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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...

Sister Andrè praying.

Oldest Person Dies; Inspiration Lives On

Written by Gianna Costanzo and Haley Oliver March 24, 2023

The world’s oldest person, Lucile Randon (Sister Andrè), died peacefully in her sleep at 118 years old on January 17, 2023 in Toulon, France. Sister Andrè was only twenty-five days away from celebrating...

Backpacks, filled with supplies for girls, are passed out to school students.

The Taliban’s Attack on Women

Written by Caroline Green, William Den Herder, and Jillian Lewis March 24, 2023

      Following the August 2021 drawback of a two decade U.S. military presence in Afghanistan, the Islamic fundamentalist and political militant group, known as the Taliban, began to once again...

East Palestine, Ohio, almost a year before the train derailment.

Ohio Gas Cloud

Written by Sarah Putorti, Staff Writer March 17, 2023

After the derailment of a cargo train carrying hazardous materials on March 4 in East Palestine, Ohio, over 1,500 residents were forced to evacuate their homes due to a cloud of chemical gas hovering over...

Fox Under Fire

Written by Abby Meedel March 17, 2023

The Fox News Channel is being sued by Dominion Voting Systems Corporation for $1.6 billion. A lawsuit spawned from the lies some people say were broadcast about the 2020 presidential election. Dominion...

US House of Representatives.

Trouble in the House of Representatives

Written by Abby Meedel January 30, 2023

With the overturning of the House of Representatives to the Republicans, many believed it would be a simple, honorary vote to bring Kevin McCarthy to power as the Speaker of the House. However, with the...

Cristiano Ronaldo dribbling the ball as a member of the Portugal National Team.

The Most Surprising Signing in Soccer History

Written by Sam Douglas, Online Editor January 20, 2023

     One of the most surprising moves in soccer history came on December 30th, 2022, with the news that soccer legend Cristiano Ronaldo was signing with Saudi Arabian club Al Nassr FC. This came...

Basketball star Brittney Griner.

Basketball Star and Russian Prisoner Freed

Written by William Den Herder, Editor In Chief January 20, 2023

         On December 8, 2022, the world was informed that former WNBA star and Russian prisoner Brittney Griner would be released and sent home in exchange for Russian arms dealer and U.S. prisoner,...

My Time at the Washington Journalism and Media Conference

Written by Maeve Bauer November 22, 2022

This past summer I attended the Washington Journalism and Media Conference (WJMC); a five day long event with youth correspondents from all over the country.  The week started Sunday, July 10th....

Monkeypox: What You Need to Know

Written by Maeve Bauer, Sarah Putorti, and Evan Kaiser October 21, 2022

 On July 23rd, the World  Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a public health emergency; soon followed by the Biden Administration who named it as such on August 4th. As of September 14, a total...

The photo above captures the stores located along N 21st Street, including Re-Love It.

Preserving Purcellville

Written by Lindsey Somers June 1, 2022

For years, people have moved to western Loudoun county seeking a peaceful community removed from the hustle of urban sprawl. Within the last decade, the development of new neighborhoods and shopping centers...

Continuing Conflict Between Russia and Ukraine

Written by Kiera McMahon and Gianna Costanzo March 12, 2022

Russia invaded Ukraine in an attempt to stop western influence in the country. Ukraine gained independence from Russia after the Cold War in 1991. Now in contact with NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)...

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