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Tough cookie rankings for this Girl Scout season

Girl Scout Cookies not only teach girls lessons on business, but taste great. The best Girl Scout Cookie was Samoas, though they were all good.

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief

March 5, 2020

You see them outside of supermarkets, in town squares and around the community. You can smell them from a mile away. The season of sweetness is upon us, a season when the lure of gluttony is too hard to resist. Girl Scout Cookies are flying off of the tables of troops in the WCHS area, so The Observ...

Teamania-c students found their new study spot

Teamania recently added a plethora of savory dishes to their menu, including soups, salads, pastas and sandwiches. Though they're known for their classic baked goods and french delicacies, the new additions are perfect for a quick lunch or supper option.

By Fatima Yazdi, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2020

Rockville is known to have a plethora of eatery options—from Qdoba’s Mexican Eats to Sadaf’s Middle-Eastern staples, you can get a taste of just about any cuisine you’re craving. Since opening this past June, a new Asian-European inspired sit-down bakery and cafe has garnered lots of buzz and h...

“Radium Girls” radiates strong messages with female leads

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By Ela Jalil, Assistant News Editor

March 3, 2020

The WCHS drama department promises a “jaw-dropping” performance with the spring play “Radium Girls,” which opened on Feb. 14. Highlighting a true American story that is often forgotten in history, the show has a strong message of female empowerment and fighting for what is right, similar to t...

Netflix says “you belong with me” to Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift's highly-anticipated documentary

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

March 3, 2020

You don’t control what people think of your story, but you do control what you believe about yourself and how you tell your story to the world.  Having spent half of her life in the spotlight, Taylor Swift knows what it’s like to watch her reputation get shattered over and over again, but sh...

“Two Sentence Horror Stories” spooks watchers

By Charley Hutton, Advertisement and Subscription Manager

February 4, 2020

What is the best horror story you can come up with in two sentences? This prompt sparked a Reddit thread in 2013, accumulating over 15,000 comments. Inspired by the thread, Vera Miao created the new-to-Netflix series, “Two-Sentence Horror Stories.” Similar to the popular Netflix show “Black...

Roddy Ricch’s new album gives excuses “for being antisocial”

Roddy Ricch's new hit album cover

By David Malament, Promotions Manager

February 4, 2020

On Friday, Dec. 6, 2019, Grammy Award nominee Roddy Ricch released his first album since being named a member of the 2019 XXL Freshman class in the summer of 2019.  His album Please Excuse Me For Being Antisocial contains 16 songs, three of which are on the Billboard Hot 100.  The first song on t...

Netflix show addresses real problems from social media

Penn Badgely plans Joe Goldberg, a huge stalker, on the Netflix hit series

By Sapna David, Features Editor

February 4, 2020

Released less than a month ago, Netflix show “You,” has already gained over thousands of viewers that have spent countless hours binge-watching this addicting and twisted show. Although the show has captured the attention of many teenagers across the country, it points out a dark truth of social medi...

Selena Gomez’s new album is a rare hit

On Jan. 4, 2020, pop singer Selena Gomez posted a picture of a Polaroid on Instagram as part of the countdown to her newest album.

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

February 1, 2020

It’s 2020, and everyone’s hoping for better vision and a better year, including pop singer Selena Gomez. After breaking up with Justin Bieber in 2012, dating The Weeknd in 2017 and learning more about herself in the span of four years, Gomez has decided to deliver a gift to the world to hear, he...

Post Malone “Hollywood’s Bleeding” Review

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By David Malament, Promotions Manager

October 28, 2019

This Sept. 6, Post Malone released his new album Hollywood’s Bleeding and currently has 14 of his 17 songs of the newly released album on the Billboard Hot 100! Though it is hard to say if this is his best album since Beerbongs and Bentleys, his last album, was nearly the same level of captivating...

Tall Girl falls short on the charts

The Netflix film Tall Girl is spearheaded by six foot newcomer actress Ava Michelle.

By Jordyn Green, Online Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2019

She’s smart, kind, pretty, blonde, a talented pianist and popular with two best friends. Jodi Kreyman (Ava Michelle), the main character in “Tall Girl”, appears to have it all. However, she does quite literally have one thing over the rest of the characters of the 2019 Netflix film: about a foot...

IT 2: the comeback of Pennywise

Pennywise the Clown, the main terror of IT 2.

By Andrew Chan, Sports Editor

October 1, 2019

If you are looking for scary with a side of comedic, then IT 2 is the movie for you. Picking up 27 years after the first IT movie, IT 2 combines horror and a bit of dry humor to create yet another Stephen King novel blockbuster.  The movie starts off with a violent bout of homophobia to show viewers the...

Ted Bundy docuseries accurately depicts his life

The Ted Bundy Netflix docuseries aired January 24. It follows the life of the famous serial killer and his victims. The docuseries explores in depth the many murders that Ted Bundy committed throughout his life.

By Emma Chen, Assistant Observations Editor

April 1, 2019

A simple guy next door, with striking blue eyes and suave confidence, Ted Bundy often used his natural appeal to his favor. At first sight, nobody would have thought anything about the man except for that he obviously had a bit of an ego. Netflix’s new “docuseries” exploring the life of Ted Bundy...

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