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Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor April 26, 2017

In recent weeks, Nike has created a prototype for a hijab. It is designed for the Muslim Female athletes who were complaining about the comfort of their traditional hijabs while competing. The hijab...

Above is a screenshot taken from YouTube of Richard Spencer, leader of the alt-right movement, being punched in the face mid-sentence by a protester at Trump’s Inauguration. The alt-right movement, as Spencer explained, has taken Matt Furi’s popularized drawing of “Pepe the frog” and attached it to the Alt-right movement as a symbol for white nationalism, which just proves that 2017 is just as disturbing as 2016.

Worst Time Machine Ever: Nazism Revived in 2017

Thanks to Richard Spencer and Twitter
Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer February 28, 2017

For the first time in about sixty years, Nazism makes headlines once again--which is not the new part since Neo-Nazism as a regime has been lurking in the dark spaces of the internet since the internet...

An aikido practitioner throws his counterpart during his test to rise in “belts”.  Aikido,

like Karate, is one of the martial arts to have emerged from the older fighting schools of Japan.  

(Used with permission from the Butoku of North Georgia Facebook page)

The Spirit Behind Japanese Martial Arts

Bim Peacock, Literature Editor March 8, 2016

A flow of tradition has opened wide across the ocean between Japan and America. Since the time of the Shogunate’s fall in World War II, their foods, their stories, their art, countless things have...

One of the astounding minarets rises from the Blue Mosque, located in Istanbul, Turkey.  These works of architecture show the remnants of the beauty and innovation of the Islamic nation.

What Once Was a Diamond

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer May 12, 2015

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...

Heaven may not be what many imagine it to be. We have to look farther

Path to Heaven

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer May 8, 2015

Heaven: a shining place full of wonder and light, where souls enjoy the afterlife in peace and happiness. Around the world, cultures speak about a “heaven” with great rewards. In most, eternal happiness...

The pit awaits, awash with flames and darkness. Watching and waiting to swallow sinners whole.

Journey Through the Underworld

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer May 5, 2015

The Underworld: a place of fire and brimstone where evil souls are thrown into its dark maw and punished for all eternity. Around the world, different cultures believe in different versions of the underworld...

One of these things is not like the other; one of these things does belong

Stop Erasing Me

Emma Franklin, Senior Editor April 28, 2015

My grandmother is from the Philippines. She was born there, raised there, and then married a white man: my grandfather. They had six children, and the children look Pilipino. One of them was my father,...

The flag of the United States flies above the flag of the US State of Georgia on a flagpole. According to US law regarding the handling of flags, the US flag must fly above a sub-national flag on a flagpole. The US flag and the flag of any other sovereign country must be placed beside each other on flagpoles of equal size.

Putting a Face on Nations

Jack Scott, Staff Writer March 6, 2015

There is no modern country that does not have a national flag. Even the Vatican, home of the Pope, has a flag. These designs provoke a spectrum of emotions inside humans, like fear or anger or pride. Flags...

This is one of the many pieces of art that the French classes saw on the field trip. “It (painting in the style of the artist) makes them think more and feel deeper about the art,”  said Ms. Surin.  The photo is used with permission from Rai Havins.

French Class Takes on the Paintbursh

Rhiannon Martin, Staff Writer December 16, 2014

Coinciding with the class’s trip to the High Art Museum in Atlanta on November 12, Levels Two and Three French Classes at NFHS are currently working on a project about French artists and how they impacted...

The giant sphere that holds the Spaceship Earth ride is visible in all parts of Epcot. Spaceship Earth looms over everything else in the park, so onlookers can see it no matter where they are in Epcot. The sphere, besides being an impressive sight, can also serve as a directional beacon, as it is located near the entrance of the park. This is most helpful to those who are stuck in the Food and Wine Festival, as they can easily guide themselves back to the entrance of Epcot.

Around the World in 25 Countries

Jack Scott, Staff Writer October 31, 2014

Every autumn, a section of Disney’s Epcot Park is transformed into a surreal and sometimes confusing conglomeration of culinary culture from all over the world. Chinese monasteries stand aside Norwegian...

Do not be afraid to be you.

Pretty in Pink Prom

Meredith Pirtle, Staff Writer May 12, 2014

What do you think when you hear the word “prom”? Big hair? Glamorous dresses? High heels? If you are anything like me, you hate all of those things, but that does not mean you can not go have the time...

The world reaches far beyond the bounds that any word could capture.  Out there, out in the wilderness, or even just within the walls of a foreign, exotic city lay the answers to all of life’s struggles.

Lost Spirit

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer March 21, 2014

Let’s go play video games!  Let’s watch TV all day!  Let’s read a book about a pointless made up world similar to ours!  Let’s sit inside and rot away in the darkness! What has our culture...

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