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Nationwide government shutdown leaves federal workers furloughed, working without pay

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

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The United States federal government temporarily shut down for over a month, and hundreds of thousands of government employees were not paid. The shutdown occurred Dec. 22 after President Donald Trump and congressional lawmakers...

Athens Drive band students win positions in Central District Honor Band

Abby Pikett, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

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A number of students from the Athens Drive Band program won positions in the Central District Honor Band. The district includes a major area of North Carolina from Greensboro through Raleigh-Durham. The scores of the Athens Drive students who won positions in the band were hig...

2018 Midterm elections shift balance of power in Washington

Hunter Gill, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018

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The balance of power in Washington drastically shifted as a result of the 2018 midterm elections. In addition, a record number of diverse candidates were elected to Congress.  Among the elected candidates included the first t...

The Courtyard in November.

Riley Saye and Matthew Roehm

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Opinions, Photojournalism

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Jump for the children duke charity event

November 27, 2018

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The annual Duke Jump for the children charity event is coming to the Gov. James B. Hunt Jr. Horse Complex in North Carolina. It is an enormous horse competition held to raise money for Duke’s Children Hospital. This years s...

The History of Halloween

November 27, 2018

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Halloween was never about trick-or-treating or candy. It all started on October 31  through November 1 in ancient Ireland. 2,000 years ago on this date the Celts celebrated the Celtic festival of Samhain. The 31 represents t...

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes

Garrett H, Staff writer

November 26, 2018

Filed under Movie Reviews

My Hero Academia: Two Heroes (2018) If you love the story of “My Hero Academia” and hostage situations then one will love My Hero Academia: Two Heroes. My Hero Academia: Two Heroes has great character development thro...

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November 26, 2018