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Cary model community continues to grow at IPMS Richmond scale model competition

Matthew Roehm, Graphics Editor

April 10, 2019

In the world of scale modeling there are many different niches. The most well known ones are scale planes, tanks, cars, and boats. However, there has been a fairly new up and coming community in the scale modeling world. Gunpl...

Excessive stress in American highschools can lead to depression in teenagers

Abby Pikett and Jankhna Sura

February 3, 2019

The Origin of Stress Stress is a prevalent issue among America’s youth, but what happens when an unhealthy amount of stress starts depressing the next generation? Multiple factors contribute to the high levels of stress appear...

Local teens and adults prepare for remake of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Ryan Silver, Layout Assistant

November 15, 2018

The Grinch, a remake based on the holiday classic by Dr. Seuss, premiered in movie theaters Nov. 9. The new movie directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier stars Pharrell Williams as the narrator, as well as Benedict Cumberbatch...

The Now Now Review

Matthew Roehm, Layout/Cartoonist

October 9, 2018

Gorillaz released a new album... Huh cool.

‘To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before’ catches the attention of teenagers worldwide

Stella Mabiala, Copy Editor

October 4, 2018

To All The Boys I’ve Loved Before is a charming romantic comedy that was adapted based on the New York Times Bestselling novel under the same name. The Netflix movie was directed by Susan Johnson starring up and coming actors...

GeForce RTX, new possibilities for gamers?

Riley Saye, Computer Expert

September 27, 2018

New graphics cards were revealed by Nvidia Aug. 20, 2018. They are available for preorder at an increased price and were officially available Sept. 20, 2018. They were revealed as: RTX 2070, RTX 2080 and RTX 2080 Ti. Unfortuna...

Podcasts

Seven Hughes, Cartoonist

November 2, 2017

Fans of American Movie Classics’ (AMC) “The Walking Dead” would likely enjoy the “We’re Alive” podcast. “We’re Alive” is on military veteran, Sergeant Michael Cross, leading a group of survivors trying to outlive the zombie apocalypse in southern California. The so called "zombies" aren't the only threat in the apocalypse. The survivors also have to deal with shortages of food, medicine, and other rogue humans. Starting in 2009, the feed has over 151 episodes, releasing three episodes every month. This podcast predates the pilot of The Walking Dead by one year.

Superheroes in television

Seven Hughes, Cartoonist

October 26, 2017

The fall season to most means back to school time, football season and new episodes of primetime television. After a day of hard labor with homework, pop quizzes, and slowly waiting for that final bell to ring, students will often...