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The Month Of Melodies: Chorus Students Initiate The New School Year With Fall Concert

Blessing Aghimien, Current Events Reporter

October 31, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

Every year, the month of October in room 2228 brings together new people, different music genres, and a harmonic union of students in song. On Thursday, Oct. 22., the Athens Drive Chorus gathered in the auditorium along w...

Local elections need more focus and support from the voting population

Katie Songey, Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Every four years, many Americans suddenly become interested in politics and run to the polls to cast their votes for the next President of the United States, but rarely do we ever invest the same amount of interest in the elec...

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Raven Barton, Features Copy Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

For 89 years, the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade has been known to kick off the holiday season. More than 3.5 million people travel from all over the world to see the parade in the streets of New York City, and over 50 million...

There needs to be a change in the way people think about Diabetes

Reilly Swennes, Design Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

It was not until I knew a diabetic that I realized how debilitating of a disease it was. Unfortunately, most people will live their entire lives without knowing the truth about diabetes and will continue to make ill-founded a...

Religious freedom ends when another person’s liberties are denied

Reilly Swennes, Design Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

After the Supreme Court ruled in a five to four decision declaring same-sex marriage constitutional in June, many people have questioned to what extent we can demonstrate our freedom of speech and religion in the United States....

North Carolina Teacher Pay Increase

Madison Haithcock, Layout Assistant

October 30, 2015

Filed under News, Uncategorized

Wake County school board made a budget, Oct. 6, to spend $16 million in raises for teachers, $1.8 million of which will go towards raises for teachers who have extra duties and $6 million put towards raises for positions such as b...

Painkillers in the NFL

Logan Pearce, Editorials Assistant Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Opinions

In a series of recent interviews conducted by Vice Sports, former National Football League players opened up about the abuse of prescription painkillers during their careers. Kyle Turley, Nate Jackson, Marcellus Wiley and Keith McCa...

Should college athletes get paid?

Erika Snyder, Sports Editor

October 30, 2015

Filed under Column

  Colleges with big Division 1 programs make hundreds of millions of dollars each year.  The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is the largest sports college program in the United States which made $871....

Sandra Bland

Amber Doyle, Business Manager

October 28, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Coast to coast, African-Americans are tweeting instructions on what to do if they are murdered in the hands of the ones who are supposed to be protecting us.  Even trending #IfIDieInPoliceCustody.  Every tweet seems to focus a...

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