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Senior Among Teens Awarded Bethesda Magazine Teen of the Year

Senior Among Teens Awarded Bethesda Magazine Teen of the Year

Zoe Moser, Editor-in-Chief

April 23, 2019

Senior Posse scholar Christian Melgar is no stranger to overcoming obstacles. In fact, his determination has propelled him to be named as one of Bethesda Magazine’s Extraordinary Top Teens, a standout award for adolescents in Montgomery County. Bethesda Magazine’s Top Teen award is presented to high achiev...

Juice WRLD Runs Out Of Juice On ‘Death Race For Love’

Juice WRLD Runs Out Of Juice On ‘Death Race For Love’

Alex Levy, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Emo rap is a fast-growing music genre new to many despite originating in 1997 with a rapper named Slug. In 2017, rappers such as Lil Peep, Lil Uzi Vert, and Trippie Redd reinvigorated the genre’s popularity and most recently, with the release of Juice WRLD's newest album, emo rap is once again trending....

Grande Propels Sound With ‘thank u, next’

Grande Propels Sound With ‘thank u, next’

Corina Valldejuli, Staff Writer

April 23, 2019

Ariana Grande released her Grammy award winning album “thank u, next,” Feb. 8 and it is the best album Grande has produced. The album is filled with songs that easily hype the listener up and make them feel empowered, and then there are other tracks that inspire feelings of wanting to break up with a s...

Top Venues in the Area for Students to See Concerts

Top Venues in the Area for Students to See Concerts

Teddy Bilodeau, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

Bass vibrating from wall to wall. Music pounding from the large speakers hanging from the ceiling. The crowd jumps along to the music, shaking the floor. The artist grabs the microphone and asks the crowd how they’re doing; the response is made up of screams and a sea of phones snapping photos. ...

The College Wait: What Students Feel, Experience Between November, May

The College Wait: What Students Feel, Experience Between November, May

Gili Golan, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019

As the May 1 national decision day for colleges quickly approaches, stress sets in for seniors as they grapple with their final days of high school and struggle to decide where to further their education. The thought process of students after their applications have been sent varies.  One similar...

Child Development Inspires Students to Pursue Careers in Teaching

Child Development Inspires Students to Pursue Careers in Teaching

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

April 15, 2019

It appears to be the typical high school classroom, but walk past the desks and promethean board, and watch as the room suddenly transforms. It becomes filled with cubbies, bright bulletin boards with a letter and theme of the week, puzzles, blocks and even a class pet rabbit.   This is the child...

Burger Bracket: Who Has The Best Local Burger?

Burger Bracket: Who Has The Best Local Burger?

Jack Welch and Daniel Pujo

April 4, 2019

While the burger originated in Germany during the 19th century, it quickly became a staple in the American diet. The Rampage set out to find the best burgers in the area, sampling three local restaurants to choose which is the best spot for RHS students. Each restaurant was judged on distance from RHS...

MoCo Snow Q&A

MoCo Snow Q&A

Leyla Akselioglu, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

The Rampage sat down with MoCoSnow creator, Alex Tsironis, to gain insight on the popular local website dedicated to predicting school cancellations and delays. RHS students submitted questions for Tsironis. This transcript has been edited for clarity and length.   What made you want to sta...

3 Maryland Natives Who Forever Changed History

3 Maryland Natives Who Forever Changed History

March 29, 2019

Since 1976, February has been celebrated as Black History Month, a time used to recognize and honor the achievements of African-Americans throughout U.S. history. Maryland has been home to some of the most influential African-Americans in history: Thurgood Marshall, Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman s...

‘Distance Over Time’ Recalls Dream Theater’s Early Years

‘Distance Over Time’ Recalls Dream Theater’s Early Years

Jack Uhl, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

In an attempt to respark the energy from early in their careers, members of the progressive metal band Dream Theater locked themselves in their upstate New York recording studio to bond as a band and produce their 14th studio album  “Distance Over Time.” The album consists of 10 tracks clocking in ...

Drake Re-releases ‘So far Gone’ for 10-Year Anniversary

Drake Re-releases ‘So far Gone’ for 10-Year Anniversary

Monica Blassou, Staff Writer

March 22, 2019

One decade after its original release, Aubrey Graham, famously known as Drake, surprised his fans with an anniversary stream of his 2009 hit mixtape “So Far Gone,” shocking many with his unfamiliar sound from 10 years ago. The mixtape first dropped Feb. 13, 2009 with the record label October’s ...

The Ultimate Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

The Ultimate Review: Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Jack Horan, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. has triumphantly returned to the spotlight grabbing the attention of fans with its newest edition, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, which is only available on the Nintendo Switch gaming system. With 74 fighters, over 100 stages and 24 hours of story mode to play, this game h...

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