The Poolesville Pulse

Stress Baking: A Yummy Alternative to Worrying

Kendall Griffith, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

With the Covid-19 pandemic upon us, and uncertainty infiltrating every facet of life, there is common thing that it appears everyone is partaking in: a delicious phenomenon known as “anxiety baking,” a term that entered the popular...

Lack of barber shops leads to rise in DIY haircuts

AJ Poore, Staff Writer

May 23, 2020

Governor Hogan’s closure of all nonessential businesses on Mar. 23 included the closure of all barber shops and beauty salons. Despite recommendations of barbers and hairstylists, people across the state have changed their gr...

Apple Disrupts Budget Friendly Phone Space with New iPhone SE

Daniel Tuan, Staff Writer

May 16, 2020

Despite the coronavirus disrupting companies around the globe, it didn’t stop popular phone company Apple from releasing a new iPhone. The updated iPhone SE was launched on April 24, 2020, with Apple releasing a commercial on...

Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins Opening Excites Town

Rachel Tievy, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

After two years of planning, getting permits and building, Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin Robbins opened on Fisher Avenue on Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. Luis Group-Management operates other Dunkin’ Donuts and Jersey Mike’s loca...

Fans React to Newest Star Wars

Madi Repass, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Disney, which had been releasing trailers throughout late 2019, released Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker to theaters on December 20th, 2019. Fans made assumptions on certain storylines of the saga, like protagonist and young...

Disney Plus and Other Streaming Services Transform the Way Consumers Watch TV/Movies

Justin Hui, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Disney Plus just launched November of 2019 and millions of users have already flocked to the platform. It was the most Googled term of 2019 and has become the new go-to streaming service for many. Within the first day, Disney Pl...

TikTok fame becomes a new desire for teens 

Justin Hui, Staff Writer

January 2, 2020

Teens are dancing, acting, and setting off their social media careers with the popularity of TikTok. The hype of the app and the diversity of videos on the platform have acquired over 1.4 billion downloads from across the world...

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