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iPhone Updates to iOS 10

iPhone Updates to iOS 10

Marissa Dintino, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 219 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, September 13, iOS 10 was released to several Apple products, from the iPhone 5 through the brand new iPhone 7, as well as numerous iPads and the iPod 6. iOS 10 brings numerous new exciting and useful features to these Apple devices. iMessage has an entirely different look to it and includes...

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 • 1,132 views
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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...

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

We Don’t Sweat; We Sparkle: An Inside Look at the NFHS Color Guard

Morgan Champion, Poetry Editor
September 19, 2016 • 266 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

With football season fully underway, North Forsyth is overflowing with school spirit as our team dominates game after game, certainly not in any position give up their well-earned success. However, also giving an excellent performance at all home games is a hard-working, determined, and passionate group...

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Construction on Underground Nuclear Reactor Experiencing Delays

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
September 16, 2016 • 281 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...

Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered

Giant Pandas No Longer Endangered

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
September 12, 2016 • 252 views
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On September 4, it was announced by International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) that Giant Pandas are not endangered anymore and are now only vulnerable in a report. For many years, these animals have been struggling with the risk of extinction, and now studies show of the IUCN that the populat...

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Second Annual Clubapalooza Brings Students Together

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
August 24, 2016 • 383 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, News, School, Showcase

      The second annual Clubapalooza event took place on the North Forsyth High School football field during Instructional Focus on Aug. 24. The event was created last year for the purpose of showcasing events, clubs, and sports teams to the freshmen and sophomores. Th...

Kimya Dawson: Soccer Mom Punk

Kimya Dawson: Soccer Mom Punk

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
March 8, 2016 • 436 views
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Kimya Dawson, a forty-three-year-old punk rock soccer mom with conspiracy theories about what scientists are telling us about what’s really in the ocean and knuckle tattoos that say "LAFF LOUD" and "ROCK SOFT", is an indie folk punk singer/songwriter who is the personification of cool as black...

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Fifty Years in Atlanta: A History of the Braves and Falcons

Seth Anderson, Staff Writer
March 2, 2016 • 409 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Showcase, Sports

Fifty years ago, the Atlanta Braves became the first Professional Sports Franchise in the city of Atlanta. It was a huge step for the city, and it marked a huge step for the city. Besides finally being involved in professional sports, it was a huge step for African American civil rights in the south...

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
January 27, 2016 • 468 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Do you absolutely love The Hunger Games?  How about Divergent, Twilight, or any other story written and/or turned into a movie in the last ten years?  While pretty explosions and “heartbreaking” romances can be fascinating, in all reality, the same story told over and over gets tiresome.  That...

The Capacity of The Present

The Capacity of The Present

Julie Day, Staff Writer
January 14, 2016 • 480 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

We view the future as a wide open landscape riddled with opportunity, and it is exactly that ideal which disables us from being truly happy: the assumption that the future holds something greater than the present, and we just have to wait for it. The future, despite popular belief, is dependent on...

Grady College of Journalism

Grady College of Journalism

Hailey Yarbrough, Associate editor
January 14, 2016 • 409 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

University of Georgia proved itself during the football season against numerous other schools including Georgia Tech, its biggest rival. But what about the academics? Is there anything special about the college other than the astounding athletes? UGA proclaims itself home of the second best journalism...

An Open Letter to Annotations

An Open Letter to Annotations

Kristin Iler, Staff Writer
January 8, 2016 • 440 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Annotations, You really are something, with all of your analytical madness, symbolism, and infinite imagery. Why must you keep us up for hours wondering how much deeper we can go into a paragraph, or how far between the lines that we can read? Why does everything we read have to be based on you?...

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