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Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

Generation Z: Generation Z Faces A Dilemma; Stay the Same, or Change the World

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Each generation has their own set of strengths and weaknesses that can be traced back to them. Somehow Generation Z, or our current generation,  has been linked to a larger list of weaknesses than past generations. What gives Generation Z its unfavorable image? Why do other generations get to decide...

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Where Did the Storytellers Go?

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under Editor's Picks, Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Do you absolutely love The Hunger Games?  How about Divergent, Twilight, or any other story written and/or turned into a movie in the last ten years?  While pretty explosions and “heartbreaking” romances can be fascinating, in all reality, the same story told over and over gets tiresome.  That...

NFHS: A Promising Work in Progress

NFHS: A Promising Work in Progress

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

September 1, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Summer break has officially ended, and the dreaded return to school has arrived. However, if going back to school was not bad enough, students at North have another thing to moan and groan about: construction. This year, North Forsyth is undergoing many changes, including adding a new gym, renovating...

What Once Was a Diamond

What Once Was a Diamond

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer

May 12, 2015


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Before the days when religion ruled mankind, before the days when it would even bother to kill for such a petty thing, a proud civilization rose from the sands of the east that would witness the world rise and fall.  From the Tigris and Euphrates, the city-states of Sumeria were born, farming and fighting...

A Spark to a Blind Eye

A Spark to a Blind Eye

Bim Peacock, Photo Editor

May 8, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Forever stalks the night across these barren fields of dust.  Its step falls with reigning control as warden of all that ever breathed, all that ever sought to strike out and grasp reality, to grasp the shadows themselves and exist.  From the darkness we’re born, in the darkness we die, and within...

It’s just as bad as the other times

It’s just as bad as the other times

Sam Perryman, Prose Editor

April 20, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Lisa cries in her room. She hides from her family. In the kitchen, a pot boils over, And the sauce bubbles and burns on the eye of the stove. John’s room is vacant; He sits outside where it is silent. The living room is on fire. The flames are loud and violent, and the smoke tastes...

Something Big

Something Big

Amanda Lewsader, Staff Writer

February 10, 2015


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I’m never good enough. Or at least that’s how it’s always been. Apparently, I’m ordinary, but that’s far from my reality to say the least: I am a mid-fielder on the high school soccer team which basically means I get yelled at and run for almost 6 out of 7 days of the week for 2 hours. ...

The Disappeared

The Disappeared

Grace Hanks, Staff Writer

December 19, 2014


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Gone is the breath that once filled my lungs. Gone is the pain that once filled this cavity in my soul   Bright lights filling my mind cease to light the way Fiery blood once flowing through my veins stops cold in its tracks.   Gone is the wind caressing my face, only...

How to Awaken Your Space: Three Southern Themes to Welcome Spring

How to Awaken Your Space: Three Southern Themes to Welcome Spring

Caitlin Shelby, Staff Writer

April 7, 2014


Filed under Editor's Picks, Features, Showcase

With the arrival of spring fresh at our doorsteps and ready to be let in, why not take it into our own hands to give spring a warm welcome within our rooms? The snow has passed, the rains are beginning, and green will soon find its way into our spirits and surroundings. Though creativity is a piece of...

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