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The Dark Side of Black Friday

The Dark Side of Black Friday

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

Celebrating our differences: Thanksgiving Traditions

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

To all the Netflix movies I’ve watched before

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

Point counterpoint: Staycation vs. Vacation

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

How to handle Endgame spoilers

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

Student Opinions: What we wish our teachers knew

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,...

Student Opinions: Harassment in the workplace

Student Opinions: Harassment in the workplace

Shruthi Mohana Sundaram, Contibuting writer

March 1, 2019

“Horseface”. “You never get to the face because the body’s so good”. These comments have been made in political settings in recent years about women. It’s unsurprising, in a land built under the principle of all men are created equal, that women are discriminated against. However, this discrimi...

Student Opinions: As easy as spending $5

Student Opinions: As easy as spending $5

Addison Ambrose, Contibuting writer

February 26, 2019

As Easy as Spending $5 “Come on Orpa! We are going to be late if you don’t hurry.” My sister Dina called out to me as I raced out the door. I did not want to be late to my first day of work at the factory. Mamma said that if I was late, I could be fired. Dina often reminded me that the money...

Investigating the REAL Illegal Immigration Crisis

Investigating the REAL Illegal Immigration Crisis

Naisha Roy

February 1, 2019

America. Land of the free and home of the brave. Or at least, that was the moniker this nation used to endorse. However, with the recent events regarding the spike in deportation and haphazard arrests, people are wondering: Is our country really deserving of that title? How can America be the “land ...

Cultural Exposures: Anime

Cultural Exposures: Anime

Elijah Cho, Opinions Section Editor

December 19, 2018

Burly men with golden hair shoot energy beams. Ninjas soar through forests at unbelievable speeds. 10-year olds train to be the very best, that no one ever was. These images easily describe Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, and Pokemon and what makes them the most recognizable names when it comes to anime and Japa...

Student Opinions: The Latest Threat to Womens’ Rights

Student Opinions: The Latest Threat to Womens’ Rights

Mitali Bidkar, Contibuting writer

December 17, 2018

In the twenty-first century, more advances in feminism and women’s rights have been made than ever before. Zimbabwe banned child marriage, Taiwan inaugurated its first female president, and the Supreme Court made a landmark ruling to protect abortion access. Countless feminists have wo...

Point-counterpoint: Is college worth it?

Point-counterpoint: Is college worth it?

Sadie Rawlings and Kate Haas

December 5, 2018

The bell rings and a sea of students race out of the school's doors. Each year, millions of seniors flock out of the high school hallways, never to return, and are left with the decision to head to college or not. With many options provided for students, the question is presented, is college necessary...

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