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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...

Inside Look: Maryland Blue Crab Season

Inside Look: Maryland Blue Crab Season

Aidan Brami, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

As the sun was rising, a young boy, about 10 years old, did what many Marylanders have prided themselves on for generations; he wiped the sleep off his eyes and dragged himself into his car with his father, the first step to embark toward the Bay to officially start their crab season. But for junior...

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Review

‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Review

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer

May 3, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews, Uncategorized

Marvel’s “Avengers: Infinity War” premiered in theaters April 27 in standard definition and Imax 3-D, bringing over $700 million internationally in its first week. Based on the original comic books, the Russo Brothers created their adaptation of the comic into an almost three-hour feature lengt...

If These Halls Could Talk: Aleyda Portillo

If These Halls Could Talk: Aleyda Portillo

Matt DiFonzo, Staff Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Features

Working behind a glass window in the financial office is one of the most overlooked staff members at RHS, Aleyda Portillo. Students visit Portillo to pay an obligation, buy a parking pass or buy a ticket to the school dance. Many don't realize how large of a role she plays in the RHS community as financi...

$18 & Under: Honeygrow

$18 & Under: Honeygrow

Grace Goodman, Associate Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under $18 and Under, Features, Features Showcase

With fast, casual restaurants taking over the scene, Honeygrow recently opened at Montrose Crossing shopping center on Rockville Pike with the goal of bringing people together with high quality, wholesome and simple foods served in a variety of stir-fry or salad options. Honeygrow was founded in Philadelphia...

Ready Player One Movie Review

Ready Player One Movie Review

Jonathon Brake, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Reviews

Stephen Spielberg's adaptation of Ernest Cline's, "Ready Player One," premiered in theaters March 29 in standard definition and Imax 3-D. OASIS, the multiplayer simulation game which was showcased in the movie, was creatively explored through intense action and special effects. The movie is ...

Artist Spotlight: Ines Donfack

Artist Spotlight: Ines Donfack

Gabe Reyes, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2018


Filed under Features, Features Showcase

Artists aim to share their work with others, but rarely does an artist go beyond showcasing her own work and take the time to spotlight other artists. Junior Ines Donfack created a specialized segment on the RHS morning show that focuses on student artists. She continues to hone her craft through photography,...

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