Gretchen Neary Online Editor-in-Chief On November 14th, veterans visited Freeman to eat lunch with students in the library. The veterans were able to share their stories and students were able to ask questions. Harry Phelps, a 2019 Freeman graduate was present, along with his recruiter, Tyler Johnson. In January, Harry will head off to boot … Continue reading Veterans Visit DSF
Joseph Harrell Staff Writer In the past weeks, America has been set ablaze by the introduction of the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich. Stores throughout the nation have sold out of the product. People have waited for hours to try the new hand-breaded creation. One man was even killed in his pursuit to try the Popeyes Chicken … Continue reading Man On the Street: Popeyes or Chick-fil-a?
Leo Lombardi Staff Writer This year’s annual homecoming weekend was unique in some ways, but traditional in others. Homecoming week followed its time-honored path with a spirit week leading up to the Friday pep rally. Friday afternoon held the homecoming parade and later the football game versus John Marshall. Finally, the dance was on Saturday … Continue reading A Recap of Homecoming 2019
David Lim Senior Guest Writer Last summer, I had the opportunity to spend ten days on the campus of Princeton University for “High School Diplomats,” an all-expenses-paid cultural exchange program between 40 American and 40 Japanese students. At the program, each American student is roomed with a Japanese student, spending invaluable time together and forging … Continue reading David’s Experience with High School Diplomats
Emma Johnson Features Editor Fall is finally in full swing and that only means one thing...let the festivities begin! Whether it be going to the pumpkin patch, apple picking, or a hike to see the foliage, there are an abundance of fun (and cheap) activities to fill your fall season with. One struggle as a … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities
Addison Gorenflo Centerspread Editor The Commentator’s very own Editor-in-Chief, senior Megan McDonald, has added another title to her collection: the Richmond Times Dispatch’s Scholar-Athlete for the month of September. Each month of the school year, the Richmond Times Dispatch selects one female and one male student in the Richmond metropolitan area who has demonstrated excellence … Continue reading Scholar-Athlete of the Month: Megan McDonald
Sabereh Saleh A&E Editor On a sweltering hot day more akin to weather in June rather than the last Saturday of September, people from different backgrounds congregated into one colorful, lively mass to celebrate pride. The air was full of love and acceptance; the energy radiating from the crowds was energizing. There was something for … Continue reading A Reflection on VA PrideFest