ATHENS ORACLE

People must understand the opposition before passing judgement

Hunter Gill, Editor in Cheif

December 17, 2018

Filed under Column

I am a Republican. But I, along with the vast majority of Republicans, do not support sending bombs to opposing politicians. Or shooting 11 people in a synagogue. Or the preaching of hate. Every time a right-wing psychopath co...

The Courtyard in November.

Riley Saye and Matthew Roehm

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Opinions, Photojournalism

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The new lunch schedule has potentially endangered clubs at Athens Drive

Stella Mabiala, Copy Editor

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Students are encouraged to be well-rounded while in high school, to have a good amount of different activities under their belt for college application. Initially, the more well-rounded a student is, the better the student will...

The world only has 12 years left before we can no longer reverse climate change

Ava Riach and Abby Pikett

November 27, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Global warming is the gradual increase in the overall temperature of the Earth’s atmosphere, and it can cause irreversible damage to the planet. In fact, 800 million people, about 11 percent of the world’s population, is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. This i...

How can we break the cycle of a toxic political culture?

Ava Darden, Design Editor

November 27, 2018

Filed under Column, Opinions

In June of 2017, a contributor to the Huffington Post published an Article titled : “I Don’t Know How to Explain to You that You Should Care About Other People.” Most likely the initial purpose of the article was to criticize...

Despite numerous clarifications, many still ignore the message behind Kaepernick protests

Hunter Gill, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinions

We need move past the idea that racism and discrimination are not commonplace in our country and instead applaud those who use their platform to promote positive change in Nike’s announcement Sept. 3 that Colin Kaepernick w...

Under-representation of minorities in required reading novels

Vanessa Martin, Editor-in-chief

October 7, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Within many school systems, Wake County Public schools included, there is a lack of representation of minorities in books required for English classes. Minority students may not feel like they are being represented within their Eng...

Why Wake County needs to reform their online presence

Ava Darden, News Assistant Editor

September 28, 2018

Filed under Opinions

If there is one thing students from Wake County know best, it is the anxious waiting by the phone or computer for one little tweet from the Wake County Public School System (WCPSS) Twitter account. For most, this is a jokey, funn...