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  • Atlanta United season recap before playoffs
    Sports

    Atlanta United season recap before playoffs

    Anes Ribic, Staff Writer

    October 15, 2018

    Atlanta United is a soccer club in Atlanta, Georgia and in just two years of the club’s birth, they have already surpassed many records that were set in the Major League Soccer or MLS. Atlanta United have been making quite a name for themselves with their powerful offense and defense. United is coached ...

    Atlanta United fights to keep their place in top three in the MLS. Picture by: Mercedes Benz Stadium

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  • Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season
    Sports

    Tennis Training: How North Forsyth’s Team is Preparing for the Spring Season

    Holley Murray, Literary Editor

    October 15, 2018

    In the wake of the 2018 U.S. Open, the international buzz surrounding tennis is more alive than ever as people lament about the defeats of their favorite competitors, root passionately for them in their victories, and debate controversies regarding athletic star Serena Williams and her dispute with r...

    Pre-season training is nothing truly extraordinary, but the real dedication of Raider tennis players is demonstrated in their independent efforts to build a strong team. Many prospective members are close friends outside of their sport, and they take advantage of their bond by making plans several times a week to meet and practice tennis on their own.

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  • The Issue with Childhood Cancer Funding
    Editorial/Opinion

    The Issue with Childhood Cancer Funding

    Grace Wood, Sports Editor

    October 4, 2018

    Everyone knows it is Women’s Breast Cancer Awareness month when football players start wearing their pink socks. However, no one hardly ever does anything special for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. While there are organizations like St. Jude to help fund childhood cancer research, only 4 percent...

    Kelcey (left) is one of the many kids who has been diagnosed with cancer in America. She had the opportunity to go Family Lighthouse Retreat and spend time with her family at the beach.

  • Missed Opportunities: Why Teenagers Should Make Stupid Decisions
    Editorial/Opinion

    Missed Opportunities: Why Teenagers Should Make Stupid Decisions

    Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief

    October 4, 2018

      Unpopular opinion: planning for the future is overrated. My stint in high school is coming to an end, and as it does I cannot help but look to the past. Middle school and high school have not been kind. These last six years or so are filled with mixed feelings, from nostalgia to regret t...

    Rather than being so focused on deciding what to do with the future, middle and high school students should use this period of their life for trying new things. One such thing is experimenting with makeup. There is no better time to learn how to put on makeup than during middle school and high school, where expectations are fairly low and everyone is working to find their unique style.

  • Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September
    Local, News, School

    Strong and Determined NFHS JROTC team takes on the Raider Meet competition in the last heat of September

    Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2018

      On Sept. 8, from 6 a.m to 2 p.m,  the NFHS JROTC team participated in the Raider Meet, a competition hosted by Lumpkin High School. The meet consists of six events which tests the endurance of each participant. In all six events, the NFHS coed team won first place overall, with the female NFHS t...

    JROTC team huddles before Raider meet competition begins.

  • “Annie” the Musical Comes to the Cumming Playhouse this Fall.
    Local, News

    “Annie” the Musical Comes to the Cumming Playhouse this Fall.

    Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2018

    As fall approaches, the season for theatre is beginning. The Cumming Playhouse, a historical theatre, puts on multiple shows a year. This year, the Playhouse is pleased to welcome “Annie” to the stage. The show features multiple North Forsyth Middle School students and one North Forsyth High Scho...

    The orphans of the show pose at the end of a musical number. They are all excited for the show to start, and are working hard to prepare for their audience.

  • Infections From Shoes
    News, World

    Infections From Shoes

    Marvin Cruz, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2018

    In late August, Sienna Thomas, a girl in the U.K, was admitted to Prince Charles Hospital for a deadly sepsis infection that was spreading throughout her leg. Jodie Thomas and her daughter Sienna had been at a store trying on shoes for some back-to-school shopping. Thomas stated that since it was the su...

    There is no known brand of shoes that the girl has tried on, but any shoe can fall victim to transmitting viral infections like sepsis with ease. .(Photo credit to:AliExpress)

  • The 2018 Fair is Here!
    Local, News, Student Life

    The 2018 Fair is Here!

    Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

    October 3, 2018

    It is that time of year again! The fair will be open Thursday, Oct. 4 through Sunday, Oct. 14. The fair’s hours of operation are: Monday – Thursday from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday from 4 p.m. to midnight Saturday from 10 a.m. to midnight Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.  ...

    The 2018 Cumming Fair is just around the corner. With rides, food and games , it is one of the most awaited attractions in Forsyth County. Spanning 11 days, it gives students many opportunities to take a break from the stresses that come with school.

  • Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast
    News, World

    Gray Man Spotted with Florence Heading for the Coast

    Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2018

    Just a few weeks ago, as Florence was forming at sea, a couple claimed to have spotted the supposed Grey Man ghost along the Cherry Grove Pier. He is known as a blessing for the locals living along the coast. The Gray man legend has been told for decades, and no one seems to be able to disprove the well...

    The famous ghost is seen walking the beach along Pawley’s island, South Carolina, as a potential warning for locals against oncoming storms, such as Florence.

  • Robots Are Among Us
    Features

    Robots Are Among Us

    Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

    October 2, 2018

    The selective exposure theory states that individuals tend to favor ideas that they have been exposed to as they are already familiarized with them. Though it may sound far fetched, this idea can be seen to be true because of situations portrayed on TV for extended periods of time which are now becoming re...

    Lil Miquela is an Instagram famous robot. She rose to fame after many people began to notice her cartoon-like appearance.

Modern Sexism in Sports
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