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How Ballet is Affecting Teens Body Images

How Ballet is Affecting Teens Body Images

How Young Women at Oakton are Affected by Participating in Ballet
Jade Brooks September 22, 2021

There has always been a stigma that Ballerinas have to be skinny, but why? Studies have shown that young women previously or currently dancing ballet are more likely to  be preoccupied with weight, eating...

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Russell Westbrook sets another record for triple-doubles

Westbrook breaks Wilt's record for triple-doubles in a month as Washington pushes for a playoff spot
Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer April 29, 2021

Throughout Russell Westbrook’s illustrious thirteen-year career, he has been idolized for many elements of his game - his monstrous dunks, lockdown defense, and visionary leadership. But over the years,...

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Anthony Davis Returning from Injury

What does the Return of Anthony Davis mean for L.A
Anshul Sreenivas April 29, 2021

Last weekend the Los Angeles Lakers announced that Anthony Davis will be returning from his Achilles injury. Davis played against the Dallas Mavericks last Thursday, and it is definitely something to talk...

Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects Heading into Draft Night

Top 10 NFL Draft Prospects Heading into Draft Night

Nathan Henriques, Staff Writer April 28, 2021

This year’s draft is stacked, but who’s the best of the best? The NFL 2021 Draft class is absolutely stacked with talent. This year’s class may be the best in the past decade. There are several...

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NBA Playoffs Predictions

With the season coming to a close, it’s time to look at the Playoff bracket!
Kaleb Steele, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

The NBA Playoffs is a four round, seven games series per round. The team first to four wins, wins the series. Seeds 7th - 10th in each conference participate in a play in tournament. The tournament was...

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Can the Washington Wizards Make the NBA Playoffs?

They May Have a Chance to Sneak in
Artin Saadat, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

The Washington Wizards had high expectations going into the 2020-2021 NBA season, with their offseason acquisition of former MVP Russell Westbrook. However, after their 5 and 15 start and Westbrook’s...

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Baylor beats Gonzaga to win 2021 NCAA championship

Analyzing Baylor's success and examining future implications for the team
Viraj Khetan, Staff Writer April 16, 2021

On April 5th, 2021, the Baylor Bears defeated the Gonzaga Bulldogs 86-70 to win their 1st NCAA championship in history. From the starting tipoff, Baylor hit the gas pedal and maintained a high pace of...

MLB opening day of the 2021 season, and here’s what we know.

Aubrey Leverett, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

As the nation tumbles through 2021, Major League Baseball finds its way back, just as in previous years. Spring training has come to a close, bringing out baseball fans around the country. Opening Day...

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Was the 2020 NBA draft the Greatest draft?

Analyzing the 2020-21 NBA rookies
Anshul Sreenivas April 15, 2021

This season we have seen some of the best rookies we have seen in years. Usually there will be one or two rookies who really show out in their rookie season, but this year it has been a different case. Starting...

Who is the Best Mens Basketball Tournament Champion in the past decade?

Who is the Best Men’s Basketball Tournament Champion in the past decade?

Nathan Henriques, Staff Writer April 15, 2021

Over the past decade there has only been a few completely dominant champs but who’s the best? Over the last ten years, there have been years when the champ scraps by each game by an inch such as the...

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2021 NBA Draft Predictions

It’s time to take a look at the NBA Draft board.
April 14, 2021

The 2021 NBA draft will be taking place on July 29, 2021.  The draft is a one night, nationally broadcasted event that consists of two rounds, sixty picks total. The first 14 draft picks are determined...

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Exploring the QB Options for the Washington Football Team

Many believe Washington is just "a QB away". But who exactly could that be?
Max Dolinh, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

For the first time since maybe 2012 and RG3’s magical rookie season, it seems like there is genuine hope in Washington, D.C. for the football team’s future. Bruce Allen has been completely ousted and...

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