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Selfish Selflessness

Samapti Barua, Guest Editorial Contributor

May 10, 2019

Several teenagers cleaned the filthy Potomac River last November with one thought in mind: themselves. They weren’t worried about the water pollution problem, but with finishing required high school community service hou...

Hold On to History

Brendan Gill, Guest Editorial Contributor

May 10, 2019

Those who don't own the past are bound to repeat it. We should not just learn history from pages and movies; it's the job of antiques to be teachers of generations. Society looks at significant individuals, not the everyday objec...

The Propaganda Problem

Abby Maher, Guest Editorial Contributor

May 10, 2019

It was 2 am; a sermon came on TV. I watched as Joel Osteen spoke to his church members. He was awkward, fidgety, and couldn’t go a second without blinking, lacking any decorum expected from an orator, yet, he captivated the ...

Letter to the Editor: Past Our Breaking Point

Alanna Belmont

March 3, 2018

Parkland. Sandy Hook. Virginia Tech. Columbine. These are the names of some of the deadliest mass school shootings in history. It hasn’t even been 18 years yet since Columbine, but I know that I still know their names, as do...

Fall Memories

Fall Memories

December 16, 2017

The student voice of West Potomac High School
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