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Paying for College?

Paying for College?

Andrew Carlisle, Staff Correspondant

April 2, 2015

“My biggest concern about college right now is all the money. I’ll be having to work it all off in balance afterwards,” senior Carly Sprouse said. Despite the rising prices of tuition and fees, 54 percent of AHS students attend a college soon after (~16 months) they leave high school, according...

Modern Media: Setting An Example For Today’s Relationships?

Jesse Case, Staff Correspondent

April 2, 2015

With 50 Shades of Grey out in theaters this Feb., abusive relationships have become a popular point of interest. So just how normalized is abuse in our modern day society? Nearly every interaction in the book series has prominent signs of abuse: stalking, intimidation, and isolation, according to a s...

Doby Helps the Homeless

Doby Helps the Homeless

Malcolm Meistrell, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2015

The homeless community of Albemarle County is primarily seen as those who panhandle [stop people and ask for food or money] on the side of the road or on the mall. “The most common homeless person who we see is aging right out of college or just really young… I’ve seen kids our age come in [The...

KATSTRA

KATSTRA

Alex Leslie, Online Editor

March 9, 2015

With under four minutes left in the Feb. 6 rivalry game Western was pulling away. It was an even battle throughout the first half, but the Warriors controlled most of the second. Then came sophomore Austin Katstra. Albemarle sprinted back on defense while the Crozet-based team tossed the ball down...

Kirby Farineau: Student, Musician, Journalist

Kirby Farineau: Student, Musician, Journalist

Julia Harrison, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2015

If you don’t know him by his long, blonde, and--far from dreaded but still unkempt--hair, you will recognize senior Kirby Farineau by his voice. It fills up a room. His opinions on this year’s Oscar nominations echo through the breezeway, the band room, your Stats class. If you listen, and even...

Students Showcase Their Dancing Skills

Students Showcase Their Dancing Skills

Mattie Burris, Staff Correspondent

February 13, 2015

“Smile and point your feet.” This is what senior Mecaila McClune says to herself before she steps out onto the stage for a dance competition. Most people’s familiarity with dance competitions come from TV shows like “Dance Moms” or “Bring It,” but the over-the-top arguing is not the r...

Amnesty Illuminates Human Rights Issues

Amnesty Illuminates Human Rights Issues

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2015

“We wanted to start the club because we believe that humans everywhere deserve to be treated decently,” Amnesty club co-president senior Monica Sarp said. Albemarle’s Amnesty club pursues the same goals as Amnesty International, a “human rights organization dedicated to fighting injustice around th...

Zhu Takes Art to Higher Level

Zhu Takes Art to Higher Level

Bailey Bush, Business Editor

February 13, 2015

“The rest of the stuff that I do, like school, there’s a certain amount of conformity that you have to stick to. When I do my art I can just do what I want based on how I want it to look,” junior Pingyi Zhu said.  She is now president of the Art Honor Society and taking AP Art, but has been ...

Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas

Holiday Gift-Giving Ideas

Ellie Forney and Maggie Rombach

December 23, 2014

This holiday season, everything seems to be approaching quickly: From the Christmas ads in October to the ongoing black friday deals. This article is here to help make sure that all of your gifts this season are perfect without any unnecessary stress. For the Family: Although you might not alwa...

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