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No more Taylor Swift. We need change.

Taylor Swift: Music Messiah or Lyrical Loser?

Kinley Waltman, Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2024

Taylor Swift: everyone’s heard of her, and if you haven’t, you are one lucky duck. Swift is a singer and songwriter and she started to gain popularity in 2005. But does she really deserve this idolization?...

Quality Time

Quality Time is the Best Gift

Katelyn Tillotson, Staff Writer February 29, 2024

Although Valentine’s Day has passed, with prom approaching, many people are finding relationships and could be confused about what the best possible option for a gift could be, with any upcoming celebratory...

Let’s end this “holiday” for good.

Is Valentine’s Day really a good holiday?

Kinley Waltman, Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2024

Ah, Valentine's Day, the one day a year when love is in the air and florists rejoice as they rake in the profits from overpriced bouquets. But let's be real here. Is Valentine's Day really the beacon of...

The movie “Die Hard” takes place in Los Angeles.

“Die Hard” is NOT a Christmas movie

Grace Hutka and Cameron Simpson December 7, 2023

Christmas is a time of year everyone looks forward to. The food, family and fun are continuous and infectious. Many families start watching Christmas movies to get into the spirit, which raises the question...

Epic Games gets ready to host its Fortnite World Cup

Fortnite’s Best Season Yet

Preston Anderson, Sports Editor November 17, 2023

The new season is here! ... Kind of. Fortnite has just dropped their best season yet called “Fortnite OG,” a combination of chapter 1 seasons including five, six, seven, eight and nine. This brand-new...

Photo caption: Senior Reagan McMichen showed how it feels to be run into in the hallway when you are just trying to get to class on time and demonstrates how not to stop in the hallway (Photo by Sarah Treusch)

Hallway Etiquette

Sarah Treusch, Editor-in-chief April 27, 2023

Chaos: that’s the best description of the halls of North Forsyth for the 42 minutes in total of class change. There is an extreme lack of organization and complete disregard for respect for others. It...

Source: Netflix
Caption: Mary-Jayne Gold, Paul Amoussou, Lisa Fittko, Albert Hirschman and Varian Fry discussing their plans to travel through the mountains with the refugees.

Transatlantic Mini-Series is a Hit

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor April 16, 2023

On April 7, a Netflix original was released called ‘Transatlantic’. The show is based on the book called “The Flight Portfolio” by Julia Orringer. The show follows historical figures Varian Fry,...

Top Five Primates

Top Five Primates

Kinley Waltman, News Editor March 1, 2023

Monkeys are fascinating creatures with diverse species found in different parts of the world. They range from the smallest primates that can fit in the palm of your hand to the largest species that are...

Source: Kai Shabman

Netflix blissfully ignoring the people who make them successful

Netflix’s Inevitable Downfall

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor February 27, 2023

Netflix has been through a plethora of changes in the last 15 years. It went from being a mail service to its video-on-demand service to its app and interactive media. All in all, moving from a DVD service...

Freshman Rylee Kate Lamb cheered on the freshman boys football team (Photo by Gracie Zimmerman).

The Controversy of Cheerleading

Gracie Zimmerman, Literature editor February 2, 2023

Depending on the source of choice, the definition for cheerleading includes the word “sport,” which is enough in and of itself. Britannica, although does not use the term sport to describe cheerleading,...

Source: Kai Shabman
I have created some ideas for better designs

We Should Put Cooler Designs on Period Products

Kai Shabman, Opinion Editor January 24, 2023

Everyone loves things that are personalized or have fun designs on them. We have underwear, Band-Aids, food brands and cups that can be designed with your favorite things or characters. But I think...

Photo Caption: Alice in Borderland and Squid Game are Netflix’s one of many hit asian series.
Photo By: KKday Blog

Is Alice in Borderland the OG Squid Game?

Carmen DeThomas, Staff Writer January 20, 2023

In 2021, Squid Game was a phenomenon that rocked the world with Hwang Dong- hyuk's creative take on a modern capitalist society by using participants, who are struggling to make it through life due to...

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