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The Beat: Making up for days missed

The Beat: Making up for days missed

February 20, 2014

After county schools used more than the allotted number of snow days in the FCPS calendar, the Board of Education had to decide how to make up the missed days. On Feb. 12, FCPS decided that schools will be open on March 21 and April 14, as well as requesting a state waiver for April 21. “I’m...

The Box: Snowboarder Shaun White falls into music

The Box: Snowboarder Shaun White falls into music

By Taylor Green, Round Table Reporter

February 20, 2014

Shaun White, a USA snowboarder, failed to scoop up his third consecutive gold medal at the Winter Olympics on Feb. 11, falling on the poor halfpipe conditions in Sochi. White had previously pulled out of the snowboarding slopestyle event in order to focus more on the halfpipe.  White has changed his...

The Buzz: Biggest Loser winner sheds weight unhealthily

The Buzz: Biggest Loser winner sheds weight unhealthily

By Mary Kate Frey, Round Table Reporter

February 20, 2014

Last season’s winner of the Biggest Loser reality show, Rachel Frederickson, lost 155 pounds since the beginning of the show. Going from 260 pounds to 105 pounds, she left viewers to wonder if she is maintaining a healthy lifestyle. “She looks unhealthy. I believe she lost weight in an unheal...

The Buzz: Bieber becomes “Bizzle”

The Buzz: Bieber becomes “Bizzle”

By Samantha Yeager, Round Table Reporter

February 20, 2014

After recent encounters with drugs, alcohol and other crimes, pop-star Justin Bieber has seen some time in jail. The rebellious 19-year-old changed his name on Instagram to “Bizzle,” creating a lot of buzz about his intentions and new crowd of friends. “I think it’s a little bit stupid that...

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