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The Revolution

The world isn't ending....

The world isn’t ending….

December 17, 2012

The proof is out. The Mayan calendar famous solely for its apocalyptic-ness is wrong. The Mayans incorrectly predicted the end of the world several times, and the truth actually lies in another of their...

New Years Resolutions

December 17, 2012

Since the world isn’t ending, you still need to worry about New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions pose a problem for many people: they promise themselves impossible things and give up before the...

Stereotyping is bad

Blair Doby December 17, 2012

Dear Editor, It has come to my attention that our school is full of stereotypes. I am appalled with what I hear about people based on clothing, social activities, and appearance. Allow me to name some...

Beating Senioritis

Jessica VIckerman, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2012

It’s that time of year again. Teachers are piling on the work before Winter Break, the weathermen are lying about the chances for a snowstorm, and seniors are finishing up (or starting) college applications. With...

Your guide to the breezeway: know your place!

Your guide to the breezeway: know your place!

November 19, 2012

The breezeway is a cherished part of student life at AHS. It’s those seven minutes between classes that we all look forward to for chatting up with friends and catching up on all the latest. Although...

Letter to the Editor: Peeved at PDA

November 19, 2012

Dear Editor, I wanted to write a letter concerning PDA. When in the hallway, I am not interested in being sidetracked by people who act as if their only goal in life is to procreate as quickly as possible. Love...

No Shave November is not just for fun

Kaitlyn Miller, Managing Editor November 19, 2012

No-shave November.  The 30 days of high school boys growing out struggling mustaches and girls letting their leg hair run wild. I have nothing against those who participate in No Shave November. ...

How to juggle school and sleep

Austen Weathersby, Copy Editor November 19, 2012

“Finishing the club stuff took forever; I got only like, four hours of sleep!” “I stayed up ‘til 4 am last night because of that stupid project.” “I fell asleep in class today because...

Sophomore Julia Harrison models an outfit more suited to November. It not only keeps one warm, but is also school appropriate.

Julia Hates Something: Mentioning the Unmentionables

Julia Harrison, Staff Reporter November 19, 2012

“Keep it classy, Albemarle,” the morning announcements remind us each morning, and yet its simple message goes unheard. Either girls should start wearing shirts or the school should provide complimentary...

The ups and downs of an extra CHAT

October 15, 2012

The new school year brought another new change to the schedule:  a Thursday CHAT. Though this addition has improved many of the time constraints from last year’s schedule, more could be done to increase...

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