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Hurricane Ida

Zakary Robinette
September 17, 2021

Millions of people are being affected by Hurricane Ida, many people are losing power, their homes, and their lives. Louisiana was just hit by Hurricane Ida, rivers, lakes, and streets are being flooded...

Refugees arriving to Dulles (Photo By: Kevin Lamarque / Reuters)

Refugees From Afghanistan Arrive to Virginia

Safa Hameed
September 17, 2021

During the last week of August, thousands of Afghan immigrants began arriving in Northern Virginia due to the mass evacuations that took place at the Kabul Airport--days after the Taliban took complete...

Credit: Adamkaz on Getty Images, https://www.gettyimages.co.uk/search/photographer?family=creative&photographer=adamkaz

Has China Banned Gaming?

Paul Siebert
September 17, 2021

Is Gaming Forbidden In China? China’s government passed a law regarding the use of video games by minors in China. They are not allowed to play video games for more than three hours a week anymore....

The 2021 California Recall Election

Eleanor Shaw
September 13, 2021

Within the past several weeks, a recall election of California’s governor has been announced, and as the election nears, questions concerning the validity of the election’s results continue to rise....

(Photo By: REUTERS/Leah Millis)

Senate Block January 6th Commission

Safa Hameed
June 3, 2021

On Friday, May 28, a bill that would have created a bipartisan committee to investigate the January 6th riots, where insurrectionists stormed into the Capitol, was blocked in the Senate. The bill needed...

Virginia Lifting Mask Mandate

Virginia Lifting Mask Mandate

Melanie Wang
June 3, 2021

As of May 28th, Virginia has officially lifted its mask mandate to those who have been fully vaccinated in most cases. Currently across the country, 23 states have lifted the Covid-19 mask mandates and...

New COVID-19 Regulations

New COVID-19 Regulations

Nathan Kim
May 19, 2021

On May 13, 2021, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and President Joe Biden announced that fully vaccinated Americans can now resume public activities without wearing masks or social distancing....

Upcoming Celestial Events for Spring 2021

Upcoming Celestial Events for Spring 2021

Karyna Hetman
May 14, 2021

As spring is in full bloom, many changes in nature are happening around us, but there are also great transitions happening above us, too. The upcoming spring celestial events create opportunities for fun...

Photographer: Samir Jana

The COVID Surge In India

Claire Gibson
May 12, 2021

On April 12th, Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India held a large election rally where the Prime Minister himself and the large crowds in attendance failed to wear masks. During the rally, Modi proclaimed,...

Local Community Takes Initiative On Recycling

Local Community Takes Initiative On Recycling

Eshal Malik
May 12, 2021

Earlier this month, members of the Little Rocky Run community noticed increased trash on the roads and sidewalks. Once residents noticed raccoons were eating litter in parks, the neighborhood decided to...

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Governor Newsom Faces Recall

Safa Hameed
May 7, 2021

On May 5, the Lt. Governor of California confirmed that the Recall Governor Gavin Newsom Movement had earned petition signatures to warrant a recall election in the latter half of the year. A recall...

Biden's First Speech To Congress

Biden’s First Speech To Congress

Nathan Kim
May 7, 2021

On April 28, 2021, Joe Biden gave his first speech to Congress at the U.S. Capitol in Washington D.C. This speech was days before his 100th day in office and addressed COVID-19 issues, economic concerns,...

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