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Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Emma Harding, Editor

December 5, 2018


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Ice skating has always been a loved winte r festivity and it has finally arrived in Forsyth county. Mayor Troy Brumbalow has worked hard these past few months in order to make this winter dream a reality. The Winter Wonderland in Cumming Ice Skating Rink opened Thanksgiving day and won’t close un...

The Species With Amnesia

The Species With Amnesia

Barrett Clark, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


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Conspiracy theorists are often called weirdos and idiots, people who live with each other at the fringe of society in an echo chamber of paranoia. Often, the people who call them these names are right. It is ridiculous to believe that Barack Obama is a lizard; it is stupid to believe that the Revolutiona...

Haunting of Hill House

Haunting of Hill House

Brianna Noto, Editor

November 14, 2018


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While spooky season has come and gone, the horror genre is always in season. Especially shows as well-made as Haunting of Hill House. The series is loosely based on the 1959 novel by Shirley Jackson and contains 10 one hour long episodes. The show follows a family of 7, the Crains, mostly focusing on ...

Why Is “The Office US” So Popular?

Why Is “The Office US” So Popular?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

November 13, 2018


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If you were to approach any high school student or adult today and ask the question, “Have you watched The Office?” nine times out of ten you’ll get the answer yes. Not only has it won countless awards over the 8 years it was on TV, but it is one of the highest rated shows on review sites like IMD...

Clickbait is on the Rise?! The SHOCKING Truth!!!

Clickbait is on the Rise?! The SHOCKING Truth!!!

Jaeden Amiri-Owens, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


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Clickbait: it’s a term we’ve all heard, and most teens probably have a good understanding of what it is. For those who might not know, clickbait is when the title or thumbnail (the small image next to the title) of an article, video, or other media is designed to be outrageous enough or to cause ...

The Rise, Fall, and Decay of Walt Disney World’s River Country

The Rise, Fall, and Decay of Walt Disney World’s River Country

Brianna Noto, Editor

November 7, 2018


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Walt Disney World is known as one of the most visited tourist destinations in the world. It consists of 4 theme parks, 2 water parks, a shopping district and entertainment center, with about 30 hotels. Disney is most known for its spotless appearance and amazing guest experience, so it would surp...

Is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” A Halloween Or Christmas Film?

Is “The Nightmare Before Christmas” A Halloween Or Christmas Film?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

October 14, 2018


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The Nightmare Before Christmas, a classic, critically acclaimed holiday movie turned 25 years old yesterday. The movie centers around Jack Skellington, the “pumpkin king” and representative of the fictional land Halloween Town. Unlike in the real world, Halloween is an everlasting tradition and ca...

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


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The Cumming Fair, one of our city’s biggest and most celebrated events, is back in town for the year of 2018.  The fair is praised by people of all ages. Children have the opportunity to eat junk food like funnel cakes and soft serve ice cream, get their faces painted or drawn as a caricatu...

Are Forsyth Frogs in Danger?

Are Forsyth Frogs in Danger?

Jennifer Ruiz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


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 “It’s not slime. It’s MUCUS!” If any of you have ever seen The Princess and the Frog and loved seeing the frogs sing and live happily ever after, we should probably help our real frogs live happily ever after as well. The amphibians of  Lake Lanier are at risk and it’s because of us. As...

Why Is Funding For The Arts Important

Why Is Funding For The Arts Important

Sarina Starling, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018


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In the past year alone, 132 counties in Georgia have been awarded with multiple Partner Grants for the arts that spanned over $1 million in funding, including but not limited to, dance, theatre, creative writing, and visual arts. 46% of these grants were awarded to Fulton, a neighboring county of Fo...

Nike Controversy with Colin Kaepernick – What Does This Mean For Nike?

Nike Controversy with Colin Kaepernick – What Does This Mean For Nike?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


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Nike is one of the most prominent and affluent clothing brands out there today. They manufacture millions of sport-based shoes, t-shirts, and other articles of clothing, targeting athletes of any age. It is one of the top-producers of apparel in the world. Recently, however, the company found itself in hot...

Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Delayed!

Guardians of the Galaxy 3, Delayed!

Cody Brown, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


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The Guardians of the Galaxy, a name that appeared out of nowhere and took the world by storm, and why wouldn’t it? Great actors, greater music, amazing visuals and amazingly inappropriate humor! I love the Guardians and I love the way they’ve blended into the Marvel Universe. Behind the scenes, ho...

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