Fans around the world mourn the death of Prince

Miyah Powe

Senior, Bullis High School, Potomac, MD

Spring 2016

Prince performing during halftime at Super Bowl XLI in 2007.

Prince performing during halftime at Super Bowl XLI in 2007.

This Spring was raining purple as cities across the United States and around the world mourned the death of music legend Prince on April 21.. He was found in an elevator at his Paisley Park home. Prince’s death was later determined to be caused by an accidental opioid overdose.  He was 57.  Fans flocked to his Paisley Park home and studios in Minnesota after hearing of his passing.
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Metro riders weary of security problems

Nick Mortensen

Senior, Annandale High School, Annandale, VA

Spring 2016

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DC Metrorail station platform

DC Metrorail station platform


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Advanced Placement vs. International Baccalaureate: Banneker students debate which is better

Caitlin Ballard

Junior, Benjamin Banneker High School, Washington, DC

Spring 2016

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Storm White is struggling with making a big decision that will impact the rest of her academic career.

Benjamin Banneker High School in NW Washington, DC.

Benjamin Banneker High School in NW Washington, DC.


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Greek sororities & fraternities are about more than parties & pot

Heleena Assefa

Sophomore, WT Woodson, Fairfax, VA

Spring 2016

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Sororities and Fraternities get a bad rap. Often times, Greek life is synonymous with debauchery and hedonism.  Take the 2014 movies Neighbors and its 2016 follow-up Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising.  Both focus on wild and rowdy parties at a fraternity and sorority house.  Is this stereotypical reputation, often the only portrayal of Greek life in movies, deserved?
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Straight Up: Urban Voice Spring 2015

2015-04-18 21.11.00Usher and Common perform at Washington, DC Earth Day Concert

 

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Sophomore Lila Bromberg – The Field School, Washington, DC

2015-04-18 21.10.02                                      Usher and Common perform at Washington, DC Earth Day Concert

 

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