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Five myths about Springbrook

by Sanee Lakhani, Staff Writer

November 25, 2014

Filed under Opinion

All Springbrook students are in gangs. This is far from true. Students at Springbrook have their friend groups just like any other high school, but these groups are not gangs. Stereotypes cause the common misconception that th...

LGBT on TV: Controversy or no?

by Dana Jackson, Staff Writer

November 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Over the past few years, due to new marriage laws regarding same sex marriage, more and more LGBT people have been appearing on Television. In the current TV season, lesbian, gay or bisexual characters make up 3.9% of the total numbe...

Ebola jokes are ignorant and insensitive

by Jessica Ho, Feature Editor

November 3, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Recently, Ebola has been receiving widespread attention as it has spread to the United States. Due to the increased talk about this deadly disease, jokes about Ebola have made their way onto social media websites and subsequently...

Is APUSH too much of a push for freshmen?

by Michelle Gomes, Assistant Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

One of the listed accomplishments on Springbrook High School’s website is that the school has the highest number of freshmen students enrolled in Advanced Placement United States History (APUSH). However, this fact is not something...

Artists are pushing their fifteen minutes of fame

by Jaspreet Purewal, Print Editor

October 21, 2014

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

You sit down at your computer to listen to some music and just happen to stumble upon a brand new music video. It starts off with a girl walking from a warehouse-like building to a deli. The girl catches the interest of a butch...

Chronic diseases are becoming overly romanticized

by Lindsey Collins, Photography Editor

October 8, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Who doesn’t love a great love story? Recently, the fiction genre has been filled with novels, movies and television shows, all with several things in common: two teenagers, a heartbreaking plot and unexpected love stemming right f...

Warm weather makes for happier days

by Lindsey Collins, Photography Editor

April 10, 2014

Filed under Opinion

"It’s way too cold," sophomore Jahvon Grey said as he walked into school on a brisk Friday morning. Everyone can agree we have had an unusually cold and snowy winter here in the D.C. Metro area. We have exceeded our number of schoo...

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