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Senior Dana Shefet is first EC Scholar from Athens Drive

Sara Morlock, Photo Editor

May 1, 2017

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In addition to the Honors College at East Carolina University (ECU), there is an additional scholar program called “EC Scholars” that is awarded to the top students applying into the pr ogram. The EC Scholar program offers a  sc...

HB2 repeal brings more controversy

Nicole Tripp, Copy Editor

May 1, 2017

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North Carolina lawmakers passed a bill to repeal the controversial House Bill 2  March 30, 2017 after much debate. Although Governor Roy Cooper made many claims of a full repeal of the bill while running for governor, the compr...

Governor Roy Cooper plans to help students get free tuition

Mohammed Musa, Online Editor

April 26, 2017

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  Governor Roy Cooper goes on tour in North Carolina campaigning one of the promises he made during his election, free college tuition.  This is going to help those with just a high school diplomabut no money have an opport...

Beloved teacher Jim Bahm set to retire after this semester

Khalil Khatib, Current Events Reporter

March 28, 2017

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Jim Bahm started teaching in the late 1980’s and out of the 32 years kiteaching, Bahm has been at Athens Drive since 1991. Bahm has taught at many places, spending three years in New Jersey, two and a half years at Smithfield-Selma Hi...

Volleybros shakes the school once again with surprising outcome

Mohammed Musa, Online Editor

March 27, 2017

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Volleybros, still new to Athens, is quickly becoming more well-known amongst the students.  Each year since 2015, more students have been coming out and participating in the event.  This year marks the third annual volleybros tournament hosted b...

Athens holds 3rd annual food drive to honor former students

Nicole Tripp and Michael Lee

March 27, 2017

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The Muslim Student Association (MSA) of Athens Drive is holding the annual “Feed their Legacy” national food drive from February 28 to March 28. The food drive is held in honor of the three victims of the Chapel Hill shoo...

Google sues uber over stolen confidential files

Mohammed Musa, Online Editor

March 27, 2017

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With progress in self-driving cars being made by Uber, the Google owned company Waymo is taking strong legal action against Otto, Uber’s self-driving unit, for stolen files. This company states that a former Waymo manager, Anthony...

Athens Drive alumna starts Clothed in Hope, helps those in need

Sara Morlock

March 24, 2017

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Athens Drive alumni and University of South Carolina graduate, Amy Bardi, is the founder of Clothed in Hope, a nonprofit organization aimed to end poverty and empower women in Zambia through education. A year after visiting Africa in...

Seniors work tirelessly to put on unforgettable show

Nicole Tripp, Copy Editor

March 24, 2017

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Gradman is an exciting mock-pageant competition comprised of twelve senior boys voted on by the senior class. It will take place March 29 at 7 p.m centered around the theme of “The Fresh Prince of Athens Drive.”The night ...

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