Remembering the Confederacy

Remembering the Confederacy

Arden Courtney Collins, Reporter

January 28, 2020

  Every year Lexington, Va. becomes the epicenter of the Virginia state holiday Lee-Jackson Day, a holiday which just so happens to fall on the same weekend as Martin Luther King Day. Since both Lee and Jackson lived and are buried in Lexington, people from across the country come to celebrate....

Todd Phillips Suceeds With Joker

Todd Phillips Suceeds With Joker

Dylan Hostetter, Reporter

January 28, 2020

“Joker” is a great film, and a major standout of 2019. The movie was written by Todd Phillips and Scott Silver. It was directed by Phillips, best known for his work in the comedy genre. “Joker” stars Joaquin Phoenix, an experienced actor with his most recent work being the 2013 film “Her.” Acting alongs...

Knives Out slashes into Theaters

Knives Out slashes into Theaters

Beckett Howe, Reporter

January 28, 2020

The new mystery film “Knives Out” stands out with its original storytelling, terrific cast, and unexpected humor and horror. Each of the actors does a splendid job within the film as the Thromby family when they are faced with an unexpected event. The screenwriter does a fantastic job of making ...

Doctor Sleep Frightens Audiences

Doctor Sleep Frightens Audiences

Dylan Hostetter, Reporter

December 17, 2019

Doctor Sleep is the newest book to film adaptation of renowned author Stephen King, it and may be one of the best adaptations yet. Written and directed by Mike Flanagan, known for his work on the hit Netflix show “The Haunting of Hill House,” the film stars Ewan McGregor, best known for starring as Obi-...

Kanye Releases “Jesus is King”

Kanye Releases “Jesus is King”

Thomas Black

December 17, 2019

By: Thomas Black After a chaotic release littered with seemingly endless delays, the long awaited “Jesus Is King” by Kanye West is finally available to the public.  It features primarily gospel influenced tracks - as the title suggests, and demonstrates an ideological shift for the notorious...

Christmas Has Gone Too Far

Beckett Howe, Reporter

December 17, 2019

  It’s that time of year again! Bring out your wire lights and inflatable Santa dolls for the holiday spirit! The only problem is that this is happening when it is October when we haven’t even started celebrating Halloween. Not to be a Scrooge, but Christmas needs to step off. This joyou...

Hollywood’s Bleeding Review

Hollywood’s Bleeding Review

Thomas Black, Reporter

October 25, 2019

 With the atmospheric title track “Hollywood’s Bleeding,” Post Malone’s album starts off very promising. The guitars help set the vibe, and complement his top notch vocal melodies. Furthermore, the lyrics paint the picture of a melancholic version of Hollywood, where everyone is chasing their...

A Rise in Student Vaping

A Rise in Student Vaping

Arden Courtney Collins, Reporter

October 25, 2019

Is vaping a deadly habit corrupting America’s youth? Or is it simply a harmless pastime? To answer these questions, one needs to know what vaping is. Vapes are electronic devices that are used to inhale aerosol comprised of various components like nicotine, flavorings, and other chemicals.  Accor...

Class Rings are Fading Out

Class Rings are Fading Out

Brooke Gardner, Business Manager

October 25, 2019

The junior class ring ceremony recently took place, an event at which Juniors who previously ordered their class rings receive them from Principal Mike Craft and a member of Herff Jones in front of friends and family members.  Although the event is a way to celebrate the milestone of getting a class ring,...

A “Locked” Up Problem

A “Locked” Up Problem

Blake Darmante, Reporter

September 20, 2019

When I first came to RCHS as a freshman I had this image in my head as to what I thought the lockers would look like. I imagined being able put all sorts of things in my locker such as stickers, books, extra school supplies, lots of snacks, etc. I had also hoped that I would be able to slip handwritten...

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