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Ariella Brown

11 posts

Wings in a Power Line: Trump Tweets

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Over the course of two full years in office, the American people have witnessed the ignorance in power. President Donald Trump has posted numerous tweets describing situations and people in high positions in a ruthless, perhaps even childish manner. He is incl... More »

The Incurable Senioritis!

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Senioritis is spreading through George like an incurable disease. Seniors are  so ready to escape the walls of high school that they are skipping out on class more frequently and slacking on assignments. Some students are also more-so consumed by the strains o... More »

The Recent Government Shutdown: A Waste of Time

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The Government shutdown, due to President Trump’s belligerence and stubbornness, has had detrimental effects on government-owned organizations and employees. Trump is refusing to make any compromise or negotiation if it doesn’t include the federal funding of a... More »

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Winter Sports This Season

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Currently, four sports teams are practicing in the winter season: girl’s basketball, boy’s basketball, wrestling, and girl’s swimming. With the arrival of new teammates this year and the loss of previous ones, it’s possible to see improvement or the latter.  A... 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 »

Global Warming: The Last Straw

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Here is the raw, unadulterated truth: there are only 12 years left before the effects of global warming are irreversible. This means that we have a limited amount of time until there is no way to stop a catastrophic natural disaster from destroying our planet.... 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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The Surprising Truth about the School Dress Code

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The school dress-code, stressed at the beginning of the year, has provoked a controversy at George. Students are confused as to whether or not it is a new dress code at all. Dr. Waters, the new principal at George, states that it is, “…the same dress code that... More »