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Aquarium Dives into Live Shows, Music Industry

Aquarium Dives into Live Shows, Music Industry

Esther Frances, Print Copy Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Features

From the living room to the spotlight, student-created bands have been taking center stage as they book gigs in the area and gain local followers. These students not only need to keep a presence on stage, but also in school life, as they balance schoolwork with concerts. A band fairly new to the sc...

Q&A: Ananya Tadikonda, 12th Female SMOB

Q&A: Ananya Tadikonda, 12th Female SMOB

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Features

The Rampage sat down with newly elected Student Member of the Board (SMOB) Ananya Tadikonda to discuss her plans for the upcoming school year.  The Richard Montgomery High School senior was elected as SMOB in April 2018 and was sworn in July 9, replacing previous SMOB Matt Post.  The interview ha...

Scott Elevates Rap Game with Third Release, ‘ASTROWORLD’

Scott Elevates Rap Game with Third Release, ‘ASTROWORLD’

Matthew DiFonzo, Sports Editor

October 12, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook, Apple Music. Rapper Travis Scott used all available media to hype the release of his new album, “ASTROWORLD.” Jacques Berman Webster II, professionally known as Travis Scott, moved to New York City (NYC) in an attempt to start his music career immediatel...

Q&A: Athletic Director Michael Hayes Discusses the Process of Postponing 26 Games

Q&A: Athletic Director Michael Hayes Discusses the Process of Postponing 26 Games

Aidan Brami, Online Copy Editor

October 4, 2018


Filed under Features

The Rampage sat down with athletic director Michael Hayes to discuss the recent flooding on the new Bermuda Grass field, the damage caused by the flooding and the process of postponing and rescheduling games. This transcript has been edited for clarity and length.      Rampage: Can you go through the process of how you...

Summer Concerts, Festivals in the DMV

Summer Concerts, Festivals in the DMV

Isaac Higgins, Staff Writer

June 14, 2018


Filed under Features

For students who love music and are looking for something to pass the time during this upcoming summer break, there are many different concerts and festivals coming to the area  covering a wide array of genres. The Firefly Music Festival is a four-day festival in Dover, Del. where a variety of acts...

$18 and Under: Baked Bear Hits The Sweet Spot For A Summer Treat

$18 and Under: Baked Bear Hits The Sweet Spot For A Summer Treat

Anna Stewart, News Managing Editor

June 13, 2018


Filed under $18 and Under, Features

Parents, kids and high school students lined up May 19 for the grand opening of The Baked Bear - the build-your-own ice cream sandwich shop located off of Rockville Pike in the Pike and Rose shopping center. Guests get to choose from a base of two freshly-baked cookies, brownies, or donuts (or a combination...

If These Halls Could Talk: Thomas Barksdale

If These Halls Could Talk: Thomas Barksdale

Elenna Mach, Editor-In-Chief

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features

Countless organizations and famous quotes offer advice on how to overcome life’s obstacles or, as Psychology Today puts it, “How to respond when life throws you a curveball.”  Paraeducator and assistant varsity baseball coach Thomas Barksdale said he prides himself on taking on those curveballs b...

Hypebeast Culture Gains Popularity

Hypebeast Culture Gains Popularity

Andrew Coulibaly, Business Manager

June 7, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

Supreme, Bape and Adidas Yeezy Boost have all become household names due to their increased popularity with many adults and teens purchasing these items. In addition to these regular purchases, resellers have increased each brand’s reputation and made themselves hefty profits in secondary markets. ...

Popular 80s Sitcom Returns to TV With Reboot Featuring Original Cast

Popular 80s Sitcom Returns to TV With Reboot Featuring Original Cast

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

Roseanne was a hit TV sitcom during the 80s which told the story of a working-class family struggling with everyday problems. The show was first aired Oct. 18, 1988 on ABC until its cancellation in May 1997, and is set to return March 27 with its original cast--20 years older. At the time of its r...

$18 & Under Chicken Basket

$18 & Under Chicken Basket

William Wheeler, Financial Specialist

May 14, 2018


Filed under $18 and Under, Features

The new restaurant craze among RHS students is the recently opened Chicken Basket, located on the northwest corner of the intersection of Georgia Avenue and Norbeck Road. In a shopping center that has long been dominated by older restaurants like Big Greek Cafe and Angelo's Italian Deli, Chicken Bas...

Substance Abuse Continues as Major Contributor to Student Mental Health Concerns

Substance Abuse Continues as Major Contributor to Student Mental Health Concerns

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

Approximately 70 percent of high school students will have tried alcohol by the time they become seniors. There is a difference between experimenting with drugs and abusing substances, but it is a line that millions of teenagers around the country have crossed, often resulting in a more serious substance use...

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