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

Don’t Say It If You Don’t Mean It

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...

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.

My Life on Audio

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...

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

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

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....

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

What Not to Wear

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...

North Forsyths will perform their one act play at the 2014 Thescon.

North Forsyth to Participate in 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...

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

Wait… What’s Economics?

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...

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

Astrology: A Guide to the Soul

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...

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

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...

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

Flashback to 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...

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.

What’s Sweeter than a Sweet Potato?

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...

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

Season Four Creeps Over the Horizon

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...


The Mortal Instruments: Script versus Screen

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...

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