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Environmental impacts of COVID-19 shutdown

Amena Matcheswala, Staff Writer

May 19, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe since January 2020 has disheveled nearly every factor of our interactive society, but in addition to the changes faced by people, the global response to the virus has harbored unpreced...

Best Places to Go Off Campus

Ryan Silver, Sports Copy Editor

October 8, 2019

  At Athens Drive, being able to go off campus for lunch is a luxury that many underclassmen look forward to. The ability to leave means that students have endless possibilities for lunch, ranging from Tropical Smoothie Cafe to McDonald’...

Athens Drive hosts Food Truck Rodeo

Milin Santizo-Escobar, Online Editor

April 30, 2019

A food truck rodeo took place at Athens Drive in the upper gymnasium April 4, 2019. Durham food truck mobiles and association business employees attended the event to talk about their businesses and vote on student’s truck designs. Picante Manje was the most voted food truck. Culinary and graphic design students worked togethe...

Local teens and adults prepare for remake of Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas

Ryan Silver, Layout Assistant

November 15, 2018

The Grinch, a remake based on the holiday classic by Dr. Seuss, premiered in movie theaters Nov. 9. The new movie directed by Yarrow Cheney and Scott Mosier stars Pharrell Williams as the narrator, as well as Benedict Cumberbatch...

Sean Boldrin

Dagmawi Tilahun, Editorial Cartoonist

October 31, 2018

Sean Boldrin,  attacking midfielder on the Athens Drive varsity soccer team, has been out with a serious concussion for eight games. Soccer has one of the highest concussion rates in sports, matching football in injury pr...

With graduation around the corner, senioritis kicks in

Raven Barton, Editor-in-Chief

May 8, 2018

Graduation is around the corner and for some students that day cannot come any faster. Merriam-Webster defines senioritis as “an ebbing of motivation and effort by school seniors as evidenced by tardiness, absences, and lower grades.” With the last days of school approachin...