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Governor feeling the heat

Governor feeling the heat

February 5, 2019

Pro/Con: How is technology affecting society?

Elias Moura and Luke Elkins

February 5, 2019

Filed under Editorials, Top Stories

Technology has bettered society Technology has evolved since the beginning of time to better human life. Through the 20th and 21st century, technology has evolved in an exponential rate. In no way has the problems of technology ou...

Will FCPS get more snow days?

Marian Osman, Staff Writer

January 23, 2019

Filed under Editorials

FCPS has already had two missed school day for the school year 2018-2019. On November 15, 2018, FCPS closed schools because of weather conditions the snow had caused. The other missed school day is January 14, 2019, also becau...

Brexit: Two years later

Abel Samson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2018

Filed under Editorials

The exit part in “Brexit” is taking far too long as the negotiations have reached the one year mark. I agree with the United Kingdom leaving the union, however I disagree with some of the reasons behind leaving. The European...

Are designer babies a good idea?

Luke Elkins, Editorials Editor

December 18, 2018

Filed under Editorials

Imagine a world where parents are able to pick and choose the traits they want for their child. You could choose their eye color, hair color, height, gender, and any factor determined by genes. This could be the new reality...

Why it should be “Merry Christmas” and not “Happy Holidays”

Patrick Brown, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018

Filed under Editorials

Every winter, a conflict reignites. A “War on Christmas” is raged every December. The topic of discussion is whether or not it is appropriate to say Merry Christmas. In our parents’ time and even in our older siblings’ time, ...


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