Frederick Douglass became a leader of the abolitionist movement upon escaping from slavery in maryland and moving to New York.

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...

Dream Theater released their 14th album,

‘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...

Drake surprised fans by re-releasing his mixtake

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...

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...

Head varsity football coach and child development teacher Jason Lomax ('97) returned to RHS after three years coaching at Springbrook HS.

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...

Fresh produce is on display behind the ordering counter. Urban Plates uses only local and ethically sourced ingredients.

$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 recently released 'Glass' was highly anticipated and then fell far short of expectations , many fans of the trilogy said.

‘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,...

Seniors Emily Huynh, Leo Wagner and Kyle Pico have recently been admitted to Ivy League universities, University of Pennsylvania and Cornell University.

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...

Media specialist Sherry Weiss chats with tech specialist Steve Mirman in the media center with whom she works closely.  Weiss has worked at RHS for 18 years.

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....

Best Buddies pairs work together on projects during a club meeting at lunch.  Best Buddies matches mainstream and LFI students together.

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...

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is a type of depression that comes and goes with the change seasons, according to the National Institute of  Mental Health.

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...

School Resource Officer, Arnold Aubrey watches as students pass by in the hallway during lunch. Aubrey has brought a new sense of safety and security to the school.

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...

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