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Freshmen book review: The Bluest Eye

This year, as required by the English class curriculum, freshmen read “The Bluest Eye” by Nobel Prize winning author Toni Morrison. Unlike “Fences” by August Wilson, our previous reading assignment, this book stood out to me, so I didn’t Sparknotes my way through the unit. I actually read the book, and really enjoyed it. In

Cousins Leads Redskins to Playoffs

In 2012, the Washington Redskins traded several first round picks to draft a quarterback to lead the team to the playoffs. They also drafted Kirk Cousins. In his first season, Kirk Cousins watched from the sideline as quarterback, Robert Griffin III led the Redskins to the playoffs. Injuries and poor play gave Cousins some playing