How to manage senior year

Nicole Flournory, Staff Writer

October 30, 2013

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As the school year starts again and students get into the hang of balancing homework and social lives, seniors have the additional stress of preparing for and applying to college. Despite all the guidance from counselors, parents and ...

Athens tennis team deserves new courts

Declan Hoffman, Online Editor

October 30, 2013

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Face it, none of the athletic facilities at Athens are exactly top of the line. In fact, not much of anything at Athens is top of the line, but specifically the sports facilities and even more specifically, the tennis courts. It i...

Nobody likes a bully

Ishmael Sutton, Staff Writer

October 25, 2013

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by Ishmael Sutton   According to over 3.2 million students are victims of bullying each year. Fifty-six percent of students have personally witnessed some form of bullying at school. Also, Seventy-one per...

Gunmen storm Nairobi mall

Colin Meagher, Staff Writer

October 24, 2013

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Panic arose in Nairobi, Kenya as 10 to 15 gunmen, armed with assault rifles and grenades, stormed the Westgate Mall at around noon, Sept. 21. Al-Shabaab, a Somali terrorist group, claimed responsibility for the attack over Twitter. ...

Athens women’s golf team takes new coach and skills to conference tournament

Natalie Van Genderen, Staff Writer

October 23, 2013

Filed under Sports

The Southwest Wake Athletic Conference (SWAC) tournament for women’s golf was Wednesday, Oct. 9 at the Lochmere Golf Club in Cary. The Athens Drive team participated in the tournament and placed third out of seven schools. Emi...

Decison to take military action in Syria postponed

Madison Miller, Copy Editor

October 22, 2013

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U.S. President Barack Obama has postponed the decision on whether or not the U.S. will take military action against Syria in response to the deployment of chemical weapons against its citizens. This gives the U.N. a chance to...

After a rebuilding season, wrestlers expect better

Brooke Bowling, Staff Writer

October 21, 2013

Filed under Sports

Last year, Athens’ wrestling team struggled through a rebuilding season, but this year the athletes expect to be much more experienced. In the last season the team won a total of nineteen out of thirty-nine matches, and this...

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