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The Influenza Virus

The Influenza Virus

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


Filed under Feature, News

The influenza virus, better known as the flu, is a highly contagious virus that affects the nose, throat and lungs. The flu is an untreatable virus that is spread  person to person and often lasts one to two weeks. The virus can be very severe and even lead to death in some cases. People often get th...

Poverty: Found Where We Least Expect It

Poverty: Found Where We Least Expect It

Sarina Starling, Staff Writer

December 7, 2018


Filed under Feature, News, Showcase

  Poverty is a growing epidemic throughout the world, and it isn’t exclusive to primarily developing countries. America’s poverty rate is surprisingly high, especially when compared to other developed countries in the world. The United Nations describes America as a nation near the bottom of the...

Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Cumming’s Winter Wonderland

Emma Harding, Editor

December 5, 2018


Filed under A&E, News

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...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under News

Note: This article contains no bias towards any candidate. In this article we will look at their stances on some key Georgia issues, and their pros and cons in a nonpartisan, educational manner. The candidates will be in alphabetical order by first name. Brian Kemp: Brian Kemp is a Georgia native, ...

Western High School Students Pepper Sprayed After Fight

Western High School Students Pepper Sprayed After Fight

Ashleigh Stemple, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under News

On Thursday, October 11th, 2018, nearly fifty students at Western High School in Las Vegas were pepper sprayed due to a fight. The argument, which was about racial and cultural differences, escalated to a full-out brawl. Up to twelve students were directly involved in the fight. During lunch time,...

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

The Cumming Fair – What’s New For 2018?

Pierce Garramone, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under A&E, News

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...

Hurricane Michael’s Path of Destruction

Hurricane Michael’s Path of Destruction

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 10, 2018


Filed under News

Tropical Storm Michael has strengthened into a hurricane, and here is what to know: It is headed north in the Caribbean Sea It will be a major threat to the Northeast Gulf in Florida by Wednesday night Storm surge and damaging winds are likely to ravage the coast of Northwest Florida The s...

Are the Kavanaugh Hearings Affecting Georgia’s Governor Race?

Are the Kavanaugh Hearings Affecting Georgia’s Governor Race?

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under News

Last week we saw two powerful testimonies, one from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford of California and Judge Brett Kavanaugh of Washington D.C. The hearings have been one of the most polarizing issues of 2018, with 83% of Republicans believing Kavanaugh is innocent and 77% of Democrats believing Kavanaugh is guilty. Have their testimonies been affectin...

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


Filed under A&E, News

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...

9/11: A Time to Honor and Remember

9/11: A Time to Honor and Remember

Emma Harding, Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under News

Today marks the 17th anniversary of the deadliest terrorist attacks in U.S. history that appalled the rest of the world. 17 years ago, on September 11 beginning around 9:00 am a series of four terror attacks took place in the United States. The biggest attacks consisting of 2 plane hijackings that en...

The Golden State Killer Mystery

The Golden State Killer Mystery

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

Golden State Killer Joseph James DeAngelo Jr. is a husband, father, and grandfather living in the suburbs of North California. Until Tuesday, he was just a normal man, living quietly with his family, free of suspicion, then police and FBI agents broke into his home.  According to police, DNA testi...

The Young Leaders of the Gun Control Revolution

The Young Leaders of the Gun Control Revolution

Emily Corwin, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

 Over a month has passed since the deadly shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, and still very little has been done about gun restrictions.  Now, Parkland survivors and others nationwide have come together as advocates for a change in the safety and security of the ...

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