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OPINION: Fixations ruin people

Farrah King-Hughes, Page Editor February 26, 2024

Constantly overthinking a topic, is not a rare concept. However, there is a line between healthy overthinking and obsession.  Obsession is never healthy, no matter how much a person may try to defend...

A Church in Harrisonburg holds a potluck to break their fast after Ramadan.

Ramadan: The holiest month of the year

Hind Mousa, Guest Writer April 28, 2023

Are you familiar with the phrase “I’m starving”? Well, more than 1.9 billion Muslims all around the world, during one month each year, very much are. I’m talking about the month of Ramadan. Ramadan...

Deloney advocates against the world cup being held in Qatar.

Deloney advocates against the world cup being held in Qatar.

Jumana Alsaadoon, Online Managing Editor January 3, 2023

12 years ago, the president of the Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Sepp Blatter went up on a podium to announce the winner of the FIFA bidding win. He brought out a white...

Even though students arent allowed to use phones during the school day, listening to music when they are already on top of their school work isnt harmful.

Students should be allowed to access music, as learning tool

Wren Hamner, Staff Reporter September 13, 2022

HHS needs to unblock music websites such as Spotify on students’ chromebooks. Music helps many people in being productive. Music has been proven in many studies to help focus. This is backed up by reputable...

Journalism is found in so many different aspects of your everyday life that you may not even realize.

Why is journalism so important?

Adrian Kavazovic, Print Editor-in-Chief September 8, 2022

If you’re reading this, you may be wondering “Why in the world is journalism so important?” That used to be me. Journalism used to be random people interviewing people on the news, but it’s a lot...

The shooting at Robb Elementary School took the lives of 19 children, two teachers and left six in critical care.

U.S. reels from deadly Texas shooting, need for gun restriction more dire than ever

Clare Kirwan, Head Editor-in-Chief May 27, 2022

“It takes a monster to kill children. But to watch monsters kill children again and again and do nothing isn’t just insanity—it’s inhumanity,” -American poet and activist Amanda Gorman According...

In February of 2021, the first block Newsstreak class wrote out the first amendment to celebrate scholastic journalism week,

The First Amendment is more important now than ever before

Maya Waid, Editor-in-Chief January 3, 2022

Even in the wake of what should be an era that relies so heavily on social media, I feel silenced. Often, I don’t even have the energy to open my mouth anymore. I am learning, though, always striving...

Greys Anatomy is the longest running TV drama with 18 seasons and more to come.

Grey’s Anatomy proves to be the greatest TV drama in history

Clare Kirwan, Head Editor-in-Chief December 15, 2021

With eighteen seasons and 383 episodes, Grey’s Anatomy has dominated the television stage for almost 17 years. The show first aired March 27, 2005 and is the longest-running primetime scripted show on...

Waid believes her dog, Charlie, has improved her overall mental health.

Pets help mental health

Macy Waid, Page Editor November 18, 2021

As someone who has struggled with their mental health, having a support system can be helpful and necessary at times. Personally, my two dogs, Charlie and Kobe, have been very helpful . They are faithful...

Senior Brigid Banks and her friend Sarah Samuels (pictured) hiked to the top of old rag in Nov. 2020.

Old Rag is the most difficult hike in the Shenandoah Valley

Brigid Banks, Photo Editor November 15, 2021

Old Rag is a ten mile hiking loop located near Etlan, Virginia. This intense hike involves not only ten miles of walking and climbing, but includes multiple rock scrambles and an elevation gain of 2,683...

Many people like to listen to Christmas music to get into the holiday spirit.

Listening to Christmas music is the best way to get in the holiday spirit

Adrian Kavazovic, Print Editor-in-Chief November 5, 2021

Now that the spooky season and fall festivities have come to an end, it’s time for the holiday season to be in the well deserved spotlight. Some people like to get into the holiday spirit by decorating...

A mix of Halloween candies.

My top five Halloween candies

Kasey Thompson, Yearbook Editor in Chief November 5, 2021

Being a junior in high school, I’ve long outgrown trick or treating, however I think every teenager still enjoys  the halloween candy. You’re never too old for sweets. When I was a kid, I always got...

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