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MARIJUANA LEGALIZATION IS LONG OVERDUE

June 5, 2020

      On April 12, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam decriminalized simple possession of cannabis, permittin...

Black transwoman and activist Marsha P. Johnson.

FACADE OF INCLUSION: RACIAL DISCRIMINATION IN GAY COMMUNITY

June 5, 2020

      “When I think of Marsha P Johnson, I think of someone who are kids today, who are gay, know ...

Schools in Germany setting up to return to school in the coming weeks, now with socially distanced tables among measures to prevent the spread of COVID.

A NEW NORMAL: POSSIBLE OPTIONS FOR FALL RETURN

June 5, 2020

     Imagine students returning to physical school in the fall, except only twice a week,with the othe...

CLASS OF 2020 SENIOR DESTINATIONS

CLASS OF 2020 SENIOR DESTINATIONS

June 5, 2020

Each year, the Watchdog publishes the graduating class' plans for after high school. Below is a list...

Beruk posing for his senior portrait. Photo Courtesy of Jennifer Fargo.

REMEMBERING BERUK

June 5, 2020

      Beruk Mezgabu Kassa, age 19, passed away early last month from a heart attack.       Be...

Protesters marched in outrage over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12 year old black boy, who was shot dead while playing with a toy gun. Photo Courtesy of CNN

RACIAL INJUSTICE: THE BLACK STRUGGLE IN AMERICA

June 5, 2020

      America, the land of the free, created on the principles that we are all created equal and gu...

The Democratic Socialists of America rallying in New York City.

IS AMERICA’S FUTURE SOCIALIST?

April 30, 2020

      The word “socialism” has plagued 2020 election discourse, a term used most prominently to...

CORONAVIRUS: THE GLOBAL CRISIS OF THE NEW DECADE

CORONAVIRUS: THE GLOBAL CRISIS OF THE NEW DECADE

April 30, 2020

      What began as a crisis relevant only to a single country transformed into a global extremity in a ma...

LIFE AS A SHUT-IN: WHAT MOVIE SHOULD WE WATCH TONIGHT?

LIFE AS A SHUT-IN: WHAT MOVIE SHOULD WE WATCH TONIGHT?

April 30, 2020

When you’re tired of watching The Office for the tenth time, these are some movies that might be wor...

SPEEDING DRIVERS RESULT IN NO SURVIVORS

SPEEDING DRIVERS RESULT IN NO SURVIVORS

April 30, 2020

Editor’s Note: The following letter by Westfield senior Kyle Whippen appeared in the Fairfax Times...

RETIRING ASSISTANT DSA: JAMIE SHEPHERD

April 30, 2020

      Whether it is coaching football and basketball,  hanging track record boards, repainting the l...

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