Lara Elbedour

Lara Elbedour, Staff Contributor

Lara Elbedour is a sophemore at Centreville High School and enjoying her second year on the Journalism staff. She joined the Journalism program because she wanted to improve her writing skills through practice. Afterschool, Lara likes to spend time with her friends. In the future, she hopes to work in the business field and fund a non-profit organization that will help underprivileged kids all over the world.

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Aaron Bushnell Self-Immolation

Self- immolation of Aaron Bushnell

Lara Elbedour
May 31, 2024

On February 25, 2024, Aaron Bushnell committed self-immolation on a live stream outside the Israeli Embassy in Washington DC due to his distress caused by the ongoing war in Gaza.  Twenty-five-year-old...

Fort Lauderdale Implements New Strict Restrictions During Spring Break

Fort Lauderdale Implements New Strict Restrictions During Spring Break

Lara Elbedour
May 31, 2024

In response to the influx of tourists and college students that leave the city of Fort Lauderdale a complete mess by the end of spring break and the angry residents that are fed up with their violent acts...

The Arab American News cover for the October 28, 2023 issue

Biden’s Support Plummets Among Arab Americans

Lara Elbedour
December 4, 2023

With a 40% approval rating, President Joe Biden’s standing has fallen to its lowest point since taking office due to public dissatisfaction with his handling of foreign policy and the Israel-Hamas conflict....

Ms. Vega

Teacher Spotlight: Ms. Vega

Lara Elbedour
October 30, 2023

Ms. Vega is one of the new English teachers this year at Centreville High School. Ms. Vega teaches English 9 and has been here for three months. Though this is her first year teaching at Centreville, she...

Convicted Murder Danelo Souza Cavalcante

Manhut for Convicted Murderer Danelo Souza Cavalcante

Lara Elbedour
October 10, 2023

On Thursday, August 31, 2023 convicted murderer Danelo Souza Cavalcante successfully escaped from a suburban Philadelphia prison yard. He was caught by CCTV cameras climbing over a wall, running over razor...

Neymar signs his Al-Hilal contract

Brazilian Superstar Moves From PSG to Al-Hilal

Lara Elbedour, Reporter
September 20, 2023

On Tuesday, August 15,the clubs announced the signing of Brazilian forward Neymar to Saudi Arabian Premier League (SPL) club Al-Hilal from French soccer club PSG. Neymar had a medical on Monday in Paris,...

Queen Charlotte and King George III

Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story Review

Lara Elbedour
June 5, 2023

On Thursday, May 4th, 2023, Netflix released Queen Charlotte: A Bridgerton Story, a historical drama limited series created by Shonda Rhimes. The series is a prequel spin-off of the Netflix series Bridgerton. Queen...

Protest of the PSG Ultras

Angry Fans Offend Messi and Protest in Front of Neymar’s House

Lara Elbedour
June 5, 2023

On Wednesday, May 3, 2023, PSG fans protested outside Neymar's (a Brazilian professional footballer who also plays as a forward for Ligue 1 club Paris Saint-Germain) house and targeted Lionel Messi (an...

Artist Representation at Coachella

Artist Representation at Coachella

Lara Elbedour
April 26, 2023

This year at Empire Polo Club in Indio, California, Coachella, an annual music and arts festival, brought diverse headliners to the desert. These diverse sets of artists have made history for their cultures...

Achraf Hakimi, of Paris Saint-Germain

PSG’s Achraf Hakimi Under Investigation Following Rape Allegation

Lara Elbedour
March 24, 2023

Days after Achraf Hakimi was announced among the Men’s World 11 in the FIFA Best Award, he was charged with rape in Paris, indicted by an investigating judge, and placed under judicial supervision. The...

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Arab Joy Awards 2023

Lara Elbedour
February 27, 2023

On January 21, 2023, the Arab Joy Awards took place in Riyadh's Bakr Al-SSheddi Theater, where Saudi Arabia honored some of the biggest stars in entertainment and their accomplishments. The event was hosted...

Controversial Tate Brothers Get Arrested in Romania

Controversial Tate Brothers Get Arrested in Romania

Lara Elbedour
January 15, 2023

On December 29, 2023, Andrew Tate and his brother, Tristan Tate were detained in Romania by authorities as a part of a human trafficking and rape investigation. Additionally, Andrew Tate had his house...

Morocco dominating the World Cup

Morocco dominating the World Cup

Lara Elbedour
December 23, 2022

On Saturday, December 12, 2022, Morocco defeated Portugal at the World Cup, leading the team to the semi-finals, where not only Moroccans but the whole Arab community came together to celebrate their advance...

Memorial point after the 2022 Istanbul attack

Bombing in Istanbul

Lara Elbedour
December 6, 2022

On November 13, 2022, the heart and busiest street of Turkey was bombed by a Syrian national who was trained by Kurdish militants to carry out this deadly bomb that killed 6 people and injured a dozen...

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Twins at Milan Fashion Week 

Lara Elbedour
October 25, 2022

Fashionistas saw doubles on Friday, September 23, at Gucci's Milan Fashion Week show. The Italian luxury label shocked the audience by sending identically dressed pairs of twins down the runway. The...

Queen Elizabeth IIs Funeral and procession

The Death of Queen Elizabeth

Lara Elbedour
October 14, 2022

Queen Elizabeth died peacefully at the age of 96 at Balmoral Castle, her home in the Scottish Highlands. The cause of death was declared as bronchopneumonia, a type of pneumonia involving relatively small...

Try Guys Ned Fulmers Cheating Scandal

Try Guys Ned Fulmer’s Cheating Scandal

Lara Elbedour
October 7, 2022

During Labor day weekend, rumors surfaced about a cheating scandal involving Ned Fulmer, a member of the famous YouTube group, the Try Guys. Ned was caught cheating on his wife, Ariel, with the group’s...

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