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Fidget Spinners: another fad?

Fidget Spinners: another fad?

by Okole Bashonga, Staff Writer

Fidget spinners are the latest craze to sweep the nation. Mostly used among the youth, this toy is marketed as a stress reliever for students in a learning environment. The...

May 22, 2017

Students accepted into Ivy League schools

Students accepted into Ivy League schools

by Annie Le and Bethlehem Ashagire

Many seniors have applied to Ivy League Universities this year, and although these schools are extremely competitive to get into, some Springbrook seniors have been accepted...

May 16, 2017

UMD students hold protest after noose is found in fraternity house

UMD students hold protest after noose is found in fraternity house

by Michael Solomon, Staff Writer

A noose was found at the Phi Kappa Tau chapter house on the campus of the University of Maryland late last month. According to reports, a black chef who was part of a catering...

May 16, 2017

  • MCPS Struggles To Close Achievement Gap May 2, 2017
  • New spring spirit week hits the halls April 5, 2017

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Feature

Focused and bright future ahead

Focused and bright future ahead

by Tammy Dam, Staff Writer

Jordi Amaya, a working scholar athlete at Springbrook High School plans to take his volleyball team to finals and to one day open his own auto shop. “I’ve been playing for 3 years and it is my last...

March 29, 2017

Shedding light on Women’s History Month

Shedding light on Women’s History Month

by De'Yana Page, Staff Writer

In the United States, Women's History Month traces its beginnings back to the first International Women's Day in 1911. The 2017 theme for National Women’s History Month honors women who have successfully...

March 21, 2017

  • ‘Dressed in Love’ makes prom fun and affordable March 13, 2017

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Sports

NBA Series Playoff Predictions

NBA Series Playoff Predictions

by Heyab Kiflu, Staff Writer

The NBA playoffs has been living up to its expectations and hype so far. There have been exciting first round series and now great matchups for the second round. Teams have played their best basketball...

May 2, 2017

  • MLB 2017 Division Predictions March 29, 2017
  • Blue Devils get revenge to advance to Section 2 finals March 1, 2017

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Entertainment

A Viral Lie into a Dream Life

A Viral Lie into a Dream Life

by Gary Perry III, Staff Writer

Evan Hansen, played by Ben Platt, gets an assignment from his therapist to write letters to himself to help boost his confidence. The letter turns into a viral lie and a ticket...

May 16, 2017

Shameless is Raw and Real

Shameless is Raw and Real

by Caleb Boyd, Staff Writer

Is it possibly one of the most crude and profane series’ on Netflix? Yes. But, the raw vibe that comes from this show is one of the reasons that it is so popular. Shameless...

May 12, 2017

“DAMN.” may cement Lamar onto rap superstardom

“DAMN.” may cement Lamar onto rap superstardom

May 2, 2017

’13 Reasons Why’ changes the game for Netflix shows

’13 Reasons Why’ changes the game for Netflix shows

April 26, 2017

Netflix’s ‘Burning Sands’ exposes fraternity hazing problems

Netflix’s ‘Burning Sands’ exposes fraternity hazing problems

March 29, 2017

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Devils OT Sports Blog

NBA Top 10 moments in the season

NBA Top 10 moments in the season

by Nahom Nega, Staff Writer

When the 2016-17 NBA season started, we all pictured one boring and narrow season with a similar ending; a Cleveland Cavaliers and Golden State Warriors championship rematch....

May 8, 2017

Capitals defeat the Maple Leafs to move on to the Second Round

Capitals defeat the Maple Leafs to move on to the Second Round

by Sohan Thakkar, Staff Writer

After a long and tiring series against the young and quick, wild card seeded Toronto Maple Leafs, Washington Capitals are successfully returning to the District for the next...

May 2, 2017

Is Colin Kaepernick being blackballed by the NFL?

Is Colin Kaepernick being blackballed by the NFL?

by Micheal Solomon, Staff Writer

On August 26, 2016, the entire country went into shock when Colin Kaepernick, then starting quarterback for the San Francisco 49ers, chose to sit down during the pre-game...

April 26, 2017

March Madness Final Four Preview

March Madness Final Four Preview

April 3, 2017

Thurman vs. Garcia Welterweight Recap

Thurman vs. Garcia Welterweight Recap

March 21, 2017

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The official student news site of Springbrook High School.
The official student news site of Springbrook High School.