Checkout Photos from the 3/14 Student Walkout here:

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:

Balloon Art is Popping in RVA

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

Attention Drake fans – the wait is finally over.

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.

Agreement with Abolition of Class Rank, a Letter to the Editor

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 contact@dsfcommentator.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

Emotional Abuse Courtesy of Our Education System

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