Jack Harenchar Staff Writer Senior Ryan Strohman didn’t let the pandemic lessen his passion for lifting when he was forced to take a few months off this past spring. Before COVID-19 put a hold on his lifting, Ryan believed that he could have set a record in his age group for the deadlift at a … Continue reading Senior’s Lifting Dedication Can’t be “Racked”
Emma Ridolphi Staff Writer Due to confirmed COVID-19 outbreaks, Henrico County Public Schools (HCPS) was obligated to cancel Winter sports, but spring sports at DSF are set to occur in the spring. With the onset of these sports, new safety precautions will be taken, according to Suzanne Criswell, Freeman’s Activities Director. The rules and regulations … Continue reading Spring Sports Starting Soon: What Will Change?
Grayson Horner Staff Writer 2020 was a mess. The world dealt with a contentious presidential election, Australian wildfires, racial justice protests, and a massive explosion in Beirut, all of which seem like a bevy of crazy things to happen in just one year. Yet, the sad reality is that 2020 was so crazy that many … Continue reading What’s in Store for 2021?
Kieran Wall Staff Writer It is no question that the COVID-19 quarantine has profoundly altered the landscape of entertainment in the United States and around the world. With film and television unable to shoot content, and theatres unable to show it, many traditional avenues of mass media have taken big hits as a result of … Continue reading The Quarantine Podcast Boom
Emily Waters Staff Writer “Everyone says it’s not a sport,” said Ella Appich, a junior here at Freeman--“it’s a sport.” Ella has been rock climbing at Peak Experiences since she was nine years old, and she hasn't looked back (or down) since. “I remember going to a birthday party one time and I really liked … Continue reading Junior Climbs Great Heights
Grayson Horner Staff Writer This year, a few students decided to take advantage of quarantine and start a brand-new club at Freeman: Gardening Club. The club kicked off its first meeting in November 2020 with the intention of “giving students interested in plants, gardening, and the outdoors an outlet to express their passion,” according to … Continue reading Freeman’s New Club: Garden Club
Isabelle Hevron Staff Writer "Stranger Things," the Netflix original series that has grossed $378 million dollars and 40.7 million streams, resumed shooting its fourth season this fall. The crew originally planned to film much earlier, but COVID-19 interrupted the production. However, "Stranger Things" has been able to safely resume filming, and the show’s fourth season … Continue reading Anticipation for “Stranger Things” Season Four
Maddie Cassidy Staff Writer “It’s really hard to pick my favorite show because they are all so fun,” said Ms. Spears while looking at her various show posters around her room. The theatre teacher’s online learning setup is an office with purple walls covered in show posters from every production she has put on at … Continue reading An Opportunity to Reminisce
Sydney Tyler Staff Writer Just 6 months after the release of her record-selling album, “folklore,” on December 11, 2020, Taylor Swift released her latest album, “evermore,” to national streaming platforms, allowing Swift to take a new step in her career. Before the release, Taylor stated on Instagram, “In the past I’ve always treated albums as … Continue reading For “evermore”?
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?