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Many of today’s tasks are done by technology such as schoolwork, communications and entertainment.

How Much Screen Time Is Too Much?

Imogene Ragan, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Our entire society runs on technology and the use of computers and smartphones. This generation has spent their entire lives applying technology in everyday functions, such as schoolwork and entertainment....

YouTube and Pinterest are two of the many social media apps which have begun censoring their content. (Photo from Medium.com.)

Rising Internet Censorship: The Take-Down of Your Favorite Social Media Apps

Cassidee Jackson, Staff Writer April 9, 2019

Recently, internet censorship across various media platforms has been rising, and YouTube is a principle example of the negative consequences of censorship on creators and users alike. Throughout the course...

Phones and text messages have taken the place of conversation and face-to-face communication. We now speak through our phones, and confrontation has become something to fear.

The Art of Conversation

Katie Harrill, Staff Writer January 31, 2019

It is sad, really. It is sad that for us, the act of conversing with someone is a scary thought. Instead of actually speaking face to face, we would prefer cowering behind the safety of our screens. We...

Kevin Hart stepped down on Dec. 6 from hosting the upcoming Oscars after homophobic tweets from him that were several years old resurfaced. He issued a sincere apology, but in this day and age, an apology is simply not enough to save a person from being “canceled.”

It’s Time to “Cancel” Cancel Culture

Holley Murray, Literature Editor January 10, 2019

For teenagers growing up today, technology plays a greater role in our development than it has for any other generation before us. There is a myriad of new creations and innovations appearing around us...

Chick-fil-a’s decision to experiment with meal kits is one example of how technological innovation has begun to shift economic activity and how stores interact with the world. These meal kits are being sold at certain locations in the Atlanta area until November 17.

Important Economic Changes of 2018

Emily Stocksdale, Editor-in-Chief November 2, 2018

There is no denying that the world is changing at a fast pace. Technological innovations, among other things, push us into a new era of modernity, where not even the oldest and most traditional of industries...

Both the iPhone XS and the XS Max are ready to release in all electronic stores.

iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max Ready to Sweep the World

Anes Ribic, Staff Writer November 2, 2018

The new Iphones have been released and many people are going crazy over them. The Iphone XS and Iphone XS Max were released on September 21, and since then many stores are selling out. The Iphone XS is...

In the photo above, both North and South Forsyth High School show off their high scoring robots and awards. North Forsyth High School Students (featured on the left), (bottom left) Eric Laurin, Logan Swafford, Camden Roe, Chase Frye, (top left) Micah Davis, Jacob Nickles, Angel Mercado, Brandon Payne, Timothy Davis, Maria DeSouza, Joey Reynolds, Ramya Raja and Coach Jodie Marshall, are all ecstatic to have performed so well in the competition.

North Ranks First Overall At Robotics Competition

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer November 13, 2017

On Saturday, Nov. 4, North Forsyth High School’s BEST Robotics Team ranked first overall in the Georgia BEST 2017-2018 competition! The team scored well in the qualifying matches with an average score...

The amount of technology we depend on everyday is beginning to pile up, but what are we forsaking in terms of relations?

The Technological Race Against Human Relations

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer April 19, 2017

The leaps in innovation and technology have been numerous and astounding ever since The Stone Age. New inventions such as the wheel and the smartphone have revolutionized the way we perceive and interact...

Technology is definitely a huge part of our everyday activities. Social media might be just as important to NFHS students and even faculty.

NFHS Blocks Popular Social Media Networks from WiFi

Melina Vergilis, Staff Writer April 12, 2017

It is the 21st century, and social media is a friend of many along with cell phones. Popular apps like Snapchat and Instagram are necessities to teens and young adults. Students at NFHS want to be able...

Microsoft proudly showcases the Surface family on their homepage.

Microsoft Steps Up

Jessica Prouty, Staff Writer December 9, 2016

Leading up to Apple’s October MacBook event, users buzzed with excitement to see the newest laptop. Apple promised one of the greatest laptops produced: a thin, light-weight device with speed to rival...

In this image, Noah Davis, makes a few final touches to the robot at the competition. The team’s robot is meant to harvest corn with their arm design.

North Forsyth Robotics “Bets the Farm” and Takes 5th Place

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer December 7, 2016

The North Forsyth High School Robotics team recently competed at the Georgia BEST robotics competition. The BEST robotics competition is an annual competition that happens in the fall, and the North robotics...

Two Samsung products have gone wrong -- both Samsung washers and phones have malfunctioned in the time frame of a month.

The Continuous Explosion of Samsung Industry

Ramya Raja, Staff Writer October 17, 2016

Beginning with the launch of the their Note 7, and now continuing on to the brand’s washing machines, Samsung has recalled millions of their products due to combustible reasons. The South Korean company...

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