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  • TIME to Break the Silence

    TIME to Break the Silence

    Caroline Boda, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 8, 2018

    For nearly 100 years now, TIME Magazine has annually named an individual or group of individuals Person of the Year, recognizing the substantial impact they had on the media that year. This year’s edition, which was released in December, featured the faces of five women as well as an anonymous arm. Th...

    This year’s TIME Person of the Year, which was released in December, featured the faces of five women as well as an anonymous arm.

    Courtesy of TIME

  • The Ups and Downs from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    The Ups and Downs from Star Wars: The Last Jedi

    Grant Blumberg

    February 5, 2018

    For the past three years, moviegoers were able to start off the holiday season right with a new Star Wars film. Star Wars: The Last Jedi was the most recent addition to the saga, and director Rian Johnson had a monumental task to follow up the story of the highly rated 2015 film, The Force Awakens. The hype in ...

    Star Wars: The Last Jedi was the most recent addition to the Star Wars saga.

    Lindsey Bowers

  • The Hawaiian Missile Crisis: The Implications of a False Alarm

    The Hawaiian Missile Crisis: The Implications of a False Alarm

    Nathan Dent, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2018

    For the early-rising residents of Hawaii, the morning of January 13 was just another day in paradise. The sun had risen at 7:11 a.m., and locals and tourists alike were gearing up for another normal day. That all changed shortly after 8 a.m., when a mass alert appeared on the screen of every smartp...

    After 8 a.m. on January 13, a mass alert appeared on the screen of every smartphone in Hawaii.

    Courtesy of NY Daily News

  • The 2018 Golden Globes: Shining the Spotlight on Sexual Assault

    The 2018 Golden Globes: Shining the Spotlight on Sexual Assault

    Fiona Flaherty, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2018

    The 75th Golden Globes arrived at a time of uproar in the entertainment industry. In October of 2017, famed producer Harvey Weinstein was accused of sexual assault, igniting a call for change from women industry-wide. When coupled with a turbulent political year, this upheaval and controversy made t...

    Perhaps the most talked about event of the Globes was Oprah Winfrey’s acceptance speech for the Cecil B. de Mille lifetime achievement award.

    Courtesy of CBS News

  • Why is there Snow School?

    Why is there Snow School?

    Sofia Dalton, Sentry Staff Reporter

    February 5, 2018

    The morning of a possible snow day in Arlington County features a mix of exhilarated students and fretful parents running to check their computers and phones for the announcement that will either send them back to bed or outside to clean their cars. “Snow days,” or the cancellation of school due ...

    A snow day is decided by a team of Arlington Public Schools administrators who work together to make the best decision possible.

    Courtesy of ARL now

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