Keya Pokhriyal Opinions Editor What is your favorite thing to do during the winter? A) Sitting by the fire and watching Hallmark movies B) Going skiing C) Shopping the holiday sales D) Escaping the cold and vacationing somewhere warm 2. What is your favorite city in the U.S.? A) Richmond, Virginia—home sweet home! B) Denver, … Continue reading Which Winter Drink are You?
Hank Thompson Staff Writer Being a Washington fan has not been easy the past couple of years. Described as “frustrating,” “disappointing,” and “painful to watch,” the Washington Football Team has rarely been a team to be optimistic about, that was until this season. Despite finishing the season with a lackluster 6-9 record, many Washington fans … Continue reading The Washington Football Team Through the Students’ Eyes
Katherine Hynes Staff Writer Which of the following activities would you most enjoy in your free time? A) Skydiving B) Watching a new film on Netflix C) Hiking D) Going to target "just to look" 2. What is your favorite genre of music? A) Rap B) Indie C) Rock D) Pop 3. How would you … Continue reading Which 2020 Trend are You?
Lanie Moore Managing Editor Here’s the thing: I would like to bring my dog to school. I’ve gotten so used to having him lay on my feet while I do school at my desk, or lay on my legs while I do school on my bed, or lay in my lap while I do school … Continue reading Opinion: Let Me Bring My Dog to School
Taylor Widdifield Staff Writer Typically, the holiday season is for spending time with loved ones you may not get to see as often. Family and friends travel from different corners to gather in one place to spend time together. Many people look forward to looking at lights, throwing ugly sweater parties, and playing in the … Continue reading The Holiday Season at Home
Cameron Cavender Staff Writer The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has taken many people and things that we love away from us. If we were to compile all of this into a list of the things that we have lost because of COVID-19, the list would be endless. On November 30, 2020, the winter sports season in … Continue reading The Cancellation of Winter Sports
Joseph Harrell Editor-in-Chief Tacky Light Tours are a Christmas tradition for many families throughout the Freeman community. This year, however, the Tacky Light Tour will be missing a classic holiday home. The Phifer house, just off of Quioccasin Road, has suspended their light show due to the pandemic. The Phifer house is one of the … Continue reading Dimming the Lights in an Already Dim Year
Annabelle Glassman Staff Writer In typical 2020 fashion, this Thanksgiving was anything but normal. For many families in the Freeman community and throughout the United States, this Thanksgiving brought significant changes to long-held traditions. Crowded dining room tables turned into Zoom calls, the Rockettes wore masks when performing at the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, and … Continue reading Thanksgiving in a Pandemic
Mary Cooper Frank Arts & Entertainment Editor How would your friends describe you? A) Thoughtful B) Adventurous C) Crazy D) Smart 2. What is your favorite holiday? A) Christmas B) Halloween C) New Year's Day D) Valentine's Day 3. If you had to spend the day doing an activity, which one would you choose? A) … Continue reading What Thanksgiving Food are You?
Brooke Ward Staff Writer As the air becomes crisp and the snow begins to fall, the holidays are rapidly approaching. A time of hectic Black Friday shopping, celebratory gatherings, and family fun brings tons of savory treats from diverse backgrounds. With the season of giving in mind, students Adair Reid and Mekdelawit Fantahun have shared … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season of Treats: Freeman Family Holiday Recipes