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The COVID-19 vaccine being administered. I urge everyone to be vaccinated if they want life to return back to normal. Photo by: Mathew Horwood.

Why You Should be Vaccinated

Steven Gresham, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Look, no one besides a medical professional can tell you how you should treat your health— which is why you should listen to one. In all seriousness though, there are understandable concerns when it...

President Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus check for COVID relief. Photo by: Foreign Policy Research Institute.

America’s $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill, What Is It?

Jen Vincent, Literature Editor March 25, 2021

On March 5th and 6th, the House accepted President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill in Washington. The Washington Post said that “Democrats touted the breadth of the legislation, which...

Rumors on the Tokyo and Beijing Olympic Games

Rumors on the Tokyo and Beijing Olympic Games

Jen Vincent , Literature Editor February 26, 2021

The Japan Olympics were originally supposed to be held July 24 to Aug.9, 2020. However, with the recent COVID-19 pandemic, the plans were postponed. Japan's prime minister said the Olympics “will be...

Many concerts and public events have been canceled or postponed due to COVID-19. Venues and musicians are thinking of new and creative ways to bring live music to fans safely. Photo by Cynda Allen.

What Will Touring Look Like Post-COVID and in 2021?

Cynda Allen, Opinion/Features Editor February 14, 2021

With COVID-19 dominating most of 2020, and now 2021, lots of concerts and public events have been canceled or rescheduled. Not being able to tour, musicians both big and small have spent their free time...

COVID-19 vaccine vials are ready for use. Photo by: Memorial Medical Center.

Are the Covid-19 Vaccines Safe?

Micayla Peters, Staff Writer January 16, 2021

Last year Covid-19 infested the world and our lives by forcing many countries to shut down. Everyone wants the 2020 pandemic to be over, and multiple vaccines have been created and approved. However, many...

As the COVID-19 pandemic continued to spread throughout the United States, what were the overall effects of it on people’s mental health? Photo from Vector Solutions.

Was Quarantine and the COVID-19 Pandemic Detrimental to People’s Mental Health?

Melody Scott, Editor-in-Chief December 17, 2020

On March 13, 2020, daily life as many people knew it would completely change. Once busy streets became vacant as individuals quarantined and stayed home amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With the shell shocking...

While the EKG machine in Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta may look scary, the process of electrocardiography is painless. (Photo by CHOA Heart Center)

Athletes: Beware of Possible Heart Condition After Positive COVID-19 Test

Sarah Treusch, News/Sports Editor December 9, 2020

Doctors recommend student athletes who recently had COVID-19 receive an electrocardiogram before returning to their sport in fear that the individuals could have developed Myocarditis. Myocarditis...

The annual box office earnings. Photo from BrinkNews.

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Movie Industry

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer November 22, 2020

With COVID-19 still on the rise and businesses following safety protocols, the toll has begun to take its course. The movie industry is one of the most affected by COVID-19 along with travel, retail and...

2020 has been crazy, with the Coronavirus, protests, the election,  U.F.O. sightings, and so many strange occurrences. It would be nice for everything to go back to normal. Photo by: Elizabeth Wood

Factory Reset

Elizabeth Wood, Social Media Manager October 30, 2020

I glance up to the sky. “Nothing,” I sigh to myself. I glance down at my watch and the screen lights up reading 1:45 a.m. I tilt my head back and look up at the sky again. This past year has been crazy...

Nurses all around the globe are helping to prevent the spread of COVID-19. They work long tiring hours and have to be away from their families during these hard times.

All About COVID-19: What We Need to Know and How to Prevent It

Melody Scott, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

With over one million COVID-19 cases in the United States alone, there is an ongoing panic over what the virus may bring. People are stockpiling paper products and non-perishable foods; the government...

President Trump provided a briefing on the current COVID-19 situation on March 29 in the White House Rose Garden. Mr. Trump announced that he will be extending social distancing guidelines through April 30. Photo by Pete Marovich for the New York Times.

Trump Pushes Social Distancing Guidelines Through the End of April

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief April 16, 2020

President Trump stepped back from his earlier hopes of relaxing social distancing guidelines by Easter to announce that the restrictions will now continue through the end of April. These restrictions include...

Students, parents and teachers in Forsyth County are learning that the differences between online and normal school are much greater than they ever imagined.

Online School vs. Normal School

Elizabeth Wood, Staff Writer March 30, 2020

School is stressful! Everyone has those days when nothing seems to go right because your mind is so into your work. Since our school transitioned to online learning due to COVID-19, everyone seems to be...

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