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A movie poster of Doctor Strange 2 in front of the Dulles Mall theatre. [Photographed by Jackie Buktaw]

Doctor Strange 2 Released in Theaters

Hazel Nguyen, Staff Writer May 10, 2022

Ever since the release of Disney Plus TV shows and "Spider-Man: No Way Home," Marvel has been on a roll with its latest releases. Now, the wait for one of the most highly-anticipated Marvel movies is over;...

Freedom Theater cast practices for the upcoming  Beauty and the Beast musical.

Freedom Theater Prepares for “Beauty and the Beast”

February 16, 2022

For weeks Freedom theater has worked tirelessly to learn, choreograph and memorize all aspects of Beauty and the Beast. On Feb. 26, all their hard work will pay off. For  the winter musical Freedom...

FHS theater students practice a routine for Beauty and the Beast.

Winter Play: Beauty and the Beast

Anya Smith, Staff Writer February 8, 2022

The Freedom High School musical Beauty and the Beast will run from Feb. 24-27. Rachel Novi is the FHS theater teacher leading the operation. It all starts with Novi assessing the students that will...

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“Encanto” – Disney’s best movie since “Frozen”?

Hope Nguyen, Staff Writer November 16, 2021

This article contains spoilers for the movie Encanto. "Encanto" is a story centering around the Madrigals, a multi-generational family living in their magical home in Colombia. Each member of the family...

Snow White’s Seven Dwarfs Named Powderpuff Champions

Rebecca Cherian, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2021

A fun way to end first quarter, Freedom's Annual Powderpuff game took place Thursday Oct 28. Following the two knockout games, the winning junior and senior teams went head to head. With a final score...

Freedom Theatre students prepare for their first performance of the year, The Lottery.

“The Lottery” Is Here To ROCK Your World!

Emmie Duong October 26, 2021

Come one, come all to Freedom Theatre's production of "The Lottery" by Brainerd Duffield on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m. Freedom presents the thrilling tale adapted from a story by Shirley Jackson. "I'm...

The popular Netflix show Squid Game cover. Photo credit to rottentomatoes.com.

Squid Game Views Skyrocket on Netflix!

Emily Marohn September 21, 2021

"Squid Game" was released to Netflix on Sept.17, 2021. As the Netflix show rose in popularity, it eventually became Netflix’s #1 most watched show ever. The crazy streamed show brought attention all...

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Freedom Gaming League is back and better than ever

Aidan Kruk, Staff Writer September 6, 2021

After a full year of being online, the Freedom Gaming League is now back in full swing. They have a League of Legends team, Rocket League team and Super Smash Bros team. The League of Legends team will...

Top 5 Most Underrated Movies of All Time

Top 5 Most Underrated Movies of All Time


All out of good movies to watch? Are the old favorites just not satisfying you anymore? Well, look no further than this list of the top five most overlooked movies of all time. Here, there are hidden gems...

Senior Susanna Kim along with other Freedom students state the time they wake up for school.

[Uncaged.] asks: What Time Do You Wake Up?

ELIZA AGI March 19, 2021

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The movie Raya and the Last Dragon has recently been added to the platform Disney+.

The Wait is Over! Raya and the Last Dragon Premiered!

OLIVIA ELLIOTT March 8, 2021

On Friday, March 5, movie lovers were treated to the latest animated Disney film: Raya and the Last Dragon. Set in a fictional Southeast Asian land called Kumandra, the film follows the story of Raya...

Nevernight is the first book of a trilogy that tells the story behind the daughter of a traitor and her path to revenge. Photo by Mika Dang

“Nevernight” by Jay Kristoff: Book Review

Huyenmi Dang March 5, 2021

Although "Nevernight" starts with a relatively stomach-churning fact to enlighten the unaware (I’m sure I could’ve lived a while longer without knowing that people excreted feces when they passed away),...

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