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St. Marks clocktower in Venice, Italy is a popular tourist attraction. It has all of the zodiac signs on a stunning blue clock face. It was built during the 15th century. Used with permission from Unsplash

An Astrological Introduction

Saahithya Gutta, Arts & Entertainment Editor, Features Editor, Co-Lead of Social Media October 26, 2021

Gen Z and Tik Tok are accountable for astrology's rise to fame. The previously taboo pseudoscience is gaining increasing popularity through social media. Our generation has fallen in love with astrology,...

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Humans of South Forsyth - Leah McGray

Humans of South Forsyth – Leah McGray

Kate Geiger, Columns Editor May 17, 2021

Social studies teacher Ms. Leah McGray has been a teacher at South Forsyth High School for the past five years. She loves building connections with her students and teachers all around her. Her passion...

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Humans of South Forsyth - Brian Fahey

Humans of South Forsyth – Brian Fahey

Kate Geiger, Columns Editor April 23, 2021

After teaching at South Forsyth High School for around eight years, Mr. Brian Fahey is known for encouraging and preparing his students to become successful, independent, and engaged citizens during and...

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Humans of South Forsyth - Brian Nelson

Humans of South Forsyth – Brian Nelson

Kate Geiger, Columns Editor March 19, 2021

Mr. Brian Nelson takes an advantage of his window-view office, watching the sight of South Forsyth High School. He has been there for one year as the ninth grade administrator. He has been in the teaching...

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Humans of South Forsyth - Mark Swanger

Humans of South Forsyth – Mark Swanger

Kate Geiger, Columns Editor February 17, 2021

Mr. Mark Swanger, the Department Chair of Special Education, has been a staff member at SFHS for the past seven years out of twenty four years of teaching. He lets students come into his office to either...

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Students struggle to stay positive and enaged in online schooling. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a great deal of stress, loss of motivation, and other mental health issues for students. The other piece of that is the depression state of mind, not that most kids are gonna fall into actual clinical depression, but that mindset is if I’m sitting around doing nothing all day, I’m gonna be less motivated to do something tomorrow. It’s the saying that laziness breeds more laziness. It’s a lot harder to mentally engage and that’s just a psychological pattern we fall into, (Mr. Schmidt).

Wrap Your Mind Around It: The Impacts of Social Isolation on Mental Health

Lisa Holiday, Staff Writer October 23, 2020

This past year, online school has been a struggle for many people across the globe. Even now with the reopening of schools nationwide, there are still students and parents who have chosen to stay...

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Reliqas watery world, Eventide. Australian quartet Reliqa is breaking into the metal scene. Released on November 9, 2018, Eventide is Reliqas first full length album.

Tides bring in Reliqa

Brantley Jenkins, Columns Editor December 11, 2019

A new name is emerging in the hard rock scene, and its name is Reliqa. The Australian metal quartet, led by extremely powerful vocals from Monique Pym, is creating a new world to call their own. They use...

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Powerwolf is taking on their most ambitious album yet with The Sacrament Of Sin. The group started recording in January and released the full album in July.

The power of sacrament

Brantley Jenkins, Columns Editor November 8, 2019

Darkness and doom are coming to metal genres courtesy of German band Powerwolf. The band is composed of five wolves: lead singer Atilla Dorn, lead guitarist Matthew Greywolf, rhythm guitarist Charles Greywolf,...

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From the American Dream to the American Nightmare. American Idiot is Green Days seventh studio album that criticizes all things wrong with American media. They started out as a small time band in Oakland, California, growing to become of the most popular punk bands in history.

An Old Punk Classic: American Idiot

Brantley Jenkins, Columns Editor September 20, 2019
From the American Dream to the American Nightmare. American Idiot is Green Day's seventh studio album that criticizes all things wrong with American media. They started out as a small time band in Oakland, California, growing to become of the most popular punk bands in history.
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As final exams count as a double summative grade (and a normal summative grade if it is an EOC class), it is most important to develop the best study plan for yourself in order to pass the finals efficiently.

The Daily Grind: The Proper Tools for Final Exams and EOC

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor April 20, 2018

I forced myself off the seats and out of the stuffy bus onto the concrete walkway. I made my way into the same, mundane halls that seemed to blur right past me. Before I knew what was happening, I found...

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As final exams count as a double summative grade (and a normal summative grade if it is an EOC class), it is most important to develop the best study plan for yourself in order to pass the finals efficiently.

The Daily Grind: Succeeding in Grades, Classes, and Extracurriculars

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor November 13, 2017

Once I enter the sliding doors of the stuffy, crowded school bus and manage to locate a seat, I open my agenda to take a look at my to-do list for the day. I stare at the page for today, completely filled...

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Signs of serious stress that  
should be taken note of would include: gaining appetite, intentional isolation, losing sleep, 
and having unusual negative thoughts or emotions.

The Daily Grind: How to deal with daily stress

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor September 19, 2017

The Daily Grind. My alarm clock goes off at 6:30 in the morning; the unwanted blares ringing in my ears. After forcing my head up, I go over the daily schedule in my head and then I sink into my pillow...

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