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Movie Hype of the Week: “RoboCop”

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 28, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Man, I love me some cheesy 90s action movies. And "RoboCop" is certainly no exception. The ultraviolent, catchpahrase- spewing machine that is "RoboCop" has not only entertained me constantly, but also made into my top 10 movi...

Teacher of the Week: Rachel Gold

Julieta Gozalo-Michaud, Online Feature Editor

January 27, 2014

Filed under Feature

Rachel Gold teaches AP Language and Composition as well as an SAT/ACT prepatory class. She has been teaching for 10 years: five years at Bethesda Chevy-Chase High School, one year at Westland Middle School, and is in her fou...

Coming Up: Super Bowl XLVIII

Sabrina Greene, Online Sports Editor

January 27, 2014

Filed under The Inside Pitch

On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Seattle Seahawks will take on the Denver Broncos for the 48th annual Super Bowl. The game will be played at MetLife Stadium in New Jersey, home of both the New York Giants and the New York Jets. Super B...

Booster Club Book Sale Supports School Organizations and Teams

Elizabeth Winter, Online News Editor

January 25, 2014

Filed under News

The Booster Club will be holding its annual Used Book Sale on March 1 and 2 in the cafeteria. Students and community members are all encouraged to donate gently used books now through Feb. 22 . The annual sale provides books...

Movie Review: “The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment

January 7, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

It's here! The face-meltingly awesome sequel to the first "Hobbit" movie is here and, oh my god, I love it. "Desolation" is a huge improvement over the first movie, which was mostly exposition. But "Desolation" is pretty much...

WJ Cheerleading: They Didn’t Just Win a Championship

Marissa Nardella, Staff Writer

January 6, 2014

Filed under Sports News

On Nov. 16, WJ cheerleaders made history by bringing home first place at the Montgomery County Division III Championships. But they didn’t just win a trophy;  they won the respect of fellow students and the varsity cheerleading coach, Kirsten Smith. ...

Game Of The Week: Sir, You Are Being Hunted!

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 6, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

I like scary video games, which is weird, because I get scared really easily. So when I picked up "Sir, You Are Being Hunted," a self-described open world horror game,  I expected dark corridors, monsters and all sorts of othe...

Game Review: Project Zomboid

Nico Bonetta, Online Arts & Entertainment Editor

January 2, 2014

Filed under Arts & Entertainment

At the risk of sounding like an old fogie, I must ask: what happened to zombie games? Games like "Left 4 Dead" are mind-numbingly unrealistic. Characters find shotguns in some soccer mom's car, and miniguns in some guy's dishwasher, with...

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