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Tensions rise after Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau accuses India for Canadian Sikh’s assassination

Veronika Owen, Co-editor in chief September 28, 2023

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has accused the Indian government for the June assassination of Hardeep Singh Nijjar, a Canadian Sikh nationalist. Trudeau’s accusation was prompted by evidence...

The Controversy Surrounding College Expectations on Standardized Tests

Myles Brown, Staff Writer September 27, 2023

For many people the most dreaded part of the college admissions process is the SAT/ACT requirement.The ongoing controversy over the role of standardized tests in college admissions reflects the broader...

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Deadly Nipah virus shuts down India, kills two

Lucy Rosst, Staff Writer September 21, 2023

The Nipah virus has caused an outbreak in India, killing two people and shutting down schools, public transportation, and offices in the southern state of Kerala. The virus has a 40-75% death rate, and...

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Rise of Robotaxis

Ashwaq Nur, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Robotaxis are the future. They are self-driving taxis that can drive the passenger wherever they want to go. The main companies that produce these cars are Cruise and Waymo. Waymo is also a subsidiary...

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Covid Resurgence

Moses Hvitfeldt-Matthews, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Four months ago, COVID-19 was no longer considered a public health emergency, but a recent resurgence has citizens concerned about the possibility of new covid-related restrictions. After more than two...

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The Political Rise Of Oliver Anthony

Anna Harris and Kate Green September 20, 2023

Overnight sensation, Oliver Anthony, shook the world by reaching Spotify’s top charts overnight off of his hit song "Rich Men North Of Richmond.” Born and raised in Farmville, Virginia, Anthony sang...

Storm Daniel Floods Libya

Heidi Gilman, Staff Writer September 20, 2023

Libya is racing against time to bury its dead after catastrophic flooding tore through its northern cities, leaving over 30,000 people displaced.    The Mediterranean cyclone, Storm Daniel,...

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FCPS rules state Students can’t carry over-the-counter medicine

Belen Brown, Staff Writer September 19, 2023

South Lakes Students aren't allowed to take over-the-counter medications during school hours per FCPS rules. Parents must sign a Medication Authorization Form and give medicine to the School Nurse for...

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Kim John Un declares “full and unconditional support” for Putin’s War in Ukraine

Veronika Owen, Co-Editor in Chief September 15, 2023

Kim John Un of North Korea swore “full and unconditional support” for President Vladimer Putin when they met this Wednesday at a Russian spaceport in the far east. U.S. experts believe this may lead...

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Monumental trial on free speech likely to take place in Northern Virginia

Tadek Wieczorek, Staff Writer September 14, 2023

Many students may not know the name of Julian Assange, although he is perhaps one of the most important figures in the fight for freedom of speech and freedom of the press, two of our most fundamental...

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