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The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

The Friday Jinx: Adventures in Africa

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

Documents recovered from the wreck of Sir Benedict Worcestershire Bloomingdales III, esquire’s ship, the HMS Dinghy, found in April gave readers and historians new insight into the Age of Exploration. The journal left by this previously unknown explorer portrayed Nubia as a landscape eerily similar ...

Disaster Plagues World Due to Starbucks Holiday Cups

Disaster Plagues World Due to Starbucks Holiday Cups

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer

January 14, 2016

For the past month, the world has seen disaster strike every country imaginable.  Citizens of the world live in fear of when the next catastrophe will hit their country, their city, or their home.  In the span of five weeks, monsoons have flooded Cambodia, Madagascar has floated away from Africa and...

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Megalodon Sighted at North Forsyth

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

December 10, 2015

Torrential rains in Forsyth County over the past few weeks have certainly dampened shoes, attitudes, and the backpacks of anyone trying to walk outside between classes, but few people are aware of the menace these rains have created. Massive lakes have begun forming around North Forsyth High School,...

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Barack Obama Announces 2016 Campaign Run

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

September 21, 2015

President Barack Obama announced on September 18th that he will be running for another term as president in 2016. During a 2 hour long speech, President Obama declared “I am officially in the race, not as a Democrat, but as an Independent. For eight years, I have been constrained and defined by my part...

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Construction of North’s New Pool Proceeding Well

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

September 2, 2015

North Forsyth’s Raider Swim Team is receiving some sweet new upgrades this year. Thanks to generous funding from the Forsyth County Board of Education, North Forsyth High School decided to undertake an ambitious project: to finally give the Raider Swim Team its own facility. Rumors have been flying...

Friday Lynx: Rock the Casbah

Friday Lynx: Rock the Casbah

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

May 7, 2015

Rocks may be the most fascinating entities ever seen on the planet. 100% of the people that the Friday Lynx interviewed revealed that they took an interest in rocks, pebbles, and other geologic entities. One of the interviewees expressed an interest that was not any basic, mundane interest in rocks....

The Friday Sphinx

The Friday Sphinx

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

Recent findings of historical documents dating from the early Age of Exploration offer new insight into the European documentation of the New World. These documents were uncovered from a shipwreck discovered last week off the coast of an unnamed island in the south of the Arctic sea. The HMS Dinghy,...

An Interview on Prom with the Most Unqualified Person Imaginable

An Interview on Prom with the Most Unqualified Person Imaginable

Rayne Crivelli, Staff Writer

April 28, 2015

This past week, I was lucky enough to sit down with senior Justin Ebert for an interview about prom. As we all know, Ebert was North’s Junior Class President last year, meaning he was the head of prom committee. He and the other junior class officers helped make prom a magical night, with a theme everyone...

Montage Parodies: Best Genre of Video on the Internet

Montage Parodies: Best Genre of Video on the Internet

Owen Wickman, Staff Writer

March 17, 2015

The internet, one of the greatest modern inventions, has been directly responsible for shaping the future of the world and beginning the Information Age. Out of all the inventions that have progressed human history, very few have brought with them entirely new cultures. People who have never met will...

Flatline: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Declares Neo-Ottoman Empire

Flatline: Recep Tayyip Erdogan Declares Neo-Ottoman Empire

Jack Scott and Owen Wickman

January 27, 2015

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, former president of Turkey, has declared himself Absolute Galactic Grand Sultan and Caesar of the Glorious and Unassailable Neo-Ottoman Empire, or, in short, The Sultan of Turkey. Following revelations of brilliance that thwarted an Armenian-Communist-Freemason-Jewish-Illuminati-American...

An Ugly Matter: Censorship

An Ugly Matter: Censorship

Brandon Moss, Web Editor

January 26, 2015

Achieving a happy medium is the impossible dream. In politics, relationships, and just about anything else one can think of, there are always more extremes and less in between. Censorship in the media, most recently publicized in the Australian banning of  the controversial police chase game, Grand The...

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