Trump Argues Mexico Will Build the Wall

Tahirih Njang, Staff Writer

January 29, 2019

Since the United States presidential election in 2016, there has been continuous talk of building a border wall to further separate the United States and Mexico. The main objective of this plan, which then-candidate Donald Tru...

2019-2020 MCPS Calendar Released

Tahirih Njang, Staff Writer

December 19, 2018

The long-awaited final calendar for the MCPS 2019-2020 school year has officially been released. The official calendar sees Montgomery County students beginning school on Tuesday, September 3rd, and finishing on Monday, June 15th. The...

2018 Midterm Elections Bring Excitement & Change

Hurelayn Abdu, Editor-in-chief

December 19, 2018

On November 6, midterm elections were held, and they generated some extraordinary results. Voter turnout was record breaking, with the United States Election Project estimating that 47% of eligible voters cast a ballot in this...

PB Homecoming Pep Rally

Giodona Campbell, Staff Writer

December 6, 2018

To wrap up homecoming week, students rolled into the football stadium on a windy Friday for the annual all-school pep rally. Seniors, in their all-black attire, gathered at the upper left corner of the field as Spanish music f...

Thousand Oaks Shooting Leaves Thirteen Dead

Tahirih Njang, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018

On the night of November 7, 2018, fatal shots broke out inside of a Thousand Oaks, California country bar often occupied by college students. The shooting resulted in thirteen fatalities, one of those being the shooter himself...

Pray for Pittsburgh

Tahirih Njang, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

In the wake of the recent Pittsburgh synagogue shooting in late October, the pressing issue of anti-semitism has once again come to life. The fatal mass shooting at the Tree of Life Congregation left 11 dead, as well as six of...

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