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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,...

Migrants are seen detained in a U.S. Detention Facility.

Biden Administration Considers Reimplementing Detention of Migrant Families

Written by James Dougherty March 23, 2023

The Biden administration is said to be discussing reimplementing a Trump-era immigration policy that detained migrant families who illegally crossed into the United States, according to The New York...

Protests by outraged students and civil rights activists outside the Florida Capital

“Stop W.O.K.E Act” in Place Under Florida Governor Ron DeSantis

Written by Maeve Bauer and Anna Cristofano March 23, 2023

“Left wing bias” is what Governor Ron DeSantis reported to the College Board earlier this month regarding specific topics within the state’s AP African American Studies classes. The state has passed...

The Crisis in Yemen

Written by Devin Adu-Osei, Sarah Putorti, and Ellia Mytsa February 16, 2023

The Republic of Yemen is a country in the Middle East desperately in need of support. Almost three quarters of the population are in need of humanitarian assistance. Violent conflict- Yemeni civil...

Governor Youngkin’s Policy 5055 Invites Major Changes to LCPS

Written by James Dougherty and Claire Davison February 16, 2023

The Loudoun County Public School Board has drafted Policy 5055 Parental Notice of Sexually Explicit Content, a bill signed by Virginia Governor Glenn Youngkin in April of 2022. The policy will enforce...

The Line

Written by Andrew Towe and John Hays February 15, 2023

The Line in Saudi Arabia is a massive five hundred billion dollar project that has recently begun construction by the Saudi Arabian government and company NEOM. It is a one-hundred-ten mile long city included...

Voting stickers.

2022 Midterm Election

Written by Caroline Green and Isaac Kent February 15, 2023

On November 8th, 2022 the United States closed its ballots, concluding the U.S. Midterm Elections. The elections determine the following: Senate, House of Representatives, and local positions. Midterms...

Politics and Small Town Dynamics

Written by Gianna Costanzo February 15, 2023

Western Loudoun dynamics have changed greatly over the past couple years for various reasons; one of the most prominent being the divide of political parties that became more apparent than ever in 2020....

High School Censorship

Written by Maeve Bauer February 11, 2022

Students across the U.S have been fighting for First Amendment rights for decades.    In 1969,  three students, Mary Beth Tinker, John Tinker, and Christopher Erkhardt, were suspended from...

Biden Supporters take to the streets of DC to celebrate his win.
Photo - Creative Commons

Biden-Harris Win the Election

Written by Mia Cammarota, Logan Johnson, David Hamady, and Carissa Vergeres January 13, 2021

After four restless days of vote counting, American citizens finally got word that Joe Biden will be the 46th president of the United States. Days before the election, retailers from Rodeo Drive to Washington...

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...

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