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February 22, 2016

G for Google, G for Godhood

February 22, 2016

College visits: University of Alabama and Ole Miss

Kate Murphy, Staff Writer

February 12, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions, Top Stories

Being in the home stretch of my senior year I thought that it would be a good idea to go visit my top two schools to try and help me decide where to attend college next year. I am looking at the University of Alabama and the ...

Theatre creates a student directing program

Alaina Galasso, Editor-In-Chief

February 10, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinions

This year, the theatre program decided to add a new aspect: student directors. Various high schools across the district have these directing programs and therefore influenced Vandegrift’s theatre directors to create the same. C...

Europe’s Winters

Johnny Morreale, Staff Writer

January 29, 2016

Filed under Opinions

In a word, the Middle East is chaotic. Egypt, after only the briefest period of hope and freedom, has sunk back into a military dictatorship. Libya is mired in another civil war; Iraq is practically three separate countries, and ...

Education takes its turn for the worst

Jasmine Moreno, Lifestyles/Reviews/Entertainment editor

January 4, 2016

Filed under Opinions

For years the government has worked to come up with a balanced way of accommodating students with special needs. Unfortunately, not all teachers are experienced enough with students that have disabilities. Although they have the training...

Tree farms are the way to go

Emma-Rose Floyd, News Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Opinions

I love Christmas: the lights, the presents, the church services, being around family and friends and, of course, the tree. As a child, going with my family to the tree farm was a magical experience. The car ride, with the evergreens...

Mac should replace Dell

Stephen King, Staff writer

December 11, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Whenever students are on their phones, a passerby would commonly notice that it is an iPhone. Apple technology has always been considered the best by many, and while students have iPhones, iPads and iPods, Vandegrift only has...

Knocking for Bernie

Akhil Kumbum, Opinions Editor

December 10, 2015

Filed under Opinions

To many Americans, politics quite easily become a distant, intangible thing. Sure, the polls are plastered all over the TV, and there’s ceaseless conversation over one candidate’s soundbite or the other, but oftentimes it...

Why high schoolers should have jobs

Maxwell Bowman, Staff Writer

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinions

When you get to your high school years, money becomes more of a prevalent issue as adult responsibilities crop up, such as saving up for a car and trying to afford your first year of college. For many at Vandegrift, these strug...

Midterms should have exemptions

Emma-Rose Floyd, News Editor

December 9, 2015

Filed under Opinions

High schoolers work hard, especially if there is an incentive. When finals come around in June, students are rewarded with exemptions for their grades and attendance. Why are students required to test over first semester material...

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