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Altercations at lunch cause staff to threaten lunch

Zach Nowlin, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017

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During lunch Sept. 16th there were four altercations in the 50 minute period. The administration has threatened to take away SMART lunch as a result of the chaos that has ensued. Athens Drive has had a history of fights du...

Athens Drive Band

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     The Athens Drive Marching Band set a record in 2016 by taking Grand Champion in three of five competitions. The Athens Drive band won second place in a competition Oct. 29 2016 out of 27 schools.      “It is ...

Fidel Castro death

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     The Cuban State television announced that controversial former President of Cuba, Fidel Castro, died, Nov. 26. This announcement has set off a mixture of different responses throughout the world.     His brother, p...

Donald Trump won…

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     Donald Trump won the presidential election and is the 45th president elect of the United States. Trump had won 290 electoral votes, compared to Hillary Clinton who had 228.      Trump took the stage Nov. 9 in Manh...

Donald Trump

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     An audio recording of Donald Trump, Republican presidential nominee, explicitly making derogatory statements about assaulting women from 2005 was leaked October 7. Trump was having a conversation with Billy Bush, an american r...

NC State Die-In

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     North Carolina State University (NCSU) students held a staged die-in at Student Union on Sept. 23. Students protested over the recent death of Keith Lamont Scott, who was shot by the police in Charlotte.      Demo...

Brock Turner

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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     Brock Turner was released after spending three months in jail after raping an unconscious woman who is called “Emily Doe.” A prosecutor argued that Turner should serve six years, while a judge ruled for him to serve...

Kathryn Chontos

Savannah Allred, News Editor

January 4, 2017

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Kathryn Chontos is Athens Drive High School’s new interim principal. Prior to joining Athens this past August, Chontos was a principal at Athens Drive for seven and a half years. Chontos left Athens in 2006, and then continued...

Athens Drive Muslim students celebrate religious holiday, Eid ul Adha

Sharifa Atere, Assistant News Copy Editor

January 4, 2017

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          Muslims worldwide gathered to celebrate one of their major holidays, Eid ul Adha, Monday, Sept. 12. Raleigh muslims gathered at the NC State fairgrounds for prayer in the morning, dressed in their best clothes.           “Eid is all about being ...

Death of deaf Charlotte man by North Carolina State trooper sparks outrage

Sharifa Atere, Assistant News Copy Editor

January 3, 2017

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    In recent events, a deaf and speech impaired man, Daniel Harris, was shot by a North Carolina patrolman, Aug. 25.  An alarming increase of police brutality is the current issue of 2016. Victims of police brutality tend to be unarmed African-American m...

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