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Fifth Democratic Debate

November 26, 2019

Last Wednesday, on November 20, the fifth democratic debate took place in Atlanta, Georgia. There were ten Democratic candidates on stage, but...

India Struggles to Breath

November 22, 2019

In India for the past month the amount of pollution in the air has spiked dramatically. The levels of bacteria and toxins in the air are 10 times...

Keystone Pipeline Spills 383,000 Gallons of Oil

November 18, 2019

On Tuesday October 29, the Keystone Pipeline, which carries crude oil, spilled 383,000 gallons of oil on a wetland environment in Edinburg, North...

Cappies Review: W.T. Woodson High School’s Letters to Sala

November 14, 2019

Review by Jamie Jeong Two generations may think of the word camp differently while modern families imagine summer camps with friends and s...

Cappies Review: Oakton High School’s Men on Boats

November 14, 2019

Review by Jamie Jeong The Grand Canyon is a historical landmark that everyone is familiar with; however, most do not know who to accredit...

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The Man in the High Castle: The Last Season

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

The Boba Generation

November 20, 2019

The famous and trendy drink goes by many different names, Boba, Pearl Milk Tea, Bubble Tea. But no matter what you call it, this sweet, delicious...

The Conspiracy Palette

November 18, 2019

The YouTubers Shane Dawson and Jeffree Star, with a combined 39 million subscribers, partnered up with Morphe to create and release their makeup...

Jojo Rabbit: A Film Review

November 14, 2019

DISCLAIMER: This article contains spoilers and opinions. Also, if you don’t like “sensitive” subjects you probably should stop reading...

Paragraph Reviews 3.

October 25, 2019

Hello and welcome to paragraph reviews, where I review three good, bad, or classic films in one paragraph each. Today we’re doing horror, which...

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Week 1 College Basketball Recap
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NFL Mid-Season Awards 2019
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The Crown: Season 3 Review
Kendall Claar

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Kendall Claar is a Senior and is in her second year of Journalism. She decided to take the class because she would like to go into broadcast journalism as an adult. She also decided to take it because...

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Christian Coleman

Christian Coleman is a Senior who is in his first year of Journalism. He took Journalism because he has an appreciation of writing and wanted to expand more on his writing skills. His passions and interests...

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Musa Jabbour is a Freshman who is in her first year of Journalism. She took Journalism because she thought it would be fun to try something new. Also, she believed that the class would help improve her...

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Laghima Pandey is a Senior who is in her third year of Journalism. She took the class because she loves to write as well as work with other people. She enjoys reading books, playing guitar, drawing art,...

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Stephen Kim

Stephen Kim is a Freshman who is in his first year of Journalism. He took Journalism because he was told that it was a fun class to take. Besides the class, he has a huge passion for sports. In ten years,...

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Huda Khan

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Huda Khan is a Senior who is in her third year of Journalism. She took the class because she enjoys to write. She believes that the class is the perfect outlet for her to spread the news to a wide audience...

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William Rantis

William Rantis is a Senior who is in his first year of Journalism. He decided to take the class because he has an interest in writing stories. He also believes that he could use his programming skills...

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Miguel Alves

Miguel Alves is a Senior who is in his first year of Journalism. He decided to take the class because he likes to work with people that share his passion for English. In his free time, Miguel enjoys writing...

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Marwa Hameed

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Marwa Hameed is a Senior who has been in Journalism for four years. She took Journalism because she has always enjoyed writing and wanted to report on things happening worldwide. Marwa can always be found...

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Sim Saini

Sim Saini is a Sophomore who is in her first year of Journalism. She took Journalism because she loves to write and her friend told her that it was a fun class to take. In her free time, she takes enjoyment...

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Natalie Kees

Natalie Kees is a Freshman who is in her first year of Journalism. She took the class because she wants to pursue a career in journalism in the future. She takes enjoyment in reading, writing, drawing,...

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Bianka Balcazar

Bianka Balcazar is a Sophomore who has been in Journalism for two years. The reason she took Journalism was because she has a passion for writing and reporting news to the public. Her biggest interest...

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