Farewell, GWUOHS Seniors!

Ashley H., Contributor

June 2, 2017

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News, Student Profiles

It's that time of year again, readers. The end of the school year is bearing down upon us, and after this month, the Yawp will go into hibernation until the fall. However, let's not dwell on that. For though the 2016-2017 scho...

The White House in Chaos

Anushka H., Contributor

June 1, 2017

Filed under National News, News

While President Trump and his administration have generally had a rough start, the past week or so has been especially tumultuous. It began with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, a highly controversial move as Director Com...

The Importance of Special Elections

Anushka H., Contributor

April 20, 2017

Filed under National News, News

For the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about the special elections being held to fill the House of Representative seats left empty after President Trump’s cabinet nominations. Normally, these elections do not draw much att...

World News Snapshot – April 2017

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

April 17, 2017

Filed under Global News, News

April 2017. Here's what you need to know in the world: Tensions Escalate Over North Korea's Nuclear Program The New York Times calls the current tensions with North Korea a "Cuban missile crisis in slow motion." On Sund...

Opposition to Climate Change

Sophia N., World News

March 19, 2017

Filed under Global News

As Donald Trump’s administration kicks into high gear as they try to prove themselves, they result in making some seriously dramatic changes. One of the more recent changes was Trump’s proposition to slash the EPA budget,...

North Korean Conflict

Eric L., News

March 19, 2017

Filed under National News

On Sunday, new Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Chinese President Xi Jinping met in China to reaffirm the strong relationship between both countries and to discuss ongoing conflicts in the region. In the first meeting between...

World News Snapshot – March 2017

Stephanie Katherine Y., Co-Editor/Contributor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Global News, News

March 2017. Here's what you need to know in the world: Secretary of State says no nuclear talks with North Korea  Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said a freeze of the country's nuclear program was not enough and that ...

GWUOHS Faculty Profile – Spotlight: Mrs. Yvette (Nikki) Leighton

Dina S., Contributor

March 13, 2017

Filed under Feature, GWUOHS News

“I love seeing students succeed when they thought maybe they couldn't.” Mrs. Leighton is one of the social studies teachers of GWUOHS. She currently teaches World History, Modern World Studies, AP World History, AP Micro...

Being Silenced in America

Being Silenced in America

February 22, 2017

Obamacare- To Repeal or Not to Repeal?

Anushka H., Contributor

February 21, 2017

Filed under National News, News

With the recent change in presidential administrations, a shift in policies supported by the White House was to be expected. One of the foremost promises made by President Trump while on the campaign trail was the repeal of the...

2015’s Greatest Attack on Mankind – Paris Terror Attack

Stephanie Katherine Y., Global and National News

January 5, 2016

Filed under Feature, News, Top Stories

On Friday, November 13, 2015, the City of Lights was brought to its knees. Gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded....

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