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Netflix and the Infamous Rabbit Hole of Movies

Netflix and the Infamous Rabbit Hole of Movies

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

May 3, 2020

It’s no secret that Netflix is notorious for it’s “too much” appearance. As soon as you open the app, thousands of shows, documentaries, movies, and more are shoved down your throat. It’s self-titled as the “King of Movie Apps.” But with its quantity over quality attitude, it begs th...

Imagine There’s No Hollywood

This is a picture from the famous video up for discussion today. Gal Gadot uploaded this to her Instagram, but not without receiving strong backlash from fans and critics alike. Photo By: Gal Gadot

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

April 30, 2020

Celebrities are NOT relatable. I know this may come as a shock to many of you, but yes, we do not live in a home worth millions of dollars. We have a budget, a stressful life, and families to take care of with few resources. I feel like most people reading this article are middle-class teenagers with...

Yungblud Throws a Corona-Proof Virtual Concert

Many shows have been either canceled or postponed due to the coronavirus. English musician Yungblud has been coming up with new ways to keep his fans entertained throughout this global pandemic.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

April 30, 2020

British pop-rock artist Yungblud bounced into action when his upcoming international tour was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. In just 72 hours, he put together his own digital concert with a twist. He safely served fans with a Rock n’ Roll version of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” that last...

You Shouldn’t Panic About the Coronavirus

Thank you notes that some students left behind for their teacher during the quarantine. Photo by: Melissa Gresham

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

March 31, 2020

In no way do I mean to downplay the seriousness or severity of COVID-19. Although we should be trying our best to avoid the virus, I wish to inform people that death should not be a fear of the typical North Forsyth High School student.  It is not surprising that more people are beginning to panic. Wi...

Justin Bieber’s New Song is Anything but “Yummy”

Justin Bieber released a new single titled “Yummy.” He and his marketing team are desperately trying to get it to number one, but they just can’t.  Source: medium.com

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

Justin Bieber has made a recent comeback into the spotlight of fame. The 26-year-old singer released a new single titled “Yummy,” and to no surprise, people didn’t like it. It took a team of six writers to compose Bieber's song and yet somehow they made it worse than “Baby,” his first hit ...

Is the Reverse-Flash Back in Action?

 Nash is talking to his hallucination. The guy in the hat is the hallucination and the guy on the wall is Nash. (Photo from the CW.)

Amber Cabezas, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

The Flash, season six, has many twists and turns that make you eager to watch more. This CW TV series is about a guy named Barry Allen who gets struck by lightning, causing him to go into a coma for 9 months. He wakes up in a place called Star Labs where he meets Cisco, Kaitlen, and Dr. Harrison Wells...

FFDP Releases Incredible New Album “F8”

Five Finger Death Punch dropped their eighth in-studio album “F8” with a total of 16 songs on it. This record is by far one of their best ones to date. Above is lead singer Ivan Moody at one of the FFDP shows. (Photo by Loudwire )

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 15, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 28, American heavy metal band Five Finger Death Punch (aka FFDP or 5FDP) dropped their eighth in-studio album “F8.” With a total of 16 songs on it, this record has to be by far one of their best ones yet. They added some new sounds to their new album but still managed to make th...

The Raider Station Refresh Is on Its Way to the Hub

 A new addition to the Hub is opening soon, the Raider Station Refresh. It will sell beverages such as lemonade, tea, juice, and soda. It is non-food based and it will be open at lunch.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

March 2, 2020

There is yet another beverage shop on its way to North Forsyth High School. It is called the Raider Station Refresh, and it will be placed inside the Hub. Unlike the Raider’s Roast, it’s main focus is on drinks like teas, sodas, and juices. They will serve coffee but will also have an entire menu f...

Should the School Year be Year-Round?

This is the current schedule for Forsyth County Schools and the topic of discussion for this article. Photo by: Steven Gresham.

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer

February 29, 2020

I am currently in my sophomore year of high school, and I think that after 13 years of torture, I am entitled to voice my opinion of the current school schedule. Ever since I was in kindergarten, I wondered why we did not start school in January and finish in December. To me, it sounded a lot better ...

Does Alien Life Exist? I Think so and so Does NASA!

Scientists have discovered three inhabitable earth-sized planets. Can humans live on another planet besides Earth, and do aliens actually exist? This is NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope. Image from Google.

Amber Cabezas, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

In 2003, NASA launched its Spitzer Space Telescope into space. The telescope spent 16 years studying the universe in infrared light until it ended its mission at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020. NASA ended up finding another solar system 40 light-years away. They call this system The Trappist-1...

Why “Jumanji” Two and Three Are Better Than the First

This is a collage of the movie posters from each “Jumanji” movie. Old to New; Right to Left.

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

The first “Jumanji” movie was released on Dec. 15, 1995. It is about how a board game comes to life when two young kids play it after finding it in their new house. Starring celebrities like Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black, the second “Jumanji” (“Jumanji: Welcome to the J...

Billie Eilish: the Savior of Pop Music

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O'Connell pose for a feature shot at Rex Features. (Photo credit: Rex Features.)

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

MTV Video Music Awards winner of best record of the year, the best song of the year, and best new artist of the year all by the astounding age of 17. Billie Eilish takes the music industry by storm.  With her debut album titled, "Don't Smile at Me,"  the song “Ocean Eyes” hit the charts of Bil...

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