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A Guide to Governor Youngkin’s Plans for his Tenure

Jessica Lin, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

With Glenn Youngkin (R) being elected the new Governor, Virginia goes from a state thought of as blue, to purple. On Younkin’s first day as Governor he started out with nine executive orders and...

Woodson MSA members.
Photo courtesy of Woodson MSAs Instagram account.

Woodson Students Display their Activism in Walkout

Vy Nguyen, Op-Ed Section Editor January 31, 2022

When do they want it? Now. What do they want? Justice. As this rhythmic chant gradually floated past door number six and around the Woodson rock, arms of different shades intertwined into a unified...

Graphic by Zainab Rentia.

Omicron Variant Brings New Threats Amid Calls to End Mask Mandate

Cavan Griffin, Staff Writer January 31, 2022

It's been 2 years since the COVID-19 lockdown began, and people have been trying to stop the spread for a while now. After spending a year inside, people have slowly started going back to the way their...

Photo Illustration by Zainab Rentia.

Cavaliers Reminisce on Past Snow Days

Cosette Jo, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

“Snowmageddon” went down in history during the February, 2010, as name of the storm that gave Fairfax County 25.5 inches of snow in one day. More drastically, Dulles Airport reported 32.4 inches...

A telephone exchange set up in Fairfax in the 1880s. Photo courtesy of Kara Lynch.

Wawa Opens in Fairfax, Sparking Reflection of the County’s Past

Kara Lynch, News Editor December 16, 2021

The installation of a Wawa at 9700 Fairfax Blvd was approved by Fairfax’s City Council by vote, on January 14, 2020. The Wawa company is a chain of large gas stations and convenience stores. As...

Woodson Students and Staff Share Their Opinions on the Abortion Crisis

Mackenzie Pham, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

The Supreme Court has been has been considering for the past week a Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy. This case challenges the Roe v. Wade (1973) establishment of abortion...

Preview of the Winter Sports Season

Preview of the Winter Sports Season

Kara Lynch and Jessica Lin November 30, 2021

Many people think about fall as a time to celebrate Halloween, Thanksgiving, and nice weather. For others, it is time to get back into sports. However, Swim and Dive, Indoor Track, Girls Basketball, and...

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Britney Spears’s Fight For Freedom

Kara Lynch, News Editor October 28, 2021

In 1981 one of the world's most favored pop stars was born: Britney Spears. In 1998 Spears debuted her first album Hit Me Baby One More Time. The album quickly sold around 25 million copies and her fame...

Photo Courtesy of Count Info Blog

What will Woodson look like after Covid-19?

Annabella Agosto, Section Editor June 11, 2021

  Waking up at seven in the morning, riding a bus full of other exhausted teenagers, and constantly being either too hot or too cold in the school building were never things students expected...

FCPS Schools To Be Renamed

FCPS Schools To Be Renamed

Kara Lynch, News Editor June 11, 2021

Virginia is a state with plenty of history. From Jamestown to Washington D.C., many stories can be told about civil rights and wars and the early history of the United States. Though during the beginning...

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