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The Revolution

Getting Charged Up

Kamryn Crossman, Revolution Correspondent November 4, 2015

Since only about 30 students each year request a locker, Building Services decided to change some of the surplus lockers into charging stations and seating areas. Locker banks in the basement, foreign...

Cookout: Welcome Home, Patriots Continue Their Tradition

Ashley M Bond, Managing Editor November 4, 2015

It’s Friday night, and you're standing in the entryway of Cookout, looking into a sea of red, white, and blue. You're getting bumped into from each side, and you're squeezing yourself in between...

Key Club Tackles DCON

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief April 3, 2015

From March 21-23, Key Club traveled to the annual Capital District Convention [DCON] in Baltimore to celebrate service and their accomplishments from the past year.  The club received second place...

The Morning (And The Rest of Your Life) After

Maggie Rombach, Staff Correspondent April 3, 2015

“The first time I had done what some people call third base, I was guilted into it; I didn't really understand what I was doing, and he was kind of an emotionally abusive boyfriend,” senior Jane* said....

“I feel like a lot of people have had sex by senior year. I don’t think that people get pressured, they just think it’s the right time,” sophomore Taylor Sheffield said.

Statistics from: Finer LB and Philbin JM, Sexual Initiation, Contraceptive Use, and Pregnancy Among Young Adolescents, Pediatrics, 2013.

Is Sex Next?

Ellie Forney, Staff Corespondent April 3, 2015

As a specialist at the UVa Teen and Young Adult Health Center, who also teaches health education to Albemarle students, Mary Sullivan gets lots of question from students. One that she remembers vividly...

Paleolithic Diet Consumes Students

April 3, 2015

Over the last few years, the Paleolithic diet (a diet based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans, consisting chiefly of meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit, and excluding dairy...

SCA, Students Prep For Prom

Melanie Arthur, Editor in Chief April 3, 2015

As the spring season begins, the annual pre-prom stress begins to overwhelm the junior and senior classes. “Obviously, two months before prom, girls are already freaking out about promposals,” senior...

Sophomore Taylor Holt took a picture of herself while having a panic attack.

Teen Anxiety

Kali Vosper, Staff Correspondent April 3, 2015

Everyone has had butterflies in their stomachs before a major test, but nausea, shortness of breath, and a rapid heartbeat? These are all symptoms of anxiety disorder, a problem that many teenagers are...

Runner up Selena Feng at this year's Science Fair.

Feng Achieves Greatness Through Science

Mattie Burris, Staff Correspondent April 3, 2015

“Quiet, hardworking, and very intelligent. She is an extremely self-aware student who knows what she wants,” MESA program director Jeff Prillaman described junior Selena Feng. Feng has competed...

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