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Good vs Bad AHS

Good vs Bad AHS

Maddie Stumler and Marc Rabourdin December 15, 2015

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...

How to Tell if You're Basic

How to Tell if You’re Basic

Allison Ferralli, Revolution Correspondant December 15, 2015

“Allison, you’re so basic.” This remark is what I endure many times a day from my older brother.  What does this really mean though, basic?  Of course it’s an insult-my brother wouldn’t...

Why Potatoes Are Called

Why Potatoes Are Called “The Versatile Starch”

Eliza MacKnight, Revolution Reporter December 15, 2015

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...

My American dream 1 Crossing the big pond and why it’s sometimes hard not to swim back

November 5, 2015

  Making the decision to be an exchange student, first sounds nothing but good. It sounds like an adventure, like the ultimate chance to make experiences you can learn from and grow from and like...

Top Ten Things Eliza Hates About You

Top Ten Things Eliza Hates About You

Eliza MacKnight, Staff Reporter November 4, 2015

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...

Best and Worst Movies of This Summer

Best and Worst Movies of This Summer

Jesse Case, Staff Reporter August 25, 2015

The summer of 2015 offered a heavy handful of movies to see, varying in genre, tone and quality. If you’re still wondering which movie to spit money toward, here’s a guide to the best and worst movies...

Senior Goodbye

Kate Edson, Editor-in-Chief May 22, 2015

I wasn’t supposed to be in journalism class. On the third day of high school, I went to my guidance counselor to resolve a scheduling conflict and switched into J1 without really thinking about it. I...

Discovering “Who You Are”; Teen Answers Pressing Question With “I Don’t Know” And An All Too Apathetic Attitude

Julia Harrison, Opinion Editor May 21, 2015

Merriam-Webster dictionary defines high school as “a greasy mosh pit full of angry social outcasts with very little in common except for their competitive nature and their eagerness to destroy.” I...

Educating Children Through Cartoons

Educating Children Through Cartoons

Jesse Case, Staff Correspondent May 21, 2015

A senior in high school sits with his ten year old sister to talk about their favorite show together, and he finds himself arguing over the symbolism in a character’s favorite ice cream flavor. At no...

Top Restaurants in Charlottesville

Eliza MacKnight & Maggie Rombach, Staff Reporter May 19, 2015

2 If you live in Charlottesville, you might have seen the abundance of quaint and family owned restaurants. If you’re not looking to break the bank and want to enlighten your taste buds, here are...

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