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Tom Hayden (Eddie Redmayne) and Rennie Davis (Alex Sharp) were representives of Students for a Democractic Society, who two of the defendants in the trial. The movie creates a few separate stories regarding them and only their experiences, which add to the overall enjoyment of the film.

“The Trial of the Chicago 7” is a captivating watch to become more informed about historic events

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief March 15, 2021

Everyone has that one thing that they are extremely passionate about and if given the chance, they would tell as many people as they could about it. Imagine getting that chance to share your thoughts with...

Padilla keeps all of her Squishmallows organized on her bed, with the large cat in the middle. Padilla loves to sleep on the cat, using it as an extra pillow to make her bed even more comfortable.

From the FYP to your home, TikTok showcases trending items for users to purchase

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief January 31, 2021

From VSCO girls to Squishmallows, TikTok finds trends in just about everything. New makeup looks and crazy dances are common and easy for users to partake in. However, with over one billion users, if TikTok...

A senior stands smiling as she holds up her acceptance letter to University of Southern Florida. Although some feel overjoyed when they receive letters, these sentiments are not shared with all seniors.

College acceptances are over romanticized and unrealistic

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief December 23, 2020

It’s your sophomore year and your favorite YouTuber just posted a video. You quickly click on the title “College Acceptances 2020: How did I do?” You watch as the senior giggles and claps, calling...

The show takes place in the beautiful city of Paris. A constant theme throughout the season is Emily figuring out how to navigate the unique culture and language Paris holds.

“Emily in Paris” takes viewers on a whimsical trip abroad

By Allison Jacobs, Editor in Cheif November 11, 2020

Paris, the city of love. With a fancy language, new foreign men, and exquisite dining, nothing could go wrong. Right? On Oct. 2, Netflix released the show “Emily in Paris,” a twist on an American...

Before the pandemic hit, Sperling and her boyfriend cuddle up at Lake Seneca in New York as a vacation together.

COVID-19 challenges couples to stay connected

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief October 21, 2020

COVID-19 has provided more than enough challenges for society to deal with, more than anyone could have ever expected. However, one problem that some have forgotten about, yet still affects many, is trying...

Joe Burrow, the LSU quarterback who led his team to a National Championship, was drafted first overall by the Cincinatti Bengals in the 2020 NFL Draft.

NFL Draft virtually broadcasts top picks

By Allison Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief May 29, 2020

Due to social distancing and Coronavirus, the 2020 National Football League (NFL) Draft was broadcasted on TV, but was executed via Facetime calls from team coaches to the players being drafted. The first...

One popular way to stay entertained during Quarantine is through TikTok. Each video is different, ranging from humor to horror and it is easy to stay on the app for a while.

How to stay entertained during quarantine

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor May 12, 2020

Day to day life in quarantine is completely different than what was happening months ago, with each day feeling the same and endless amounts of time to fill. The current situation with the Coronavirus...

Churchill for Climate members smile with representative Jamie Raskin, as they hold posters with reasons as to why they participated in the polar plunge

Churchill for Climate raises awareness for a hot issue

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor March 4, 2020

Recently, climate change and environmental issues have caused a sense of panic. From threats of the world ending in 50 years to never-ending forest fires, climate change and environmental issues are a...

At the meeting, there were seven posters that explained different facts about MCPS districts and the timeline that was going to be followed. This poster explained the different phases as well as showed the other future meetings for audience members.

Redistricting meeting opens eyes to both sides of the debate

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor February 5, 2020

A current prominent issue in Montgomery County is school redistricting and how it will be implemented. Montgomery County has decided that students will be bussed to various schools throughout the county;...

At the meeting, there were seven posters that explained different facts about MCPS districts and the timeline that was going to be followed. This poster explained the different phases as well as showed the other future meetings for audience members to see.

MCPS Board members showcase plans to redistrict schools

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor December 27, 2019

On Weds. Dec. 4, MCPS hosted a meeting at Gaithersburg High School to discuss the topic of redistricting. This was the first of six meetings planned to keep families up to date on the topic of redistricting,...

Hankim keeps perfect form as she follows through the ball. Hankim was one of the team's most consistent players throughout the season.

Athlete of the Month: Hannah Hankim

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor December 17, 2019

Practicing three to four times a week with the team, as well as on her own, junior Hannah Hankim has dedicated most of her after-school life to golf. Hankim has been golfing since she was ten years old...

Mateo Noguera (right, blue) has been playing soccer since he was three years old. Now as a senior captain, Noguera still shines on the field.

Athlete of the Month: Mateo Noguera

By Allison Jacobs, News Editor November 20, 2019

Training six days and playing up to two games a week, senior captain Mateo Noguera has dedicated his Falls to soccer since he was a freshman. Noguera has been playing soccer since he was only three years...

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