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Should or Shouldn’t Cigarettes be legal?

December 16, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

      Cigarettes have been the cause of over millions of deaths, but have also given the relaxation and stress reducer to many. Cigarettes are full of toxic substances, but they are still legal. Why is that?...

South Carolina takes on massive waterflow

December 16, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

  In the month of October, South Carolina experienced torrential rain that flooded streets, collapsed dams and displaced many from their homes. Hurricane Joaquin, which is responsible for the damage the state experienced, ...

G-Eazy “When It’s Dark Out” Album Review

Logan Pearce, Editorials Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

  Gerald Gillum, known by his stage name as G-Eazy, recently released his sophomore studio album, “When It’s Dark Out”, December 4, 2015. The album debuted at number five on the Billboard 200 list.  “When It’s Dar...

ADHD Medication Alternatives

Logan Pearce, Editorials Editor

December 15, 2015

Filed under Opinions

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is an incurable mental health disorder that involves an inability to focus and increased excitability. The disease commonly persists throughout a patient's entire life and treatment incl...

Should PEDs be allowed?

Erika Snyder, Sports Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Column

Athletes are constantly being caught and punished for taking performancing enhancing drugs (PEDs). Since not all the athletes who are juicing get caught, this ultimately  makes sports unfair, bringing up the question of whether or ...

Four Athens Drive seniors sign their national letter of intent

Erika Snyder, Sports Editor

December 14, 2015

Filed under Sports

Seniors Drew Martin, David Parker, Peyton Smith and Tyler Silver were all joined by their friends, family and coaches as they signed their letter of intent to play Division I and Division II college sports Nov. 10. On signing...

Adele’s new album

Savannah Allred, Photographer

December 11, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

Adele, released her comeback album, titled “25” Nov. 20, 2015. Her album sold approximately 3.38 million copies in the first a week in the United States. She is the first to sell three million in a single week, which makesi...

Winterfest

Savannah Allred, Photographer

December 11, 2015

Filed under Inside & Out

The Raleigh Winterfest and the Mayor’s Tree Lighting Festival in downtown Raleigh was Saturday, Dec. 5 2015, from 3 to 10 p.m. The Raleigh Winterfest is produced by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance (DRA) and brings thousands of ...

ACL Injuries

Drew Martin, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

Filed under Uncategorized

Tearing the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is becoming more common in the world of sports.  The ACL is one of the four main ligaments in the knee, and is the primary stabilizer.  It’s the smallest of the four, but is the most i...

Charlotte Hornets Review

Drew Martin, Staff Writer

December 11, 2015

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Charlotte Hornets Review   Things may be looking brighter for the Charlotte Hornets this season.  The team is better statistically so far through 21 games than they were last season.  Charlotte currently stands at...

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