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November 2018

All posts published in November 2018

9 posts

Patriot Players Present “The Children’s Hour”

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This past October, the George Washington theatre department put on their play called The Children’s Hour by Lillian Hellman.  The play is a story of two women who run a boarding school, and one of their more rebellious students, Mary Tilford played by sophomor... More »

The Midterms and Title IX

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Title IX, a proposition by President Donald Trump, could threaten the rights of Transgender students all across America.  As you may have heard, the 2018 midterms took place on Tuesday, November 6th. During this election, a lot took place, particularly on the ... More »

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The Hope and Love Foundation Assembly

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  It is said in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, by J.K. Rowling, that “Happiness can be found in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light.” The Hope and Love Foundation, a non-profit organization aimed at spreading mental heal... More »

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Sports Hidden Behind Sports

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Cheerleaders: the hype crew for sports such as basketball, football, and baseball games but people are forgetting that it is a actual sport and not just a hobby. Many are also forgetting that cheerleading can be competitive and that it is hiding behind other m... More »

School Spirit: A Softcore Cult?

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Very early in life, every American student becomes acquainted with the concept of school spirit. For many, they become used to it in elementary school, although for some it can be as far into their education as middle school. Because of how early on we are all... More »

School Almost Set on Fire

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On September 19th, just before lunch time, a student set a small fire in the restroom. The fire however, extinguished itself quickly after. The student then went back to his classroom and tried to set a fire using paper in the trash can. A student quickly inte... More »

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GW Pizza: The Guy Behind the Sales

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11:10 AM on Monday is just another lunch for the students at GWHS, but it’s a day of work for Konstantin, the guy who sells pizza from the white truck at the end of the courtyard.  Not many students actually bother to learn who Konstantin is. Out of the three ... More »

The Off Campus Lunch Policy and Why It Is Here

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The policy on off campus lunch at George Washington has been a controversial topic as long as it has existed. Should Freshman be able to go off campus? Should they be able to go with siblings or someone who can drive? These topics and questions have all been d... More »