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5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/19-1/21)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/19-1/21)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 19, 2018


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

1.) Don’t miss DanceFest 2018, presented by the Virginia Dance Coalition. This gala performance is taking place this Friday in Harris Theatre on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Participate in classes led by renowned instructors and learn ballet, contemporary/modern dance,...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/13 – 1/14)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/13 – 1/14)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) Be a part of the 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, which will be held in the Reston Community Center to honor one of America’s most beloved civil rights activists. The community center has partnered with local organizations (such as Cornerstones and Embry Rucker Community Shelter) in his...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/6 – 1/7)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (1/6 – 1/7)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

January 5, 2018


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

1.) When it gets dark outside, grab your family and some blankets, get in the car, and turn on the radio. Take a drive around nearby neighborhoods to see all the beautiful lights and decorations come alive. This is your last chance to see them before the neighbors take them down and stash them away for...

10 Things You Shouldn’t Do On Snapchat

10 Things You Shouldn’t Do On Snapchat

Pramod Mamillapalli, online editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Opinion, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Like other social media platforms, such as Instagram and Facebook, Snapchat is a great way to connect with friends and family through pictures that can last for a few seconds. Snapchat can be used for different reasons, but not all of them are good. This list consists of things I have noticed on my Snapchat...

5 Things to Do This Weekend (12/2-12/3)

5 Things to Do This Weekend (12/2-12/3)

Miranda Sandoval, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017


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

1.) Go see The Splendor of Christmas, a concert by the National Christian Choir (one of the most renowned choirs around here), which takes place on December 2nd (Saturday) in Frederick, Maryland. Although it’s a bit of a drive, it’s definitely worth it! Plus, you can be spontaneous and find a place ...

5 Things To Do This Weekend (11/18-11-19)

5 Things To Do This Weekend (11/18-11-19)

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under The Advice Page, Top Stories

Visit De Clieu Coffee and Sandwiches in Fairfax, Virginia. This cozy little coffee shop (and bakery) is on the top of the list of must-visit places. This is the only place around here that caters to the fabulous artsy drink trend ... The milk foam designs the baristas form on top of the drinks are ...

5 Things to do This Weekend (10/27/2017 – 10/29/2017)

5 Things to do This Weekend (10/27/2017 – 10/29/2017)

Pramod Mamillapalli, online editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under The Advice Page, Top Stories

Get ready because Halloween is almost here! If you have no plans for the weekend and need something to do to get into the Halloween spirit or just have some fun, here are some things you can do to keep you busy over the next few days: 1). Washington International Horse Show Are you a horse lover? Head...

7 Things You Gotta Do This Fall

7 Things You Gotta Do This Fall

Miranda Sandoval, staff writer

October 21, 2017


Filed under The Advice Page, Top Stories

Autumn has arrived! If you’re searching for things to do, look no further - Fall fun is at your fingertips with these seven great activities! 1.) Find a fall festival, carnival, or fair. Nothing beats going out and enjoying a day of caramel apples, cool prizes, and fun rides. If you can’t find...

Freshmen Advice

Freshmen Advice

Sophia Landeryou and Carlyn Abraham

October 18, 2017


Filed under The Advice Page, Top Stories

After asking four freshmen to provide advice and help ease their worries about the upcoming year. We asked three questions to find out what their biggest concerns are.The first question was, “What were you most nervous about upon entering high school?” The most common response was about navigating t...

Getting to Know Your Teachers

Getting to Know Your Teachers

Pramod Mamillapalli, online editor

September 30, 2017


Filed under Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

It may seem unnecessary and kind of strange, but getting to know your teachers better is a great school survival tip. Maybe not all of them, but at least having one teacher you don’t mind getting to know better is a good idea. From personal experience, it is good to have that one teacher you can talk ...

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