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In Defense of Carly Rae Jepsen

In Defense of Carly Rae Jepsen

Jesse Case, Co-Editor-In-Chief

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The most stunning aspect of Carly Rae Jepsen, aside from her absolute perfection of the pop genre, is how much people hate her. Let me be clear, this isn’t an article about how much I love her music or whether or not you should give her album “E.MO.TION” a try. This is a reflection on how it...

So long, farewell, Eliza says goodbye

Eliza MacKnight, Editorials Editor

June 2, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Wow, it’s already been four years? It seems like just yesterday I was late to my first journalism class ever because I got lost and had to ask a janitor for directions. Even then, everyone was so nice about it and made me feel welcome. In my four years in journalism, that feeling never vanished. Never...

To procrastinate or to not?

June 2, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

Procrastination is something that every student experiences at least once in their high school careers. For some, it occurs every day, and for others, only a few times in each school year. Everyone has their own opinions on procrastination, but I believe procrastination can only bring upon higher stress...

Immigration Ban

Tehran Festus, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

There has been a lot of talk about the immigration ban, recently. A topic that we have been talking about here in the revolution staff. After talking for a bit, it became clear that the majority of us aren’t big fans of the immigration laws. For those who don’t know what the ban is for: Trump called...

Hallway congestion creates frustration

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Chances are if you are reading this while walking down the hallway you should stop, pull over, and find the nearest bench. There is a line of 30 people trying to get around you. Walking in the hallway is not that difficult people, and it would be just fantastic if you decided to move your circle of ...

Everyone Makes Mistakes: Bellamy should not resign from City Council

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Opinion

It was a quiet day with quiet weather and bleach-white clouds blanketing the midday sky. I stood with two other friends in a steadily growing crowd, now in the hundreds, with a burning candle in each hand. The air was humid and smelled like wax and rain. Charlottesville vice mayor Wes Bellamy was in ...

Anyone but Trump

Anyone but Trump

November 4, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

America is at a turning point. The economy is slowly starting to become stable, The US military and their allies are closing in on ISIS, and there is an open seat on our Supreme Court. America needs a strong president to help make these important decisions, and while the Revolution editorial board cou...

New homework policy needs edits

Editorial Board

May 23, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The homework policy for the 2016-17 school year suggests cutting down on the number of hours of homework per class allowed each week. After reviewing the plans for next year's homework policy, The Revolution has come to the conclusion that, not only did the people who created this neglect to pay ...

Confessions from concessions

Confessions from concessions

Alex Joncas, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

UVA. Basketball. Graduation. That is what you think of when you hear the name John Paul Jones Arena (JPJ). Many people who go there to attend games or events often buy things from the concessions stands, but many don’t know the effort workers put in to make the food. I started working at JPJ my...

Jake’s March Madness Predictions

Jake’s March Madness Predictions

Jake Elliott, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Sports

March Madness is upon us again, as millions of us scramble to make brackets that will surely be “destroyed” or “ruined” after the first few games. I’ll take you through my bracket. Which has already been destroyed. I had Michigan State winning it all, then they decided to blow it to Mid...

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