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Movie Review: “Loving”

Johanna Echeveria, Reporter
December 16, 2016

The film “Loving” was released on November 4. The movie was based on the story of an interracial couple who fell in love, wanted to get married and eventually build a family. However, it all took...

Courtesy Beyond the Page Theatre Company - The students of Forest Green from School of Rock.

Theatre Review: Beyond the Page’s “School of Rock”

Jason La Kier, Reporter
November 20, 2016

It was loud and bright at the 7 p.m. showing of “School of Rock” from Beyond the Page. There was confetti. The play was totally understandable even without the film’s context, and worked well as...

Dr. Strange Exciting Surprise for Marvel Fans

“Dr. Strange” Exciting Surprise for Marvel Fans

Jason La Kier, Reporter
November 9, 2016

Dr. Strange, released on the Fourth, is a Marvel movie - the only reason I went to see it was because of that red Logo luring me in. It’s not too good, frankly, but I wouldn’t say it’s bad either....

Beyond the Page Theatre Company Earns Nine Cappie Nominations for Starlight Express

Beyond the Page Theatre Company Earns Nine Cappie Nominations for Starlight Express

Jenni Wheaton, Sports Editor
May 22, 2016

Last week, Beyond the Page Theatre Company won nine Cappie nominations for their spring musical, Starlight Express. The Cappies is a “critics and awards program” for high school theater departments,...

(Staff Picture) Senior Sam Jansen with his work.

Reception Celebrates Senior Artists’ Work

Brian Cash, Reporter
May 3, 2016

Seniors in the West Potomac art program were celebrated on Saturday, April 28, 2016. A wide variety of art from different seniors was shown off in the library from 7 to 9 p.m. with the artists present...

The Opening Weekend of Starlight Express Hits Off as a Success

The Opening Weekend of Starlight Express Hits Off as a Success

Jenni Wheaton, Sports Editor
May 1, 2016

This past weekend Beyond The Page Theater Company has once again amazed the community with the premier of their spring musical, Starlight Express. With the entire show on rollerskates, the fast-paced dance...

The Burger Joint Review

The Burger Joint Review

Daniel Rayder, Reporter
March 29, 2016

Walking into BGR (The Burger Joint), the first thing I noticed was the smell. As soon as I crossed the threshold, my nose was immediately greeted with the delicious scent of patties sizzling on the grill....

The Fall of Ziggy Stardust

The Fall of Ziggy Stardust

Cooper Rosenberg, Reporter
January 24, 2016

vFans around the world are grieving the death of rock and roll legend David Bowie. He died Jan. 10, 2016, in Manhattan, surrounded by his family after battling cancer for 18 months. He died just two days...

Paramount Pictures

Winter Movies Coming Out That Aren’t Star Wars

Hugh Moffitt, Online Editor
December 18, 2015

  "The Big Short" Release Date: Dec. 23 [Trailer]  Synopsis: Set in the mid 2000s before the financial crisis, "The Big Short" is based on the nonfiction book with the same name, and...

Village Roadshow Pictures, Imagine Entertainment

Movie Review: In the Heart of the Sea

Duncan Hoag, Co-Editor in Chief
December 18, 2015

“In the Heart of the Sea” is a movie that aims high but ultimately falls short of its goals. It suffers primarily from vapid characters whose actions seem futile and meaningless, an issue that greatly...

Finding the Stars of Starlight Express

Finding the Stars of “Starlight Express”

Matavin Williams, Reporter
September 29, 2015

When you see a West Potomac play, what do you think about when you see the actors? Do you think about how they convey their lines? Or do you think about how they move the right way? Well, maybe you should...

The Kin perform one of their famous musical robberies.

The Kin: “A Rags-to-Riches” Story for One New York Band

Lilly Lane and Taylor Haas, Reporters
March 14, 2014

There are many tried and true ways through which up-and-coming bands seek to promote themselves. They record an album, play small local gigs, create a web presence through social media, and hand out CDs...

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