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Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Forsyth Ghost Out Highlights Drunk Driving Dangers

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017 • 51 views
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The Forsyth County School System (along with emergency response agencies) reiterated the potential consequences of drunk driving on Saturday, March 18 at Lanier Technical College in an effort to educate teens about the effects of poor choices through a reenactment. In an annual event called Ghost Out, Forsyth...

How Barack Obama Renewed America

How Barack Obama Renewed America

Lauryn Almand, Staff Writer
April 12, 2017 • 46 views
Filed under News, Showcase, World

The past eight years have bore many changes in the United States of America. Whether it be good or bad, Barack Obama contributed to many of these transformations in our country. It was a period of freedom, controversy, happiness, pain, but most of all- change. Our country is divided between those who...

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

Grace Wood, Staff Writer
March 15, 2017 • 122 views
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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...

Flint Not Forgotten

Flint Not Forgotten

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 10, 2017 • 116 views
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After the recent water crisis in Flint, Michigan appeared out of nowhere in the spring of 2014, a massive news story that dominated many journalistic sources, people were shocked to find out the statistics behind Flint and the government corruption, along with the horrible sanitation issues in which...

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

North Forsyth Designs New Healthcare Clinic

Natalie Wilson, Co-Editor
January 24, 2017 • 187 views
Filed under Columns, News, School, Showcase

  In addition to the recently completed construction, North Forsyth High School has set aside a part of its yearly budget to improve its up and coming healthcare pathway. Inspired by the growth of other schools in the district, North is preparing to unveil a completely facilitated training ...

Here’s What You Missed While Trump Was Being Elected

Here’s What You Missed While Trump Was Being Elected

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
December 2, 2016 • 95 views
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As can be expected from such a dramatic election, the media has shifted nearly all of its focus from the country’s general happenings to a spotlight on the race to the White House. The result is that events considered less important have been overshadowed by the biggest American news organizations....

New Evidence Points to Amelia Earhart Dying as a Castaway

New Evidence Points to Amelia Earhart Dying as a Castaway

Claire Canada, Staff Writer
November 15, 2016 • 100 views
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The US government accepted the theory that Amelia Earhart’s plane crashed at sea long ago; after she disappeared on July 2, 1937 when attempting to be the first woman to fly around the world, the search for Earhart and her plane began and never ended. The International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery...

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

The Clown Apocalypse Is Here

Holley Murray, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 115 views
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By now, it is hard for one to not be aware of the rumored sightings of clowns stalking around sidewalks and terrorizing communities. Reports have been made of people dressing in baggy and colorful “clown” clothing and chasing or threatening people (specifically children and teenagers). There is plenty...

Google Announces the Release of Their New $79 VR Headset

Google Announces the Release of Their New $79 VR Headset

Claire Canada, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 79 views
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In early October, Google announced the release of a new virtual reality headset called Daydream View. The cloth headset’s price is set at $79 and comes with a VR motion controller that would normally be in a much higher price range. Daydream View is revolutionizing the market and advancing virtual...

Forsyth County Teacher Aide Fired

Forsyth County Teacher Aide Fired

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
October 11, 2016 • 154 views
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As of Monday, Oct. 3, Jane Wood Allen, a teacher aide in Forsyth Country, was fired from Chestatee Elementary School for racist comments directed towards Michelle Obama posted on Facebook. Allen’s most controversial post called First Lady, Michelle Obama, a “gorilla”, a word with historical...

Exclusive Albums: Tidal and Apple v. The People

Exclusive Albums: Tidal and Apple v. The People

Noah Smith, Opinion Editor
September 19, 2016 • 165 views
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Why should anyone care about exclusive album releases? Simply put, they are an important issue because the nature of these exclusive releases is to make more money. Greed is fueling the music industry and even Kanye West has stated, “I need Tim Cook, Jay Z, Dez, Jimmy, Larry, me and Drake Scooter on...

Treasury Department Adds Harriet Tubman to $20 Bill

Treasury Department Adds Harriet Tubman to $20 Bill

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
May 11, 2016 • 278 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...

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