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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 the difficult moral...

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 for an extended break from their younger counterparts. Senior skip days, trips, and leaving class...

FCPS Must Heighten COVID Protocols

FCPS Must Heighten COVID Protocols

Zainab Rentia, News Editor January 31, 2022

As students shared what they did over Winter Break, the frequent declarations of “I got COVID” were met with little reaction from the rest of the class. Teachers described their bouts with the infection...

Are Woodsons Exposed Instagram Accounts Encouraging Bullying?

Are Woodson’s ‘Exposed’ Instagram Accounts Encouraging Bullying?

Adia Elcock, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

With social media, privacy can be challenging, especially when nearly everyone has a phone with a camera. As such, many “expose” accounts have appeared across the country. “Expose” accounts often...

Soulmates and Serious Dating: Helpful or Harmful for Adolescents?

Soulmates and Serious Dating: Helpful or Harmful for Adolescents?

Emelia Crump, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

Relationships are part of everyday life, and they’re just as important and fulfilling as any friendship or partnership shared between two or more people- but when should young adults start taking things...

Teachers Can Have An Unintended Impact On Students Futures

Teachers Can Have An Unintended Impact On Students’ Futures

Lecya Santiago, Opinion Editor December 16, 2021

A teacher tells a student that their choice of college major is “useless,” ensuring that the student will never follow their passions again. Teachers are a part of the formative years of every...

The Teenage Dream Stereotype Has Changed

The Teenage Dream Stereotype Has Changed

Lecya Santiago, Op-Ed Editor September 30, 2021

A stereotypical image comes to parents' minds when their teenagers ask to go out with friends. Thoughts of alcohol and risky behavior lead to a decisive “no” without considering how life has changed...

Co-ed Locker Rooms Are Necessary

Lecya Santiago, Op-Ed Editor June 11, 2021

When preparing for a typical sports game, people are expecting to see their own gender while changing. Though, is turning around and seeing someone of a different gender so bad? Is it okay to give...

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