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Polit-ticks Me Off: President Trump's Hypocritcal Stance on the Military

Polit-ticks Me Off: President Trump’s Hypocritcal Stance on the Military

Sarah Natchipolsky , Chief Copy Editor January 9, 2018

Hypocrisy is nothing new in Donald Trump's White House, but his stance on respecting the military is particularly insulting as he so often claims to be the military's biggest supporter. Recently, in...

#WeToo Must Speak Up Against Harassment

#WeToo Must Speak Up Against Harassment

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer January 9, 2018

Since October, many women have been speaking out about sexual harassment and sharing their personal stories. With the #MeToo movement attracting media attention, it is important for all women, especially...

Overtesting Overwhelms Students

Overtesting Overwhelms Students

Erin Bode, News Managing Editor December 14, 2017

While final exams are not returning anytime soon, students still experience the stress of testing with new progress checks, as well as the PARCC and HSA evaluations. We are still being over tested and...

Social Media Users Succumb to 'Slacktivism' Movement

Social Media Users Succumb to ‘Slacktivism’ Movement

Rebecca Pujo, Editor-in-Chief December 12, 2017

'While social media can sometimes produce social or political change by spreading word and raising awareness for a subject or movement, in many ways it has also bred a new generation of internet "slacktivists." Slacktivism...

In response to recent hazing allegations and then charges for five JV football players at Damascus, all athletic directors held a meeting with fall athletes that reviewed MCPS hazing policies.

‘Every 15 Minutes’ Requires Student Support to be Effective

December 4, 2017

“Every Fifteen Minutes” has been an RHS tradition since before 2003, taking place every two years. However, a lack of student initiative resulted in minimized efforts to support an extremely important...

In response to recent hazing allegations and then charges for five JV football players at Damascus, all athletic directors held a meeting with fall athletes that reviewed MCPS hazing policies.

College App Process Made Too Complicated

December 4, 2017

Now that seniors have submitted apps for the first deadlines, the class of 2018 is spotlighting a number of issues they encountered during the process such as conflicting information about the application...

Cheese Dippers: Gone But Never Forgotten

Cheese Dippers: Gone But Never Forgotten

Teddy Andrew , Staff Writer November 22, 2017

In 2011, former First Lady Michelle Obama implemented the MyPlate Food Act into the United States Food and Drug Administration, effectively removing the many unhealthy snacks from school cafeterias nationwide,...

Trump Administration Slow to Respond to Puerto Rico Disaster

Trump Administration Slow to Respond to Puerto Rico Disaster

Iris Valentin, Staff Writer November 21, 2017

Just days before Hurricane Maria Sept. 18, numerous hurricanes hit the Caribbean, particularly Puerto Rico. Maria crashed into the "Island of Enchantment," without mercy. Maria struck Sept. 18 just as...

Coaches Encroaching on Our Time

Coaches Encroaching on Our Time

Kelly DiFonzo, Opinion Managing Editor June 13, 2017

The daily grind of a student-athlete here at RHS is all about pushing yourself to the next level. When the clock strikes 2:30, it is time to get in your zone. Unfortunately, due to some coaches, this "zone"...

Pop Culture Giving Free Passes to Celebrities with History of Sexual Assault is Detrimental

Pop Culture Giving Free Passes to Celebrities with History of Sexual Assault is Detrimental

It is Time to Stop Allowing Famous People to Get Away with Crimes Simply Because They are Famous
Jackie De Melo, Opinion Managing Editor June 12, 2017

A popularized phrase across the music world, "Free Kodak" became popular back in 2016 calling for rapper Kodak Black's release from jail. Black is a convicted rapist, yet the music and social media worlds...

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