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The revised “travel” ban is halted by federal judges

The revised “travel” ban is halted by federal judges

by Renee Osei, Staff Writer

Since being officially inaugurated January 20 2017, Trump has been very busy as the new president. On January 27, Trump signed his fifth executive order, ‘Protecting the...

March 20

Tinker advocates freedom of expression at assembly

Tinker advocates freedom of expression at assembly

by Akayla Gardner, Editor-in-chief

Mary Beth Tinker spoke to the Advanced Placement U.S. Government and Politics and National, State, and Local Government classes during a fourth period assembly on Tuesday. The...

March 13

How Betsy Devos could affect MCPS students and teachers

How Betsy Devos could affect MCPS students and teachers

by Lucia Lumbrecas, Staff Writer

Betsy Devos was announced secretary of education on February 7 with an 51 to 50 vote in the Senate. With Betsy Devos in total control of our U.S. department of education this...

March 7

  • Still No Solution to the Flint Water Crisis February 28
  • Students react to winter ball approval February 16

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Feature

Shedding light on Women on Women’s History Month

Shedding light on Women 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

‘Dressed in Love’ makes prom fun and affordable

‘Dressed in Love’ makes prom fun and affordable

by Ola Odujinrin, Staff Writer

Dressed in Love Ministries Inc. came to the Brook on Friday, March 10 during lunch and after school to provide free prom dresses to students. Dressed in Love Ministries is a company that provides free...

March 13

  • Partners in Rhyme: Joony & Max.Freetown March 2

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Sports

Blue Devils get revenge to advance to Section 2 finals

Blue Devils get revenge to advance to Section 2 finals

by Luka Yetter, Staff Writer

Springbrook had their second playoff game last night against Sherwood. Having lost to Sherwood in the regular season, Springbrook was seeded below the Warriors, and predicted to lose the game. Sherwood...

March 1

  • Track team sprints into nationals March 1
  • Bocce on a roll to their first state championship February 24

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Entertainment

Khalid’s ‘American Teen’ hits the charts

Khalid’s ‘American Teen’ hits the charts

by Michael Solomon, Staff Writer

Khalid’s unique style and raspy voice has served him well throughout the past year, as this rising star has made his way into everyone’s hearts. From his home “City...

March 20

Top 4 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2017

Top 4 Most Anticipated Hip-Hop Albums of 2017

by Okole Bashonga and Adrien Rene

It is 2017, a fresh year, and we are ready for some new music. Last year’s albums were like a bag of skittles with unlimited flavors and combinations. Projects like Coloring...

March 7

Kehlani opens up with fans in new album ‘SweetSexySavage’

Kehlani opens up with fans in new album ‘SweetSexySavage’

March 7

iPhone 8 Might Cost Your Whole Paycheck

iPhone 8 Might Cost Your Whole Paycheck

March 1

Knock it out with ‘Fist Fight’

Knock it out with ‘Fist Fight’

February 28

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Devils OT Sports Blog

Thurman vs. Garcia Welterweight Recap

Thurman vs. Garcia Welterweight Recap

by Adrien Rene, Staff Writer

Saturday was the night to be a boxing fan. Especially the anticipation for the possible “Fight of the Year” between two undefeated welterweight champions. WBA champion,...

March 21

Washington Wizards and their feast in the east!

Washington Wizards and their feast in the east!

by Nahom Nega, Staff Writer

The hottest ticket in DC right now is at the Verizon Center, home of the Washington Wizards. The Washington Wizards have been playing lights out the past month and a half....

February 22

Mar-tell-us how you really feel

Mar-tell-us how you really feel

by Nahom Nega, Staff Writer

It’s been a tradition for Super Bowl champions to visit the White House ever since the Pittsburgh Steelers were welcomed for a visit in 1980 by President Jimmy Carter. It...

February 22

U.S. destroyed By Argentina, 0-4

U.S. destroyed By Argentina, 0-4

June 27

United States falls to Argentina 4-0

United States falls to Argentina 4-0

June 22

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