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NCAA athletes’ payday (sort of)

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Zen Smith, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

For years, the NCAA has reached headlines across the US about players or organizations, a lot of them dealing with scandalous behavior. From Southern Methodist University (SMU) Football receiving the death penalty (blackout of all televised games and loss of scholarships) to athletes dealing with booste...

Fun things to do this summer: Semi-quarantined edition

Adriana Agic, Features Editor

June 11, 2020

Summer break is almost here! Although we don’t know what lies ahead with Covid-19 and quarantine, these are some activities you can do this summer without having to travel far while also making the most of your summer vacation!   Build a fort and watch movies inside of it: Although this...

Top sustainable fashion brands to shop

Saousane Bejjaji, Staff Writer

June 11, 2020

Fast fashion can be defined as today’s new parasite to the health of our planet. However, us consumers just can’t seem to get enough of it. In all seriousness, fast fashion are inexpensive clothes produced rapidly by mass-market retailers in response to new trends that come out just as quickly. ...

The KBO and How It Is Different from American Sports

The KBO and How It Is Different from American Sports

Marc Goldstein, Sports Editor

June 9, 2020

While North American sports have yet to resume and plans for the MLB, NBA, NHL, and NFL seasons are being rolled out, there are professional sports being played in Korea. South Korea is home to the KBO, Korean Baseball Organization. One thing that the MLB has done well is expanding the game of baseba...

The Scoop On The New Drive-Through Zoo in Reston!

Courtesy of: roerzoofari.com

Maddy McFarlin, Editor

June 3, 2020

Everyone is having to modify their businesses because of the coronavirus and it is interesting to see how clever companies can be. One of the most interesting modifications is what many smaller zoos are doing nationwide. Many of them are doing a drive-through zoo. Roer’s Zoofari is among the many compa...

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

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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 seem overwhelming and near to impossible. For those of you who relate to that feeling or just need so...

What your favorite school subject says about you

Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

February 12, 2020

  Let’s face it, you might not be a huge fan of some of your classes in particular, but you probably have one specific class that is different from the rest of your courses. The course that you look forward to, and are actually excited about going to. You may have only one favorite, or mayb...

“Herstory” Made: Virginia ratifies the ERA

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

February 10, 2020

Virginia has officially become the 38th state in the United States to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Virginia House of Delegates voted 59-4 and the Virginia Senate voted 28-12 in favor of the ERA.  The ERA is an amendment to The Constitution that states that rights may not be de...

Looking Back: Best trends of 2019

Looking Back: Best trends of 2019

Adriana Agic, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

2019 was a great year for trends. Whether it’s related to movies, TV shows, fictional characters, social media, or fashion, 2019 brought it! Here are some of the best trends of 2019.   Airpods Released early in 2019, Airpods quickly became a big part of 2019. Unlike wired headphones, ...

Episode Eight of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” – “WWIII” in Iran

Episode Eight of the Sentinel’s podcast, “Seahawk Talks” -

Helen Ehrlich, News Editor

January 29, 2020

“Seahawk Talks” is the official podcast of The South Lakes Sentinel. It’s your number one source for all information about South Lakes, the DMV and the world.  On this episode of “Seahawk Talks” we share school news highlights and analyze the US conflict with Iran, where it ori...

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