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Editorial- Society Undervalues Credible News

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With fake news everywhere today, it can be a relief to pick up a newspaper and see factual information from a credible organization is accountable for its reliability. Newspaper sales are declining in comparison to sales rates...

Editorial- Officials Do Not Provide Sufficient Info on Graduation

March 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The class of 2017’s graduation date changed from May 26 to June 7. DAR took no responsibility. MCPS took no responsibility. And RHS just got one call and an email from Associate Superintendant Darryl Williams and Secondary...

Basic Fashion Trends Help You to Fit in

Michael Pankowski, Opinion Managing Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It is a privilege to be allowed to wear (almost) whatever we want here at RHS. However, upon seeing how the students here dress, one would think there was a school uniform policy in place. On weekdays ending in “y” you are...

Basic Fashion Trends Help You to Fit in

Michael Mantzouranis, Contributing Editor

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Being known. Being popular. A mass of people talking about you. You hear the whispers. “Are those the new shoes that just came out?” they wonder. You smirk as you strut by the people gazing, jaws lower than that oversized...

Graduating Early is Beneficial to Ambitious Students, But Mandatory Senior Year Credits Hold Them Back

Christi Larson, Staff Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Often students feel that they have all of the credits they need to graduate by the time they reach their senior year, and most of the time they do in fact have all the required credits. English is the only exception to that, as...

Required Electives Restrict Flexibility in Schedules

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Requiring high school students to take an elective like health seems reasonable- it makes perfect sense that teens should have basic health education. However, there does not seem to be much of a point in forcing them to take...

Lengthy Cafeteria Lines Pose a Threat to Limited Minutes of Lunch Period

Kendra Lennon

January 25, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Lunch time is a precious 40 minutes. It is a time for eating, socializing, making up tests, attending clubs and visiting teachers. Unfortunately, the time it takes to get through the lunch line wastes a majority of those minu...

Social Media Scammers Convey Fake Personalities Over the Internet, Which Are Inaccurate of Reality

Michael Pankowski, Opinion Managing Editor

December 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Bored in class, you find yourself on your phone yet again. Scrolling through your feed, you see a couple of nice group flicks, a questionable Finsta post, a selfie… Wait a minute. She does not look like that in real life. What’s...

Poli-Ticks Me Off; Media Outlets such as Twitter and News Networks Played a Pivotal Role in Reporting the Unprecedented Hostility of the Brutal 2016 Election Cycle to Viewers at Home

Aidan Brami, Financial Specialist

December 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Every media outlet in the country seemed to be on 24/7 non-stop campaign watch which made this election cycle far from mundane.   Constant rumors, leaks and accusations about the candidates spread like wildfire as the gener...

Senior Sweeps Have Some Cleaning Up to Do to Boost Pep Rally Spirit

Kendra Lennon

December 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Noise and excitement at the homecoming pep rally is growing. Suddenly, shirtless boys in body paint run into the gym. They sweep brooms at the feet of spectators, then prepare to do a dance with the Poms. These are the “s...

PRO: Private Transportation Is the Way to Go

Jackie De Melo, Opinion Managing Editor

December 13, 2016

Filed under Opinion

When DMV residents think of public transportation, our automatic thought is the metro. Ask anyone in DC and they will tell you about using the metro to get to one place or another. However, for a while now, the metro has become...

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