? Can they do the things high school students and adults do? Students looking for a fun, innovative club to join should consider joining the K.A.S.T. Club, which  stands for “Kids Are Scient...

New drama teacher Tim Bambara shakes up the drama department

Joey Durkin, Managing Editor

October 14, 2016

Filed under Features

Teachers, old and new, come and go over time. New faces bring changes to their subjects, including Theatre Arts, a program filled with less traditional classroom experiences. A new teacher needs to be able to match the energy ...

Gardening comes back for Springtime

John Martin, Assistant Academics Editor

May 11, 2016

Filed under Features

The end of winter hibernation has come, and while many choose activities such as hiking or running, others get back into the fruitful activity of gardening. For some, it stems from a childhood enthusiasm and blossoms into a...