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FCPS Struggles With Overwhelming Bus Driver Shortage

Brandon Level
November 30, 2021

On August 23rd, Fairfax County Public School officials asked parents to either drive or walk their students to and from school. This comes after school bus driver shortages in the county and around the...

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Is Critical Race Theory Being Taught in FCPS?

Brandon Level
October 26, 2021

In November of 2017, The Fairfax County Board of Supervisors and School Board (FCPS), constructed and adopted a “joint social and racial equity policy”. Ever since then, FCPS has been in the headlines...

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Covid-19 Cases on the Rise and How FCPS Could Be Affected

Brandon Level
October 14, 2021

March 13th 2020, is a day Americans alike will remember. The deadly COVID-19 virus crept up on the United States from Wuhan, China. President Trump declared a national emergency over the coming virus while...

Students At Edison High Protest Against Dress Code

Students At Edison High Protest Against Dress Code

Loor Elbedour
October 1, 2021

On August 26th, 2021 students at Thomas Edison High School in Fairfax County staged an in-school demonstration to call attention to what they perceive as “unjust and uneven enforcement” of the FCPS...

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Transgender Ban in the Military

Andi Burroughs
January 24, 2019

On Tuesday, January 22, 2019, the Supreme Court voted 5-4, in favor of President Trump, to ban transgender people from serving in the United States military. This decision is a revision of a policy that...

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Pets Found After California Campfire

Karyna Hetman
January 7, 2019

 It seems that all the stories we hear from the news are sad and hopeless, but this story however, has a happy ending. A tragic camp fire in California, according to the San Francisco Chronicle, was said...

Baltimore Woman Stabbed After Being a Good Samaritan

Baltimore Woman Stabbed After Being a Good Samaritan

Sydney Brobbey
December 6, 2018

  Around 12:30 A.M. on December 1st, 52-year-old Jacquelyn Smith was fatally stabbed in Baltimore, Maryland after giving a woman who held a sign saying, “Please Help Feed my Baby” money. Returning...

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Migrants Near The U.S. Border Shot With Tear Gas

Safa Hameed
November 30, 2018

On Monday afternoon at the Mexican-American border, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) fired tear gas at groups of migrants trying to cross the border. CBP cited that the border was becoming overwhelmed...

What You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

What You Didn’t Know About Daylight Saving Time

Karyna Hetman
November 13, 2018

The moment we have all been waiting for to solve our sleep deprivation problems: the end of daylight savings for the year. This Sunday, November 4th, we were greeted with an extra hour of sleep as the...

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Maine Will Help You Pay Off Your Student Loans

Safa Hameed
November 1, 2018

Thanks to the “Educational Opportunity Tax Credit," Maine can help pay off your student loans. This program allows your student loan payment to be subtracted from your taxes. For example, someone...

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Father Of Suicide Victim: “My Daughters Death Has to Mean Something.”

Bianka Balcazar
October 26, 2018

The parents of Rosalie Avila, a 13-year-old girl, were left devastated after they found their daughter dead in her bedroom. She committed suicide after being bullied at her middle school in California,...

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McDonald’s Replaces Artificial Preservatives

Safa Hameed
October 22, 2018

  (Photo By: Thomas Hawk) On September 28, McDonald's announced that it would be removing artificial preservatives, flavours, and colours from their seven classic burgers: the hamburger,...

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