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A Letter to a Pessimist from an Optimist Who Thinks Like a Realist

A Letter to a Pessimist from an Optimist Who Thinks Like a Realist

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
April 18, 2017 • 86 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

I could tell you to smile, To let your tear stained face go dry, Because there is so much in the world to look forward too, To cheer up, Because the sun is shining high and the birds are singing out their heart song; But it’s not true. None of what I just told you is true. I could...

UGA Is Not the Only Option

UGA Is Not the Only Option

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor-in-Chief
November 2, 2016 • 176 views
Filed under Columns

As a senior in fall semester, I am no stranger to the college application process: I have toured, attended and researched with the best of them, and I am beginning to notice a problem with the way students view college. At North, we are repeatedly encouraged to learn more about the larger institutions....

Mastering Procrastination

Mastering Procrastination

Danielle Stone, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015 • 350 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Everyone has had nights when they are overloaded with homework and have an essay or two to write, and, chances are, those tasks were put off until the last possible moment. For some people, this is only an occasional problem, but for others, procrastination is almost a disease. There are, however, many...

Prom: The Do’s and Do Not’s

Prom: The Do’s and Do Not’s

Kristin Iler, Staff writer
April 24, 2015 • 360 views
Filed under Features

Prom is a nerve-wracking, perplexing, and overwhelming part of most teenagers’ lives. Whether this is your first or second time going, it is sure to be an action-packed evening. Before you get all hyped up, be sure to know the difference between a fun and an unintelligent choice. Do’s: Dress present...

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
April 14, 2015 • 452 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

Fires, Tornados, Gunmen—the school system has trained us all how to respond to emergency situations such as these, but what if there is an earthquake? What if the roof caves in? What if the school floods? What if...  

Thoughts of the Girl No One Knew

Thoughts of the Girl No One Knew

Maddy James, Staff Writer
January 23, 2015 • 380 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Spoken words escape me often. I no longer know how to tell of the sun’s vibrancy, nor the moon’s delicacy; I can no longer describe the way the rain sounds against my window, or the silent pit-pat that echoes throughout my room, seeming to desire my company, my love, and my affection. I can no l...

Pretty in Pink Prom

Pretty in Pink Prom

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 1,275 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

What do you think when you hear the word “prom”? Big hair? Glamorous dresses? High heels? If you are anything like me, you hate all of those things, but that does not mean you can not go have the time of your life at prom. The thing most teenagers do not know is that prom does not have to be all...

Jodi Picoult Has the Answers to Your Publishing Questions

Jodi Picoult Has the Answers to Your Publishing Questions

Sydney Gage, Staff Writer
November 22, 2013 • 471 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Ask any teenager what their dreams consist of, and most will either answer with uncertainty or with irrational haste.  Some will say they desire to travel to faraway countries, to become famous actors, or to simply survive high school.  Others may not know what they want to do with their futures yet—a...

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