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Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

#RelationshipGoals are what many people tend to idolize in images that they see in the media.

Kayla Salemi, Opinion Editor

April 27, 2016

Love: an intense feeling of deep affection.   “I love you,” said an 11 year old boy that has barely hit puberty. He is staring at himself in the mirror, searching his barren chest for even a mere nub of hair sprouting out before bed time. He is maybe 5’3, and his voice still cracks occ...

My Life on Audio

Some stories are written out on paper, but in reality, most people’s lives are not recorded at all. What is true with me and many others is that music seems to represent who we are and how we feel.

Diana Rodgers, Staff Writer

December 15, 2014

When I was little, and even to this day, I never liked to journal or write about myself. Despite that, I still wanted to find a way to express how I was feeling or to help me deal with situations I found myself in at different points in my life. Everyone needs something that they can connect with, and...

From the Nuclear Gandhi to the Scottish Empire: How Gaming Can Spark Another Hobby

Watching the Mongols crush any opposition in Crusader Kings II has lead me into a long string of Google searches on the Mongol Empire.

Jack Scott, Staff Writer

April 30, 2014

The battle seemed inevitable; 21,000 enemy troops descended upon my capital city, defended by only 13,000 men, on three sides. The last bastion of my once-great empire seemed to be on the verge of collapse. The enemy forces built enormous ladders to scale the walls with. The opposition scaled the ladders...

What Not to Wear

This picture displays a student wearing North’s Forsyth’s most common dress code violations.

Reilly Deckard, Staff Editor

April 7, 2014

North Forsyth has two major rule infractions committed by students: tardies and dress code. 83% of surveyed staff members at North Forsyth dress code a student at least one to three times a day. Giving a student dress code can be anything from simply giving someone a warning to sending them to ISS. Compared...

North Forsyth to Participate in Thescon

North Forsyth's will perform their one act play at the 2014 Thescon.

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2013

The North Forsyth theatre department recently received an invitation to perform the one act play The Actor’s Nightmare at the 2014 Georgia Thespian Conference. The Conference will be held at Columbus State University, where four out of the 17 shows at the conference will be performed by a Forsyth countr...

Wait… What’s Economics?

Are teenagers spending their money in the right places, or are we digging a hole of economic ruin?

Emily Starling, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2013

Do not even sit here and pretend that it this has not happened before: a cold day comes around and something inside of you needs the largest non-fat peppermint mocha that can be provided with two shots of espresso. Or it is Christmas break and you can physically feel brain cells dying as you stare at the...

Astrology: A Guide to the Soul

A beautiful representation of the astrological symbols by Nic Hendrix. Further capturing the mystery of the signs.

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

In ancient times people used to look into the night sky and see the twinkling stars that stand out in the dark. They observed what the stars said about a person and created a unique science. Astrology is a way to better understand who people are in their lives. It is a study of the inner self, and is...

Song of the Water

This tranquil pond lends its voice to the song of the water.

Cameron Conner, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

There’s certain serenity in the sound of water and each location from which this ethereal chorus flows brings about a new concerto. From the reflective piano of a steaming showers pool to the fortissimo of a mighty rapid I long to enjoy the waters’ song with a soul as beautiful as...

Flashback to Fearless

In a World Filled With People All the Same, Stand Fearless

Morgan Franklin, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

Every little girl listened to Taylor Swift. We knew every lyric to every song, and we were not afraid to sing as loud as our lungs allowed. Then, we grew up; we did not jam out to Taylor anymore. We listened to rap and pop and country… but not Taylor. Let us change that. Let us go back to a time when...

What’s Sweeter than a Sweet Potato?

Back-dropped by its garden roots, this golden sweet potato can be accredited with overwhelming health benefits and charm. The sweet potato’s reputation is being revisited and its advantages are being revealed. Easy to prepare and even easier to consume, this superfood is a necessity in any teenager’s diet.

Caitlin Shelby, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

I know of a sweetness which far surpasses any conceptions you may have attained in your sweet-ignorant life. So sweet is my discovery, that you will never eat another meal and feel as satisfied. Your level of healthiness and kitchen creativity will never be the same. We teenagers need every second...

Season Four Creeps Over the Horizon

The Walking Dead returns in October with even more gun slinging, walker slaying action.

Jack Dalmolin, Staff Writer

September 18, 2013

September is here! Finally September, and what does that mean? September means not the fall, not the upcoming fair, not the corn maze, and no, not homecoming. For Walking Dead fans, September merely marks beginning of the one month countdown to the premier of season four. It was a long summer, and I...

The Mortal Instruments: Script versus Screen

Has the time for young adult paranormal romance run its course, or is there still some hope for this genre.
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Emma Franklin, News Editor

September 18, 2013

The Moral Instruments centers on a girl, Clary who can suddenly see the mystical world around her. The she meets Shadowhunters (demon slayers) Jace, Alec, and Isabelle. Her Mother gets kidnapped and the race is on to find the Moral Cup before the evil Valentine. City of Bones is the first book in...

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