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Justin Bieber’s New Song is Anything but “Yummy”

Justin Bieber released a new single titled “Yummy.” He and his marketing team are desperately trying to get it to number one, but they just can’t.  Source:

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

March 23, 2020

Justin Bieber has made a recent comeback into the spotlight of fame. The 26-year-old singer released a new single titled “Yummy,” and to no surprise, people didn’t like it. It took a team of six writers to compose Bieber's song and yet somehow they made it worse than “Baby,” his first hit ...

Is the Reverse-Flash Back in Action?

 Nash is talking to his hallucination. The guy in the hat is the hallucination and the guy on the wall is Nash. (Photo from the CW.)

Amber Cabezas, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

The Flash, season six, has many twists and turns that make you eager to watch more. This CW TV series is about a guy named Barry Allen who gets struck by lightning, causing him to go into a coma for 9 months. He wakes up in a place called Star Labs where he meets Cisco, Kaitlen, and Dr. Harrison Wells...

Why “Jumanji” Two and Three Are Better Than the First

This is a collage of the movie posters from each “Jumanji” movie. Old to New; Right to Left.

Jamie Cabezas, Staff Writer

February 26, 2020

The first “Jumanji” movie was released on Dec. 15, 1995. It is about how a board game comes to life when two young kids play it after finding it in their new house. Starring celebrities like Kevin Hart, Nick Jonas, Dwayne Johnson and Jack Black, the second “Jumanji” (“Jumanji: Welcome to the J...

Billie Eilish: the Savior of Pop Music

Billie Eilish and her brother Finneas O'Connell pose for a feature shot at Rex Features. (Photo credit: Rex Features.)

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

January 28, 2020

MTV Video Music Awards winner of best record of the year, the best song of the year, and best new artist of the year all by the astounding age of 17. Billie Eilish takes the music industry by storm.  With her debut album titled, "Don't Smile at Me,"  the song “Ocean Eyes” hit the charts of Bil...

Social Media: Is It a Friend or Foe of Today’s Society?

Peyton Stenander and Chasidy Culpepper (freshmen) give their opinion on how society is nowadays. Photo by Melody Scott.

Melody Scott, Staff Writer

December 10, 2019

From “Yee Yee” to “Ok Boomer,” society is embracing every trend and saying with complete ease. However, as each meme is being welcomed and integrated into society, some people have different thoughts and opinions on it. While the internet may see sayings and memes as jokes, some of society seems...

“Good Omens:” Ineffable Book and TV Show Differences

The Good Omens TV poster with all characters and important details.

Kai Shabman, Staff Writer

November 15, 2019

The “Good Omens” book came out over 20 years ago and the show came out in May of 2019. Naturally, people began comparing the two. There are some very different elements to the book compared to the show from character design to forgetting characters altogether.  “Good Omens” surrounds six different sto...

Why Football Games Are Not Worth the Hype

High school football is over-hyped. It isn’t worth the time or money.

Peyton Stenander, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

High school football is the epitome of the small-town American dream and students feel the need to associate themselves with those ideals. Football is an icon and remains a very popular part of student life; however, I personally believe that it is all over-hyped. Every weekend my Instagram feed is full of ...

Netflix’s Newest Teen Rom-Com “Tall Girl” is Hot Garbage

“Tall Girl” movie cover featuring Ava Michelle, Sabrina Carpenter, Griffin Gluck, and Luke Eisner as the main characters for the Netflix Original Movie.

Daphni Torres, News Editor

October 22, 2019

Netflix is notorious for producing cheesy teen movies like “The Kissing Booth”, “The Perfect date”, and “To all the Boys I’ve Loved Before.” However, with its newest release “Tall Girl”, my standards have been lowered to a point I didn’t know was possible. The ridiculously confusing plot...

Lunch: Is it Better Longer or Shorter?

Lunch here at North Forsyth High School should be extended. It is too short and there is hardly any time to eat and work on homework.

Lane Norris, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Lunch is looked at as being a big part of the school day. It’s a time to eat, work and in some circumstances, play. But in North Forsyth High School, lunch has come to a point at which some things like homework or even eating are just impossible to be completed in a measly 25 minutes. In my exp...

Is the Movie Industry Losing Its Creativity?

This is Gaby Ippolito, a freshman. She is holding her favorite movie.

Chasidy Culpepper, Staff Writer

October 8, 2019

Is the film industry losing its creativity? In my opinion, I believe it is. They never seem to change the storyline and they always have the same plot. Especially nowadays with the Disney remakes. There are also some old movies that fall into this category as well, like A Bug's Life and Antz. They are practically th...

What Beauty Truly Is

North Forsyth high school students, Claudia Dobson and Daphni Torres have their own take on the definition of beauty.

Jen Vincent, Staff Writer

September 26, 2019

Social media, once again, has started a negative impact on young girls. From life threatening diets to excessive amounts of make-up. The internet has been tarnishing girl's view of their bodies since social media has been invented.  Beauty. What is it? Some may think, without even helping it, bea...

Raider Time is a Waste of Time

Raider Time? More like Waste of Time. Most of the time spent in FlexTime Manager is time spent looking at a screen just like this: buffering. Signing up for classes is time- consuming and stressful, and has been a source of frustration for many.

Abby Marks, Editor-in-Chief

September 25, 2019

With the start of the 2019-2020 school year came many new changes for North Forsyth, one of which has been quite controversial. Raider Time is an attempt to provide built-in time throughout the day to complete homework and improve mental health. Each day, students spend 37 minutes in a class that they...

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