Archive for January, 2010

Heating Up the Ice

Heating Up the Ice

Posted on 29. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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An improved hockey team looks forward to a winning season
By Parijat Jha
Recovering from a disappointing previous season, the Bears had much to improve when they stepped onto the ice this past November. For their first game on Nov. 27, the hockey team had the odds against them as they faced their opponent, the Centerville Elks, [...]

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A Little Flexibility

A Little Flexibility

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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To be put in place next year, the new flex credit system will allow students to test out of classes
By Noah Grumman
Six days a week, from November until February, sophomore Ben Mastruserio heads off to swim practice, often at 5:30 a.m. followed by a three hour after-school session. Swimming is arguably one of the toughest [...]

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Letter from the editor

Letter from the editor

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Like most publications, Arlingtonian has been affected by the economic recession.

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They took our jobs!

They took our jobs!

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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By Evan Smith ‘11
Immigration has always been a hot button topic in this nation. Issues surrounding how illegal aliens take over predominantly American jobs have brought the subject to the forefront of modern-day politics.
Relating to these matters of job loss, the other day I went into the Chipotle at Kingsdale Shopping Center and was infuriated [...]

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Cold Weather, Hot Fashion

Cold Weather, Hot Fashion

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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alisongilbert ’11 & mariapaskell ‘11
Winter fashion trends bring exciting new wardrobe choices
Ruffle Detailing

Seen on runways around the globe, one of the biggest trends this winter is the use of ruffle detailing. Ruffles provide a warm, romantic look, even during the coldest of winter months. Many designers, such as Jason Wu, Armani and Chloé, have emphasized [...]

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Public Disturbances of Affection

Public Disturbances of Affection

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Love-sick teenagers infiltrate, hallways, sickening onlookers
We all know those couples—the ones who cannot keep their hands off each other even if those around them are begging them to stop. Don’t get me wrong, these couples are good people and fun to be around—when they are apart. However, Public Displays of Affection have escalated to the [...]

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Searching for Subs

Searching for Subs

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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The quest for the best sandwich provides mixed review

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Gangs of New York

Gangs of New York

Posted on 28. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Thespians prepare for West Side Story, a play that brings many challenges for cast
By Eman Albash
After attending the West Side Story tryouts, junior Andrew Mariotti anxiously waited over the weekend for the cast list to be posted. As he walked up to the list in the morning, he was nervous and began to doubt himself. However, [...]

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Battle of the MP3’s

Battle of the MP3’s

Posted on 27. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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hannahjochem ’10
 
The iPod craze began in 2001, when Apple debuted its first generation iPod. The technology quickly took hold, as people realized the revolutionary capabilities of the device. According to TechCrunch, Apple sold 100 million iPods after just five years on the market while it took TV thirteen years to reach a market audience of [...]

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Clubbin’ in UA

Clubbin’ in UA

Posted on 26. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Mix of new, old clubs provides a variety of after-school opportunities
kristyhelscel ’11 & zoeywhitmeyer ’10
Ping pong playoff
Once the bell tones 3:05 p.m., most students rush to their lockers, eager to get home and forget about school. As some get dressed for practice, hit the weight room or even prep for an after-school nap, others [...]

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Kickin’ It Live Jan. 20, 2010

Kickin’ It Live Jan. 20, 2010

Posted on 22. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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This Kickin’ It Live episode highlights girls basketball and the upcoming musical production West Side Story.

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Mouthwatering Mania

Mouthwatering Mania

Posted on 21. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Students discuss the growth of the glorified vampire genre and the factors that have made it a worldwide phenomenon

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Kickin’ It Live Jan. 6, 2010

Kickin’ It Live Jan. 6, 2010

Posted on 11. Jan, 2010 by admin.

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Watch the Kickin’ It Live crew in their first episode of the new year.

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