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May movie review brings “Avengers: Endgame”

May 31, 2019

Seniors Taylor Everett, Anna Mason, and junior Eric Michals recently saw the final conclusion of over...

Editorial: Rideshare Safety Fails

Editorial: Rideshare Safety Fails

May 29, 2019

“In the past, Uber conducted background check reruns in jurisdictions where required. Going forward, we’ll proactively rerun criminal and motor vehicle checks each year, regardless of whether there is a legal obligation to do so.” - Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO of Uber

Editorial: College Admissions Scandal

Editorial: College Admissions Scandal

April 5, 2019

“This scandal is just the tip of the iceberg. The FBI said this scheme amounts to a ‘rigged system,’ but the truth is that the whole system of college admissions is rigged in favor of the wealthy.” - Richard V. Reeves, senior fellow of Economic Studies and co-director of the Center on Children and Families at the Brookings Institute

Letters to the Editor: College Admissions Scandal

Staff

April 5, 2019

Dear Editor, I completely agree that this, "Varsity Blue[s]" scandal needs to be put to a stop. The fact that the rich and wealthy were allowed to bribe schools in order to get their child into the school is [unjust]. No longer does hard work seem[s] to be the goal, instead; those who are wealthy get what they want while...

March movie review: Captain Marvel

April 2, 2019

Senior Taylor Everett and Junior Eric Michals recently watched Captain Marvel, the newest addition to the Marvel Comic Un...

Editorial: fentanyl, crisis affecting teens

Editorial: fentanyl, crisis affecting teens

March 8, 2019

“We owe it to our children to stop addiction before it starts. Our nation must invest in effective prevention strategies to end this vicious cycle of heartbreak and loss.” - Joseph J. Plumeri, Executive Chair of The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse.

Letters to the Editor: fentanyl, crisis affecting teens

Staff

March 8, 2019

Dear Editor, I agree that overdoses are becoming a normal thing. When I hear about overdoses in the news, I don't even react anymore. More recently, people I know have been overdosing. I agree that teens get hooked after being peer pressured to try a drug at a party, and I also believe it is linked to athletes who are trying...

February movie review: The Upside

March 4, 2019

Seniors Anna Mason and Taylor Everett, along with junior Eric Michals recently reviewed the movie, Th...

January Movie Review: Aquaman

January 30, 2019

Junior Bailey Deaver and senior Taylor Everett recently reviewed the latest DC Comics creation, “A...

Editorial: VBCPS changes high school start time

Editorial: VBCPS changes high school start time

January 14, 2019

“Delaying high school start times could pose problems with bus schedules, after-school activities, and sporting events for the entire district. Changing the high school start time could have a domino effect on all the schools that could pose a logistical nightmare.” - Amy Morin, Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW)

Letters to the Editor: VBCPS changes high school start time

Staff

January 14, 2019

Dear Editor, I don't think that Virginia Beach City Public Schools should start school at a later time. I feel that it would only complicate things and make them worse. I think students would get the wrong idea by thinking they have more time to sleep, so they stay up later. It also makes it harder to get little siblings...

December movie review: ‘Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald’

December 18, 2018

Seniors Taylor Everett and Kassidy Smith recently reviewed the movie "Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of...

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