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Virginia State Girls Info

January 17, 2019

VIRGINIA GIRLS STATE Virginia Girls State Longwood University, Farmville, VA June 16-22, 2019 What is Girls State? Virginia Girls State was organized by Liza Crush in 1947 who was also the first Director. The American Legion Auxiliary sponsors girls from the state who have completed their junior...

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Actions have consequences – even in politics

Birk Slothouber, staff writer

January 17, 2019

From the 2016 Election onward, there’s been an increasing number of calls for civility from various talking heads in the media. They generally say that politics has increasingly intruded into American life, and as a result, people who disagree on politics are more divided than ever, and that people...

“I Am ShowJoe”

“I Am ShowJoe”

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

January 17, 2019

South Lakes junior Joseph Dagbe, otherwise known as “Showjoe,” has taken an interest to the world of music. The football and basketball star decided one day to experiment in lyric writing with little expectation of it ever going beyond him and his friends. The young creator’s highest intentions...

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Best teen jobs available in Reston

Sara Marzaro, staff writer

January 17, 2019

Working a job during high school can be hard and stressful, but for many people it worth it since you can have more independence and develop a sense of responsibility. Below are some available workplaces to be a restaurant team member: Chipotle Mexican Grill, 1284 - Reston Town Center-(01284) 119...

Virginia Boys State Info

January 17, 2019

Virginia Boys State Information Date: June 16-22, 2018 Place: Radford University You must be able to attend during these dates to be considered as an applicant. About Boys State: Only young men, who have successfully completed their junior year of high school and have at least one...

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

James Harden in conversation for offensive GOAT

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 13, 2019

James Harden, star guard for the Houston Rockets, is now considered by some as the “Greatest of All Time” (GOAT) amongst basketball offensive players. Harden is averaging 34 points and 9 assists per game this season. A big game changer this season was having all-star point guard Chris Paul - which...

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Cincinnati Bearcats win the 2018 Military Bowl

Maddy McFarlin, staff sports writer

January 13, 2019

The Virginia Tech Hokies went up against the Cincinnati Bearcats at the Military Bowl, which took place in Annapolis, Maryland on December 31, 2018, Virginia Tech Hokies vs Cincinnati Bearcats. The Military Bowl is an annual postseason game (put on by the NCAA since 2008) that is between two Division...

Falls Church first grader wins 2019 Doodle for Google contest

Falls Church first grader wins 2019 Doodle for Google contest

Rhea Braganza, staff writer

January 13, 2019

Sarah Gomez-Lane, a first grader from Falls Church, Virginia, is this year’s winner of the annual Doodle For Google contest. Her dinosaur drawing was featured on Google January 8th. This year's theme for the students was “What inspires me…” "The things on my doodle are my favorite dinosaurs....

Assault and theft at Reston Town Center store

Assault and theft at Reston Town Center store

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 13, 2019

On December 22nd, a fight broke out at Victoria’s Secret in Reston Town Center. At 7:30 pm, the store manager approached three women who were shoplifting. The situation escalated when one of the women pepper-sprayed the manager. Shortly thereafter, she sprayed a security guard as well. After the assault,...

NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 11, 2019

The NFL’s all-star game, the Pro Bowl, will be taking place on January 28th in Orlando, Florida this year. This event includes many competitions such as the skills competition, a dodgeball game, an obstacle course, and a competition to see who can catch a ball from the highest drop spot. Fans across...

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