The Raider Wire

Pros and Cons of Raising Legal Vaping Age to 21

High schoolers practically rely on nicotine and vapes to relieve their stress or to fit in, but it won’t be like this for much longer. The legal smoking age is being moved from 18 to 21, which will make it much harder to gain access to these addicting products. Photo by Getty Images.

Cynda Allen, Opinion Editor

January 27, 2020

High schoolers all across the country have given way to society’s norms and surrendered to underage vaping within the past few years. About a month ago, President Donald Trump gave his stamp of approval on raising the purchasing age of tobacco products from 18 to 21. This law will go into effect at...

Georgia Ranks Highest in 2016 Lethal Injections

This pie chart was made to compare and contrast the number of lethal injections of each state. Georgia is the highest of them all; even beating Texas which usually takes the lead.

Grace Wood, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017

In 2016, Georgia took the lead in the entire nation of the number of lethal injections for the entire nation, even outranking Texas which slowed down due to rescheduling, with Georgia having a total of nine executions and Texas having only seven. Overall, nine executions is the highest it has been in...

North Forsyth’s Mock Trial Rocked at Finals!

There are twelve members on North Forsyth’s Mock Trial team, but they divide evenly into two teams. Every practice both teams carry out a different case.

Noelle Walker, Staff Writer

February 7, 2014

Mock Trial ended their year quite successfully with their Finals on Friday January 23rd and Saturday January 25th. Leading up to this occasion, mock trial club members had been having practices everyday to prepare for this event. There are twelve members on North Forsyth’s Mock Trial team, but ...

The Horrors of Animal Cruelty

We Have a Voice too.

Colin Herbert, Staff Writer

September 24, 2013

I was discussing the topic of animal rights with my father today; naturally, my father and I share particularly different views upon the subject of animal rights. The debate got pretty intense due to the fact that we both had very valid points concerning the viewpoints we felt most strongly about.To...

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