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Tamia Windless (’26) dribbles back down the court as she gets ready to shoot. This past season was Windless’ first time on the varsity basketball team.

Tamia Windless shares experience as only Grade 9 athlete in varsity basketball

Lily Rose Aysoy, Reporter May 24, 2023

Tamia Windless (’26) has been playing basketball for five years and said she tried out for a school team because it has always been her favorite sport. She is the only Grade 9 athlete on the girls varsity...

Ja Morant dribbles the ball up the court for the Memphis Grizzlies April 27. He had been suspended indefinitely after being caught with a firearm while travelling with the team, his second suspension after a similar offense in March.

Ja Morant’s firearm incidents prompt concern around influence of athletes’ actions

Colton Stenson, Reporter May 22, 2023

NBA player Temetrius Jamel Morant, also known as Ja Morant, flashed a firearm in a video posted on social media May 13. A similar violation of NBA regulations was captured March 4 when Morant flashed a...

The new asylum rule enforced by the Biden Administration applies to migrants who cross the U.S.-Mexico border illegally, excluding unaccompanied migrant children. Thousands of migrants anticipated the end of Title 42 along the 2,000 mile border with Mexico.

Title 42 expiration prompts discourse on immigration

Sophia Hsu, Reporter May 19, 2023

The Title 42 Expulsion program concerning immigration into the U.S. expired May 11, coinciding with President Joe Biden’s announcement of the conclusion of the COVID-19 public health emergency, according...

Alumnus Peter Stevenson visits the school April 20. Stevenson is a senior political producer for the Washington Post and worked on a project that won a Pulitzer prize related to coverage of climate change in 2015.

Alumnus Peter Stevenson reflects on career highlights at The Washington Post

Clara Martinez, Editor-in-Chief May 16, 2023

The day of Jan. 6, 2021, Peter Stevenson, a senior political producer for The Washington Post and alumnus, was a mile away from the Capitol in Washington, D.C. As Trump supporters began to invade the Capitol,...

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