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Akhil Crumpton was arrested in Philadelphia on March 16, 2022, almost a year after the Oconee shooting. (Photo by Oconee County Sheriff’s Office)

Former UGA Player Arrested for Suspected Murder

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor March 22, 2022

  Ahkil Crumpton walked onto Georgia history as a wide receiver for the Georgia Bulldogs during 2017 and 2018. He hailed from Philadelphia but signed to the Bulldogs after committing temporarily...

Gainesville tested the Raider’s ability to play under pressure during the last game of the season (photo by Sydney Jarrard)

The Last Boy’s JV Basketball Game Secured Win for North

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor February 10, 2022

On Friday, Feb. 4,  the boy’s JV basketball team faced off against the Gainesville Red Elephants in the auxiliary gym after school. It was the last game of the season, and the stands were filled...

If only we weren’t from different lives. (Photo from Google)

Until Death Do Us Part

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor December 21, 2021

She sits in the walls Pale in life, in death In life after death And I can’t help but feel drawn forward Toward her Sunken cheeks and see-through eyes Blue like the sea Dark like...

Top scorer Aiden Kudlas, #10, led the Varsity Raider Basketball Team to victory in their last game of the non-regional season with a score of 55-54. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood.

Raider Varsity Basketball Holds off the Mustangs 55-54

Elizabeth Wood, Features Editor December 21, 2021

The Varsity Raider Basketball team won their last game of the non-regional season with a score of 55-54 on Saturday, Dec. 4 against the Mount Vernon Mustangs. Playing at Raider Arena, North came out on...

Sharife Cooper, #2, joined the Atlanta Hawks in the 2021 NBA Draft. (Photo by Adam Hagy)

Sharife Cooper’s Two Way Contract

Emma Simmons, Sports Writer December 14, 2021

The Atlanta Hawks have a strong young core, which makes them “the most fun (team) to watch” according to the votes of 10% of NBA executives. Though they have a higher average age than several...

The intrinsic rights of turkeys are violated every year. (Made with Canva)

The Fight for Turkey Rights

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor November 10, 2021

It’s the season for giving thanks --Thanksgiving, if you will-- and that means that the national debate on the validity of turkey independence is picking up steam once again. There are several small...

Her deepest fear of dolls coming to life comes true. Photo by: Ubuy.

Devil’s Twin Dolls

Kinley Waltman, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

Rosetta was in the backseat of a cold, grey Jeep.  It had been a wintery night on the way to her Mimi and Papaw's house. Since they took their last stop a while ago, Rosetta's father asked, ” Does...

Senior football players celebrating their last victory in Raider Valley. Photos by Sarah Treusch.

Class of 2022 Celebrates Last Victory as North’s Varsity Football Destroys Gainesville, 38-13

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer November 10, 2021

On Friday, Nov. 5 in Raider Valley, Raider fans gathered to watch as the Raiders reigned over the Gainesville Red Elephants with an ending score of 38-13, making it the perfect game to conclude the...

The picture above was used on David Adesina’s campaign poster. The simple but stylish photo paints himself as laid back but professional. Photo By: David Adesina

Sitting Down With David Adesina, the New Class President

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer October 26, 2021

Senior class elections were concluded a few weeks ago, resulting in David Adesina being elected as class president for the class of 2022. When he heard the news that he won, he felt “happy and appreciative.”   Adesina,...

The defeat of Icarus comes from the natural hubris of man, which poisons my healing from time to time. Painting by Clare Henry McCanna.

Call Me Icarus

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor October 26, 2021

I don my wings with hope to take flight and leave This prison cell has stripped my mind bare Haunted notions hold my soul hostage They break my back and keep me there   But salted skies...

Iconic TV Shows and Movies that use the ‘80s and ‘90s and impact our TV screens! Photos Source: Pinterest

‘80s and ‘90s Influence on Today’s TV Screens

Tori Harrill, Staff Writer September 30, 2021

The mom jeans, oversized shirts and classic skirt outfits born in the ‘80s and ‘90s have made a huge comeback in Generation Z’s style. Not only is the style of these fun periods coming back,...

Scaled and Icy’s cover art, featuring Trash the Dragon. Album art by Brandon Rike.

Scaled and Icy: Does it Deserve the Hate?

Emma Simmons, Sports Editor September 30, 2021

On May 21, 2021, the band Twenty One Pilots released a new album composed in quarantine called “Scaled and Icy”, which was received with mixed reviews from long-term fans and casual listeners alike....

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