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First Season of Locally Based Reality Show Comes to A Close

First Season of Locally Based Reality Show Comes to A Close

April 12, 2016


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Bravo’s newest installment of the Real Housewives franchise aired the first of its two-part reunion Sunday April 10, marking and end to the highly anticipated local drama profiling the lives of six Potomac area women. The last episode of the season left fans with a long-awaited proposal and unset...

Anderson .Paak Combines Old and New On Malibu

Anderson .Paak Combines Old and New On Malibu

April 11, 2016


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Rapper-singer Anderson .Paak’s fourth album Malibu delivers sounds just as warm as the city its named after, but with the attitude and swagger of a sharp businessman. The 16-track album released January 11 has a distinctive sound that combines melodies of old-school R&B with sounds of today....

Holocaust Survivor Comes to RHS to Share Unique Story with Students (Part Two)

Holocaust Survivor Comes to RHS to Share Unique Story with Students (Part Two)

April 5, 2016


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This is the second installment in a three-part series about the life of Holocaust survivor Edith Lowy. Watch for the next installment, coming soon. At Skarżysko-Kamienna, the Lowy family was separated once again. Lowy and Rudolf went to Camp B, which many inmates thought had somewhat better condit...

“Zootopia”: Movie Review

“Zootopia”: Movie Review

April 5, 2016


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Incorporating heart-felt themes and hilarious comedy for both younger and older viewers, “Zootopia” is ambitious in scope and will probably delight every movie-goer who has retained a spark of humanity prior to entering theaters. Set in an all-animal world where predator and prey have evolved ...

The Ultimate Guide to a Day Trip at Kings Dominion

The Ultimate Guide to a Day Trip at Kings Dominion

March 22, 2016


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Spring break provides students with a much needed break from school but those marvelous 10 days off tend to be wasted with Netflix and naps. If you are in dire need of a day trip to somewhere full of adventures, you are in the right place as this is the ultimate guide to a day trip at Kings Dominion.   Step...

Holocaust Survivor Comes to RHS to Share Unique Story with Students (Part One)

Holocaust Survivor Comes to RHS to Share Unique Story with Students (Part One)

March 17, 2016


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This is the first in a three-part series about the life of Holocaust survivor Edith Lowy. Watch for the next installment, coming soon.   As a child growing up in Czechoslovakia during the 1930s, Edith Lowy had had no idea that her carefree, idyllic days were numbered. Little did she know that over the seven years fo...

Youth Vote Remains Critical

Youth Vote Remains Critical

March 17, 2016


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This election season, despite numerous voters preparing ballots for various candidates, many young adults around 18 and 20 do not feel that their votes make a difference. Many candidates are targeting young voters, making decisive moves towards appealing to their political opinions. According to Poli...

Presidential Candidates in Review

Presidential Candidates in Review

March 17, 2016


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Donald Trump:   Donald Trump, 69, is a real-estate mogul who built his billion-dollar fortune from a “small loan of one million dollars.” He has since gone on to star on the reality show “The Apprentice,” as well as participate in WWE Wrestlemania 23. Known for his bluntness and contempt f...

Say “Willkommen” To New German Exchange Student

Say “Willkommen” To New German Exchange Student

March 17, 2016


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Most students feel lucky to visit a new country for a short vacation, but sophomore Konstantin Gottschalk has the opportunity to experience life in a new country for five months. Gottschalk is from the outside of Munich, Germany and currently attends RHS as a part of the CCI Greenheart exchange program....

French Teens Explore U.S. Culture

French Teens Explore U.S. Culture

March 17, 2016


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Over 30 students traveled from Lille, France to visit RHS and local region from Feb. 4 to 12. The students came with the intent of gaining a first-hand experience of American culture and teaching their host families about French culture. The French students toured D.C., where they visited the Natural...

Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens

February 18, 2016


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After 10 years of waiting, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” offers a new hope for the franchise as experienced director J.J. Abrams strikes back with new characters, new equipment and a new plot. The latest installment has been highly anticipated by fans with a promising cast of new and returning...

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