• Feature
    Restaurant Review: Bubble Tea Cafe

    Many students find themselves flocking to Chipotle for a quick lunch, or going to the Silver Diner...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Movie Preview of The Week: “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” Trailer

    Despite how much I enjoyed the first “The Amazing Spider-Man” movie, I repeatedly find myself being the only one who actually liked it. However, my hopes are that the second movie will be better than the first, so everyone else can enjoy what is shaping up (in my eyes) to be an awesome reboot of...

  • Feature
    Teacher of the Week: Geri Acquard

    Geri Acquard teaches Sociology, AP Psychology, and is also the Internship coordinator. Q: What are your interests outside of school? A: Outside of school I enjoy listening to music at small clubs, trying new restaurants, reading, traveling,  going to movies and cooking. Q: Do you have any favorite television shows or movies? A:  I...

  • Feature
    Restaurant Review: Five Guys

    While some students find themselves flocking to Chipotle for a quick lunch, or going to the Silver...

  • The Inside Pitch
    The Greatest College Football Game of Our Young Lives

    On Nov. 30,  the Auburn Tigers defeated the Alabama Crimson Tide in the storied Iron Bowl rivalry when cornerback Chris Davis returned a missed field-goal attempt more than 100 yards for a touchdown on the final play. This immaculate finish lifted No. 4 Auburn to a 34-28 victory over No. 1 Alabama...

  • News
    Pope Francis named Time’s Person of the Year

    On Dec. 11, Pope Francis I was named Time magazine’s Person of the Year. The first non-European...

  • Arts & Entertainment
    Game Of The Week: Tiny and Big

    Tiny and Big is truly unique. Though I spent a long time delving through the depths of the internet, I couldn’t find anything else like it. Tiny and Big is a totally new approach to the platforming genre, allowing you to destroy and move terrain to navigate your way up a massive...

  • Opinion
    Anders Answers: Clothing Catastrophe

    Dear Anders, I am a freshman girl. I feel like I am ready to start dressing the way I want to, but my mom still insists on dressing me. All my friends dress themselves but my mom calls it inappropriate. What should I do? I want to express myself. Sincerely, Confused Little Girl Dear...

  • Opinion
    Being Rude Isn’t Funny

    During the winter pep rally, a kid sitting behind me continually yelled out, “You’re awkward” and other inappropriate comments to those on stage. No one laughed, but he continued to say these things for the rest of the rally. I understand that the entire rally isn’t always fun or interesting, but that doesn’t...

  • News
    Embrace the New: State of the Schools Address Looks to Future Changes

    “Hope. Four letters,” said Blessed Sherriff, a junior at Montgomery Blair High School, one of many speakers at the Nov. 11 State of the Schools address, hosted by county superintendent Dr. Joshua Starr. The event was held at Strathmore music hall, where Sherriff read aloud the poem she had composed for the occasion...

  • News
    Man Stabs Two People in Montgomery Mall Parking Lot

     On Nov. 14 at around 2 p.m., Potomac resident David Goldberg stabbed two people in the Montgomery Mall parking lot, leaving them in critical condition, in what prosecutor Robert Hill called a “very serious case of road rage.” According to arrest records, Goldberg and the victims had a disagreement at a four-way stop...

  • Opinion
    The 60 Days of Christmas

    February has Valentine’s Day, April has Easter, July has Independence Day, October has Halloween, and the rest of the year is Christmas. At least, that’s what stores, radio stations and companies want you to believe. Even though I don’t personally celebrate the holiday, I enjoy Christmas sales and songs as much as the...

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