Articles by HELINA WONDWOSSEN

“Someone Great” Movie Review

omantic comedy film “Someone Great” was released by Netflix on April 19. The movie follows the life of Jenny, a young music journalist living in New York City, played by Gina Rodriguez. After breaking up with her boyfriend of nine years Nate, played by Lakeith Stanfield, Jenny spirals into an depression. Her two best friends […]


“All American” TV Show Review

Drama series “All American” premiered on The CW late 2018, and recently released its first season on Netflix. Created by April Blair and inspired by the true story of Spencer Paysinger, the show follows the life of Spencer James. Played by Daniel Ezra, James is a star football player at his high school in Crenshaw, […]


Good Girls TV Show Review

Crime comedy-drama television series “Good Girls” premiered on NBC on Feb. 26, and follows the lives of three suburban mothers struggling to make ends meet: Beth Boland, played by Christina Hendrix, Ruby Hill, played by Retta and Annie Marks, played by Mae Whitman. In order to solve their financial problems and provide for their families, […]


VSCA Conference 2019

On Thursday, Mar. 21, Freedom’s Student Council Association will be joining hundreds of students at this year’s Virginia Student Councils Association conference. This will be SCA’s third time attending the convention, their first time being back in 2017. During their time there students will be working on a state service project, in which they will […]


Spirit Week Day 2: Freedom Stays Comfy for Pajama Day

On the second day of spirit week, Tuesday, Feb. 5, Freedom students showed their pajama pride. The day was extremely successful in regards to participation, as comfortably clothed students flooded the hallways. Senior Rebecca Sertse was one of many to dress up, or in this case dress down, for spirit week. “Pajama day is one […]


How to Cure Senioritis

As second semester approaches, the class of 2019 is beginning to feel the symptoms of senioritis full-on. Seniors are becoming less and less motivated to study, complete assignments or put any effort into school at all. College acceptances are filling in, and instead of focusing on high school, seniors are pointed towards the future. Senior […]


5 Ways to Stay Productive This Winter Break

As winter break approaches, and students and staff alike are given over a week of free time, it is tempting to spend that time off watching TV in bed. Although there is nothing wrong in taking time to relax, using winter break as an opportunity to get ahead can be extremely beneficial. Here are some […]


Chilling Adventures of Sabrina TV Show Review

The new series Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was recently released on Netflix, and is an adaption of the hit American sitcom Sabrina the Teenage Witch. The show follows the life of Sabrina Spellman, a role played by Kiernan Shipka. Spellman is a half-witch half-mortal teenage girl attempting to find her place in both the supernatural […]


“Atypical” TV show review

Comedy television series “Atypical” recently released its second season on Netflix. Created by Robia Rashid, the show follows the life of Sam Gardner, an 18-year-old boy living with autism, played by Keir Gilchrist. The series also includes members of his family such as his mother, played by Jennifer Leigh, his younger sister, played by Brigette […]


“Big Mouth” TV show review

The American adult animated sitcom “Big Mouth” recently released its second season on Netflix. Created by Andrew Goldberg and various other comedians, the show is based on Goldberg’s teenage years and follows a group of pre-teenagers as they navigate their way through puberty. The episodes are mainly focused on the lives of Nick Birch, the […]


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