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Three black-owned small businesses to check out

Semicolon Book Store- https://www.semicolonchi.com/  Phenomenal Woman – https://phenomenalwoman.us/  People of Color Beauty- https://www.peopleofcolorbeauty.com/  Supporting black-owned small businesses helps support and maintain the strength of local economies and communities. Especially during these tough times, it is important to provide jobs and opportunities.   There are a variety of black-owned small businesses that sell and provide different products […]

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Movies, books, and music to celebrate Black History Month

Movies: Hidden Figures  Hidden Figures is a biopic about three African American women in the 1960s and all their contributions to putting a man in space. Directed by Theodore Melfi and based on the nonfiction book by Margot Lee Shetterly, this movie showcases the forgotten stories of Katherine Johnson, Mary Jackson, and Dorothy Vaughan. While […]

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Valentine’s Day treats for your vegan or vegetarian Valentines

POV: It’s Valentine’s Day, and you want to show off all of your new quarantine baking skills and make some cute Valentine’s Day treats, but your best friend, boyfriend, girlfriend, or S/O is vegan. What even is a vegan and what can they even eat?  As alarming as being a vegan may sound, it’s really […]

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Albums of 2020-2021

Taylor Swift: Folklore  Folklore is pop singer Taylor Swift’s eighth album. Her top selling album varies from her other typically pop albums and has more of an indie alternative vibe. This album is filled with slow, calming songs about the highs and lows of romance.  Best Song: “The Last Great American Dynasty” Chloe x Halle: […]

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A guide to holiday gift giving – By Arie Battles and Campbell Garner

Small and thoughtful gifts   A small bluetooth speaker Phone or airpod case Any selfcare items  Portable charger Tile– a small bluetooth tracker A pocket/keychain wallet  Disposable camera  Reusable straws/cups/silverware Pepper spray keychain Socks Handmade items such as a clay bracelet or a personalized mug Letters  Small business to shop from Etsy https://www.etsy.com/  -marketplace of individual […]

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Everything students need to know at Godwin

How to properly construct an email  Use an appropriate greeting and properly address the reader.  Keep the message short and concise  Be polite  Thank the reader and sign your name.  Who is your grade level Administrator? 9th Grade – Mr. Torrence  cetorrence@henrico.k12.va.us 10th Grade – Mr. Engel maengel@henrico.k12.va.us 11th Grade – Mrs. Burbic  jeburbic@henrico.k12.va.us 12th […]

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What to watch in the Eagles’ nest: Take #1

What’s it all about?: “What to Watch in the Eagles’ Nest” is a column written by Opinion Page Editor, Alex Armbruster, which reviews television shows and movie recommendations to Eyrie readers. How the scoring system works: Each show or movie is scored on a 1 to 5 scale of “talons” (similarly to how one might […]

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Godwin graduates on their COVID-19 college experience

By Lucy Saunders and Gabby Kalinovsky For most students, college serves as a fresh start. It is their chance to meet new people, move out of their hometown, and pursue their passions.  But due to the worldwide pandemic, many colleges have remained closed, leaving students stuck at home, beginning their college experience through a computer […]

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Creating in quarantine

Summer break this year was not really what we expected it to be. A temporary school closure suddenly turned into a permanent one. The last day of school and the first day of summer was spent in the exact same place.  When cooped up at home with the vast internet at your fingertips, you can […]

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Staying safe and having fun in quarantine

Uncertain times have left many in distress about how they can have an enjoyable summer while keeping themselves and their families safe. Since the best way to stay safe is quarantining, here are some ways to keep yourself busy at home. Finding a new hobby is always a fantastic way to keep yourself busy! Some […]