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Rampage Person of the Year 2018: Jason Lomax

Rampage Person of the Year 2018: Jason Lomax

Emily Nagy, Editor-in-Chief

March 6, 2019

Inspired by Time's Person of the year, the Rampage decided to take a closer look at it’s own community to find someone who fits the criteria of a Person of the Year. The Rampage considered people with deep roots in the community who have bettered students’ lives and become a figurehead in the comm...

$18 & Under: Urban Plates to Open Soon in Montgomery Mall

$18 & Under: Urban Plates to Open Soon in Montgomery Mall

Colleen Barrett, Print Copy Editor

March 6, 2019

Walking in to Urban Plates, the bright oranges, reds, yellows and greens of the fresh produce behind the ordering counter catch customers’ eyes as they contrast the dim lighting and neutral decor of the rustic, yet modern setting of the restaurant. Urban Plates, a San Diego, Calif. based fast-casual chain that p...

‘Glass’ Cracks Under Pressure of High Fan Expectations

‘Glass’ Cracks Under Pressure of High Fan Expectations

Alex Levy, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019

Universal Studios’ “Glass” starring Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price premiered Jan. 18 bringing in $223.5 million worldwide and $99.6 million domestically. Based on the M. Night Shyamalan trilogy, director Manoj Nelliyattu Shyamalan produced an unsettling and confusing two hour and nine-minute film t...

3 Seniors Planning to Attend Ivy League Schools, Some First in Families

3 Seniors Planning to Attend Ivy League Schools, Some First in Families

Matthew Liu, Opinion managing Editor

February 25, 2019

Seniors Emily Huynh, Leo Wagner and Kyle Pico have recently been admitted to Ivy League universities -- both Huynh and Wagner were admitted to the University of Pennsylvania (UPenn) and Pico was admitted to Cornell University. Some seniors, including Pico and Huynh, are the first in their families to ...

If These Halls Could Talk: Media Specialist Sherry Weiss

If These Halls Could Talk: Media Specialist Sherry Weiss

Elenna Mach, Editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019

While walking in and out of the library, it is difficult not to spot student-created pieces of art, snowflakes hanging from the windows, lively plants decorating the room and media specialist Sherry Weiss. Weiss joined the RHS community 18 years ago and has brought her past experiences into her t...

Best Buddies Creates Bonds, Friendships

Best Buddies Creates Bonds, Friendships

Nathan Pianalto and Brendan Stewart

February 22, 2019

The Best Buddies International chapter at RHS forges connections between mainstream and special education students, creating a lasting influence on its members by helping mainstream students become more understanding, patient and comfortable around students with intellectual and developmental disabilities....

With Winter Comes Seasonal Depression

With Winter Comes Seasonal Depression

Michael Carvajal, Staff Writer

February 15, 2019

As the temperatures drop, many students start to feel the effects of seasonal affective disorder (SAD). SAD is a common disorder among Americans with over 3 million US cases a year in which a person gets depressive symptoms during certain times of the year, typically starting in the fall and lasting ...

New School Resource Officer Brings Spirit, Safety

New School Resource Officer Brings Spirit, Safety

Daniel Pujo, Sports Managing Editor

February 15, 2019

Returning from winter break, RHS students greeted new School Resource Officer (SRO) Arnold Aubrey Jan. 2 as he joined the school’s staff, after officer Robert Jacaruso departed. The SRO program is a partnership between the Montgomery County Police Department (MCPD) and MCPS that provides a ¨law enforce...

Self-Cultivation Club Boosts, Cultivates Student Confidence

Self-Cultivation Club Boosts, Cultivates Student Confidence

Gili Golan, Features Writer

February 14, 2019

The Self Cultivation club, created by junior Isha Lallsa, strives to help stressed students ¨conquer from within¨ through weekly meetings featuring motivational speeches and inspirational social media posts. The club, which began in the 2017-18 school year, aims to provide both visitors and members...

20 Years Later Mary Poppins Again Brings Families Together

20 Years Later Mary Poppins Again Brings Families Together

Iris Valentin, Features Managing Editor

February 13, 2019

Fans of the first “Mary Poppins” movie will remember the joy and magic that it brought during their childhood as they watch the remake. Fifty-four years after the original movie’s release, Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” premiered in theatres Dec. 19. The new movie takes place 20 years...

Cultural Cuisine From the Holidays

Cultural Cuisine From the Holidays

Emily Nagy and Anna Stewart

January 11, 2019

With the arrival of the holiday season, it’s a special time to gather with family and friends, whether here or abroad, celebrating unique cultures. For some RHS students, the holiday season brings a chance to appreciate their heritage, specifically through the food they eat. On a biological level,...

Winner, Winner Chicken Wing Dinner: Best Wings in the Rockville Area

Winner, Winner Chicken Wing Dinner: Best Wings in the Rockville Area

Aidan Brami and Teddy Bilodeau

January 9, 2019

The chicken wing has become an iconic appetizer in American cuisine and a staple of game day grub.  The Rampage set out to find the best wings in the surrounding area, sampling buffalo wings and one other flavor unique to the restaurants, to find the best chicken wing spot for RHS students. Each rest...

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