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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....

Junior Aiden Ruckh, 83, rushes the ball after receiving a pass pushing through three Dalton players. (Photo by Sarah Treusch)

North Raiders Reign Victorious over Dalton Catamounts, 42-10

Sarah Treusch, News Editor September 8, 2021

North fans gathered in Raider Valley on Friday, Sept. 3 to watch North’s varsity football team win against Dalton with a final score of 42-10. The student section’s theme was Gold Out, and Raider...

Senior wide receiver at North Forsyth, Garrett Achilles, and his family went south to the plains of Alabama to watch Auburn take on the Akron Zips.

Recapping Week One of College Football

Brodie Mizer, Staff Writer September 8, 2021

College football is back, and its return has never felt so amazing. From “Enter Sandman” being blasted in Lane Stadium in Blacksburg to the tomahawk chop echoing throughout Doak Campbell Stadium...

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