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The Revolution

Everyone Makes Mistakes: Bellamy should not resign from City Council

February 27, 2017

It was a quiet day with quiet weather and bleach-white clouds blanketing the midday sky. I stood with two other friends in a steadily growing crowd, now in the hundreds, with a burning candle in each hand....

Fashion and Filosophy with Ben and Marc Preview

February 17, 2016

Preview for the new Lifestyle Web Series with Ben Yung and Marc Rabourdin

Good vs Bad AHS

Good vs Bad AHS
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...

Educating Children Through Cartoons

Educating Children Through Cartoons
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...

50 Shades Of Abuse

April 2, 2015

You've seen it just about everywhere an advertisement can pop up -- newsfeeds, commercials, even on the city bus. Fifty Shades of Grey has invaded everyone’s lives with or without consent, a common theme...

Black Thursday: The Thanksgiving Evening of a Retail Worker

December 4, 2014

Faster than a stampede of wild horses, customers began shuffling into the now-opened store. As I stand in awe, these eager individuals began plunging their way into the many stacks of sweatshirts and jeans...

Keep the ‘Skins Red

December 19, 2013

Controversy about the Washington Redskins’ team name has erupted after NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas came on air to voice his disapproval of the name during halftime of the Oct. 13 football game between...

Constructive Criticism

October 10, 2013

Unless you’re new to Albemarle, or just unobservant, you’ve probably noticed the changes in the library. From new furniture to a whole new room known as the Writing Center, the amount of money spent...

Outlining vs. Feeling the Touch of the Sun’s Warming Rays: The Adolescent Dilemma

October 10, 2013

How ironic that I write this article while I’m sitting in a dark room with my windows closed, even though it’s a 74-degree evening, my lap burning from an overheated laptop. Although a hypocrite, I...

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