At 10 am, on Wednesday, March 14, Students at Douglas Freeman High School silently walked out of class for 17 minutes to commemorate the victims killed in the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. See the transcript of what students said at the bottom. Photos: Ellie Somers Transcript: (Julia Paraiso) Exactly one month ago … Continue reading Checkout Photos from the 3/14 Student Walkout here:
Caitlin McSorley Staff Writer Quick! Before they deflate… A short term Balloon exhibit attracted a significant uptick in shoppers through Regency mall starting Feb. 25. Thousands of vibrant balloons transformed into a natural scene beneath the escalators in the center of the indoor shopping center. A fountain, completed with a swan, is the focal point … Continue reading Balloon Art is Popping in RVA
Mia Fuller Arts and Entertainment Editor On Jan. 20, Drake released two singles in preparation for his rumored upcoming project, Scary Hours. The release of these songs was unknown to awaiting fans, who have been without new music since Drake’s playlist, More Life, in March of 2017. The music world jumped when the rapper posted … Continue reading Attention Drake fans – the wait is finally over.
Molly Herring Features Editor Freeman Junior Works Hard To End Hunger The giving season is winding down, and the generous spirit that was contagious in the community is beginning to falter. Most people fail to realize that the holiday spirit fails to stock food banks and shelters in the summer and spring. Need is not … Continue reading Junior Strives To Feed The World
Grace Powers Staff Writer The clock is counting down, and the competition is fierce. Macroeconomics students are going head-to-head in the annual simulated stock market challenge. Students who are not in macroeconomics have also joined the simulation to see if they can win. In this game, students are given $100,000 to invest in stock. They … Continue reading DSF Stock Market Challenge
Dave Porter Former Sports Editor, Class of 2005 Note: the following is a letter to the Editor and not an article by a current staff member. To write a letter to the Editor, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the contact page. I am in full agreement with Caroline Daniel's editorial "Emotional Abuse Courtesy of Our Education … Continue reading Agreement with Abolition of Class Rank, a Letter to the Editor
Caroline Daniel Editor-in-Chief As every Freeman senior knows, the day class rank is released is full of emotion. Excitement, because you’ve worked hard and you want to see that hard work pay off. Nerves, because you know that 400 other students are being ranked too—and there’s no way to know how you’ll compare with them. … Continue reading Emotional Abuse Courtesy of Our Education System