Rina Haimson


Name: Rina Haimson
Position: Staff Writer
Graduation Year: 2022
Hi! My name is Rina, and I'm a junior staff writer. I am a theater kid, and also like listening to music, reading, and playing video games when I'm not writing articles.


Stories (11)


Cruella is a cruel reminder that Disney live-action remakes are rarely good

By Rina Haimson | June 15, 2021, 12:45 p.m. | In Movies »

This mess of a film has few reasons for people to actually see it, except maybe to laugh at it.

"Raya and the Last Dragon" brings a ray of hope

By Rina Haimson | March 7, 2021, 6:30 p.m. | In Entertainment »

This emotional Disney film will bring a tear and a smile to the most hardened movie watchers, as it promises that a better world can be possible

MCPS makes change to grading policy

By Rina Haimson | Jan. 24, 2021, 10:20 a.m.

MCPS announced that a missing work grade will change to a 50 percent

Wondering whether “Wonder Woman 1984” is the followup the first deserved

By Rina Haimson | Dec. 30, 2020, 12:58 p.m.

Although the movie is certainly a flashy and fun spectacle, it lacks the depth that made the first movie great

MCPS releases new boundary study online tool

By Rina Haimson | Nov. 20, 2020, 2:55 p.m. | In Local »

MCPS moves closer to the completion of its boundary study

Halloween this year will be tricky, but there will be plenty of treats to find

By Rina Haimson | Oct. 30, 2020, 6:45 p.m. | In Lifestyle Blog »

Despite the pandemic cancelling most in-person gatherings, there are still many ways to celebrate

It’s no mystery why “Enola Holmes” is popular

By Rina Haimson | Oct. 7, 2020, 4:30 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Netflix’s “Enola Holmes” is a wonderfully fun movie about puzzles and family.

Montgomery County terminates contract with COVID-19 testing lab

By Rina Haimson | Sept. 21, 2020, 8:56 a.m. | In Local »

The county stopped working with COVID-19 testing lab Advagenix due to questions of reliability

Warming up to the idea of change

By Rina Haimson | Sept. 20, 2020, 10:27 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Despite America’s general unwillingness to take action in advance, we must in order to prevent the worst effects of global warming

Tuning in to the world

By Rina Haimson | Sept. 3, 2020, 10:15 a.m. | In Blogs »

How musical artists are connecting with fans and helping others during the lockdown

"Love, Victor" is a victory for LGBTQ+ youth

By Rina Haimson | June 29, 2020, 6:19 p.m. | In Television »

The new Hulu series brings much needed diversity to the coming out story