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ABAB Schedule Change

Written by Mason Vacca and Haley Oliver January 15, 2021

After student and parent outcries, Woodgrove High School kicked off the second quarter by reintroducing the ABAB schedule. At the beginning of the 2020 school year, Woodgrove High School put an AABB schedule...

A New Justice and Controversial System

Written by Kildea McMahon, Teah Sargent, and Robbie Showers January 13, 2021

In a time of social and political unrest, the addition of a new Supreme Court justice has Americans questioning the reliability of the justice system. The late justice Rut h Bader Ginsburg passed away...

First time voter, Daniel Pavolic gets his picture taken by his mother in front of his voting location.

The Youth’s Lack of Voting Knowledge

Written by Gretchen Nagle, Kennedy Vacca, and Aidan Johnson January 13, 2021

Young voters made up 52-55% of voting in the 2020 election, however, the youth has little to no knowledge about voting locations or critical questions. Yes, there could be more effort to advertise youth...

Uyghur activists demand action in light of recent news surrounding hundreds of active detention centers housing Muslims in China. Photo provided by John Macdougall.

China’s Oppression of Uyghurs Continues as Hundreds Of Detention Camps are Still Active

Written by Ryan Wilkinson and David Hamady January 13, 2021

The Chinese Communist Party has built roughly 300 internment camps, all holding Uyghurs and other Muslims in fear of potential acts of terrorism. China claims that these facilities are intended for “re-education,”...

Hindsight is Always “2020”

Written by Lainey Lynch, Logan Johnson, and Emma Tetreault January 13, 2021

Throughout the chaos that 2020 has left behind, it can be easy to get lost in the negativity. However, there have also been positive and monumental strides that have united the human race. These timelines...

Trump supporters march the streets of Washington D.C. on January 6th.

A Turning of Events: The Recent Storming of the Washington Capitol is an Event That Will Go Down in U.S. History

By: Annie Gilbert
January 8, 2021

Red MAGA hats and paraphernalia covered the grounds of the Capitol as devout President Trump supporters took a stand against what they thought to be an unfair election on Wednesday afternoon. False Presidential...

California Fires Wreak Havoc on the Environment

Written by Logan Johnson, Lainey Lynch, and Gretchen Nagle November 5, 2020

Scientists have been warning the public for years about the possible devastation of global warming and climate change, and in recent years this fear is becoming more of a reality. The California fires...

Black Lives Matter Movement Swarms Loudoun County Following the Death of George Floyd

Written by Annie Gilbert, Emma Tetreault, Maeve Bauer, and Sarah Burns November 5, 2020

Following the death of George Floyd, a large movement known as Black Lives Matter began to vocalize the mistreatments of minorities throughout the nation. As a result, a combination of peaceful...

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Flowers and signs lay outside of the U.S. Supreme Court building in memoriam of Ruth Bader Ginsburg the day after her passing.

Remembering Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Written by Annie Gilbert, Ainsleigh Shipp, and Carissa Vergeres October 29, 2020

As the second woman to take her seat on the US Supreme Court, Associate Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was seen as a feminist icon continuously pushing for gender equality. Serving on the court from 1993...

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Infamous Companies Exploit Child Labor for Their Own Benefit

Written by Lainey Lynch, Haley Oliver, Rachel Schneeberg, and Emma Tetreault October 29, 2020

Renowned clothing and manufacturing industries are taking advantage of sweatshops run by child labor with billions of customers per day. Brands such as Nike, Amazon, Shein, Zaful, Urban Outfitters, Forever...

A young man having fun while staying safe on Halloween - Photo via VTDigger

Halloween of a Pandemic

Written by Teah Sargent, Mason Vacca, and Haley Oliver October 28, 2020

Trick-or-treating has been a beloved activity for years, but as Covid-19 brings change to America, the popular Halloween activity might not happen in 2020.  With the danger of Covid-19, parents are...

Vice President, Biden’s campaign sign (left) and President Trump’s campaign sign (right) taken in the local area. Photo taken by - Mia Cammarota

Generation Z Voters and 2020 Affecting the Election

Written by Mia Cammarota, Ryan Wilkinson, and Kildea McMahon October 28, 2020

Americans are more polarized than ever, and as the election approaches it seems that Generation Z voters, as well as the recent events of 2020, will be the deciding factor of this year's election.  This...

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