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Judge Declares TJs New Admission Policy Discriminatory
Judge Declares TJ's New Admission Policy Discriminatory
Annabella Agosto, Feature Editor • March 31, 2022

Named after the third president of the United States, known for its outstanding academics, and the current top-ranked public high school in America, is FCPS’ very own Thomas...

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Texas Passes Anti-Trans Bills; Virginia's Trans Youth's Future Remains Uncertain
Adia Elcock, Staff Writer • March 31, 2022

On February 22, 2022, Texas Governor Greg Abbott sent a letter to the Texas Department of Family...

Americans protesting Russian-Ukraine War.
Photo still from CNN video by Zainab Rentia.
Russia vs. Ukraine: When War Hits Home
Caleb Faulkerson, Cav Culture Editor • March 31, 2022

As of the writing of this edition, Russia and Ukraine have been locked in bloody struggle for one...

Graphic by Zainab Rentia.
How Woodson Students Are Managing the Gas Price Increase
Jada Bromberg, Staff Writer • March 31, 2022

Gas prices have recently skyrocketed, making a substantial impact on Woodson student drivers. Northern...

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A Deep Dive into Russophobia: Promoting Punishment Without Prejudice
A Deep Dive into Russophobia: Promoting Punishment Without Prejudice
Zainab Rentia, News Editor • March 31, 2022

A decline in sales. Cities devastated. Hateful messages. Innocent civilians murdered. Distraught athletes. Homes obliterated. These are all the factors one must consider when making...

Defining the Upper Class: Seniors Deserve Exclusive Privileges
Defining the Upper Class: Seniors Deserve Exclusive Privileges
Lecya Santiago, Opinion Editor • March 31, 2022

After 12 years of wobbly desks, mystery meat lunches, and standardized tests, the senior class is ready...

Work Smarter, Not Harder: The Truth Behind Grind Culture
Work Smarter, Not Harder: The Truth Behind 'Grind Culture'
Emelia Crump, Staff Writer • March 31, 2022

As a lifeguard, one of my jobs is to clean out the pool skimmers. The contents of each skimmer are...

Specialized Schools: The Future of High School Curricula
Specialized Schools: The Future of High School Curricula
Cavan Griffin, Staff Writer • February 28, 2022

Schools have changed dramatically since 1944, and with the introduction of new technology such as computers,...

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The Lost City: A Generic Diamond in the Rough
The Lost City: A Generic Diamond in the Rough
Jack Rose, Cav-Culture Editor • May 16, 2022
Fantastic Beasts: The Problems with Property Rights
Fantastic Beasts: The Problems with Property Rights
Jack Rose, Cav-Culture Editor • May 16, 2022
Everything Everywhere All At Once: Dont Read This Review, Just Go Watch It
Everything Everywhere All At Once: Don't Read This Review, Just Go Watch It
Jack Rose, Cav-Culture Editor • May 16, 2022

Everything Everywhere All At Once is fantastic. The Daniels (Swiss Army Man) once again show their...

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Fairfax Countys Best Parks to Visit on Spring Break
Fairfax County's Best Parks to Visit on Spring Break
Reagan Dempster, Editor in Chief • March 31, 2022

Looking for something to do on a spring day to enjoy the nice weather? Fairfax County is lucky to have many beautiful and fun parks in the Woodson area. Many of them have unique...

Senioritis Medical Report
Senioritis Medical Report
Cavan Griffin , Staff Writer • March 31, 2022

Students are required to do four years of high school to get their advanced or regular diploma. Though...

Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Health and Wellness
Black History Month 2022: Celebrating Health and Wellness
Kara Lynch, News Editor • February 28, 2022

Midwife Mary Francis Hill Coley was able to deliver over 3,000 babies. This year the 2022 Black History...

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Precisionettes Make History in Orlando
Precisionettes Make History in Orlando
Zoe Fenner, Sports Editor • March 31, 2022

Fans pack the stands and roaring cheers fill the Pat Cunningham stadium as the Woodson Dance team takes the field for their renowned football...

Meet the Final Four
Meet the Final Four
Thomas Daniels , Editor in Chief • March 31, 2022

The only number one seed remaining in the bracket will square off against another basketball powerhouse Villanova on April 2. Leading up...

March Madness Tips Off in Style
March Madness Tips Off in Style
Thomas Daniels, Editor in Chief • March 24, 2022

Local Team: Iowa (5) vs Richmond (12) The first half was a tightly contested affair with each team trading layups, never allowing the...

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