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Kicking, Clawing, Fighting: A Brief History of the LGBT Community

Kicking, Clawing, Fighting: A Brief History of the LGBT Community

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
November 2, 2016 • 153 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

“In the mid-nineteenth century, heterosexuality and homosexuality are created.” The words, coined by journalist Károly Mária Kertbeny, were written in chicken-scratch writing in a letter mailed to the Prussian legislature to equate same-sex attraction to opposite-sex attraction, to categorize...

Breakdown of the Generational Gap

Breakdown of the Generational Gap

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer
October 25, 2016 • 137 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The GI Generation, The Mature Silents, the Baby Boomers and Generations X, Y, and Z. The 21st century is filled with six living generations, but the differences between these generations, these people, is overwhelmingly astounding. Today, ideas such as selfies, what we consider to be common and well...

Can Your Rumba Take Over the World?

Can Your Rumba Take Over the World?

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
October 25, 2016 • 150 views
Filed under Columns, Features

If someone were to ask if a Rumba could take over the world, it would be a common place to laugh back in their face, but in this day and age, we are approaching the things of science fiction nightmares-appliances communicating among each other. With new aged “smart” appliances being introduced your...

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Freshman Causes Widespread Despair with Geographic Cluelessness

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 194 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

In a stunning display of ignorance, Jay Marois, a freshman in AP Human Geography class, pointed at the small northern European country of Denmark on Friday when asked to locate China on a map. “I just can’t believe it,” said a shocked and appalled onlooker who asked to remain anonymous. “Like,...

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Dental Hygiene Freedom Controversy Bites North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
October 14, 2016 • 199 views
Filed under Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Parents are in an uproar over the newest addition to the North Forsyth High School staff, school dentist Dr. Amanda Spear, after Spear inquired multiple groups of students about their habits concerning the practice of brushing and flossing their teeth on a daily basis. Spear had been interrogating the...

iPhone 7: What’s not to like?

iPhone 7: What’s not to like?

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer
October 12, 2016 • 116 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Upon its release, the iPhone 7 exceeded all expectations; not only did the device reach unheard of heights for preorders, but the iPhone 7 Plus sold so well that order delivery dates have been pushed back to November. While Apple is one of the largest providers of smart devices, the company itself was...

Destiny Year Three Launches with New Expansion

Destiny Year Three Launches with New Expansion

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 128 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Year three of Destiny launched on Tuesday, September 20 with a brand new expansion called Rise of Iron. This expansion pack features a collection of new and exciting weapons, armor, and other materials. Rise of Iron also gives guardians an increased level cap of 400 to achieve by the means of story missions,...

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Tips for a Healthy School Year

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer
September 23, 2016 • 132 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

As the school year kicks in, students are beginning to slack on their own health due to all these tests and projects swarming in at once. Although school is very important, one’s health is extremely more vital to one’s life. Below are tips and need to know information on maintaining a healthy lifestyle:   Get active ...

Leilani Gibbons: Your Average Local Vegan™

Leilani Gibbons: Your Average Local Vegan™

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
September 20, 2016 • 142 views
Filed under Columns, Features

Hello! I am Leilani Gibbons, a junior at NFHS and the 2016-2017 features editor for the Raider Wire! I am extremely excited to keep you up to date with the current happenings in arts and entertainment, from cool, new music to interesting places that I would recommend checking out. I would consider myself...

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

The Festival, the People, the Rain: Music Midtown

Leilani Gibbons, Features Editor
September 20, 2016 • 201 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

With muddy shoes and ponchos, the attendees of the 2016 Music Midtown festival were definitely in for a show as they conquered the heat and the rain to see a variety of artists. Music Midtown is an annual music festival that takes place in the 185 acres of Piedmont Park in Atlanta, Ga. This festival...

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

The Art Department’s Newest Addition

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
September 20, 2016 • 131 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year, several teachers add to the teacher staff at North Forsyth High School. One of those hired for the 2016-2017 school year is Mrs. Amy Henke, a teacher for painting one and two, visual arts one and yearbook. Henke came to North Forsyth High School after working for North Forsyth Middle School...

How To have the Most Memorable Fall Break Staycation

How To have the Most Memorable Fall Break Staycation

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 1,129 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase

Are you stuck in Georgia with your family while all of your friends are spending their break exploring beaches or on road trips? Here’s a list of fun, affordable and memorable activities you could do with family or friends this Fall Break!   Visit the Blue Ridge Mountains! Blue Ridge i...

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