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Destigmatizing Politics: Why we won’t speak up

Divided we fall. The nation is probably seeing the greatest political divide yet going into the 2020 election. This is making teens more scared than ever to make their voice heard.

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor

September 14, 2020

I’m a 16-year-old immigrant girl without citizenship and no way of voting anytime soon; yet with the elections drawing closer, I’m terrified to discuss my political views in public. Almost every discussion recently circles around to the elephant (or donkey) in the room, and I find myself clockin...

Point Counterpoint: Online Summer Courses

Engaging in learning in an unorthodox climate. The set-up of a online learning looks quite similar to what is shown above. Many students have found themselves taking online summer courses to free up space in their schedule or to be ahead amongst their peers. However this does have its pros and cons as it is still very new and may not be as great as it seems.

Naisha Roy and Minakshi Shivananda

May 11, 2020

With course registration drawing to a close, many students pursue the option of taking courses over the summer as a means of getting ahead in coursework. While this method of education can be very beneficial to the student and their GPA, it also has a few drawbacks. The following are two perspectives...

Red Handed

Red Handed

Shourya Arashanapalli, Contributing Political Cartoonist

April 18, 2020

In Your Dreams

In Your Dreams

Shourya Arashanapalli, Contributing Political Cartoonist

April 17, 2020

Billboard

Billboard

Shourya Arashanapalli, Contributing Political Cartoonist

April 17, 2020

Pour Your Heart Out

Pour Your Heart Out

Shourya Arashanapalli, Contributing Political Cartoonist

April 17, 2020

The Dark Side of Black Friday

50 percent off. Oftentimes, stores such as Macy's hype up their Black Friday sales in order to gain maximum profits. However, sometimes getting half off a product means losing all of a customer's integrity and kindness. Image used via Flickr under Creative Commons.

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor

December 4, 2019

The line stretches around the block, groups of people elongating it with every passing second. Shoppers anxiously wait, bundled up in heavy coats and scarves, frosty air making a cloud with every breath. As the doors open, hundreds more exit their cars, pushing and shoving to get inside. Inside the store,...

Celebrating our differences: Thanksgiving Traditions

A season of thanks. During Thanksgiving, friends and family celebrate the favorite memories and experiences of the year. Despite the

Maggie Craig, Naisha Roy, and Shree Delwadia

November 29, 2019

Thanksgiving or thanks-giving? When people think of the holiday, turkey and stuffing usually take precedence over appreciation. However, the holiday serves a different purpose for every family. While some families enjoy a small, intimate dinner around the dining room table, others say their thanks over a ...

To all the Netflix movies I’ve watched before

Netflix at South. Freshman Aribah Tely enjoys her lunch while watching the new Netflix film, Tall Girl. The movie entertains its adolescent audience, but its content is known to be controversial.

Maggie Craig and Naisha Roy

October 18, 2019

 Netflix is good for many things such as binge watching and post-breakup comfort, but reflecting the accuracy of high schools isn’t one of them. Jocks shoving nerds into lockers, popular kids stuffing their lunches down other kids’ shirts, and close-knit cliques that never break apart are some of t...

Point counterpoint: Staycation vs. Vacation

Cathedral of Barcelona. The Catholic church is an important part of Spanish culture which is represented by the architecture found in the country. Traveling to different regions allows one to broaden their cultural perspective.

Kate Haas and Sadie Rawlings

September 27, 2019

As school break approaches, students share their exciting plans. Some students pack up to travel to a new area while others spend their homework free time with friends. Whether staying at home or venturing outside of Forsyth county, all students can have an enjoyable break.

How to handle Endgame spoilers

Spoilers everywhere. In today's society, it is very difficult to completely avoid spoilers and important plot points about Avengers: Endgame. However, there are techniques and methods to ensure a spoiler-free viewing experience.

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Writer

May 18, 2019

According to IMDb, Avengers: Endgame (often simply referred to as Endgame) is currently the most popular movie out right now and is breaking box office records. It should be no surprise that Endgame is one of biggest movies being talked about right now as the finale movie to the Third Phase of the Marvel...

Student Opinions: What we wish our teachers knew

The voices of students. A select couple of students voiced out their opinions and displayed them in words for all to see. All of these opinions vary depending on what they believe to be the most necessary change for their classrooms and education.

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Writer

April 11, 2019

As students enter their morning classrooms sleep-deprived and stressed out, they brace themselves for another routine-filled and tedious day. As they trudge through the hallways of South Forsyth, a burning question tends to come to mind. If a chance was given to the students to play the role of a teacher,...

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