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Frightening festivities occur at Six Flags

Samson, Staff Writer

October 27, 2019

Six Flags is known by many for its fun sights, exhilarating rides, and carefree spirit, but this month the nationally renowned spectacle offers a more sinister option for visitors in the spirit of Halloween. Fright Fest is th...

2020 could result in huge healthcare reformations

Bre Scott, Staff writer

October 17, 2019

With the presidential election coming up in November, 2020, citizens around America have been worried about the impending change in national healthcare. As of 2017, 42% of American voters politically identify as independent: both...

The Good Place star fights for justice

Alice Webster, Student Editor

October 16, 2019

Mike Schur’s sitcom The Good Place made waves in 2016 with its twist ending to season one. The show initially gained popularity largely on account of stars Ted Danson and Kristen Bell, but since then has put other formerly les...

2019 Breast Cancer Awareness Month Begins

Amelia Symons, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month occurs every year internationally during October. The month serves as a health campaign to spread awareness of breast cancer and raise funds for further research for the causes, diagnosis, tr...

What’s up with the whistleblower scandal?

Alice Webster, student editor

October 3, 2019

By now, most people have probably heard about the conversation between Donald Trump and Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Most have also probably heard that the House of Representatives is beginning an impeachment inquir...

Can a six-year-old be a juvenile offender?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Imagine waking your child up, getting him or her dressed and sending him or her off to school one morning. About halfway through the day, you get a call stating that your six-year old has been arrested and is being booked and process...

Is your smart TV too smart?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

September 23, 2019

Smart TVs have become a thing of the future and the most commonly bought television in the world today. But is your smart TV maybe too smart?  Researchers say that Smart TVs have become the most widely used type of television...

5 brands trending in 2019

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

September 20, 2019

Most people have heard of mainstream clothing brands such as Levi’s, Tommy Hilfiger, Ralph Lauren, and Nike. People purchase staple pieces of clothing like jeans, polos, and work-out joggers from these companies. These brands w...

Who are the 2020 Democratic candidates?

Alice Webster, Student Editor

September 16, 2019

As 2019 nears its final quarter, the 2020 Presidential Primaries loom in the distance. While the Republicans seem to be sticking to the long-standing tradition of simply nominating the current President for a second term, many Democra...

The Amazon is on fire… But what about Africa?

Karesha Buchanan, Staff Writer

September 13, 2019

Forest fires have taken the world by storm, covering nearly 30% of the planet, and engulfing nearly 9 million acres of land in flames in 2019 alone. Everyone has been talking about the Amazon rainforest and the 5,000 plus fires since ...

Hurricane Dorian Closes in on the U.S.

Samson Mosley, Staff Writer

September 4, 2019

For the past week, a force has threatened the lives of thousands living in coastal parts of the Southeast, and that force is Hurricane Dorian. Hurricane Dorian has been brewing for a while now, and unfortunately, the storm se...

Abortion bans prompt nationwide discussion

Alice Webster, staff writer

May 23, 2019

Earlier this month, Georgia legislature introduced a strict policy on abortion, setting off a chain reaction leading other states such as Ohio and Alabama to draft similar policies. Overnight, abortion became the main topic for polit...

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