Common Sense

President Joe Bidens approval ratings have dropped significantly in the past month due to the failure to remove troops from Afghanistan in a timely manner. Its an open book to see how this impacts the rest of his presidency.
Afghanistan crisis leads to dip in presidential approval ratings
Simon Kidane, managing editor • September 21, 2021
Students spend lunch with friends inside the main gym due to a rainy day, while trying to social distance.
MCPS Board of Education discusses plans for school year
Brett Halpern, staff writer • September 21, 2021
Students exit bus 5307 in the morning. “We saw for sure the first week of school, there were some buses coming in late. As of this week, there is one bus were monitoring that we are still seeing coming in at 7:45, Principal Kimberly Boldon said.
Bus driver shortage disrupts routes county-wide
Ellie Cowen, editor-in-chief • September 19, 2021
Long Island Expressway in New York City is shut down as Hurricane Ida rolls through New York on Sept. 1.
Hurricane Ida forces college students to evacuate
Josie Rosenstein, managing editor • September 17, 2021
Sonia Vees Cupcakes has interesting flavors including vanilla chip raspberry and drizzle.
Sonia Vee: baking wizard
Rae Weinstein, opinion editor • May 25, 2021
The NFL draft begins at 8 p.m. on Thursday, Apr. 29 in Cleveland, Ohio.
With NFL Draft fast approaching, here’s everything you need to know
Jake Hoffman, staff writer • April 27, 2021
Coach Casey Fletcher converses with the team before practice.
Field hockey team welcomes new coach
Mandy Schoen, staff writer • March 27, 2021
Senior Tyler Konigsberg celebrates his future endeavors in his new Babson College merchandise.
Seniors commit to college despite ongoing pandemic
Jamie Stern, managing editor • February 19, 2021
The World Trade Centers North Tower, engulfed in flames moments after American Airlines flight 11 strikes.
How America has changed in the 20 years since 9/11
Ethan Lenkin, long form news editor • September 22, 2021
See the endless possibilities of What If...? on Disney+
What If...? leads fans down new paths
Alec Fleischer, reviews editor • September 20, 2021
Senior and SGA Co-President Nick Jones helps sophomore Ewere Elbuiazor work on games, tickets and prizes for the Oct. 16 homecoming dance.
What's underway in SGA?
Nico DePalma, editor-in-chief • September 20, 2021
Puzzles exist in different types and require different skills depending on the puzzle.
Dylan’s piece of the puzzle: categories and strategies
Dylan Cohen, back page editor • September 20, 2021
Senior Anna Keneally flies across the field to goal with supernatural speed.
Anna’s Book Nook: ‘We Ride Upon Sticks’ by Quan Barry
Anna Keneally, editor-in-chief • September 19, 2021
Commissioned in 1939 and completed in 1940, the Pope-Leighey House is one of only 60 Usonian houses constructed by Wright.  It is encouraged that our readers experience the true beauty of this location for themselves.
Gems in the shadows: The Pope-Leighey House
Joshua M. Freedman, editor-in-chief • September 19, 2021
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