How to keep the Environment in mind this Holiday Season

Ava Darden, Design Editor

January 2, 2018

As the Holidays draw closer, the amount of waste in the United States grows to extreme heights. A study done by Stanford University shows that Americans create 25% more trash from November to January than any other time of year. Th...

Foreign language credit requirement increase could benefit future generations

Emily Cooney, Features Editor

January 2, 2018

In order to attend college at a UNC system school, students are required to take at least two foreign language courses. While this is a beneficial requirement, it does not ensure lasting language abilities beyond high school. I...

GOP tax cut controversy

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

December 12, 2017

Congress had a lot on their plate this winter as they debated a new tax reform proposal backed by the Republicans that was eventually passed in the House of Representatives. Congress's Joint Committee on Taxation asserts that the proposed...

Prince Harry’s engagement peaks the American obsession with the Royal family

Claire Campbell, Business Manager

December 11, 2017

With the engagement of Prince Harry and American actress Meghan Markle, the Royal family and the upcoming wedding has been a popular topic of discussion. “What is the date going to be?”, “Who is going to be in the bridal pa...

‘Face ID’ should not be the primary method to unlock a phone

Jankhna Sura, Staff Writer

December 5, 2017

Apple released its newest phone, the iPhone X on Nov. 3, 2017, taking away the imperative fingerprint authentication system, known as ‘Touch ID’, that was the primary method of unlocking a phone. Replaced with it is ‘F...

Organic farming reduces potential harm towards environment

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

December 3, 2017

The definition of an organic crop is a crop that has not been treated with pesticides, fertilizers, genetically modified organisms, antibiotics and or growth hormones, all of which pollute our air, water and soil. Organic crop pr...

1,628 false claims in 298 days in office

Julia Kocsis, Assistant Editor

November 30, 2017

As we approach the one year mark of Donald Trump’s presidency, studies revolving around the frequency of his inaccurate statements are coming to light. Trump is known for vocalizing various distortions, exaggerations, half truths and ...

Keeping track of their kids- are tracking apps worth it?

Claire Campbell

November 8, 2017

Among high school students in particular, debate surrounding parents using tracking software to know the location of their children at all times is prevalent. Apps including Find My Friends on iPhone and Life360 are commonly used f...