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Valentine’s Day Around the World

Valentine’s Day Around the World

Kenya Espinoza, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

February, the month where love and cupid fly around carelessly. In the United States, the day of love is celebrated on Feb. 14 and is many times celebrated by showering significant others in gifts. This fact, however, changes in different countries. Every country that celebrates this special day;has...

How to Win Valentine’s Day: Gifts to Get the One You Cherish

How to Win Valentine’s Day: Gifts to Get the One You Cherish

Quillen McKinney, Staff Writer

February 12, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

February, the month of love. When those who are single suffer terribly in their loneliness, and those who are fortunate enough to be dating gaze deep into each other’s eyes, confess their love and struggle to plan the most romantic night of the year.  But one cannot have a good night without a good gift. Theref...

You Will Fall in Love With These Top Three Valentine’s Day Traditions

You Will Fall in Love With These Top Three Valentine’s Day Traditions

Bella Angell, Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Showcase

Ah, Valentine’s Day – a day filled with love and happiness. On Feb. 14, the hallways of North Forsyth High School (and most likely every other school) will be bustling with students carrying roses, chocolates, stuffed animals, jewelry and similar gifts. There are many different ways to spend Valenti...

Stiff as Granite

Stiff as Granite

Emily Stocksdale, Literature Editor

May 19, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

She had fallen in love with him slowly, over the course of four squandered years.  He had loved her from the minute he saw her, and had vowed never to leave her, regardless of the reason. He had repeated that vow so many times that she had come to take it for granted, to take him for granted.  Now,...

What We Are

What We Are

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Literature, Showcase

It is ink drying on a page And neatly folded laundry that describe me. It is bakery scents And two day t-shirts that represent you. Together, we are the perfect ratio Of seriousness and humor, Of neatness and disorder. I keep you straight; You mess me up.

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

This Is What Christianity Means To Us

Hailey Yarbrough and JoAnn Ahn

November 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

To be a Christian, many believe one has to be perfect and abide by every rule under the sun. Others believe Christians are entirely judgmental and hypocritical when it comes to challenging times. But to truly be a follower of Christ, it actually means the exact opposite. Everyone is flawed, and it is...

An Open Letter to the Girl Whose Heart He Broke

An Open Letter to the Girl Whose Heart He Broke

Kayla Salemi, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Dear Beautiful,   He is a fool.     Do not think for one second that because of his boyish tendencies that you are not worthy of him or any other man. Right now, you may think you are not attractive because the thoughts running through your head probably sound a lot like: “Why else would he choose her over...

Okay?

Okay?

Lany Campbell, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

I’m alone when I’m back home. It’s time for a change A subtle change. I’m through with my miserable youth. ………………………………………………………… The girls are crying on the corner because the boys all left He’s convinced the blonde by the bar She...

Selfish God

Selfish God

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer

May 23, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

One of the differences between me and the person I love is that she has conversations with the sun and I have conversations with the graveyard outside my neighborhood. It makes for interesting chitchat. I’m sitting beside her having a picnic on the tombstones, and she talks to the sun and God and I...

Masterpiece

Masterpiece

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor

May 11, 2016


Filed under Literature, Showcase

Even if God gave me the stars and told me to paint a masterpiece with my only medium being cosmic, and ordered me to paint the most beautiful thing he’s seen, An apology would be conjured in truthful excuse I would say he could surely not expect me to create the greatest thing when already,...

Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Love: an intense feeling of deep affection.   “I love you,” said an 11 year old boy that has barely hit puberty. He is staring at himself in the mirror, searching his barren chest for even a mere nub of hair sprouting out before bed time. He is maybe 5’3, and his voice still cracks occ...

An Open Letter to the Boy that Called Me Ugly

An Open Letter to the  Boy that Called Me Ugly

Noelle Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2016


Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

An Open Letter to the  Boy that Called Me Ugly: I am completely repulsed by what you thought gave you the right to do so. Not even to mention that it wasn't even to my face. What gives you the right to put a label on what you determine as beautiful? What right do you have to send these hateful...

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