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Will Atlanta Be Amazon’s New Home?

Will Atlanta Be Amazon’s New Home?

Emma Harding, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

  Amazon, the major corporation that seems to run the world, has announced its decision to expand its headquarters. When the news dropped, cities around the country scrambled to find out more about where the new $5 million Amazon headquarters are going to be located. With over 230 potentia...

Georgia Senate Passes Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care

Georgia Senate Passes Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018


Filed under News

On Friday, February 23, the Georgia state senate passed a bill called “Keep Faith in Adoption and Foster Care.” This bill allows adoption and foster care agencies to deny single parents, unwed couples, and LGBT couples from adopting because of religious beliefs. This bill also prohibits Georgia Dep...

The Stoneman Douglas Shooting: The Aftermath

The Stoneman Douglas Shooting: The Aftermath

Emily Corwin, Editor

February 27, 2018


Filed under News

Tragedy struck the country on Valentine’s Day after a former student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School killed 17 teachers and students.  At approximately 2 in the afternoon, 19-year-old Nikolas Cruz took an Uber to the Florida high school with an AR-15 assault rifle, a gun that has been used...

Bitcoin: What is it and will it last?

Jaiden Amiri-Owens, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018


Filed under News

As of February 1st, bitcoin has hit a low of 9,112 US dollars, after a long downwards plunge with no clear end in sight.   Bitcoin has long been criticized for its volatility as a currency (meaning that the value changes rapidly and unexpectedly). Bitcoin started 2017 with a value of slightly under...

The Offshore Drilling Debate

The Offshore Drilling Debate

Logan Wallace, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under News

 The Trump administration announced offshore drilling will be allowed, lifting environmental restrictions put in place by Obama during the end of his term in December of 2016. Obama removed hundreds of millions of acres in the Arctic and Atlantic Ocean from new offshore oil and gas drilling. S...

Earthquake Sets Off Tsunami Warnings Along West Coast

Earthquake Sets Off Tsunami Warnings Along West Coast

Luke Lindsey, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under News

  January 23rd at 12:31 am, an Earthquake of a 7.9 magnitude erupted off the coast of Alaska. This set a Tsunami in motion towards the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, and Alaska. The scare of the disaster held tension throughout the morning after residents of the c...

Devastation in California

Devastation in California

McKenzie See-Holbrooke, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under News

Mudslides destroy the beautiful California landscape, and prove fatal.

Can a Dress Make a Political Point?

Can a Dress Make a Political Point?

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

January 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, News

Women wear black in solidarity at the Golden Globes.

Trump Announces Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel

Trump Announces Jerusalem is the Capital of Israel

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2017


Filed under News

Last week, President Trump’s announcement that Jerusalem has been recognized as the capital of Israel became a subject of controversy across the United States and the Middle East.  Many warned that this announcement would incite violence and would cut the ties that Israel and Palestine had create...

#MeToo Movement: Sexual Assault in Hollywood and All Over the World

#MeToo Movement: Sexual Assault in Hollywood and All Over the World

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer

November 30, 2017


Filed under News

 The #MeToo Movement, which allows sexual assault victims to share their experiences, was started by Tarana Burke, when a 13-year-old girl who had been sexually abused told Burke her story.  She felt helpless, like there was no way she could help the girl in that moment. “I didn’t have a response o...

Run For a Cause

Run For a Cause

Emma Harding, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under News

 Come out to support the fight against cancer while running in the 9th annual Lily’s Run and Kingdom Kids this Sunday, October 8! Registration and Family Festival activities begin at 12:00 pm in Vickery Village, while the actual 5k and 1 mile walk start at 1:00 pm. Kingdom Kids will offer face pa...

Chechnya Horror

Chechnya Horror

Matthew Hanley, Editor in Chief

April 21, 2017


Filed under News

The Republic of Chechnya has come under recent scrutiny as reports of gay men being rounded up and jailed in camps circumvent across the globe. These reports mark the first time homosexuals have been placed in internment camps since 1945 during Adolf Hitler’s Third Reich. Word of these acts was first pu...

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