The Roar

Junior Jackson Blodgett reads about voting laws in a government textbook.  Voting laws may change as cities such as Hyattsville lower the voting age.

Voting Age is All the Rage

January 20, 2015

On January 5th, the Hyattsville, MD, City Council took a vote on whether to allow 16- and 17-year olds...

The stars of the movie, James Franco and Seth Rogen tweeted out their happiness when their movie was allowed to be featured on Christmas Day.

A questionable controversy

January 20, 2015

Amid the crazy holiday shopping season and swirling question of snow, another topic was emblazoned in the minds of students during December. The looming quest...

Ferguson Grand Jury Decision: The Catalyst to New Debates

Neha Goswami, Staff Writer

December 17, 2014

The Ferguson grand jury decided on Nov. 24, 2014, not to indict Darren Wilson, a police officer who shot and killed unarmed 18-year-old African American Michael Brown in Ferguson, MO.  Wilson testified that Brown charged and attacked him, but there were conflicting witness reports and unclear audio recordings. Protests ensued...

The allegations against a UVA fraternity stirred up anger on campus.  College students not only at UVA but across the country have been actively protesting.

Campus Controversy

December 16, 2014

  In November, Rolling Stone released a story calling out the University of Virginia for an alle...

A Spark has Ignited

Olivia Emery, Staff Writer

December 16, 2014

A few hours before Mockingjay, the anticipated movie adaptation of the novel,  came out in American theaters it was banned in Thailand. Many teenagers, whether or not they have read the book or saw the movies, were excited about the third and second to last installment of the Hunger Games trilogy, Mockingjay the movie, writt...

The new theater has attracted many new patrons because of its luxurious reclining chairs and new foods.

From the strip mall to the Dulles mall

December 16, 2014

Making its official debut on Dec.11, Regal cinemas unveiled its new location at Dulles Town Center. The...

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