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A panda in the Smithsonian Zoo playing with a ball. Photo taken by Augusta Beekman.

Farewell to Pandas in D.C.

Written by Augusta Beekman, Staff Writer November 21, 2023

On November 8th, 2023 Washington D.C. said goodbye to the beloved pandas from the Smithsonian Zoo. Mei Xiang and Tian Tian came to the United States on loan from China in December, 2000. In exchange for...

Influential superstar Taylor Swift. Photo provided by Creative Commons.

The Taylor Swift Effect

Written by Augusta Beekman and William Den Herder November 20, 2023

It's no secret that Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce's relationship has fallen onto the public eye. Whether you support them or not, the effect they have had on football and beyond is obvious. Swift is known...

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Fall Holidays You May Not Know About

Written by Sam Douglas, Online Editor November 6, 2023

The list of holidays that Woodgrove recognizes seems to grow every year. While Wolverines enjoy the days off they provide, most don’t know the history and significance behind some of these holidays....

Paris, France - Thousands of people protest against the pension bill on January 19th, 2023.

A Furore in France

Written by Evan Kaiser and Shaelyn Wheeler May 17, 2023

On January 19, 2023, protesters strike against the new pension bill in Paris that raises the retirement age from 62 to 64 years of age. Thousands of people marched in opposition to the bill, causing the...

Drug Related Deaths Skyrocketing

Drug use has been increasing in adolescents, resulting in addiction, overdose, and long term diseases.Nicotine and fentanyl are the main culprits behind this trend. Nicotine is an addictive constituent...

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Is AI That Can Write An Essay Here to Stay?

Written by Sam Douglas, Isaac Kent, and Jillian Lewis May 17, 2023

Artificial intelligence, or AI, has recently appeared in schools, including Woodgrove. AI writing generator websites like ChatGPT can write essays in minutes, and its increasing amount of usage has some...

The Willow Project

Written by Sarah Burns, John Hays, and Kiera McMahon May 17, 2023

The Willow Project is a controversial 6-billion-dollar oil drilling project idea for Alaska’s North Slope. The Biden Administration’s partial approval of this project will have both economic and environmental...

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The Ballot Box

Written by Gianna Costanzo May 17, 2023

It is time to stop viewing gun violence in schools as an issue regarding what side of the political spectrum you’re on. It goes far beyond whether you identify yourself with the symbol of a donkey or...

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Come and Gone

Written by Teagan Russell May 17, 2023

Terrifying incidents can sometimes be like a rock, one that sends waves torrenting across crystal waters upon impact. However, in modern days, these shocks tend to fade with the speed at which they...

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The Trauma of Tragedy

Written by Claire Davison May 17, 2023

Since Columbine, there have been 376 school shootings in America. According to a new report done by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading cause of death for children in the United...

Young women using phone apps to track personal health. Photo provided by Virginia Walker.

A Post-Roe Virginia

Written by Maeve Bauer and Anna Cristofano May 15, 2023

On June 24, 2022 the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, a case that gave women all over the U.S. access to abortion. While it is still legal in Virginia, Governor Youngkin has proposed several bills...

A Community Left in the Plume of Smoke

Written by James Dougherty May 15, 2023

On February 3rd, 2023 in the rural town of East Palestine, Ohio, a 38-car train carrying hazardous materials derailed, igniting days-long fires and sparking fears of toxic air and waterways. The train,...

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