Braxton Berry Opinions Editor Nappily Ever After is a romantic comedy with an immaculate understanding of black womanhood and the relationship between confidence, self-esteem, success, and how it all stems from hair—in black culture. It objectively has most of the important ingredients for a great romantic comedy; and creating a modern romantic comedy – one … Continue reading Nappily Ever After Review
Lauren Bruns Sports Editor Parking in Freeman High School’s big lot has been a challenge ever since the start of turf field and track construction last spring. And while the trucks and materials have been moved, limited spot availability still inconveniences a number of students, particularly commuters. Often by 8:40 the parking lot is completely … Continue reading Good News for Driving Students
Emily Anstett Features The tornadoes that hit Richmond on Monday, Sept. 17 led to many students and teachers around the Richmond area being stuck in school for up to 3 extra hours. The tornado warning for Henrico went out at 3:23, only 30 minutes before the school day was supposed to end. However, the dark … Continue reading The Longest School Day Ever.
Caitlin McSorley Editor-in-Chief Senior Emme Levenson played an undefeated 20-0 season in the spring of her junior year, claiming the women’s 5A State Championship Tennis Title in June. She defeated Liza Ulanova from John Champe High School in the final match with a score of 6-2, 6-0. “It was a tough match all together … Continue reading Emme Levenson Claims State Title
Katie Cooper Online Editor-in-Chief Featuring the Rebel's original dance, called "The CW" at the Freeman High School pep rally, Friday, September 7. (Photo/video credit: Caitlin McSorley)
Kate Yarbrough, Cameron McCarty, Remy Schimick Senior Staff Writers Three senior editors for The Commentator asked some freshman for a quick review of their first week as a Freeman Rebel. Charan Sama: "Freeman has been great so far! All of the teachers are helpful. Navigating the halls was complicated, but everyone feels that way at … Continue reading Freshman Spotlight: First Week of the 2018-19 School Year
Julia Cassidy Staff Writer “My flow is tighter than a rubber band/Spit fire like a broken lighter/I’m the man” raps Freshman Chris Houck, a rapper and song writer at Freeman. Chris’ passion started in fifth grade. His love of writing and performing raps started with writing poetry, then evolved into rapping as he got … Continue reading Freshman Rapper Following Dreams