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Astroworld statue. The giant golden statue of Scotts head is a staple of the entrance into the music festival. However, the densely packed corwds of the festival also became a staple, showcasing Scotts interpretation of mosh pit culture.

Astroworld Festival casualties lead to examination of “mosh pit” culture

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor November 10, 2021

Rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival on Nov. 5-6 became instantly notorious for its overwhelming crowds and a densely-packed mosh pit that eventually led to a dangerous crowd surge, the deaths of...

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An unemployment crisis. The pandemic is having a profound impact on the job market. In particular, college graduates are struggling to find employment amidst economic disruption. Long gone are the days of traditional employment and antiquated hiring practices.

Pandemic Prospects: Graduates Struggle to Find Jobs After COVID-19

Shivani Murugapiran, Staff Writer November 3, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic took its toll on the recent wave of college graduates - and the recovery isn't happening as quickly as many had hoped. The virus has rattled the state of the labor market, significantly...

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War in Tigray. Tigrayan citizens are leaving the region because of military forces occupying the village. A young girl carried her infant sibling out of the village and fled to Sudan.

The Devastation In Africa: War Between Ethiopia and Tigray Disrupts Millions of Lives

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor and Sports Editor November 1, 2021

Ethiopia is currently in a state of chaos, and its citizens are facing political upheaval, humanitarian issues, sexual violence, and imbalances between the Tigrayan and Ethiopian governments. The factions...

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An addition to the lineup. Recently, Apple introduces a stunning iPhone 13 which features updated camera, smoother display, and updated video production options. Apple enthusiasts were excited to see what this new phone has to offer.

Apple’s 2021 Releases Revolutionized the Tech Industry: An Overview

Chris Bunker, Photo Editor, Co-Podcast Host, Co-Social Media Lead October 12, 2021

Apple Inc. has yet again come out with an astounding line-up of clean, high-quality phones with some pretty innovative features. The company recently released several new electronics including the iPad...

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Masked up. While many students are finally adjusting to their daily school schedules, there are a large number of students still being exposed to COVID-19. In order to combat this exposure and make the county safer, Georgia has partnered with the Mako Medical organization to make a better outcome for students and teachers.

Forsyth County Now Offering Free Covid Testing in Partnership with Mako Medical

Sayna Kaushik, News Editor, Video Editor, Co-Podcast Host September 27, 2021

Recently, Mako Medical opened a free COVID-19 testing center here in Cumming, Georgia. Mako Medical has partnered with District 2 Public Health to bring this initiative to Central Park, an accessible...

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The aftermath of an infamous challenge. On Saturday morning, South Forsyth High School administrators discover instances of vandalism in its school bathrooms due to certain students participating in the “devious lick” TikTok challenge. While many bathrooms are cleaned up thanks to the efforts of our custodians, a few bathrooms are closed to fix the damages.

Tiktok challenge causes instances of vandalism at SFHS

Shree Delwadia and Naisha Roy September 16, 2021

The past weekend was a tumultuous one for South Forsyth High School, as some students followed the dangerous “devious lick” challenge on TikTok and vandalized the school’s bathrooms, destroying property...

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The aftermath of the storm. Hurricane Ida first lands in Louisiana as a category 4 hurricane, lending way to extremely strong winds alongside heavy rainfall. 

The storm resulted in many fallen trees and flood streets for the residents of the state.

Hurricane Ida makes landfall during the peak of hurricane season

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief September 8, 2021

16 years ago, in August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina first made landfall in New Orleans, Louisiana and its surrounding cities as a Category 5 hurricane. This catastrophic event devastated many families and...

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FD-Yay. The U.S. Food and Drug Administrations approval of the first COVID vaccine helps improve vaccination rates. The approval was the next step following Emergency Use.

FDA Approves first COVID-19 Vaccine

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor August 31, 2021

On Monday, August 23rd, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The shot, previously known as the “Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine,” became FDA-approved for all individuals...

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Senior Megan Milstead holding her prom ticket. Milstead is glad to finally have her ticket after waiting in the long line for prom tickets. Milstead was sure to be at ticket sales right at 2:00. She waited in line for 30 minutes to receive her own ticket and a guests ticket.

Seniors surge the corridors for prom tickets

Lucy Moon and Kailee O'Donnell April 2, 2021

On March 22, 2021, at 2:00 P.M. sharp, South Forsyth seniors began flooding West Hall in an attempt to purchase the limited amount of prom tickets for the 2021 school year. The time slot lasted from 2:00...

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A tragic accident. The spa shootings in Atlanta led to the death of many innocent lives. However, this shooting led to an increase in rallies and marches to fight against anti-Asian hate present in the country.

Atlanta shootings at local massage spas

Shree Delwadia, Editor-In-Chief April 2, 2021

Delaina Ashley Yaun, Soon Chung Park, Paul Andre Michels, Xiajie Tan, Daoyou Feng, Hyun Jung Grant, Suncha Kim, and Yong Ae Yue. These names will be marked in history for many generations to come. On March...

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President Joe Biden. The Biden administration is receiving backlash because of the surge of immigrants at the Mexican-American border. The increase of unaccompanied children has been the main concern for border patrol agents.

A crisis on the Southern border unfolds under Biden Administration

Lucy Moon, Staff Writer March 31, 2021

Recently, the White House has been quiet about the chaos ensuing on the Mexican-American border. Immigrants and unaccompanied children are traveling miles to show up to the American border just to be shoved...

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An unforeseen situation. Recently, there was a crime scene at a common hangout spot in Forsyth County. Many students who were at the site of the stabbing were shocked and scared by the horrific events.

Road rage incident at local shopping outlet

Shree Delwadia, Lisa Holiday, and Sayna Kaushik March 23, 2021

A road rage altercation between two drivers at approximately 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 19th at the Collection at Forsyth led to the brutal stabbing of a man. Public crowds surrounded the yellow tape around...

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