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December 2018

All posts published in December 2018

28 posts

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Winter Break: Is It Necessary?

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All students look forward to winter break as it gets closer and closer to New Years. While it does give students time to spend with their families during the holidays, is it necessary to have it cover 2 whole weeks, or is it just the right amount of time? Wint... More »

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The IB Program

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The International Baccalaureate Program at GW is considered to be one of the best and many students want to join once they begin their junior and senior year. However, many are wondering whether it is worth it due to all the stress and long hours of homework t... More »

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More Than A Cute Platformer

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Welcome to my game review. Today I will be reviewing A Hat in Time. Recently, there has been a rising trend in the video games industry known as the crowdfunded spiritual successor. But how does this seemingly perfect way to make a good game keep falling flat?... More »

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The Season Starts Now

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As fall sports are ending, winter sports are picking up and getting ready for games. Winter sports include basketball, swimming, and wrestling. All of these sports are indoors because winter in Colorado is not suitable for outdoor sports unless it is skiing or... More »

Controversial Rapper Blueface Is Blowing Up

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Throughout the history of music, their have been legends, controversial characters, and one hit wonders. Tupac Shakur, legend, enough said. Gotye, never heard of him? He created the song “Somebody That I Used to Know” and is a typical one hit wonder. “Controve... More »

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Recreational Reading And Its Benefits

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As soon as we were born, most of our parents and family implemented reading into our routines. From fairy tales to educational picture books, we learned various life skills and it improved our cognitive comprehension tremendously. Nevertheless, the desire to r... More »

New Movies Connect the Youth and Real World Issues

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Nowadays, free speech is praised and encouraged. Discussion is open and more educated. A lot of new movies are taking advantage of this changing era. They alter the millennial mindset for the better by incorporating pressing issues that impact the youth into t... More »

Boot Camp at George

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Slam Week at George Last week, the George Washington swim team participated in a grueling challenge: Boot Camp. This is the swim team’s program of intense workouts for an entire week. The team endured difficult practices in the mornings before school, and afte... More »

Stress Caused By Finals

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It’s Finals week at GW and many students are feeling very stressed. If you didn’t know, finals week is the week where almost every class you have gives a test. It’s supposed to judge how well you retained information throughout the year. However, because of th... More »

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George Washington’s Improv Troupe

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Friday, December 14th was full of laughter as GW’s improv troupe [PANDA]monium took the stage. This night started at 7 pm with the audience making up of friends and family of the troupe. Co-captains, Naomi Vangulick and Derek Von Drehle led this night along, r... More »

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Patriot Player’s Dessert Theatre

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The Patriot Players hosted their annual Dessert Theater Thursday, November 29th  led and hosted by the Thespian Troupe officers. This is just one of the many student-led events that happen through the theater department. Dessert Theatre is full of student perf... More »