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Godwin students achieve fame on TikTok

TikTok has become a popular video-sharing platform where users upload content anywhere from 15 seconds to three minutes in length. According to Business Insider, there were almost 66 million users in the United States in 2020.  Two Godwin students, senior Keara Rogers and junior Hannah Sarte, have recently amassed an impressive following on the app, […]

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How Godwin’s Black Student Union has been contributing to the school community

The Godwin Black Student Union (BSU) is an organization dedicated to creating a confident and connected African American student body that can contribute to the greater community through leadership, academic, and extracurricular success.  The BSU strives to build strong interracial relationships among the Godwin community and use ethnic identities as a tool to empower and […]

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Analysis: Amendment 1 and what it means for gerrymandering

“As early as the middle of the seventeenth century, the government of Virginia was a government of the tobacco planters, by the tobacco planters, and for the tobacco planters. Restrictions on the suffrage and distribution of representative seats secured their political dominance,” writes historian Brent Tarter in his 2019 book, Gerrymanders.  From the first gerrymandered […]

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Analysis: A look into Virginia’s Election Day results and what it tells us about the future

On the night of Nov. 3, the presidential election in Virginia was called for the Democratic candidate Joe Biden, and the former Vice President laid claim to all of the state’s 13 electoral college votes. According to the Virginia Department of Elections, Biden won Henrico County by a margin of around 29 percent—or 53,000 votes—but […]

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Godwin’s library goes virtual

Stocked with an assortment of books, printers, and other materials, the Godwin library provides students with resources and a place to spend time during school. The pandemic, however, has forced the library to move to a completely virtual format and to conduct all their otherwise in-person events over Microsoft Teams. To adjust to this new […]

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Juniors’ mask business supports community

With increasing COVID-19 cases, face coverings have now been made mandatory in several US states, including Virginia, in indoor public settings. However, due to growing demand and mass popularity, cloth face masks have become harder to come by. Shipping delays, costs, and even lack of nearby stores might render citizens mask-less during a global pandemic […]