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Why Capital Punishment Should be Prohibited

Claire Gallihugh, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Capital Punishment has been an ongoing controversial issue in the United States, and the mixed views on the topic stem from both the financial side and the morality of the issue.  Today, eighteen states outlaw the death penal...

Why test scores or poor grades don’t define who you are

Olivia Miller, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

 Coming from someone who can’t solve an algebra problem to save her life, and got a 21 the first time she took her ACT, I am able to understand first hand why the letter on a report card, or the score of my standardized tests...

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...

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 ...

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 Ju...

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. ...

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 feat...

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....

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....

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 w...

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