Let’s Get Saucy

Let’s Get Saucy

Adam Webster, Reporter

December 6, 2017

An undisputed staple of American cuisine is the chicken wing. Perfect for game day, a picnic with a significant other, or even funerals — the versatility of the wing is one of its greatest draws. Over the years, this saucy dish has become unanimous with Italian restaurants. The chances are that the next p...

Lil Uzi is All The Rage

Lil Uzi is All The Rage

Byron Winchester, Business Manager

December 6, 2017

After riding the wave of his highly successful summer ballad “XO Tour Llif3” Lil Uzi Vert released his debut album “Luv is Rage 2.” The project has 16 songs featuring notable artists such as The Weeknd & Pharrell Williams. As the sequel to his infamous mixtape “Luv Is Rage,” Uzi provides...

Rockbridge Should Go Green

Rockbridge Should Go Green

McKelvey Collins, Features Editor

November 27, 2017

By: McKelvey Collins This past year, I spent seven months living in Los Angeles, and I noticed many differences between the counties of LA and Rockbridge. A major one is that Los Angeles County is more environmentally advanced than Rockbridge County in many ways. For instance, LA has banned plasti...

Bans do not Solve Conflicts

Bans do not Solve Conflicts

Colby Ervin, Reporter

November 27, 2017

The recent struggle between white supremacists and counter demonstrators in Charlottesville has caused a renewed surge of anger against the long dead Confederate States of America and the country’s flag. These events, along with the surge of anger, have brought up the question of whether the Confede...

American immigration policy needs complete makeover

Mallory Keeley, Head Print Editor

November 27, 2017

Under the U.S. Constitution, Americans claim to uphold the ideals of liberty, equal opportunity, and acceptance of the world’s “huddled masses,” However, we have failed to honor this.  The implementation of strict immigration policies and the threat of detrimental consequences for undocumented i...

Confederate flags have no place in school

Confederate flags have no place in school

Kala Youngblood, Talent Show and Cat Track Coordinator

November 27, 2017

For some, the Confederate flag represents pride and heritage. For others, it is a symbol of hate and years of oppression. In the wake of the Charlottesville attacks earlier this summer, the Confederate flag has become even more prominent as a flag of hate and, therefore, has no place in the public scho...

The best and worst of eating gluten free in Lexington

The best and worst of eating gluten free in Lexington

Lily Moreschi, Reporter

November 24, 2017

In recent years, more people have adopted gluten-free diets for various reasons, including preference or allergy.  Additionally, according to www.cureceliacdisease.org, about 1 in 133 Americans, including myself, have celiac disease, a genetic condition affects the stomach and digestive system, and force...

BROCKHAMPTON hops on the scene

BROCKHAMPTON hops on the scene

Musa Kamara, Head Online Editor

November 24, 2017

With the release of their critically acclaimed second studio album, “Saturation II,” the self-proclaimed all-American boy band, Brockhampton, has forayed into hip-hop territory that was previously uncharted. Not only does the group combine a diverse group of black, white, hispanic, southeast Asia...

Tyler, the Creator Gives his Most Polished Album Yet in “Flower Boy

Tyler, the Creator Gives his Most Polished Album Yet in “Flower Boy

Kaizad Irani, Head Managing Editor

November 22, 2017

Known for his outlandish and eccentric personality, California rapper Tyler, the Creator’s fourth studio album, “Flower Boy,” is, without a doubt, his most sincere, heartfelt, matured, and polished album yet. Up until the release of “Flower Boy,” Tyler’s music and character has been of...

GSA Lacks School Respect

GSA Lacks School Respect

McKelvey Collins, Features Editor

October 20, 2017

RCHS boasts a large number of clubs and extracurriculars, which benefit the students that participate in them. However, not all clubs are respected equally. The RCHS Gay-Straight Alliance (GSA), also known as the Diversity Club, is undervalued and is met with more hostility and resistance than other...

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