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How to cope with 2021’s current events

Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer January 14, 2021

It’s common to feel out of balance with the way the world has been turning recently, especially after pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capital. After that whole fiasco, a fog of uncertainty seemed...

Fairfax County's local businesses & How to support them during lockdown

Fairfax County’s local businesses & How to support them during lockdown

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor May 10, 2020

During Virginia's lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many local businesses have shifted the way they're functioning. You can still support these places and the local economy, without breaking social...

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How to adjust to the new reality: Social distancing in a social world

Leana Travis , Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2020

Dear South Lakes Sentinel readers,      As someone who tends to struggle with a lack of structure and long periods of isolation, I understand how a month of “social distancing” can...

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 The art of being thankful

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer November 27, 2019

What does it mean to be thankful? It would take me ages to try and explain the importance of being thankful and how it impacts others. Webster’s dictionary defines the word “thankful” as “expressing...

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Halloween costume ideas

Adriana Agic , Entertainment Editor October 29, 2019

Isn’t it tiring when you don’t know what a good Halloween costume would be? With Halloween just a few days away, here are some costume ideas!   VSCO girl: A good costume idea is dressing...

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Five beauty products your peers and I can’t live without

Saousane Bejjaji, Features Editor October 10, 2019

There’s that one product that you’ve had in your makeup bag for the past three years, told all of your friends about, and always reach for before leaving the house. Here are five products your peers...

Testing prep tips!

Adriana Agic, Staff Writer October 1, 2019

With school having started over a month ago, PSAT day is just around the corner! Sophomores and juniors were given a student guide on the PSAT/NMSQT in their English class. Here are some ways to prep for...

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The ultimate guide to starting off the school year stress-free!

Saousane Bejjaji, Staff Writer September 21, 2019

The ultimate guide to starting off the school year, stress-free! As the school year starts to kick in, so do our responsibilities, assignments, projects - ouch! Shall I go on? The school year is what...

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Hard Work U: College of the Ozarks

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...

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Time management tips & tricks

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...

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