AROUND THE BEND

Riverview Trick or Treat

Justin Sexton

January 4, 2019

On October 29th, DECA held a Halloween event to help kids at Riverview Elementary that are less fortunate for Halloween. The principal of Riverview, Mrs. Gardner contacted Riverbend Deca and asked if they could assist in a event...

College Night

Cheyanne Moore

January 4, 2019

On Wednesday, October 18th, Spotsylvania Towne Center held its annual college night. The event was held from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Multiple Universities/Colleges from all over country set up tables inside of the Spotsylvania Towne...

The Departures Of The Trump Administration

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

As we to dive into the frequent and strange departures of those who were involved in the Trump Administration, we question and wonder what it is like to be a part of President Trump’s team. I feel as if this is a soap opera...

A Tribute to Stephen Hawking

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

May 2, 2018

Stephen Hawking, world renowned cosmologist, theoretical physicist, and hero to many passed away at the age of 76 years old on March 14, 2018. Hawking’s autobiography, My Brief History, is available at most bookstores and from...

Pulse Point

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

By the end of this sentence, there have been a thousand deaths from sudden cardiac arrest (SCA). SCA takes one life every two minutes, making it the leading cause of death each year. This is more than breast cancer, lung cancer,...

Trump V CA

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

On March 6, 2018, the Trump administration decided to take action to oppose California by filing a lawsuit amounting in a pre-emptive strike against their three “Sanctuary State” laws. Current California law protects undocumented...

Going for Gold

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

The Winter Olympics just concluded and the passion from each and every competitor showed during game. The U.S. was led by Erin Hamlin at the opening ceremony, a bronze medalist in luge. The first day of competition was training...

#BeKindToElephants

Janae Rose, Staff Writer

April 11, 2018

African elephants are listed as threatened underneath the Endangered Species Organization founded in 1977. This organization works to rescue and rehabilitate orphaned baby elephants, as well as work on general conservation...

Bombogenesis

Justin Sexton, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

This 2018 year start has been unique. Recently in early January, there was a very large snow storm that hit the east coast. The news stations called it a “bombogenesis,” which refers, in a strict sense, an intense snow storm...

Government Shutdown

Arrie Mann, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

The shutdown of the United States federal government was from January 20th, and ended on the evening of January 22nd. Since 1980, the federal government has experienced 18 government shutdowns, with the latest one being in 2013....

Cutting your morning commute?

Mary Rueger, Hayleigh Pickett, and Megan Becker

February 27, 2018

Over the summer, Riverbend created a new entrance for parents between Harrison Crossing and the Route 3/Spotswood Furnace light. This entrance allows parents coming from the east to drop their kids off smoothly, and not get stuck...

The Future Of Amazon

Megan Becker, Op- Ed Editor

February 16, 2018

Amazon, one of the world’s largest and most influential technological companies, continues to grow. Founder, Jeff Bezos, created the company in 1994, with the headquarters of this thriving company standing in Seattle, Washington....