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Nike Introduces Hijab for Female Muslim Athletes

Nike Introduces Hijab for  Female Muslim Athletes

Kristin Iler, Sports Editor
April 26, 2017 • 184 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

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 is designed with the Muslim rules in mind. For example, it is breathable, but also opaque, which i...

Dear Someone Special…

Dear Someone Special…

Rachel Lee, Staff Writer
November 7, 2016 • 156 views
Filed under Literature

I tend to think that I am a pretty talented person. I have been told that I have a gift with the written word. I am not terrible when it comes to art. I am not bad at soccer. I am usually very good at communicating with people. I respect other people, I say “please” and “thank you”, “yes ma’am”,...

Path to Heaven

Path to Heaven

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015 • 458 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

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 is guaranteed and enjoyed. In others, instead of going to heaven, souls are reborn over the course...

Instapray: My Experience

Instapray: My Experience

Kristen Iler
May 6, 2015 • 553 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Worship and prayer are not usually things you see every day on social media, but there is a relatively new app changes that entirely. Instapray, introduced on January 10, 2013, is an app designed to let people around the world interact with each other by posting prayers, praying, and offering God’s ...

The Princess Within

The Princess Within

Rachel McCord, Staff Writer
March 24, 2015 • 374 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Showcase

Cinderella. The very name elicits varying reactions among different people, and, while there are thousands of different interpretations, the general outline of each version is the same: The protagonist’s mother passes away, and Cinderella’s father is dead and/or absent while she is mistreated by...

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

Simple Charity Hosts H2O 5k for Kenya

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
March 23, 2015 • 367 views
Filed under School, Showcase

Calling all runners! Simple Charity and Just One: Africa, non-profit organizations for global poverty, are partnering up and hosting a 5k and Fun Run on the morning of Saturday, March 28 at North Forsyth Middle School. Simple Charity is a Christian club at NFHS that hopes to “punch poverty in the face,”...

The Process of Independent Thought

The Process of Independent Thought

Ashton Bruce, Staff Writer
February 23, 2015 • 371 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

It started with less to do with the cigarette smoke that his father could smell on his breath, and more to do with the way he spoke of heaven: it started with “ifs”.  And then he spoke of God with even less certainty. To him, the idea of heaven was a nice notion, and he wished that he could believe...

Delilah

Delilah

Sam Perryman, Prose Editor
December 15, 2014 • 387 views
Filed under Literature, Showcase

Delilah floated through the arched wooden doors. She paused and hovered at the top of the stairs, looking out toward a horizon that was obscured by buildings of various sizes. “My lord,” she said, addressing the heavens above the buildings, “how beautiful you are.” She danced down the concrete...

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Grasso Punches Global Poverty in the Face

Erin Dickman, Social Media and Promotion Manager
December 8, 2014 • 686 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

The idea of Simple Charity was formed on a February night when Senior Brian Grasso demanded for a solution for global poverty. Now, he is living the dream with his booming student-led organization and talented team supporting the $100,000 goal “to combat hunger in Jesus’ name.” Since Simple Charity...

FCA at North

FCA at North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014 • 562 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is an internationally-recognized organization designed to “use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ”, according to the FCA website. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the organization’s establishment.

Faith in Simple Charity

Faith in Simple Charity

Erin Dickman
October 10, 2014 • 762 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Simple Charity began with a dream for a solution. Senior Brian Grasso, the founder of Simple Charity, saw the potential in North Forsyth to raise $100,000 before the end of the school year for the poverty-stricken delivered through Christian-based organizations. The group has hosted several events to...

Friday Links: Barack Obama and Pope Francis Discuss Global Issues

Friday Links: Barack Obama and Pope Francis Discuss Global Issues

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
March 28, 2014 • 1,403 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

President Barack Obama visited Pope Francis on Thursday at the Vatican bearing a cinder box of seeds as a gift. This gift was inspired by the Pope’s decision to make the gardens at the Apostolic Palace of Castel Gandolfo open to the public. The Pope returned the favor by gifting President Obama two...

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