Valor Dictus

The Death of Writing – and Why We Must Bring it Back to Life

Andrea Darmawan, Student Opinion

April 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

I plop down on my couch after a long day of classes. I unlock my iPhone, open the News app, and start perusing the latest fashion and beauty articles. Finding one about Amazon’s most popular beauty products, I click on the story...

Why are Kenyans Such Good Runners?

Harry Marson, Student Blogger

December 14, 2017

Filed under Student Blogs, View from the Sidelines

A country in east Africa with 4.1 million people dominates competitive running. Most of the amazing runners Kenya produces come from a specific region called the great rift valley. The Kenyan runners have bird like bodies....

Start Your Student Blog Today!

Chris Moore, Adviser

December 7, 2017

Filed under Student Blogs

Any student at Robinson is welcome to create a blog and update it regularly at valordictus.com. Blogs may be about any subject, may contain photography or videos, and writers are encouraged to express their opinions about anyt...

Free from School, but No Free Lunches

Khadeejat Lawal, Staff Writer

June 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Free and reduced-priced lunches are something most school districts offer to students in need. Approximately 28% of FCPS students qualify for the free or reduced lunch program their school offers, according to fcps.edu. This means...

Trump Protests

Michael Harris, Guest Writer

February 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Republican Robinson, Uncategorized

“No Trump, no KKK, no fascist USA!” “This is what democracy looks like!” “Make America gay again!” “Make America High again!” “NOT MY PRESIDENT!” Above are some of the many things I heard while browsing...

Letter to the Editor: Less Homework Won’t Help Students Get More Sleep

Antonio Maravilla, Guest Writer

February 24, 2017

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

By Antonio Maravilla, 9 The “Lack of Sleep Stunts Student Success” article in the latest edition of the Valor Dictus magazine resonated with me. However, there are many points that I do not agree with on the article. The first e...

Fears about Guns- DEBUNKED

Michael Harris, Guest Writer

February 3, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Republican Robinson

“Shooting at airport kills five”, “Shooting at nightclub deadliest in US history”, “Gunman kills 9 worshippers in South Carolina”. These headlines are, sadly, all too common this day and age. It seems like we were...

Cue the Applause

Megan Thrift, Guest Writer

February 2, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Personally, I don’t feel we are left out or excluded- but this is my perspective. We represent a smaller group of students in comparison to the students who would consider themselves athletes.  We call ourselves RAMbunctiou...

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