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“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” blows away expectations

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Mia Constantin, Print Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

Released June 26, 2020 on Netflix in the midst of the pandemic, “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” became a viral sensation. From the catchy music, nostalgic beats and star studded cast,...

“The Office” is America’s most lovable sitcom

The office is the most popular show on Netflix despite the fact that it has nine seasons and 201 episodes.
Clare Kirwan, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

“The Office” is the most lovable sitcom in America. The show first aired in 2005 and ended in 2013, lasting for nine seasons. “The Office” provides the perfect escape from everyday life with it’s...

Grammie’s Ice Cream proves accessible, delicious

This is a peanut butter sundae from Grammie's Ice Cream, located in the middle of Bridgewater and Harrisonburg.
Caryanne Shaw, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

As summer makes its last rounds before fall, you may be looking for the perfect scoop of ice cream to finish off the season. There are so many options around Harrisonburg. If you want easily accessible,...

‘Teenager Therapy’ podcast relates to high schoolers

Cover of the 'Teenager Therapy podcast'. You can listen to the 'Teenager Therapy podcast' on apple podcast, Spotify and other streaming services.
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor September 28, 2020

Being at home all day in quarantine took its toll on everyone in a different way. I don’t know about everyone else, but sitting at home made me overcomplicate things that were really quite simple. I...

Gray exudes teen angst on debut album Kid Krow

Kid Krow, a nickname given to him by friends and the title of his debut album, has grown up now. Though not much has changed besides a record deal, relationships and millions of fans across the world chanting his name since the release of his EP, it is clear Gray has grown into himself as a distinct artist and has created a body of work where he is no longer reigning as the the prince of pop, but gunning for the king. You can get the vinyl at https://shop.conangray.com/
Caleb Goss, Visual Content Editor in Chief September 15, 2020

Known on the internet for thrift halls and song covers, Conan Gray left his small town life in Georgetown, Texas to enroll in the University of California, Los Angeles in hopes to pursue music, where he...

Chocolate croissants: the perfect recipe for a bored home baker

Traditional chocolate croissants have lots of distinct layers and chocolate running through the middle.
Betsy Quimby, Social Media Editor in Chief June 5, 2020

Disclaimer: I am by no means a professional baker. If you want to try out this recipe for yourself, I would recommend checking out Chef John’s video on making croissants as he explains the process a...

Lacrosse should be offered at HHS

A high school lacrosse team competes in a game. Lacrosse isn't commonly offered as an extracurricular school sport in this area of Virginia.
Amelia Gorby, Staff Reporter April 19, 2020

There are many sports offered at HHS every year, including baseball, wrestling, golf or football. HHS offers almost every extracurricular sport, but there is one sport missing that a lot of people would...

Virginia is beautiful due to its uniqueness

A map of the state of Virginia. Virginia's slogan is,
Ricardo Rodríguez Real, Staff Reporter April 18, 2020

We have all heard about Virginia. One of the first 13 colonies. It is also right next to the capital, Washington D.C. Virginia has a lot of natural wonders, even in our own backyard. Virginia is on the...

Top 3 most underrated TV shows and movies on Netflix

Netflix has become popular to many students when trying to decide what to watch while in quarantine.
Karleigh Gentry, Page Editor April 17, 2020

TV Shows:  “Degrassi: Next Class” Featuring a group of teenagers at Degrassi Community School, “Degrassi: Next Class" highlights issues teenagers face in today’s society including mental...

School should start at a later time

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Staff Editorial April 17, 2020

As a high school student, one of our most common topics of conversation is not getting enough sleep at night. A significant factor that contributes to this problem is the start time of school. According...

The disrespect problem of Harrisonburg High School

Junior Carlo Mehegan and Harrisonburg High School teacher Seth Shantz demonstrate  respect between a student and teacher with a handshake and a smile
Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief April 16, 2020

Harrisonburg High School has a respect issue. Students aren’t respectful to each other. Students aren’t respectful to their teachers. And, in some cases, teachers aren’t respectful to their students....

Mental health needs to be treated for teens

A sketch depicting the emotions that can go on in a human brain.
Kaley Bond, Staff Reporter April 16, 2020

There were at least 132 suicides per day in 2018, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.  Most of those suicides were from white males from the ages between 15 and 25. Being...

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