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A guide for first time voters

A guide for first time voters

Audrey Bhagi, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

With election day coming up, this guide will provide Madison’s 18-year-olds with an overview of what you should know before voting.  Election day this year is on Tuesday, Nov. 8, where voters will...

Best fall foods on church street

Best fall foods on church street

Anika Chandra, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Warm light glinted off of Church Street’s red bricks as I strolled down this beloved cornerstone of Vienna with a loaf of fresh bread in one hand and custard in the other; the air had finally turned...

Cycles of Fashion Trends

Cycles of Fashion Trends

Molly Carrigan, Lifestyle Editor November 1, 2022

Fashion has a funny way of coming back, and 2000’s fashion is no exception. With a kaleidoscope of colors and styles, Y2K  trends which were the first to be popularized by the internet, which had a...

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...

Good morning routine for students

Good morning routine for students

John Williamson and Sarah Prillaman, Staff Writers March 29, 2022

Starting off your day on a positive note sets the tone for the rest of the day. A morning routine gives you the opportunity to take control of your schedule instead of your schedule controlling you. A...

Five places to visit before they are destroyed by climate change

Five places to visit before they are destroyed by climate change

Mac Lewis, Staff Writer February 15, 2022

With an historic rise in temperatures and sea levels, pollution, etc., climate change continues to endanger many beloved world locations. Let's take a look at four places you should visit soon—since...

A guide to college admissions for newbies

A guide to college admissions for newbies

Rachel Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief February 12, 2022

The words “college apps” are usually enough to send any junior or senior’s heart rate soaring. Though there is no how-to manual for applying to college, seniors and College and Career Specialist...

Twee fashion returns to pop culture

Twee fashion returns to pop culture

Grace Holland, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

Twee fashion has made a shocking comeback as TikTok users flood the app with their most twee looks. Twee originated in Britain as a mispronunciation of “sweet.” Twee fashion takes after the mod...

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Activities to do in winter

Rachel Schlueter, Editor-in-Chief January 11, 2022

As the holiday season quickly approaches, the DMV area has a plethora of winter activities that are sure to get anyone in the holiday spirit. These five activities include markets, light festivals and...

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Retrospective look on childhood gifts

Kirsten Carl, In-Depth Editor December 6, 2021

With the winter season arriving, Madison students can begin preparing for colder weather, hopeful snow-days and the holiday season. As Warhawks spend their final Christmases at home before adulthood, the...

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Style after staying at home

John Williamson, Staff Writer November 5, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic created one of the most drastic shifts in fashion that America has seen in such a short amount of time. Throughout the workplace, school and especially at home, fashion became more...

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How to prepare for a job interview

Kirsten Carl, In-Depth Editor November 3, 2021

Teenagers across America have started to step into a world of new responsibilities and roles as they enter the workforce. Teens are hostesses, lifeguards, dog washers, ice-cream scoopers, front desk workers...

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