The Observer

‘Django’ deserves praise for honest depictions

By Greer Smith, Circulation Manager

February 28, 2013

Quentin Tarantino released his first movie in three years, Django Unchained, on Christmas Day. The story follows the journey of hero Django (Jamie Foxx, Ray, Dreamgirls)—the D is silent—and his new friend Dr. Schultz (Christopher Waltz, Inglourious Basterds) as they live the life of bounty hunters...

Montgomery County rapper rises to fame

Montgomery County rapper rises to fame

By Greer Smith, Staff Writer

May 25, 2012

In the past, the Montgomery County community has been relatively untouched by the hip-hop world. Of local hip-hop artists, D.C. native Wale is the only successful one, until now. Gaithersburg has birthed a rising star, rapper Logic, who may change the face of hip-hop. Born Sir Robert Bryson Hall II in G...

Local heroes found in Potomac’s own backyard

By Lori Koenick and Allison Srour, Features Editors

September 28, 2011

With the tenth anniversary of 9/11 and recent influx of natural disasters, ordinary people performing heroic actions are not hard to find.  However, few people have heard of the student heroes right here at CHS.     Recently in honor of their brave actions, seniors Nathaniel Schrump and Nathan...

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