Amid diverse cultures and backgrounds, the student body at Pimmit Hill Alternative High School share at least one thing in common: success on the most recent round of Virginia Standards of Learning, or SOL, exams.
There used to be a relatively simple formula for success in the music world. Craft a memorable single that a record company executive’s teenage son or daughter would enjoy, sign a record contract with said parent, tour to promote the record then sit back and collect pay checks and groupies […]
After 102 losses, Washington, D.C.’s long Nationals nightmare is over.
The term “raw talent” fits New York City singer-songwriter Jay Brannan to a “T.” He admits he knows little about the guitar, in fact he didn’t even know the names of the strings while writing most of his music. And yet, after just a few short years of open mic […]
Even though the spring sports schedule officially began more than a month ago at George Mason High School, the varsity girls soccer team had yet to have a practice with their entire squad present.
“Give me a break. This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I’ve ever seen.” Thus spoke Bill Clinton last Monday night, exasperated by Barack Obama’s claim that he — unlike Hillary Clinton — had been consistently right (or wrong, depending on your point of view) on the Iraq war.
Latin Bands Turning Up More & More Often At State Theatre, Bringing Big Crowds With Them Falls Church resident Joey Carrasquillo, 31, has been playing percussion in bands all his life but success has come much more readily to him in the last four years in his newly formed band […]
In their first season as a varsity sport last year, the upstart George Mason High School swim team surprised a few teams en route to becoming one of the more potent Single A clubs in the state.
If their first game against Seton High School was any indication, the close-knit Mustangs will be a force to be reckoned with throughout this year, as they blasted their opponents, 65-39, behind a potent defensive effort.
It will be an offseason of great change for the New York Yankees, but it seems that the flawed perceptions of the team’s ownership will endure, despite George Steinbrenner ceding operational control to his sons Hal and Hank. Last weekend, Hank Steinbrenner fired back at soon-to-be former manager Joe Torre. […]