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    Titans Take Thanksgiving During A Pandemic

    Holidays are normally a time of happiness and joy where families gather together and celebrate; however, due to the coronavirus pandemic, families have been forced to change their normal plans and opt for more covid-friendly approaches to the holiday season. How are T.C. students and families planning a Thanksgiving with corona?

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    Among Us Review

    Although initially released in June of 2018, one of the many games that has grown in popularity during quarantine is called Among Us. The game is hilarious and a great way to pass the time while stuck at home.

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    Proposed Taylor Run Restoration Ignites Angered Opposition

    Critics of the project are demanding the city reevalute the effects of the project before it is implemented. Mena Spencer, Nikki Harris, Hunter Langley Ever since Alexandria announced a planned restoration to Taylor Run Park earlier this year, residents have been quick to voice their opinions on the matter. “Save Taylor Run” signs have popped up on virtually every other street in the areas nearby, and Alexandria residents have assembled opposition to the implementation of the current plan.  The proposed Taylor Run Restoration, which is set to be implemented around the fall of next year and will take about a year to complete, would raise the stream bed that sits…

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    Creepy Kids and ’80s Fashion Culminate In The Perfect Ghost Story In Netflix’s The Haunting of Bly Manor

    Netflix's 2018 series The Haunting of Hill House was a modern ghost story that arrived at “too nice” of an ending. Based loosely on the Shirley Jackson novel, it chronicled the way violence leaves a hole in the world, and how trauma lingers. But it also was simply the story of a broken family and how each member was affected by the horrible things that had haunted their childhood home.

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    The Titan Underground Vol. 2: Ariana Harbin

    This second edition of The Titan Underground features a musician who grew up in Alexandria and graduated from T.C. Williams in 2013. Ariana Harbin, a songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who has established herself in D.C.’s music scene, is the vocalist and bandleader of jazz-soul ensemble Sweet Something as well as a solo artist.

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    Where Do We Go From Here?

    There is an end in sight to Virtual Plus+ learning for all Alexandria City Public Schools (ACPS) students, unfortunately, it appears to be at the end of a very long tunnel. Through a series of meetings with the School Board, ACPS recently proposed their plan to return to in-person learning starting as early as November. However, the plan to return does not include every grade in ACPS at the beginning.

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    Club Profile: Titans Fine Art Society

    The Titans Fine Art Society is one of the many new clubs at T.C. this year. It was founded by juniors Fiona Donovan and Gwen Peace to inspire people to continue making art. Senior Caroline Mitchell, Treasurer, says that she wanted to join the club because always wanted to be a member of an art club at T.C.

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    New TC Teachers Seeing ‘the Light in the Challenges’

    Reagan Bradshaw It wasn’t until Kellie Yencer’s thirty first year of teaching that she met her greatest challenge as an educator: teaching virtually during a pandemic.  Yencer, hired at the beginning of the 2020 school year, is a Spanish II and III teacher that should be teaching at the Minnie Howard Campus. Instead, she finds herself teaching classes from her home.  Yencer isn’t alone. There are about two dozen new T.C. teachers that are adjusting to a new school and a new world, teaching in the virtual environment. One new teacher Cecelia Baggot has not even been inside her classroom. Baggot, an Earth Science teacher, has taken it in stride…