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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...

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...

A Day with a Cop

A Day with a Cop

Ashley Bond, Managing Editor

March 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial, Features, News, Opinion, People

  Ever wondered what it was like to be a police officer? Here’s a sneak peak at a piece of their typical day: 7:40a.m. Police Corporal David C. Wallace escorted me to his police cruiser and we began the ride along. 7:50 a.m. Before heading out to patrol for the day, we stopped at the police gas statio...

Good vs Bad AHS

Good vs Bad AHS

Maddie Stumler and Marc Rabourdin

December 15, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

THE GOOD: Walking around in the halls of AHS, I’m always hearing other students complain about things they dislike about the school. I transferred here this year from a very strict school district in Louisville, Kentucky and I want to share all the things I love and that I didn’t have back at my old school. C...

Why Potatoes Are Called “The Versatile Starch”

Why Potatoes Are Called “The Versatile Starch”

Eliza MacKnight, Revolution Reporter

December 15, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The potato is quite possibly the most underappreciated and judged food out there, being used as an insult (“Don’t be a couch potato!”) and taken advantage of day after day for it’s simplicity and accessibility. Ironically, it’s also the base for a majority of our favorite dishes and appetizers....

Top Ten Things Eliza Hates About You

Top Ten Things Eliza Hates About You

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2015


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

2 If you’ve ever been sitting in public and become disturbed by something someone was doing to the point where you simply couldn’t take your eyes off of them, welcome to my life. Unfortunately for those around me, I find so many things frustrating that it’s next to impossible not to be irritated by ...

Dawson’s Bleak; Teen Girl Discovers Negative Effects of ‘90’s Melodrama On Her Mental Health

Julia Harrison, Opinion Editor

April 3, 2015


Filed under Blogs, Editorial, Julia Writes Something, Opinion

Summer of 2014: I lie entirely immobile, maybe paralyzed but too lazy to check, in a bed of unwashed sheets littered with the crumbs of dozens of NutriGrain bars. Something rustles and squeaks beneath the piles of clothes and candy wrappers. What might be maggots scurry across a plate encrusted with ...

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