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Faith in the System

Faith in the System

Brian Teweles, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

In March of 2009, a new face arrived in Charlottesville. It was that of Tony Bennett, UVA basketball’s newest hire that was known for his defensive-minded approach that he brought from Washington State. He had had some success on the West Coast, as he made a run to the Sweet Sixteen in 2008, with...

Upset Watch: The Picks That Will Save Your Bracket

Upset Watch: The Picks That Will Save Your Bracket

March 22, 2019


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Every year, there are a few games where the winner is a heavy underdog (see: UMBC) and pulls off an upset that no one thinks possible. Occasionally, they make a deep run, like Loyola Chicago or VCU. However, most peter out by the Elite Eight, but not without wreaking havoc on your bracket. These are a fe...

Opening of the New Skate Park

Opening of the New Skate Park

Landen Stephens, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

The new Charlottesville Skate Park opened this past Saturday, March 2.The park is complete with three separate areas with varying degree of difficulties, including a section for beginners, an intermediate level, and then a section for more advanced tricks, complete with bowls and banks. With a $2.4 mi...

Walking Tall

Walking Tall

Delaney White, Staff Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Update (4/9/19): AHS Patriot alumni Katstra ('17) and Kersey ('16) can now add NCAA Champions to their scholastic and academic achievements. The Cavaliers won the National Championship in overtime, 85-77 against the Texas Tech Red Raiders. Through perseverance and dedication, Virginia made the ultimate...

50’s Women Trends

50’s Women Trends

Regan Pedersen, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Through the years, there are shifts in cultural ideals as well as different movements that shape society. Styles change in order to keep up with the changing world. This series identifies exactly how past fashions have influenced our modern day style.   The 1950’s was a period of time revolving ...

Drake’s Blast From the Past

Drake’s Blast From the Past

February 22, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

Drake fans get excited, because what was once old is now new. So Far So Gone, the Canadian artist’s 2009 mixtape, was released at midnight on Feb. 15 on all major streaming platforms for the first time. This move gives reprieve to those who have spent time finding the songs on SoundCloud or YouTube...

Working Together: A Brief Look Inside the Peer Tutoring Center

Working Together: A Brief Look Inside the Peer Tutoring Center

Josh Ewing, Staff reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under News, Showcase

While it started out as a writing center, the Peer Tutoring Center has evolved into a fully-fledged program with over a hundred members. The Peer Tutoring Center, located in room 88, is a place to go if you need help studying, completing your homework, working on an assignment, or anything in bet...

We’ve All Been Hair

We’ve All Been Hair

Libby Robertson, Staff Reporter

February 13, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

  Are you tired of the same hairstyle you’ve had for a year, or not being able to do anything with your hair? Don’t be afraid to switch up your style with these 2019 hair trends. You can change your style of clothing, your makeup style, and even your body but all of those take time and c...

The violent Delights; The Punisher review

The violent Delights; The Punisher review

Gabe Goncalves, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

If you're looking for a new Netflix show to start, Season 2 for The Punisher just came out. This particular show contains more action than other Marvel tv shows. The Punisher is a violent but interesting tv. The main character is Frank Castle. Frank is an ex-marine whose family is killed right in front of him. Fr...

Player Profile: Wrestler Senior Donovan Berry

Player Profile: Wrestler Senior Donovan Berry

Dijion Harris, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Sports

Senior Donovan Berry is one of Albemarle’s top wrestlers.    Berry confidently says he loves wrestling because, ‘’It’s no excuses if you win or lose because it’s only you out there and it means that you have something to prove to everybody and yourself.’’   Berry started wrestlin...

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