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The Upside of the Decatur Book Festival 2016: Teen Stage

The Upside of the Decatur Book Festival 2016: Teen Stage

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 207 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Decatur Book Festival took place on Sept. 3 and 4 in downtown Decatur, Georgia. It is one of the largest book festivals in the nation where a variety of authors and readers gather to talk about all things relating to books. Bibliophiles are able to meet their favorite writers, and they get to meet...

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 278 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase, The Raider Flatline (North's Satirical News)

Construction on the pool underneath the newest gym is wrapping up on schedule and Barton Malow is preparing to open it up to the public after fall break. However, not all is well in the world of North Forsyth construction. Continued delays and mismanagement have set back progress on the underground nuclear...

September 11, 2001: Fifteen Years Later

September 11, 2001: Fifteen Years Later

Abby Marks, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016 • 186 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Every American knows the history of Sept 11, 2001. It was a normal day for many, they went to work in New York City, entered the World Trade Center, and checked into their jobs. Around 8:45 on a bright Tuesday morning, American Airlines Boeing 767 crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center...

How to Prepare for the PSAT and SAT

How to Prepare for the PSAT and SAT

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
September 14, 2016 • 165 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

P-S-A-T are four terrifying letters sophomores hear all the time. S-A-T are three scary letters juniors and seniors hear all throughout high school. These tests are imminent and we naturally cringe when teachers mention them. So how can we reduce the stress of these attacks? Here are some tips to help...

How to Create a Mini Garden

How to Create a Mini Garden

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
May 26, 2016 • 283 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Materials needed: Healthy soil or fertilizer Flower, fruit, or vegetable seeds Watering cans A large space with a lot of sunlight The best time to begin a garden is just after it is starting to get warm. You will want to ensure that the area where the garden will be will have a signifi...

Seven Year Comic Comes to a Touching Conclusion

Seven Year Comic Comes to a Touching Conclusion

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
May 23, 2016 • 246 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

April 13, 2009, marked the beginning of the comic called Homestuck and on the seventh anniversary of the comic (April 13, 2016) the final act of the comic finished, bringing the entire comic to a close, leaving sad and nostalgic fans in its wake. Whether it was cosplaying, re-reading the comic, or reminiscing...

#BookLivesMatter

#BookLivesMatter

Alex Rodgers, Web Editor
May 10, 2016 • 265 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

In modern day society, books are often looked at as things of the past, forgotten with all of the life lessons that they contain. Books, especially the older ones, hold complex themes that are glanced over and often taken for granted in this era of technology. Written word is a dying art, so the messages...

Death of a Bachelor: A Musical Revolution

Death of a Bachelor: A Musical Revolution

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 264 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Even though Brendon Urie is the only member left in the band, Panic! At The Disco’s newest album, Death of a Bachelor, truly put a positive mark on Urie’s career and impressed every fan. The album, named as a reference to Brendon’s marriage, was released on January 15th and contains eleven son...

A New Album, A New Era

A New Album, A New Era

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer
April 15, 2016 • 306 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

It has been 3 years since the 1975 released their debut, self titled album in August of 2013 and they recently released their new album, I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It on February 26th, 2015. Since their debut album, the band has grown exponentially in populari...

When Will the End Come for You?

When Will the End Come for You?

Julie Day, Staff Writer
March 23, 2016 • 331 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Would you want to know what date you are going to die? Victoria Laurie poses this question in an admirable way in her novel When. Madelyn Fynn is a junior in high school who was given an innate ability to see the death-dates of everyone she sees. Maddie’s mother, an alcoholic widow, uses her daug...

The Real Truth Behind Hedwig’s Death

The Real Truth Behind Hedwig’s Death

Morgan Champion, Arts and Entertainment Editor
March 22, 2016 • 351 views
Filed under Books, Features, Showcase

WARNING: HARRY POTTER SPOLIERS AHEAD With over 450 million books sold and a whopping $52 billion made in movie ticket sales, the Harry Potter franchise is definitely one for the books. Rowling’s wizarding-world and dorky, unlikely heroes have captured the hearts of readers all over the world....

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

A Walk Through the Booth Museum

Leilani Gibbons, Staff Writer
March 22, 2016 • 315 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

In the heart of Cartersville, Georgia, the Booth Western Art Museum makes its home. This museum is highly recommended by those who have visited it, and it is considered an alternative to the High Museum in Atlanta. In comparison, both museums are roughly the same one hour distance from Forsyth, and w...

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