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The Young Leaders of the Gun Control Revolution

The Young Leaders of the Gun Control Revolution

Emily Corwin, Staff Writer

March 30, 2018

 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 ...

The Mighty Burger King: Is It Really That Far From the Throne?

The Mighty Burger King: Is It Really That Far From the Throne?

Cody Brown, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018

Back in 1953, two men by the names of Keith J. Kramer and his wife’s uncle Matthew Burns bought the rights to two insta-broilers that were used for making Burgers. Since then the company has been bought out and turned into the corporate chain known as the “Burger King.” Burger King has always had a grand title, al...

Zaxby’s v. Chick-fil-A: Who Will Wear the Chicken Crown?

Zaxby’s v. Chick-fil-A: Who Will Wear the Chicken Crown?

Logan Wallace, Staff Writer

March 20, 2018

The debate continues on who is the superior chicken restaurant with individuals fighting for either side. Both enterprises have continued with their specific and unique chicken-based menus. They both bring a lot to the table, Chick-fil-A with their classic chicken sandwich, and Zaxby’s with their chicken tenders and ...

Vero: An App Similar to Instagram That Turns Out to be Terrible

Vero: An App Similar to Instagram That Turns Out to be Terrible

Emma Harding, Staff Writer

March 15, 2018

  Social media app Vero, released in 2015, allows for users to have an ad-free experience with the joy of seeing posts in chronological order, pleasing the many Instagram users who are fed up with Instagram’s latest updates in their algorithm. In recent weeks, a new app has come to surface that may be the s...

Welcome to the World of Tomorrow

Welcome to the World of Tomorrow

Jaiden Amiri Owens, Staff Writer

March 7, 2018

The animated sci-fi comedy TV show Futurama is the show that just won’t die. It has had so far 4 separate series finales, the most recent of which marked the 140th episode of the series, not including the 4 movies that were made. Futurama was created by Matt Groening and developed by Matt and David...

Black Panther Review: KIllmonger’s Uprising Steals the Show

Black Panther Review: KIllmonger’s Uprising Steals the Show

Maya Hogan, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Black Panther barely feels like a Marvel film, or even a superhero film . It offers a bold, fresh take on the superhero origin story, which is a narrative that’s been growing stale for years. I most definitely recommend this movie to anyone seeking a revolutionary, action packed, moving film. Cha...

Tam’s Backstage

Tam’s Backstage

McKenzie See-Holbrook, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Built in 1923, Tam’s Backstage was originally used as the only school house in Forsyth County. The wooden floors and brick walls give a deep feel of history that the building holds. Located behind the Cumming Playhouse, Tam’s Backstage is known for the Italian-American cuisine and vintage feel of the...

Will Atlanta Be Amazon’s New Home?

Will Atlanta Be Amazon’s New Home?

Emma Harding, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

  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...

One More Try for “One Day at a Time”

One More Try for “One Day at a Time”

Briana Noto, Staff Writer

February 26, 2018

The second season of Netflix Original comedy show, One Day at a Time, was released on January 26th on Netflix. The show is based on Norman Lear’s 1975 series that has the same name. This time, the show follows a Cuban-American family, the Alvarezs, as the family of 4 navigate through life in Los A...

Are Odell Beckham Jr. and Tom Brady Comparable?

Are Odell Beckham Jr. and Tom Brady Comparable?

Maya Hogan, Staff Writer

January 29, 2018

In December, Odell Beckham Jr. posted a video comparing his sideline bursts to those of Tom Brady; in other words, comparing himself to the NFL “GOAT,” (Greatest Of All Time) while he, himself is currently partying on yachts and Brady is preparing for the Super Bowl for a chance to win a 6th game....

A Nation Behind Bars

A Nation Behind Bars

Jaeden Amiri-Owens, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

  According to The International Centre for Prison Studies (ICPS) the United States represents about 4.4 percent of the world's population, while it houses around 22 percent of the world's prisoners. Various other statistics exist, and many place Seychelles (a small archipelago nation with only 756 actual pri...

Social Media: Not So Social Afterall

Social Media: Not So Social Afterall

Tori Hollenbeck, Staff Writer

December 11, 2017

 Social media has taken the sun’s place as the center of our universe. It dictates nearly every move we make. Think about it: Social media is the reason that people are so obsessed with looking flawless in pictures. It is the reason that at the beginning of fall, people get a pumpkin spice latte and t...

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