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5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/21 – 4/22)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/21 – 4/22)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Experience 30 different countries in a day with the 59th International Street Fair at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Virginia! Learn more about exciting customs and traditions. Watch talented dancers and listen to exotic music. See beautiful traditional clothing at Global Fashion Show or take part...

Movie Review: The Greatest Showman

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

April 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Reviews, Student Life, The Advice Page

     Laaadies and gentlemen - this is the moment you’ve been waiting for! A compelling tribute to P.T. Barnum, the founder of Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus, has emerged on the big screen. From the Academy Award-Winning creators of the musical La La Land comes another masterpiece:...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/14 – 4/15)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/14 – 4/15)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

April 13, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Head to the Tom Tom Founder’s Festival in Charlottesville, Virginia! Celebrate innovation with some of the finest artists, entrepreneurs, and civic leaders. Stroll throughout the historic downtown area and see the murals and painted city buses that line the streets. Visit the art galleries and...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/7 – 4/8)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (4/7 – 4/8)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

April 6, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Head to the Appalachian Festival at Bluefield College in Bluefield, Virginia! Chat with the locals (I promise you'll meet some really nice people while you're there) and celebrate the rich culture of Appalachia with concerts, movies, tours, craft shows, lectures, and many other wonderful activities. Go...

Marie Sequeira’s Painting Highlights Corruption in the Pharmecutical, Health Industry

Marie Sequeira’s Painting Highlights Corruption in the Pharmecutical, Health Industry

Miranda Sandoval and Kristina Schwarzkopf

March 29, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, News, Student Life

     Activism at South Lakes comes in many different forms. Senior Marie Sequeira uses her art as a creative way to draw attention to an ongoing problem. She is currently creating a painting that sheds light on how pharmaceutical companies exploit ordinary people that struggle with mental...

8 Things to Do Over Spring Break (3/24 – 4/2)

8 Things to Do Over Spring Break (3/24 – 4/2)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Don't miss the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C.! Spend the day touring the nation's capital and admiring the many gorgeous pink cherry blossom trees.  Have your camera ready so you can take plenty of photos (the trees are picture-perfect), and make sure to walk through D.C.'s...

Fairfax County School Board Passes Resolution On Gun Violence

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 17, 2018


Filed under News, Student Life, Top Stories, Uncategorized

     17 lives were taken and over 14 were injured during a school shooting that occurred on February 14, 2018, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.      In response to this tragedy and other recent incidents across the U.S. involving firearms,...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (3/17 – 3/18)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (3/17 – 3/18)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Celebrate St. Patrick's Day! Go on a scavenger hunt and search for shamrocks in Chincoteague, Virginia! Come dressed in green and pick up a game card from participating businesses and began the hunt for shamrocks hidden in different stores (you might get some treats along the way). After you fil...

Things to Do This Weekend (3/10 – 3/11)

Things to Do This Weekend (3/10 – 3/11)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 10, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Get ready for the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon in Washington, D.C.! Partake in a marathon or half-marathon and run, baby, run! Not only will you get that adrenaline pumping and burn those annoying calories - you can use this as an opportunity to join a fundraising team for a charity of your choice....

5 Things to Do This Weekend (3/3 – 3/4)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (3/3 – 3/4)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

March 2, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Go see the special Parallel Universe Exhibit at ARTECHOUSE in Washington, D.C.! Parallel Universe - which is comprised of 3-D motion-mapped projections and light installations - incorporates science, mathematics, astrology, and artistic talent to form something truly one-of-a-kind. Created by an...

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