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White House Considering Many Options for Import of Russian Oil

White House Considering Many Options for Import of Russian Oil

Ryan Ertlschweiger, Staff Writer June 8, 2022

The war between Russia and their bordering country of Ukraine has yet to show any signs of slowing down, and according to projections from the White House, may be expected to last years. With western countries...

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Covid Cases Decrease In Fairfax County But The Health Department Urges Caution

Katherine Garcia-Jovel, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

As summer approaches, Covid-19 transmission seems to be decreasing in the Fairfax Health District, which includes Fairfax and Falls Church. After hitting 601 cases on May 25th, the district's weekly average...

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Virginia Now Approves New State Budget

Sofian Halibi, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

Virginia now has a budget that was negotiated over several months between Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Richmond.   Lawmakers voted on the finalized budget on Wednesday with Democrats,...

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BTS at the White House

Amany Nassar, Staff Writer June 7, 2022

South Korean group BTS visited the White House to discuss the spike in anti-Asian hate crimes on May 31st. They were there to end AANHPI (Asian American Native Hawaiiain Pacific Islander) month with a...

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The new and improved Reston Town Center!

Samia Akter, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

  Reston Town Center is currently under construction for a better, more modern, and contemporary space. Expanding the area for more outdoorsy activities will take quite a while to finish, but the...

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Baby Formula Shortage

Madeline Miller , Staff Writer May 27, 2022

 Since February, there have been empty shelves replacing where baby formula used to be. This shortage has rightfully caused a panic throughout all people raising a newborn.    An Abbott...

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The Massive Black Hole at the Center of our Universe

Veronika Owen, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

A blackhole was photographed for the second time in history by the Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) team on May 12th, 2022.  These are the same radio physics that created the first photo of blackhole...

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Why Does the Internet Hate Amber Heard So Much?

Emmalina Sjapeki, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

Anyone who's been on the internet in the past few weeks has heard about Depp v. Heard. The defamation case is over an op/ed that Amber Heard wrote for the Washington Post, and takes place at the Fairfax...

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After Texas Mass Shooting Fairfax County Board Member Proposes New Security Measure

Katherine Garcia-Jovel, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

A member from the Fairfax county School Board plans to add more security in schools after the events that happened in Texas Robb Elementary School where nineteen children and two teachers were killed....

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The Gwangju Uprising

Amany Nassar, Staff Writer May 27, 2022

South Korea has a complex history dealing with tyrannical rulers and military coups. Starting with Park Chung-hee leading a coup that overthrew the second republic on May 16, 1961.    Park...

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