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Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Trump Impeachment Inquiry

November 25, 2019

UNC Chapel Hill sexual assault rates continue to rise, shown by recent survey

Ava Riach, Business Manager

November 13, 2019

A survey released in early October 2019 showed that a third of female undergraduates at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill (UNC) reported sexual assault during their time as a student. The News and Observer reported,...

Residents protest for removal of Confederate statue in Pittsboro, NC

Abby Pikett, News Assistant Editor

November 11, 2019

Hundreds of people demonstrated Oct. 19 against and in support of a Confederate statue located in Pittsboro, NC. The demonstrators chanted, taunted and sang at each other for over seven hours in the middle of the disproportion...

Hurricane Dorian leaves a path of destruction in its wake, impacting east coast

Adam Gray, Cartoonist

November 5, 2019

Hurricane Dorian recently ripped through the southeastern coast causing schools to be canceled, houses evacuated and lives and homes destroyed. Hurricane Dorian formed August 28 and hit the Virgin Islands. Two days later, Dorian...

Changes at Athens

October 25, 2019

Many changes have been made at Athens since the 2018-19 school year, including the addition of two new administrators and a renewed bell schedule.  One of the changes to the bell schedule is Advantage Time. Previously, Adv...

Athens Drive Gradman looking for new supervisor

Brenlee Shaw, Photographer and Hospitality Manager

October 25, 2019

Gradman is a charity driven talent show for senior boys at Athens Drive. Gradman has been a successful event that most of the student body looks forward to every year. It raises money for a variety of charities. It is a comedic s...

Peace talks

Dagmawi Tilahun, Graphics mods editor

October 11, 2019

Peace talks between the U.S. and the Taliban, a religious fundamental group who held power over most of Afghanistan in the late 1990’s, began in Oct.of 2018. The peace talks carried on throughout the year, a deal being agreed b...

Burning of Amazonia

Burning of Amazonia

October 2, 2019

Vaping has begun epidemic nationwide

Ava Riach, Business Manager

September 25, 2019

N.C.’s attorney general, Josh Stein, announced Aug. 2019 that he and his office will be suing electronic cigarette companies because of teen usage. Vaping and Juuling have recently become an epidemic, putting many teenagers and young adults i...