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Ebola infects over 5000 in West Africa

Reilly Swennes, Design Editor

September 27, 2014

Filed under News

The Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak of 2014, one of the largest outbreaks in history, has continued to spread throughout West Africa while the rest of the world defends its borders. Ebola initially appeared in 1976 in two...

College Football Playoffs

Maxx Murphy, Copy Editor

September 22, 2014

Filed under Sports

After every season in college football, teams have gone on to compete in “bowl games”. A bowl game is a matchup between two teams who contended to play in that matchup all year long. Starting this year, the National College...

Evolution of stress: freshman versus senior year

Rebecca Ayers, Assistant Editor

September 18, 2014

Filed under Inside & Out

A person entering high school is vastly different than the same person leaving high school. Along with the character development a student undergoes, their stress and anxieties evolve and develop as well. The anxiety experienced...

USWNT defeats Switzerland prior to World Cup qualifying

Natalie Van Genderen, Editor in Chief

September 16, 2014

Filed under Sports

The United States Women’s National Team (U.S. WNT) faced Switzerland August 20, 2014 at WakeMed Soccer Park in Cary, N.C. This game was the first match between the two national teams at the senior level of play in the 29 years...

Freedom of speech in journalism

September 16, 2014

Filed under Uncategorized

In the United States, citizens are granted with freedoms of press and speech, but the entire world is not on the same page. James Foley was captured on on November 22, 2012, by a terrorist group referred to as the Islamic State...

Reasoning behind current dress code is faulty

Jennifer Barnes, Editor-in-Chief

September 16, 2014

Filed under Opinions

Dress codes are being used across the country as an over-glorified and pseudo-moralizing method to indirectly teach students, particularly female students, that the way that they dress and appear to others is more important than...

Freshmen: Class of 2018

Freshmen: Class of 2018

September 15, 2014

Team USA Basketball dominates FIBA World Cup

Logan Pearce, Graphics Editor

September 15, 2014

Filed under Sports

Mike Krzyzewski, Duke University Men’s Basketball head coach, and his coaching staff selected the final 12 players who will represent Team USA in the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) World Cup that will be held in...

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