Atheists There are roughly 34 million adults in the United States who claim no religious denomination. Straight Up: Urban Voice junior Hannah Cuthbertson of Kettle Run High in Warrenton, VA, […]
Bounty Scandal Everyone knows football is a rough and tumble sport. However, eyebrows are raised when we learn that players are paid a “bounty” to brutally take out the competition. […]
Private School Diversity All private schools claim to be champions of diversity. Some make valient efforts. Some are successful, most are not. Public school figures for Maryland show a diversity […]
Dumpster diving, or “urban foraging,” as it is sometimes called, usually occurs behind grocery stores or other food establishments where food is thrown out as soon as it reaches its expiration date. But a relatively new group of Dumpster divers has emerged: those who don’t necessarily need to Dumpster dive.
In the whirlwind that is most commonly known as senior year, it is almost impossible for a high school senior to go a few days without the question “What are you going to major in?”
First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move! Campaign was designed to help decrease the amount of obese and overweight children in America.
A flipped classroom is one that teaches through a variety of methods that uses computer technology where students go home and watch a lesson. They then go to school with the lesson already learned and are able to do what would normally be homework in class with their teacher present for questions.
Twitter broke the news of Whitney Houston’s death 27 minutes before the first news organization. The death of Osama Bin Laden was announced play-by-play on Twitter prior to any journalist nabbing the story. Why was the ability to search for key words and find “trends” not an original feature of Twitter?
When Marc Scher wanted to expand his advertising, he turned to Facebook.
His family’s seventy-nine year old business, located in Pocomoke City, Md., began using Facebook in August 2009. An icon on the top right corner of the store’s website invites people to visit its Facebook page. Four years later, Scher’s page has garnered over 3,000 likes on Facebook, more than 200 photos and dozens of positive posts and comments.
As Fairfax County’s first charter school proposal prepares to go before the county’s school board this summer, some parents –and students–question whether the charter school is necessary.