Virginia Beach Municipal Center Shooting beckons another discussion of gun control

Will McCracken

June 10, 2019

As long as I can remember, “shooter drills” or internal lockdowns as described by the school, have been a part of my experience within the school. Something ordinary, something I could expect to happen a few times each passing...

My desensitizing journey while watching The Walking Dead

Mackenzie Bernas

May 15, 2019

By Mackenzie Bernas As homework and projects started crushing me with their infamous invisible yet migraine-inducing pressure, I knew it was time to hunt for a new TV show that would let my mind take its long-due vacation. M...

Something in the Water puts VB on the map

Jill Grinnell

May 7, 2019

By Jill Grinnell I wish I could relive every moment of Pharrell Williams’ Something in the Water music festival. From seeing famous artists like SZA and Travis Scott perform on a stage built on the beach at 5th Street two w...

Are waitlists an opportunity or a scam?

Allie Boulier

April 25, 2019

By Allie Boulier   “Abandon all hope, ye who enter here”—Are these the words inscribed at the gates of hell or the unspoken message of college waitlists?   Getting waitlisted is an entirely different be...

2020 Presidential candidates

Will McCracken, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

By Will McCracken As America’s campaign season creeps earlier and earlier each election cycle, the campaigning has already begun!  As Trump’s first term has reached the halfway mark, the next round of elections is just...

Gift buying: A nightmare before Christmas

Katie Smith

December 21, 2018

By Katie Smith The Christmas season is filled with laughter and joy until we remember the stress that comes with buying gifts for people. It seems like a simple process. All you have to do is ask someone what they want, yo...

“thank u, next”: What it means to move on from messy relationships

Deanna Thoma

November 15, 2018

By Deanna Thoma Thanks to Ariana Grande and her newest single “thank u, next,” everyone is feeling the emotions of heartbreak, and for what? People don’t realize that this isn’t a breakup anthem, it’s about the v...

Spooky time is the best time of the year

Dylan Stanford

November 1, 2018

By Dylan Stanford Ladies and gentlemen, it’s spooky time! Also known as the absolute best time of the year. The leaves are changing, the weather is getting cooler, and all the great candies and Netflix movies are out. Pers...

Deanna’s Diary: The chaos of homecoming

Deanna Thomas

October 1, 2018

By Deanna Thomas   So here’s the tea. Let’s talk about homecoming, a great time to have relationships for a week to just break up the Monday after the dance, where drama starts and ends, and a really good excuse to dr...