South Lakes Sentinel

Clairo: Rise to fame

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Megan Gillespie, staff writer

April 9, 2019

Claire Cottrill, AKA “Clairo,” has been gaining a massive amount of followers and attention over the past few months. In high school, she began publishing small snippets of original songs and full covers on websites such as bandcamp and SoundCloud. In May of 2016, she began to publish her covers...

Indoor ski resort may open in Fairfax County

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Birk Slothouber, Staff Writer

April 9, 2019

The American affiliate of Dutch Skiing company SnowWorld is considering working with Fairfax County to build their first Indoor Ski Resort in NortForceh America, according to a report by a subcommittee of the Fairfax County Sports Tourism Task. The Resort could potentially include a 100-room hotel with...

What it means to be a Seahawk athlete

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Izzy Abbondanza, staff writer

April 9, 2019

Being a Seahawk athlete is much more than the “Friday night lights” or wearing the uniform to gain status around the school. Being a Seahawk athlete requires hard work and dedication in both the sport and in school. South Lakes has about 20 sports in total, so there are many athletes in the school....

Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

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Sydney Cook, staff writer

April 8, 2019

We live in a world where college is heavily encouraged for students to complete - but what if the cost of the university deters you? College of the Ozarks is a liberal arts college located in Missouri that integrates learning, work, and service. Students who attend this school pay for college in a unique...

Even a rat hole has its charms

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Sara Marzaro, staff writer

April 4, 2019

I am from a tiny village of 1,500 people deep in the mountains. That means everyone knows each other and no matter what you do, you will be always in the spotlight. It is that kind of place where you can just walk to go everywhere, everybody has is own trusted pub, and there are no popular coffee houses...

Time management tips & tricks

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Taylor Anderson, staff writer

April 4, 2019

“Good time management enables you to work smarter - not harder -” says the Mind Tools Newsletter, “you get more done in less time, even when time is tight and pressures are high.” Time management gives one an advantage over their hectic schedule or chaotic calendar. The ability to deal with...

Healthy Foods Facts & Myths

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Saousane Bejjaji, staff writer

April 3, 2019

It’s no secret that us millennials and Gen Z members are always out on the look for new healthy, trendy and easy diets. Every magazine, Instagram post, and celebrity seems to tell us something contradictory to what we already know! 1.) "Fat-free or low-fat foods are always better than the full-fat...

Olivia Jade is the bronzed face of the college admissions scandal

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Rhea Braganza, staff writer

March 28, 2019

“Full House” star Lori Loughlin, known as “Aunt Becky” on the show, and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, were arrested for bribing University of Southern California (USC) in order to get their daughters, Olivia Jade Giannulli and Isabella Rose Giannulli, into the college. Loughlin...

MLB Season Preview

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

March 28, 2019

Since winter is officially over, it’s now time for baseball season to get underway. All 30 teams have work to do, from the powerhouses to the basement dwellers. MLB is celebrating their 150th year of existence and this could be one of the best yet. The best part about opening day, though, is that every...

The Celebration of National Women’s Month

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Shuhd SirelkhatimAhmed, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The month of March is National Women’s Month, a time to recognize the powerful women who have shaped the world we live in today. We celebrate the women who have faced adversity and discrimination. We acknowledge the women who've broken barriers and proven themselves just as worthy as any other man....

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