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School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

School Shooting Training Drill Carried out at West Forsyth

Jack Scott, Staff Writer
April 18, 2017 • 96 views
Filed under Local, News, Showcase

On Tuesday, Feb. 22, Forsyth County law enforcement went to West Forsyth to practice for a school shooting scenario. The drill involved over 100 police officers and firefighters as well as over 200 students, teachers and other adults, each with varying roles. Because few West Forsyth students volunteered...

Dylann Roof and the Emmanuel AME Church Shooting

Dylann Roof and the Emmanuel AME Church Shooting

Abigail Ingram, Staff Writer
March 6, 2017 • 115 views
Filed under News, Showcase

During the U.S. District Court ruling in Charleston South Carolina, the jury convicted Dylann Roof guilty for the church shooting and came to a unanimous decision that he would be sentenced to death. In 2015 Dylann Roof entered the doors of Emmanuel AME Church as the members welcomed him in. He then...

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

President Reagan’s Shooter Released After 35 Years

Anna Anglin, Staff Writer
September 19, 2016 • 140 views
Filed under News, Showcase

2016 marks 35 years since John W. Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan outside of a Washington D.C hotel. He was shot in the chest and suffered from a punctured lung. 2016 also marks the year Reagan’s “would-be assasinator” is released. Hinckley’s judge allowed John...

Planned Parenthood Shooting Leaves Nine Injured, Three Dead

Planned Parenthood Shooting Leaves Nine Injured, Three Dead

Savannah Keith, Poetry Editor
December 10, 2015 • 290 views
Filed under News

A shooting took place before noon on Friday as a Planned Parenthood center in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The incident left three dead, and nine injured; the three deceased have been identified as Ke’arre Stewart, age 29, Jennifer Markovsky, age 36, and Garrett Swaysey, a police officer who was shot...

The Evolution of Traditional Archery

The Evolution of Traditional Archery

Bella Angell, Staff Writer
September 1, 2015 • 685 views
Filed under Showcase, Sports

Archery is defined as the sport or skill of shooting a bow and arrow. Archery was primarily used for hunting but it is now also used in target shooting. Have you ever wondered why you find arrowheads made of stone in fields? Archery was invented in the Upper Paleolithic time period, and they could not...

Terrorists Attack Satirical Magazine Office in Paris

Terrorists Attack Satirical Magazine Office in Paris

Matthew McFadden, Staff Writer
January 27, 2015 • 232 views
Filed under Friday Links, Showcase

Four terrorists executed a series of attacks in Paris, killing 17 people over the span of three days before a police raid killed three suspects: Said Kouachi, Chérif Kouachi, and Amedy Coulibaly. Said and Chérif Kouachi, brothers in their early 30’s, attacked the office of Charlie Hebdo, a weekly sa...

Friday Links: American Politics vs. Eastern European Politics

Lacy Hamilton, Editorials Editor
March 3, 2014 • 1,381 views
Filed under Friday Links, News, Showcase

Ukraine The new government of Ukraine has placed an arrest warrant on ousted president Viktor Yanukovych for the mass murder of many innocent civilians. On Tuesday, Parliament voted to send the former president to the International Criminal Court. Now on the run after being ousted from legislature...

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