The Roar

Stress Vs. Sleep

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Seven out of ten adults in the United States say that they experience stress or anxiety everyday. One-third of adults report persistent anxiety daily or that they have had an anxiety or panic attack.   About 80 percent of adults experience some type of sl...

Should We Use Drones?

Jonathan Katz

February 14, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Since 2002, the U.S. has used drones in the fight against terrorism. Statistics provided by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism have stated that up to 1,602 civilians have been killed by drones. Is using drones in combat the right thing for our military to do? In some situations I believe they are in other situations I beli...

Review: CAVA Grill

Margaux Ramee

February 11, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

 CAVA, a new Mediterranean grill, recently opened its doors in Ashburn. Ever since, it has become a hotspot for those who crave healthy, delicious food. This new trend may be scary to those who don’t try new things, but Junior Megan Goyer ensures that CAVA is worth the risk.    “I don’t try new food, ever,” ...

15 Stages of the Quarter ending

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials, Student Life

Thinking you have time. Coming to the realization that you don't have time  Regretting the time you wasted.  Frantically checking your grades online and emailing your teachers. Trying to find ways to raise your grades. Getting angry with yourself for putting off the work. Going insane trying to finish all of the work. Even more...

Feature Friday

Matt Macioce, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Feature Friday was supposed to be a more efficient way of showing all of the school's announcements. Instead it just became a ten minute long video with loud annoying music, and a way of missing ten minutes of class. Yes feature Friday is more entertaining, but it does not accomplish what it was created to do. Last year’s a...

FEATURE PRESENTATION

Chad Bessette, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Feature Friday was a much needed improvement to the morning announcements. In previous years, the faculty would hand the announcement crew a script of things to say every morning, taking up a good 10 minutes of class time. Furthermore, there was little to no difference in the announcements because hardly any time had passed...

We ALL Support Paris

Angelica Rivera, Staff Writer

February 3, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

What happened in Paris was a tragedy in every definition of the word.Three teams of armed ISIS suicide bombers attacked six locations around Paris on Friday Nov. 13. Over 130 people lost their lives and hundreds more were wounded. These attacks have brought out the best in people as French citizens opened their doors to families ...

We ALL Support Paris

Angelica Rivera, Staff Writer

November 23, 2015

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

  What happened in Paris was a tragedy in every definition of the word. Three teams of armed ISIS suicide bombers attacked six locations around Paris on Friday Nov. 13. At least 128 people lost their lives and hundreds more were wounded. These attacks have brought out the best in people as French citizens opened their doors to ...

Editorial: Should Wayde Permanently Cancel Midterms?

Neha Goswami, Staff Writer

March 4, 2015

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Teachers scoffed at the anomaly last year: midterms were cancelled.  The surprise was unexpected, but necessary considering many snow days had severely impeded teaching.  Students celebrated and praised the legendary Wayde Byard, the icon for county delays and cancellations. Once more snow hit and cancelled most of the...

Hero or Villain?

Hero or Villain?

February 12, 2015

With more than 160 confirmed kills, Chris Kyle is known as one of the most deadly snipers in American...

Opinion: $avage $teve

Opinion: $avage $teve

February 11, 2015

Some people can hide their funny persona. They reserve it for their friends and family, shying away from...

Is it Worth your Well-being?

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

February 8, 2015

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Students nowadays seem to put their grades first and health second. The pressure to get good grades is very high, especially in the Northern Virginia area. With the stress of getting good grades hanging over students’ heads some stop eating, overeat, go into depression, lose sleep or develop different physical and mental disorders. The...

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