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New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

New Year’s Eve Attack is aa Devastating Transition into 2017

Diana Rodgers, Web Editor
April 12, 2017 • 84 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

As Istanbul citizens were trying to escape the sorrow of 2016 and dance their way into 2017 at a Turkish nightclub, they unknowingly became the first mass shooting victims of the new year. Very shortly after the massacre inside of the night club, ISIS claimed credit for the attack that left 39 people...

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017 • 144 views
Filed under News, Showcase

In 2016, Georgia took the lead in the entire nation of the number of lethal injections for the entire nation, even outranking Texas which slowed down due to rescheduling, with Georgia having a total of nine executions and Texas having only seven. Overall, nine executions is the highest it has been in...

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Syrian Refugee Crisis

Emily Stocksdale, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015 • 386 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

In 2011, what began as peaceful protests against the Syrian government morphed into a full-out war.  Other countries jumped in, and soon Syria was entangled in a confused battle against terrorism, rebellion, governments, with shoddy alliances and a variety of goals to be accomplished. As with all...

The Truth of 9/11: What is the US Government not telling us?

The Truth of 9/11: What is the US Government not telling us?

Natalie Wilson, Associate Editor
September 11, 2015 • 386 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

The amount of Americans skeptical of the recorded events on 9/11 is significant, but not nearly enough people are aware of the evidence that depicts supposed U.S. government involvement in both the downfall of three World Trade Centers (WTC) and the response that followed. 911Truth.org is working to...

Secret Service Director Resigns After Controversy

Secret Service Director Resigns After Controversy

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
February 23, 2015 • 317 views
Filed under News, Showcase

Throughout both of President Obama’s terms, the Secret Service has suffered many mishaps, causing Congress and the First Family to lose faith in the agency and its former director, Julia Pearson, who resigned in late September 2014.  Most recently, a drunken U.S. government worker crashed a drone onto the White House grounds, raising questions about the Secret Service’s protective measures. The long string of incidents began in November 2009, when two aspiring reality ...

GAPPS Arrives at NFHS

GAPPS Arrives at NFHS

Austin McIntosh, Staff Writer
February 5, 2015 • 298 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Georgia Assessment of Performance on School Standards (GAPPS) came to North Forsyth High School on Thursday January 29th. GAPPS organization evaluated the facilities of North Forsyth High School and the involvement of every teacher and professional in the school. The immense GAPPS observations take place...

Diplomacy Talks in Ukraine

Diplomacy Talks in Ukraine
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Sam Dobrotka, Staff Writer
April 18, 2014 • 989 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

On Thursday, April 17, Russia, the U.S., the European Union, and Ukraine reached an agreement that calls for the pro-Russian protestors in eastern Ukraine to put down their arms and vacate the multiple government buildings that had been occupied. Russia has been blamed for stoking the unrest in Ukra...

Presidential Race 2016

Presidential Race 2016

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
April 18, 2014 • 601 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

Rand Paul- Being son of the former presidential candidate Ron Paul, many libertarian voters turn to Rand Paul for presidential candidacy in 2016. Although he has not released any official confirmation on entering the presidential race, Ron Paul supporters are already weary of the possible results of having ...

Friday Links: Update on Crimea

Friday Links: Update on Crimea

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
March 21, 2014 • 989 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

Crimea, a city in Ukraine, has found itself in the middle of United States and Russian political tension. Crimea joined Ukraine 1954, which was not a problem until 1991 when the Soviet Union split, leaving Crimea in independent Ukraine. The problem is 60% of Crimea’s population of two million identi...

SOS Venezuela

SOS Venezuela

Bim Peacock, Staff writer
March 4, 2014 • 2,453 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

As battles between Middle Eastern countries continue to ignite, rebellions in the Ukraine catch fire, and turmoil begins to spark within Eastern Asia, life would seem to go on peacefully in the western hemisphere. Venezuela, however, has seen restless citizens in the past few months as protests and demonstrations have become more prominent. Following the roadside m...

Congressman Doug Collins Preaches Economics to North

Congressman Doug Collins Preaches Economics to North

Ben Strube, Online/Design Editor
January 24, 2014 • 2,151 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Representative Doug Collins, a proud Republican from the House of Representatives, visited North Forsyth High School on Thursday, January 23, 2014, to lecture students on economics, the United States government, politics, and the importance of knowledge and life-goals. The Southern Baptist politician...

Teenagers and Communism

Teenagers and Communism

Joley Odom, Staff Writer
November 20, 2013 • 648 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

As an atypical American teenage girl I avidly asses a spectrum of different outlets, social and news-based, specifically on the internet. As someone who frequents the website Tumblr.com, I have noticed a certain trend among adolescents and young adults ages 13-25: communism. Now, I'm not exactly sure...

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