Category Archives: Features

Feature stories from our staff, including profiles of people and places of interest to our community.

Big and Little Ways to Save the World

The air we breathe and the water we drink are more polluted than ever, wildlife habitats are being destroyed, and the world…

Photo Cred: Rhiannon Boyd

What Are You Eating?

Have you ever wondered what you are eating? How it came to be placed in front of you? What exactly is in…

The Sport of Diving

“Ellie, 5122 D: forward somersault one twist free DD 1.9, Caroline on deck.” The announcer’s voice blurs into background noise as I…

Women in Hollywood (Or, The Lack Thereof…)

If I were to ask you to name a famous movie director, you might name Steven Spielberg or Martin Scorsese. Maybe you’d…

Showcasing the “Flipped” Classroom

Have you ever just wanted to hit pause on your teacher? Have you ever needed to rewind? On the other hand, have…

The Evolution of the James River

According to their website, the James River Park System has over 1,300,000 visitors annually, the highest number of any parks in Richmond,…

A Closer Look at the Vaccine Controversy

Vaccines have saved hundreds of thousands of lives, and they will prevent 322 million illnesses in those children vaccinated in just the last 20…

The Collegiate Work Force

Although it may appear to be relatively easy to be a high school student, many adults sometimes forget the difficulties of finding balance…

UNICEF: Helping Children Worldwide

Established over 70 years ago by the United Nations General Assembly, UNICEF (United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund) has since worked to…

WrestleMania 33

The ultimate thrill ride. The Superbowl of wrestling. Welcome to the emotion! This is WrestleMania! WrestleMania 33 was broadcast live from Orlando, Florida…