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Artists youre sleeping on in 2020

Artists you’re sleeping on in 2020

Elizabeth Humphreys, A&E Editor February 24, 2020

The world of artistry is certainly almost entirely about audience choice, of which music they are going to choose to continue listening to. Within these margins, however, it is evident that the public...

Junior, Sophia Powell prepares traditional American sugar cookies to give out during tomorrows International Fest. This is one of dozens of dishes that will be available to sample during tomorrows event.

A night of celebration

Thomas Lohman, Reporter February 21, 2020

Enjoying a Samosa, learning about Combatting Intolerance class, watching the hidden talents of Highlanders. These would all seem like good nights separately, but together they are slated to create...

This is the movie poster created for the sequel. It includes the new character apart of the love triangle.

To All the Boys: P.S. This Sequel Wasn’t Necessary

Swetha Manimaran, Reporter February 21, 2020

 "To All the Boys I've Loved Before" might have helped start Noah Centineo's career in the spotlight, but the sequel to this movie should be kept in the shadows. "To All the Boys: P.S. I Still Love...

 Mando walks away from a wreckage with his partner, The Child. (Image labeled for reuse)

The Mandalorian review: This is the way

Arnav Gupta, Reporter February 21, 2020

Season one was eventful for The Mandalorian, with suspenseful plot, developing characters, and plenty of cliffhangers. This show offers a new perspective to Star Wars, one that has never been seen...

TheatreMcLean celebrates their victory on stage at regionals

TheatreMcLean advances to VHSL States

Michelle Cheng, A&E Editor February 20, 2020

The audience erupts in applause as the one act comes to an end. TheatreMclean takes a bow as the stage lights dim, hoping that their performance was enough to carry them to the next round of the VHSL competition....

Grace Frazee works on her most recent art piece during class. She is using an exacto knife to cut out lines where she will later place red string.

Amazing Grace

Jessica Opsahl-Ong , Managing Editor February 19, 2020

Grace Frazee always gets ideas at the worst times. When she’s trying to do her homework, go to sleep or listen to her therapist, she’ll get artistic inspiration for another piece and have to write...

App Waze is used by people around the world, Including McLean

Best Navigation apps

Andy Chung , Reporter February 18, 2020

Millions of drivers around the world rely on navigation apps like google maps to commute to work or go places that they are not familiar with. With so many choices, what is really the best navigation app...

Your Weekly Bachelor Recap

Erica Bass and Emily Friedman February 14, 2020

Want weekly recaps, Bachelor quizzes, or in-depth episode analysis? You've found the right spot! Bookmark this page and come back for frequent additions of all things Bachelor. Only the best for America's...

Seniors Sophia Belevedere and Kadijat Oyediran dance and sing to the song Sweet Caroline at Karaoke night. This is one of many performances of night, which included renditions of Billionare by Bruno Mars and Oops I did it again by Taylor Swift.

Karaoke night comes to McLean High School

Thomas Lohman, Reporter February 4, 2020

As seniors, Sophia Belvedere, Kadijat Oyediran, and Sarah Solis finished their rendition of "Sweet Caroline" clapping and laughter filled the lecture hall, as the audience relished in the light-hearted...

Han leads the cello section of Philharmonic Orchestra in a school concert during his junior year. This year, he will play the Haydn  Concerto in C Major as his senior solo.

Han-dling musical success

Ally Liu, Copy Editor February 3, 2020

Senior Steve Han started playing cello after he heard his cousin playing it at a family reunion.  “It might sound weird if I just say a natural connection, but that’s what I felt. More than...

A classic karaagedon (soy sauce marinated fried chicken) sits on top and a classic mix katsudon (combination of chicken and shrimp) sits at the bottom. The cup contains barley tea.

Bury yourself in Donburi

Ally Liu, Copy Editor February 2, 2020

When thinking of Tysons II (Tysons Galleria), images of glass chandeliers, expensive brands, and snobby rich people may come to mind. While that may or may not be true, I found a unique dining experience...

The album cover for Rare is a visual representation of how Gomez has grown since the release of Revival.

Selena Gomez’s Rare is one in a million

Grace Gould, Online Editor January 29, 2020

Over four years ago Selena Gomez released her last album Revival, where she showed how she had outgrown her Disney days. Since the release of that album she has been generally missing from the music industry,...

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