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Saying Goodbye To Athens Drive Sports

Daulton Bahm, Former Sports Editor

May 23, 2017

Filed under Column, Sports

After having some sort of connection to Athens Drive High School sports for the last 15 years, it is almost time for me to say goodbye. While I am not athletic enough to actually play sports, I have attended numerous athletic...

The Real Lessons Learned in High School

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

May 10, 2017

Filed under Column

Day after day, year after year, parents kiss their children goodbye as they head off to grade school. This June, 400 Athens Drive seniors will walk across the Raleigh Convention Center stage in a moment of fame when receiving...

How the Marine branch started and some things you should know about joining

Danasia Wills, Business Manager

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

To be labeled a United States Marine is an honor because it consists of the fewest people compared to the other branches. To be in the Marine Corps it takes a person of extreme discipline, strength and sense of purpose. Mari...

Society victim blames too often, needs to reform opinions of assault victims

Kayla Kulp, Design Editor

May 3, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Two years ago, Brock Turner’s case emerged in the media. Turner was charged with three accounts of felony sexual assault for attacking a woman; she was intoxicated and unconscious, leading to Turner’s arrest on the basis of rape. I...

Society is turning it’s back on Syria when it needs it the most

Hunter Gill, Pollster

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions, Uncategorized

During the month of April the Syrian people have been hit with two major attacks; one a chemical weapons attack on the city of Khan Sheikhoun and the other a bombing on four buses carrying refugees escaping Syria. Over 100 peopl...

Doctor brutally dragged off of overbooked United Airlines flight after refusing to give up seat

Hunter Gill, Pollster

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinions

Dr. David Dao, a 69 year-old Chinese man traveling to Louisville, Kentucky, was forcibly thrown off an overbooked United Airlines flight after refusing to give up his seat for a crew member. While being literally dragged off th...

Trump’s Healthcare plan would leave people worse off than with Obamacare

Cameron Thomas, Sports Copy Editor

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

By: Cameron Thomas United States President Donald Trump has already tried repealing the Affordable Care Act set in place by former president Barack Obama. Trump has promised health care for everyone and so far, the opposite is pr...

Danasia Wills, Business Manager

April 26, 2017

Filed under Opinions

An abusive relationship can occur in any situation and it is best to stop them at an early stage before it becomes life threatening. The abuse is not always  physical; it can also be emotional, financial, or sexual. There ar...

Technology is negatively influencing students and can damage the society

Danasia Wills, Business Manager

April 19, 2017

Filed under Opinions

The more advanced technology becomes, the more detached we become with reality. Technology is slowly starting to influence us and make us believe that without technology we cannot function. There is a problem when someone woul...

Be Happy with You

Dana Shefet, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017

Filed under Column

“So, what are you going to do after graduation?” It is a question that has taken many forms throughout our lives. As kids, people asked us what we wanted “to be” when we grew up. At the beginning of high school, we be...

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