Protecting the human rights of all people, no matter where they live, should continue to be a major component of U.S. foreign policy.
Local Students Win Arena Stage Competition Sarah Congress of Hayfield Secondary School and Scott Evan Anderson of George C. Marshall High School have been named winners of the Arena Stage 2009 Student Playwrights Project Ten-Minute Play Competition.
“Exchanged Glances/ Regards Croisés; Arlington VA & Reims, France : Sister Cities,” at the Ellipse Arts Center (4350 Fairfax Dr., Suite 125, Arlington).
It’s been a hectic and productive autumn for figure skater Armin Mahbanoozadeh of Fairfax. He placed second at an international junior competition in Courchevel, France, followed by gold at an event in Madrid, Spain.
The United Arab Emirates has ambitions of being the New York City of the Middle East. Dubai already boasts the world’s tallest building, the first indoor ski resort, the world’s largest manmade island and upscale shopping malls that dwarf Super Wal Marts. Brad Pitt is even designing an eco-friendly hotel, […]
Just weeks after the fall of the Berlin Wall, Sondra Harnes watched the Soviet Union’s Red Army Chorus sing “God Bless America” at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. After experiencing the moving performance, and the emotional response of the audience, Harnes was inspired by the thought of obtaining international […]
More than 200 whiskies were considered for this year’s edition of the World Whiskies Awards, sponsored by Whisky Magazine, the U.K. publication that sets the pace for the international whisky coverage.
George Mason High School Principal Bob Snee announced Tuesday that he will retire from the Falls Church City Public Schools at the end of this school year. In August, Snee will begin a new chapter in his educational career by becoming the principal of the Upper School at the Washington […]
The waves on the Netherlands’ Lake Braassemermeer were calm, but the sky was not as cooperative, sending hail stones down on 11-year-old Kendall Swenson of Falls Church as she sailed her dinghy across the foreign waters.
Key Middle School students (left to right) Max Benitos, Kelly Catherine and Zachary Adams created art as a means of universal communication with students in Ghana who will receive the art in April and, in response, create their own to send back to Key Middle. (Photo: Elyse Rosenburg)