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Teacher doppelgangers at Madison

Teacher doppelgangers at Madison

Trish Truong, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022

From Nina Dobrev and Victoria Justice to Katy Perry and Zooey Deschanel, many celebrities have uncanny resemblances to each other, but many teachers at Madison have their own celebrity doppelgangers that...

Study advice from teachers and students

Study advice from teachers and students

Cate Langhorn, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

We’ve all been there, realizing you have a test the next day having done nothing to prepare. Maybe it’s that the material is not making sense, or you’re just not clicking with the teacher, or maybe...

Staycation ideas for spring break

Staycation ideas for spring break

Naarada Samarasinghe, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022

Although COVID-19 restrictions have significantly lifted over the past few months, the threat of disease transmission in travel through planes, trains and buses have forced many to be apprehensive towards...

The Pressure to Date

The Pressure to Date

Ethan Qin, Social Media Editor, Culture Editor March 29, 2022

Valentine's Day is always a difficult holiday for me and my fellow singles. Whether you cope through blocking every person on Instagram who posts a story about their partner or by listening to “Marvins...

The best and worst fashion trends

The best and worst fashion trends

Mac Lewis, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

The spring season is a time where sunny skies force people to gravitate more to the outdoors. However, the season is definitely not without its problems, as there are some horrible trends that come out...

Dylan Minnette, a member of The Wallows.

New DMV concert line-up announced for summer 2022

Aida Araia, News Editor March 29, 2022

The Anthem   Wallows - Tell Me That It’s Over Tour (June 21) The alternative rock group, Wallows, took shape in 2017 after the three friends and bandmates (Dylan Minnette, Braeden Lemasters...

Addies film corner: Licorice Pizza

Addie’s film corner: “Licorice Pizza”

Addie Winter, Guest Writer March 29, 2022

Set during the 1970s in the San Fernando Valley, “Licorice Pizza” delves into the growing relationship between 15 year old Gary Valentine and 25 year old Alana Kane. The film explores Gary’s unrequited...

February and March are the worst months

February and March are the worst months

Daniel Holtaway, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

There are a lot of things that arrive and disappear with the passage of time. Nations, kings, cultures, these things come and go as centuries pass, lost to time. Our own country has only existed for less...

Photo Courtesy of Vanity Fair

Joe Rogan’s platform of misinformation sparks controversy

Eamon Carew, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

Joe Rogan, host of the “Joe Rogan Experience'' podcast, is under fire after spouting COVID-19 misinformation again and using the N-word on his podcast. This follows other comments from Rogan on COVID-19...

Decline of award shows

Decline of award shows

Audrey William, Community Editor March 29, 2022

The Oscars were founded in 1929 as an award show that recognizes excellence in the film industry. The awards are separated into 24 categories, ranging from Best Actor in a Leading Role to Best Sound Editing....

Photo Courtesy of Mallory Vaudo

Library’s Book Madness Tournament returns

Grace Holland, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Every year, the Madison library participates in their own version of March Madness but with books. Librarians Alice Pleasants and Liz Liebman hold the competitions for months throughout the school year.  Book...

The setup for Jacob Diehl and Adam Ismalls project comparing calcium lactate and alginate in edible water bottles.

Students’ science fair projects reach Regionals

Callie Harkins, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

Every spring, Madison sophomores taking Honors Chemistry are presented with the opportunity to compete in the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair. The competition begins here, where Madison teachers...

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