The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed

The Student News Site of South Forsyth High School

The Bird Feed


Revving up. Electric cars are rising in popularity due to convenience and environmental concerns. Several South students and teachers have used these vehicles for many years and urge others to do the same. I tell everyone to switch to an EV!  I love it and will never drive a gas car again, says Ms. Graham.

Changing our perspective of electric vehicles

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor April 14, 2021

With climate change becoming an increasingly concerning problem for the world, 69% of Americans think the government isn’t doing enough to combat climate change. While things such as rejoining the Paris...

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Protesters during the hearing for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission. The Equality Act can be associated with this court case in which a baker refused to bake a cake for a gay couple in 2018. The baker won the case, and the court ruled that the baker cannot be forced to bake a cake that goes against his religious beliefs. The equality act would completely disregard religious freedom.

Why the Equality Act is not actually equal

Lucy Moon, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

This past February, the House of Representatives passed a bill named the Equality Act further amending the Civil Rights Act, which outlawed discrimination based on race, religion, national origin, and...

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Black Lives Matter. Over the summer of 2020, a student from South Forsyth participates in a Black Lives Matter protest near the Forsyth County Courthouse. They advocated for freedom, and a revision in Americas justice system. Throughout the protest, a large gathering of diverse individuals, congregated in Cumming.

The Reality of Racial Inequality Towards the Black Community

Carmel Yonas, Opinions Editor & Senior Reporter April 2, 2021

I can still vividly remember my mom turning on the news to the last seen footage of George Floyd. As I locked eyes with the CNN correspondent, I couldn't help but feel beyond enraged. There aren't enough...

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Love, Actually. Movies, songs, books, and stores all promote the idea that real love only looks one way. In reality, love has always been different for every person, relationship, and heart.

It’s Not Love, Actually

Naisha Roy and Saahithya Gutta February 11, 2021

In the beginning of An Abundance of Katherines by John Green, the main character talks about how he tries to find the formula for love, an equation to predict the exact time and ending of the relationship...

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Students (left to right) Shree Delwadia and Lisa Holiday. Both on the Bird Feed staff, they are participating in the recommended mask-wearing. Having a mask mandate would help students and faculty feel safer attending school and stop schools from closing.

Mandating masks to curb COVID-19 in Forsyth county

The Bird Feed Staff January 28, 2021

The coronavirus has been plaguing our country and news for months now, however it doesn’t seem to be going away anytime soon. Walking through the halls, following the blue tape on the floor, we look...

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The Capitol Riots. Thousands of Pro-Trump protestors marched to the Capitol building and made their way inside. Both chambers of congress were forced to halt the verification of electoral votes as they sheltered in place from the violence.

Point-Counterpoint: Capitol Riots

Naisha Roy and Maggie Craig January 26, 2021

Disclaimer: The opinions expressed in this piece belong solely to their respective author(s). They do not necessarily represent the opinions of South Forsyth High School or Forsyth County Schools.

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Breaking the status quo. Asian Americans must over-perform in academics to compete on an equal level with their peers. Harvard as well as other Ivy Leagues admitted to placing Asian Americans at a disadvantage to create diversity on campus.

Asian Americans v.s. Affirmative Action

Maggie Craig, Editor-In-Chief December 21, 2020

I drummed my fingers against the desk, anxiety coursing through my veins. My eyes glazed over the information I needed to fill out, and I paused at the race section. I read over the options in my head,...

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More than just Melanin: the Striking Impact of Colorism in our Community

Naisha Roy and Saahithya Gutta November 20, 2020

In the wake of various social justice movements came the call for racial justice and equality throughout the nation. And while issues like these on a large scale are extremely important, microaggressions...

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A distraction at school. The girl in the photo above was captured checking her Instagram analytics. According to the Pew Research Center of Internet and Technology, 72 percent of teenagers, ages thirteen to seventeen, use Instagram on a frequent basis. This excessive use can become an addiction, and a compulsion for students at school.

Highlighting the negative impact of Instagram on high-school students

Shreya Mishra, Senior Editor, Online Lead November 13, 2020

If you do not know what Instagram is, you may be living under a rock. From lighthearted, pumpkin-spice-themed selfies, to creative, editorial photoshoots, Instagram is home to all forms of content. But...

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Save our Future. With the Presidential election fast approaching on November 3rd, US citizens wonder whos hands the future of the country will fall. Many people felt the hostility given the turmoil that developed over the past few months.

An open letter to politics as a moderate

Grace Drawdy, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2020

Dear United States Politics, This election year is one of the most important election years, as it can bring huge waves of change in our nation, both positive and negative. As we all know, politics...

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Just google it. Google is an official verb according to the Meriam-Webster dictionary, which isnt surprising considering how often its used on a daily basis. But with a plethora of lawsuits headed their way, the company may not be giving journalists their fair share.

It’s not just a search: the google lawsuits and their effect on journalism

Naisha Roy, Copy Editor October 23, 2020

Google is by far the most popular search engine in the world, followed only by Youtube, which is a subsidiary of Google. With an influence this huge, the parent company of Google has a market value of...

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American Absentee Ballot. Absentee voting is a way Americans can vote for President in the upcoming election on November 3, 2020. The absentee ballot system is beneficial to the American people, especially with COVID-19 as a threat. Trump has said in his press conferences that he will be voting using an absentee ballot.

Why the mass mail-out voting system won’t work

Lucy Moon, Staff Writer October 19, 2020

As election day approaches, Americans have to decide how they’re going to vote this election. The two main options are either going to the voting polls or voting by mail. States are having to deal with...

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