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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...

Girls Who Code: Closing The Gender Gap In The Computer Science Field

Girls Who Code: Closing The Gender Gap In The Computer Science Field

Maya Hogan, Staff Writer December 4, 2017

 From a young age girls are taught to be perfect, always have straight As, never act “unladylike,” and to leave the recklessness to the boys. It is expected for boys to do, then think after, while...

Young Man Studying at Night

One More Page, One More Sip: Does Caffeine Help Students Study?

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief November 16, 2017

You have two tests, an essay, and a project due tomorrow.  If you’re like any normal student, you probably put off all studying until the last minute, and are now staying up until the late hours of...

Tattoos and Piercings: Do They Belong in the Workplace in 2017?

Tattoos and Piercings: Do They Belong in the Workplace in 2017?

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer November 14, 2017

Imagine yourself getting a tattoo that means a lot to you, one that you’ve waited a long time for, or a piercing that you have always thought looked cool. Sounds exciting, right? Now imagine yourself...

The Bigger They Are: Does Class Size Really Matter?

The Bigger They Are: Does Class Size Really Matter?

Cody Brown, Staff Writer November 13, 2017

As of 2017, Forsyth Central has over 1,941 Student’s on campus. That’s almost 2,000 students this year alone. With this many students, surely you’re starting to feel a little cramped? The current...

A makeshift memorial of flowers and a photo of the victim of the car attack is on display at the attack site  in Charlottesville, Va., Sunday, Aug. 13, 2017.  (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

Tragedy in Charlottesville

Tori Hollenbeck, Staff Writer August 31, 2017

Perhaps you’ve heard of the tragedy that occurred in Charlottesville, Virginia. In case you haven’t, here’s what you missed: On Saturday, August 12, groups of neo- Nazis, Ku Klux Klan members, and...

Supergirl to the Rescue! Or, Maybe Not...

Supergirl to the Rescue! Or, Maybe Not…

Brianna Noto, Staff Writer August 24, 2017

When the show Supergirl came out on CBS in 2015, it was introduced as a female-driven show meant to inspire girls of all ages. The first season lived up to that and taught girls that they can do anything,...

Modern Day Religion

Modern Day Religion

Kealy Ford, Editor in Chief May 16, 2017

America was first colonized by the Puritans, a strict, oppressive religion that valued modesty and homogeneous worship. Their faith was challenged by dissenters who were banished from the colony, and the...

The Dangers of Live Streaming

The Dangers of Live Streaming

Emily Corwin, Editor in Chief May 16, 2017

A French woman intentionally falls under a train, broadcasting her suicide on the live streaming app Periscope.  A man Facebook Live streams himself shooting an innocent bystander on Easter Sunday.  A...

Modern Day Religion

Modern Day Religion

Kealy Ford, Editor in Chief May 12, 2017

Hundreds of years ago, America was colonized by the Puritans, a strict, oppressive religion that valued modesty and homogeneous worship. Their faith was challenged by dissenters who were banished from...

The Senioritis Epidemic

The Senioritis Epidemic

Elijah Jones, Staff Writer February 22, 2017

As we enter the last half of the 2016-2017 school year, some seniors might feel inclined to put the pencil down and relax. They may have been accepted to their college of choice, or have decided to take...

Why AP?

Why AP?

Jiries Hishmeh, Staff Writer February 3, 2017

  Recently, there has been an exciting drive to inform students about taking AP classes. It started with the AP fair, a gathering of any student that might be interested in taking an AP class for...

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