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NIL in College Sports’ Early Impact

Marc Goldstein, Editor in Chief October 6, 2021

On July 1, 2021, a historic bill was passed for collegiate athletes. The ability for them to market and benefit from their status was granted. NIL (Name, Image, and Likeness) allows for college athletes...

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Canada And Western Wildfires Causing Smoke To Spread To The East Coast

Samia Akter, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

Smoke from the West Coast and Canadian wildfires have been moving East since July.   Each year, there are active wildfires primarily out West. California has experienced an ongoing drought...

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StreamIN/CheckIN Is Not The Solution We’re Looking For

Camilla Wynes, Co Student Life Editor October 6, 2021

FCPS’s new Covid related feature hit schools on Monday, September 27. StreamIN/CheckIN will allow students to watch and listen to their class if they are out with Covid related ailments for more than...

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Box Office Normalcy

Alex Grover, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

18 months into the pandemic, and theatres are finally starting to see the return of big box office hits with the release of “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings”, only in theatres. Some other...

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Flooding from Ida Kills dozens of people in four states

Katherine Garcia-Jovel, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

In the aftermath of Hurricane Ida, over three dozen people across four northern states were killed. New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Connecticut are just a few, although many others felt Ida’s...

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Changing the Grading System

Sophia Paradowski, Staff Writer October 6, 2021

From as early as kindergarten, students are given marks on their behavior, aptitude, and ability to work, intended to motivate them into doing the best they can. While these measurements are helpful in...

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The 20th Anniversary of 9/11

Sofian Halibi, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks took place that would put our nation at a standstill and unite us under one cause. After thousands of lives were lost and a global war on terror, the shock of the...

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Politics Causing Vaccine Hesitancy

Veronika Owen, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

Vaccinations against COVID-19 have decreased immensely due to mistrust and our polarized political climate.  According to the Mayo Clinic vaccination tracker, the United States has a fully vaccinated...

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Things Not to Say to a Hijabi

Amany Nassar, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

As a Muslim girl who wears a headscarf (aka, a “hijabi”), I’ve been asked plenty of, well...interesting questions, to say the least. There is a very big difference between asking questions out of...

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Paused at South Lakes

Emmalina Sjapeki, Staff Writer September 28, 2021

In-person school resumed this fall with COVID-19 protocols in place, but students are still being sent home from the virus or from being in contact with those who have it. New processes have been introduced...

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