Zoom university: Freshmen share their experiences

Laying out her papers, freshman Allison VanValkenburgh does her homework. VanValkenburgh is getting used to switching over from paper to digital. “in normal school we would've had more paper assignments.and I learn and test the best on paper,” VanValkenburgh said. “With learning being 90% online, it's hard adjusting to the new norms and expectations.”

October 2, 2020

Virtual schooling has hit the mid quarter mark now, and the freshmen class has adjusted to their first weeks of high school, well actually, virtual school. From online PE to learning music through a screen, they’re experiencing the beginning of high school in a whole new, unexpected way.  Fresh...

Why you shouldn’t be freaking out about the new coronavirus

What should you be freaking out about instead? A lot of things.

Brinda Ambal, Staff Writer

February 7, 2020

News sites are overflowing with stories about the novel coronavirus spreading from Wuhan, China’s wholesale seafood market. They caution against travelling, post alarming statistics and generally predict impending doom. Here’s why you shouldn’t actually be worried about the virus, and what you s...

Student opinions on President Donald Trump taking office

On the way to the Smithsonian Museum during a trip to the inauguration, students stop to take a photo in front of the Capitol Building. ”I really enjoyed seeing all of the monuments at the National Mall at night.  They were all lit up and it made everything just a lot more powerful and dramatic to see than walking by during the day,” Lolley said.

Bennett Davis, Staff Writer

February 1, 2017

The inauguration of President Donald Trump went smoothly amidst event security concerns.  Trump’s plan for his first 100 days in office placed a strong emphasis in cleaning up Washington, restoring American jobs and restoring security and the rule of law. “I am most worried about if we will be goi...

Global warming warrants change

Global warming warrants change

Emily Dickson, Staff Writer

February 4, 2015

With extreme winter weather constantly hitting locations around the world, it is difficult to believe that global warming is a real problem.

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