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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


Filed under A&E, Opinion

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...

Is Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Dead?

Is Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream Dead?

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

October 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

“I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the content of their character. And when this happens, and when we allow freedom ring, when we let it ring from every village and every hamlet, from every state...

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Christina Cannady, Staff Writer

October 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Sports

People often question which activities may be defined as “sport.” Some are a strong yes, some are a strong no, but a few fall somewhere in the middle, like cheerleading.  The question of if cheerleading is a sport or not cannot be answered with one word. There are different factors that balance ...

Are Forsyth Frogs in Danger?

Are Forsyth Frogs in Danger?

Jennifer Ruiz, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

 “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...

Probably, Don’t Trust Wikihow

Probably, Don’t Trust Wikihow

Baylor Collins, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There are many facts an individual may not know that an internet collective does, but if you need 163 co-authors to tell you “How to Read a Book”, you should consider trying things out on your own every once in a while. So what am I talking about? wikiHow; a black-hole of advice that manifes...

FCHS Chorus Department, A Family of Singers: Who We Are Behind The Performances

FCHS Chorus Department, A Family of Singers: Who We Are Behind The Performances

Sarina Starling, Staff Writer

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

When you think of Central’s Chorus Department, you think of a group of students who are hyper-focused on singing and developing an increased sense of musicianship among their fellow peers. While this is true, there is something greater found within our school’s chorus department: a valuable bond bet...

A Different Future: For Better or for Worse

A Different Future: For Better or for Worse

Barrett Clark, Staff Writer

September 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion

One of the most common metaphors used for our modern political climate is the fable of the boiling frog. It states that, while throwing a frog into a pot of boiling water will cause it to jump out in pain, a frog, placed in lukewarm water that is gradually heated up, will stay in the water until both it...

Misconceptions About Firearms in the United States

Jaeden Amiri-Owens, Staff Writer

August 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

In 2016, the CDC estimated that 38,000 people died from firearms-related deaths in the US. An increase in mass shootings and other gun homicides have caused a huge movement for increased gun control in the United States. This is one of the rare issues in which people will become extremely passionate and...

Meat Less

Meat Less

Ashleigh Stemple, Staff Writer

August 29, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The cafeteria holds a plethora of food: pizza, nachos, chicken tenders, salads. However, only a limited amount of these foods accommodates to vegans or vegetarians’ needs. It’s understood that most people do eat meat, especially at this age since the teenage body is still growing. Despite this, th...

Is Central’s Band Underrated?

Is Central’s Band Underrated?

Jake Gant, Staff Writer

August 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Being in high school, we see a lot of hype for our sports teams. They are viewed as very competitive and something we should be proud of, which we should be. We constantly hear the Principal mentioning our football team over the intercom on fridays, wishing them the best of luck in their endeavors. Occ...

Teen Titans, No (?)

Teen Titans, No (?)

Cody Brown, Staff Writer

August 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

The Teen Titans, is a show about superpowered outcasts who don’t belong while working together to not only protect their city, and aiding each other in their struggles. I remember watching the original Teen Titans show when I was a kid and being glued to the TV, so why don’t I feel the same for the...

Shane Dawson: Pushing the Boundaries of YouTube

Shane Dawson: Pushing the Boundaries of YouTube

Brianna Noto, Editor

August 22, 2018


Filed under A&E, Opinion

For those who avidly follow YouTubers, Shane Dawson is no stranger. The thirty-year-old has been posting videos since 2008 and he currently has 16 million subscribers. Recently, he uploaded a 5 part docu-series in which Dawson dives into the life of YouTube sensation, cosmetic creator, and millionai...

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