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A post-apocalyptic looking abandoned barn in Rockbridge County, Virginia.

Apocalyptic Obsessions

Bee Sackett, Opinion Editor May 22, 2023

Be it an alien invasion, a natural disaster, a zombie apocalypse, or a divine flood, humanity has always harbored an obsession with the end of the world. The oldest novel known to man, the ancient Mesopotamian...

Standardized Tests need to be stopped! (Graphic made by Taina Covington)

An End-of-Year Ritual that Needs to be Stopped!

Taina Covington, Reporter May 22, 2023

The end of the school year brings loads of horrors. Finals, AP  tests, and the government-mandated SOL (Standards of Learning)   tests. These do not necessarily strike fear in everyone’s hearts, but...

RCHS Prowler top Netflix reality shows.

Hit or Miss Reality Shows

Eleanor Dare, Sports Editor April 11, 2023

We are all familiar with reality shows like “Dance Moms” or “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” but in more recent times, companies like Netflix have been releasing reality shows with more of a “trashy”...

Students talk about their favorite brands.

Which Moisturizer is really the “Balm?”

Emma Bates, Reporter April 11, 2023

There are millions of different kinds of lip care available in the aisle. Lip masks, lip scrubs, and lip balms are all over the world ranging from cheap to very expensive. The range is $1 to $650. Nobody...

“Shadow and Bone” season two show poster taken from Reddit.

“Shadow and Bone” Unfolds New Plot On Netflix

Sarah Phelps, News Editor March 30, 2023

Based on the final two books of the “Shadow and Bone” trilogy, the “Six of Crows” duology, and the “King of Scars” duology, the Netflix Original series, “Shadow and Bone” came out with...

Movie poster of “Shazam! Fury Of The Gods!”, courtesy of IMDB

“Shazam! Fury Of The Gods,” Leaves Audience Wonderstruck

Stephen Wells, Reporter March 30, 2023

On March 17, 2023, Warner Bros. Pictures released the sequel to “Shazam,” titled “Shazam! Fury of The Gods.” Following the teamwork of the foster children to conquer a villain in their precursor...

An official poster for Scream VI. Photo courtesy of IMBd.

Scream VI “Slashes” Viewer’s Expectations

Reagan Woody, Editor-in-Chief March 30, 2023

On March 10, 2023, Paramount Pictures released Scream VI, which was a sequel to the 2022 version of Scream released last year. The budget for the film was $35 million dollars, and then the film brought...

Student browsing the web for ideas for his spring break.

Best Spring Break Activities for Staying Local

Eliot McDonald, Reporter March 30, 2023

Many students and parents may argue that spring break is not nearly long enough and that it leaves people in a sort of awkward state when thinking of what to do with this week off of school. It is not...

Results from the Dr Pepper poll

Dr Pepper Flavors Fascinate Students

Emma Bates, Reporter March 27, 2023

Dr Pepper is a soda that was created in the 1950s by a man named Charles Alderton.  According to Charles Alderton was a young pharmacist who worked at Morrison’s Old Corner Drug Store in Waco Texas....

I Kissed Shara Wheeler cover, courtesy of Macmillan Publishers, from

I Kissed Shara Wheeler: A Review

Bee Sackett, Opinion Editor March 20, 2023

Casey McQuiston, bestselling author of One Last Stop and Red, White, and Royal Blue, has released a new novel: I Kissed Shara Wheeler. Their first YA book, I Kissed Shara Wheeler follows Chloe Green, one...

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