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?
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?
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
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
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
Maddie Carpenter Staff Writer The Social Dilemma is a PG-13 “docudrama” exploring the rise of social media and its impact on society. The film provides an in-depth analysis of the many dark sides of social media: how it exploits users for financial gain, is specifically designed to create social media addictions, is detrimental to mental … Continue reading “The Social Dilemma” Review
Holly Doustout Features Editor Located on 9004 Quioccasin Road, the Mediterranean Bakery & Deli has been serving up Mediterranean and Middle Eastern food for decades. Mediterranean Bakery & Deli is the perfect place to grab a bite to eat if you are looking for a cheap but delicious and filling meal in the Freeman area. … Continue reading Mediterranean Bakery & Deli Review
Kristina Kang Staff Writer There always seems to be some new “tea” every week on TikTok: “Is Dixie D'Amelio dating Noah Beck?” “Did you hear Griffin Johnson’s new song?” “Why is 6inx9ine with the hype house?” “What even happened with Madison Beer?” All these questions seem impossible to answer unless you have four phones and … Continue reading Keeping Up with the TikTok Tea on Riley Wilkes’ Podcast “Gossip Happy Hour”
Ella Hurlbert Staff Writer Freeman students Sheridan Brown and Isabel Kump elected to continue their work at Junior Assembly Cotillion during the coronavirus pandemic, aiding in the organization’s mission to teach tweens and teens how to ballroom dance. For 76 years, the staff at Junior Assembly Cotillion (JAC) have taught hundreds of students, maintaining their … Continue reading Freeman Students Teach Ballroom Dancing