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Robots Are Among Us

Robots Are Among Us

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Behind the Scenes: NFHS Raider Choir

Ella McCook, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The NFHS mixed choir, called Chamber, and women's choir, called Cantamus, will be putting on their first concert of the 2018-2019 school year on October 16 at Cumming First United Methodist Church. The concert will feature alumni from previous years as the current choir works to learn songs previously...

High Anticipation for DC’s ‘Super Season,’ Releasing “The Flash,” “Arrow,” and “Supergirl” New Episodes *SPOILERS INCLUDED*

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

  From their Comic-Con trailers released two months ago to release set pictures, DC Entertainment is no stranger to surprising their loyal fans with updates for upcoming seasons. This includes their three separate teasers for ‘Super Season’ released through late August 2018 and early/m...

Billie Eilish: The Role Model Young Girls Have Been Waiting For

Billie Eilish: The Role Model Young Girls Have Been Waiting For

Kana Mullee, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Billie Eilish, a 16-year-old singer-songwriter, inspires young women all over the world to go out and do what they dream of doing. When asked about how Eilish’s music and image affected her, NFHS freshman Allison Van Epps said, “Watching Billie start her career at the age of 14, is very empoweri...

The Revival of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Revival of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

Anna Goellner, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Fox cancelled the well-renowned comedy series “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” in May 2018 after five seasons, and fans erupted in outrage. Twitter was flooded with anger and disappointment, distraught at the end of the ground-breaking show. Celebrities and influencers, including Lin-Manuel Miranda, Mark Hamill...

What’s the Big Deal About “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”?

What’s the Big Deal About “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”?

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

There are few things in the world that truly unite people. Thanksgiving, puppies and Netflix original movies, such as “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before,” are a few examples. This movie phenomenon, a flawless example of a teenage romcom, has been a smashing box office hit. The movie, based off th...

“YA” Cannot Wait to Hear about Decatur Book Festival 2018

“YA” Cannot Wait to Hear about Decatur Book Festival 2018

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every year on Labor Day weekend, thousands of bibliophiles gather to meet authors, listen to panels and share their love for books. One stage in particular receives great attention every year: the Young Adult Stage. Once again, they put on a great series of discussions and authors for Decatur Book Fe...

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Coaching for a Change: Andy Martin

Cynda Allen, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, School, Showcase

Coach Andy Martin is a new staff member to North Forsyth High School and we welcome him with open arms! This is his first year coaching for North High in his 18 years of teaching. He previously taught at Forsyth Central High School and North Forsyth Middle School. When asked what made him want to lea...

What is the Big Deal with Essential Oils?

What is the Big Deal with Essential Oils?

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

Essential oils seem to be on the rise lately, but where did this sudden popularity come from? As Walmart and Kroger begin to stock their shelves with oils and diffusers, it makes you wonder what is so good about these products and if investing in them is really worth it. I started getting interested...

The Florida Project: A Review and Examination

The Florida Project: A Review and Examination

Noah Smith, Literary Magazine Editor

April 18, 2018


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Toward the end of 2017, a tiny indie film by the name of “The Florida Project” silently entered theatres, although it amassed almost unanimous critical acclaim for its portrayal of what is commonly referred to as “hidden poverty” and the warmth director Sean Baker brought to his complex and often...

Behind the Scenes: Putting on ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’

Behind the Scenes: Putting on ‘Seven Brides for Seven Brothers’

Abby Marks, Staff Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

The NFHS drama department recently put on a fantastic rendition of the classic movie “Seven Brides for Seven Brothers”, a musical about a family of seven brothers who each try to court a wife by stealing them from town. The play is full of fighting, romance and humor, as well as incredible singing...

To AP or Not To AP…

To AP or Not To AP…

Bella Angell, Opinion/Feature Editor

April 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

This time of year, during registration, the discussion among parents and students turns to Advanced Placement (AP) classes. Is the teacher recommending a student for an AP class? Who should take AP classes and why? Should the student take the class or waive out? Parents and students are planning classes...

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