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Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Nike Introduces Hijab for  Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017 • 121 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

In recent weeks, Nike has created a prototype for a hijab. It is designed for the Muslim Female athletes who were complaining about the comfort of their traditional hijabs while competing. The hijab is designed with the Muslim rules in mind. For example, it is breathable, but also opaque, which i...

Worst Time Machine Ever: Nazism Revived in 2017

Worst Time Machine Ever: Nazism Revived in 2017

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017 • 90 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

For the first time in about sixty years, Nazism makes headlines once again--which is not the new part since Neo-Nazism as a regime has been lurking in the dark spaces of the internet since the internet began—but the shocking part about it is that people seem to be defending Nazism in a way that is...

The Spirit Behind Japanese Martial Arts

The Spirit Behind Japanese Martial Arts

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor
March 8, 2016 • 334 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

A flow of tradition has opened wide across the ocean between Japan and America. Since the time of the Shogunate’s fall in World War II, their foods, their stories, their art, countless things have melted into our culture from our island brothers. Beyond the many superficial ideas, however,...

What Once Was a Diamond

What Once Was a Diamond

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer
May 12, 2015 • 352 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Before the days when religion ruled mankind, before the days when it would even bother to kill for such a petty thing, a proud civilization rose from the sands of the east that would witness the world rise and fall.  From the Tigris and Euphrates, the city-states of Sumeria were born, farming and fighting...

Path to Heaven

Path to Heaven

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015 • 433 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Heaven: a shining place full of wonder and light, where souls enjoy the afterlife in peace and happiness. Around the world, cultures speak about a “heaven” with great rewards. In most, eternal happiness is guaranteed and enjoyed. In others, instead of going to heaven, souls are reborn over the course...

Journey Through the Underworld

Journey Through the Underworld

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer
May 5, 2015 • 339 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The Underworld: a place of fire and brimstone where evil souls are thrown into its dark maw and punished for all eternity. Around the world, different cultures believe in different versions of the underworld that range from a solemn, wandering existence to a flaming landscape filled with demons waiting...

Stop Erasing Me

Stop Erasing Me

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor
April 28, 2015 • 396 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

My grandmother is from the Philippines. She was born there, raised there, and then married a white man: my grandfather. They had six children, and the children look Pilipino. One of them was my father, who married a Japanese girl, and then a ginger girl from Tennessee. I am pale but I am not white;...

French Class Takes on the Paintbursh

French Class Takes on the Paintbursh

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014 • 456 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Coinciding with the class’s trip to the High Art Museum in Atlanta on November 12, Levels Two and Three French Classes at NFHS are currently working on a project about French artists and how they impacted art. In the project, the students are required to complete a research paper and to paint in the...

Around the World in 25 Countries

Around the World in 25 Countries

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
October 31, 2014 • 798 views
Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian stave churches, attracting crowds of people weary from the blistering and oppressive central Florida...

Pretty in Pink Prom

Pretty in Pink Prom

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer
May 12, 2014 • 1,257 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...

Lost Spirit

Lost Spirit

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer
March 21, 2014 • 1,430 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Let’s go play video games!  Let’s watch TV all day!  Let’s read a book about a pointless made up world similar to ours!  Let’s sit inside and rot away in the darkness! What has our culture come to?  Humans were born to trek across the world and witness the miracles of the universe.  Yet...

Living in North Georgia

Living in North Georgia

Sam Perryman, Staff Writer
January 22, 2014 • 2,042 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Georgia is one of the most magical states in America. The wide range of climates and terrain give it beautiful scenery no matter which region you find yourself in, and the communities of genuinely happy southerners are surely the some of the most interesting in the South. In the northern half of the Peac...

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