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The Revolution

A drawing to illustrate how the administration may discipline students for violating the dress code.

Addressing the dress code

Bailey Bush, Staff Reporter April 25, 2013

As visible by all the bare legs in school, the weather is warming up. So now seems like an appropriate time to address the school’s dress code, or lack thereof. First, let us start by reviewing the...

Desk experiment doesn’t sit well with students

Jessica Vickerman and Austen Weathersby April 25, 2013

Early in the second semester, the World Languages department and the school administration removed the desks from foreign language classes, excluding the Latin classes, who have kept their desks, and the...

The picture above depicts an example of what a boy trying to use a pick-up line on you would probably look like. Keep a 10-foot radius or use some of the boy-repellant comments suggested in this article.

Julia Hates Something: Pick-up Lines

Julia Harrison , Staff Reporter April 25, 2013

              The beach boy wearing an Angry Birds tanktop and a snapback swaggers up to you as you comfortably lie on the beach trying to get a tan, or realistically, more freckles. He begins...

Choose classes you want to take

Choose classes you want to take

Melanie Arthur, Staff Reporter March 22, 2013

It is that time of year again, when students endure the hectic process of choosing their classes for the next school year. We meet with our guidance counselors, talk with friends, possibly argue with our...

The image above depicts a simplified example of uncomfortable social interaction between opposite sexes.

Julia Hates Something: The Struggles of Social Interaction

Julia Harrison , Staff Reporter March 22, 2013

You walk away from the cute, senior boy shaking your head because you have just brutally embarrassed yourself in front of him by making a joke about ovulation or by telling him your favorite subject is...

Santa is deeply saddened that the good boys and girls of Albemarle are forced to spend their winter break fretting about upcoming exams. The administration should return to the pre-2009 era and move midterms back to December for all year-long classes.

Post-vacation exams ruin winter break

Kate Edson, staff reporter February 19, 2013

While every Albemarle student is relieved to be done with midterms, there wasn’t much time to enjoy freedom at the end of exams week. The way midterms are currently scheduled creates unnecessary stress...

Do rights trump potential risk? Yes.

Reilly McCann, Staff Reporter February 19, 2013

A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed. To about 35% of Americans these words are sacred and comforting,...

Julia Loves Something: the 1990’s (but mostly Heath Ledger)

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter February 19, 2013

“Oh, wow. Original, Julia. Are you a 90’s kid? Do you just love the 90’s?” you say to yourself in a mocking tone because who actually likes the 90’s? Who actually appreciates that culture? My...

Pros of Being Single on V-Day

Pros of Being Single on V-Day

Alexa Hodges, Staff Reporter February 12, 2013

It’s that time of year again. Yes, it is Valentine’s Day. It’s the only holiday that consists of people sitting alone having pity parties and crying about their lack of a significant other. Many...

An example of what should be echoing through your toasty home during the holidays.

Julia Hates Something: Do you hear what I hear? (It’s awful).

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter December 18, 2012

“What is wrong with Christmas? What could someone possibly hate about Christmas?” I asked myself. Between the cheer and the affection exuded by all, the gift-giving, the hot chocolate, the excessive...

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