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?
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
Lanie Moore Staff Writer With Halloween just around the corner, the age-old Freeman tradition of Senior Halloween is sure to be on every student’s mind. On Thursday, October 31, Rebels will arrive at school and be greeted by a diverse array of costumes worn by the seniors. We asked some students their opinions about this … Continue reading Man on the Street: Halloween Costumes
Riley Wilkes Staff Writer Junior class president, Jake Taylor, and junior class vice president, Lauren Hargrove, have big plans for the Class of 2021 this year. In 2018, Jake ran for sophomore class president. “I wanted to do something that would get me more involved with the students, teachers, and events at Freeman,” said Jake. … Continue reading Junior Class Officers Have Big Plans