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Treasury Department Adds Harriet Tubman to $20 Bill

Treasury Department Adds Harriet Tubman to $20 Bill

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016 • 293 views
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Since 1928, President Andrew Jackson, a war hero who owned slaves and signed the Indian Removal Act, has graced the twenty dollar bill.  However, the United States Department of the Treasury has announced that Harriet Tubman, who escaped slavery and helped over 60 people escape from slavery through t...

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

The Fight for LGBTQ Rights is Not Over

Raider Report
May 10, 2016 • 325 views
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After the Supreme Court’s historic decision to legalize gay marriage across the United States on June 26, 2015, many Americans believed that the fight for gay rights was over.  However, they could not have been more wrong, as a multitude of issues still face the LGBTQ community, especially for transgender...

Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Brazilians Protest in Massive Corruption Scandal

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
May 10, 2016 • 265 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

Brazilians are protesting in the streets en masse, calling for President Dilma Rousseff to step down in the fallout of the largest corruption scandal, in terms of dollar amounts, in any democracy ever. The wave of protests came after Rousseff appointed former president Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, simply...

Man Hijacks EgyptAir Flight, No Passengers Injured

Man Hijacks EgyptAir Flight, No Passengers Injured

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
April 27, 2016 • 211 views
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On March 29, 2016, Seif El Din Mustafa took control of EgyptAir Flight MS181 and changed the aircraft’s course to Cyprus, causing confusion and fears of terrorism when the plane began to fly over the Mediterranean Sea.  However, the plane landed safely, and all passengers and crew were released b...

Coming Soon to North Forsyth: Unite Forsyth

Coming Soon to North Forsyth: Unite Forsyth

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
April 15, 2016 • 339 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

Who:  Unite Forsyth What: A Night of Worship When: Thursday, May 12th, 6-8PM Where: The PAC Are you interested in discovering the wonderful presence of God through worship? If yes, then mark your calendars for a perfect night with all of your friends! On Thursday, May 12th, all of North...

Sawnee Mountain Preserve Opens New Hiking Trails

Sawnee Mountain Preserve Opens New Hiking Trails

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
March 30, 2016 • 383 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

For those who are drawn to the many outdoor facilities that Forsyth County has to offer, the list of options has grown larger.  On Friday, January 29, the Sawnee Mountain Foundation performed the opening ceremony for the third phase of the Sawnee Mountain Preserve.  The new branch is located on the...

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Raider Station Gets a New Home for 2016-2017

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 395 views
Filed under News, School, Showcase

The Raider Station, North Forsyth High School’s school store, is expecting a great outcome from this year’s renovations. The newly ranked “Gold” school based enterprise is forecasted to increase by 25% in sales next year. Since this year, The Raider Station has been relocated. Despite the...

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Zika Virus Strikes the Americas

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 376 views
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On Monday, February 1, Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared Zika Virus a “Public health emergency of international concern.” Zika is the latest major disease outbreak in the world and has spread across North and South America since October 2015 when an out...

Results of Super Tuesday

Results of Super Tuesday

Andrew Willings, Staff Writer
March 15, 2016 • 404 views
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Every four years, coming along with the presidential election, there is an event called Super Tuesday, a day where the greatest number of U.S. states hold primary elections and caucuses. This year, Super Tuesday was on March 1st and had an outcome similar to what was expected. Thousands of people ...

Winter Report — Massive Snowstorm Shakes up East Coast

Winter Report — Massive Snowstorm Shakes up East Coast

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer
March 1, 2016 • 226 views
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On the weekend of January 22nd, a major blizzard swept through the East Coast, dumping snow over 60 million people, all the way from Massachusetts to Georgia. Shepherdstown, a city in West Virginia, got 42 inches of snow from the storm. As of now, there are 28 deaths due to the storm. However that number...

Crisis in Syria bigger than WWII

Crisis in Syria bigger than WWII

Connor Tennies, Sports Editor
March 1, 2016 • 259 views
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The world is witnessing the largest refugee crisis since the horrors of World War II. The Middle East, North Africa, and Western Asia are particularly hard hit. Millions of refugees from Syria, Iraq, Libya, Afghanistan, and Yemen are fleeing violence and war in their countries. In all of 2014, approximately...

Alan Rickman Passes at 69

Alan Rickman Passes at 69

Nazmeydi Maldonado-Perez, Staff Writer
February 23, 2016 • 255 views
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On January 14th, 2016, one of the most well known characters, from the Harry Potter saga, Professor Severus Snape, played by Alan Rickman, died as a result of a deadly tumor. It has been rumored that he battled cancer before death. At 69, Rickman, unfortunately, was defeated. Rickman, a London nat...

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