• Feature,  News

    Dear Class of 2020, We Haven’t Forgotten About You

    On June 13, 2020, the city lit up red, white, and blue to celebrate the graduating seniors from Alexandria’s only public high school, T.C. Williams. Hundreds flocked to the illuminated George Washington Masonic National memorial for photo ops and farewells and the celebration of a pivotal teenage moment, graduation, in an unexpected way.

  • Feature,  News

    Happy 60th Birthday Mr. Yach!

    On March 13, Titan students, teachers, and staff left T.C. Williams amid the coronavirus pandemic's emergence in the United States. Now, ten months later, most students and staff are still at home, but King Street campus food services, custodial support, and Helpdesk staff never left.

  • News

    Behind the Gossip

    While perusing Instagram over the summer, T.C. students may have seen some mysterious anonymous gossip accounts surface: @tcwilliamstea and @tcwhs_ships. Inspired by a trend on the popular social media app Tik Tok, the owners of these accounts compiled gossip, known to Gen Z as “tea,” and relationship pairings or “ships” to post.

  • News,  Opinion

    Spoiler Alert: It Gets Worse

    While in seventh period, your phone starts blowing up—texts, Twitter notifications, Instagram stories, and reposts all flood in about what is going on in Washington D.C. There are thousands of protesters and rioters in the streets of the nation’s capital to support the president and his false claims of a stolen election. And then you see it: hundreds of people violently storming the Capitol building, wielding Trump flags, Make America Great Again hats, and the occasional assault rifle. They are stealing, breaking, and vandalizing the Capitol, and now four are dead.

  • Style

    Digital Creator on the Rise: nima!

    From productivity vlogs and montages to gift guides and advice, 23-year-old Northern Virginia-based YouTuber and blogger Nima is the go-to internet personality for all things creative, inspiring, and honest. Unlike other digital creators, Nima purposefully remains “nicheless,” sharing authentic content that does not fall into one category. Her platforms are a space for her to share whatever she wants and connect with a community of individuals with similar interests.

  • News

    Twenty Years in Old Town

    Following a wave of small business closures in Alexandria throughout the coronavirus pandemic, the beloved secondhand bookstore, Book Bank, closed its doors for good. Book Bank joins the list of small businesses that permanently closed during this time, including Aftertime Comics, The Christmas Attic, Blüprint Chocolatiers, and Nectar Coffee and Wine Bistro, among other independently-owned establishments in Old Town and Del Ray.