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How can you differentiate the venomous and non-venomous snakes in North Carolina?

Venomous Snakes of North Carolina Guide

Max Rubino, Staff Writer June 2, 2021

With the warm weather of spring and summer months, North Carolinians know anytime they are outside to look out for bees, wasps, mosquitos, ants, ticks, and most importantly things that slither. Of the...

Chris' top 10 coming-of-age movies for this summer

Chris’ top 10 coming-of-age movies for this summer

Chris Ottaviano, Sports Editor May 21, 2021

There’s nothing like a good old-fashioned coming-of-age movie —the ones with teens getting into trouble in high school or on summer break. These movies bring back some nostalgia and make us yearn to...

These are my favorite rom-coms that you binge this summer!

Top 10 romantic comedies to binge this summer

Daijah DeForge, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 19, 2021

I’ve been watching romantic comedies before I even knew there were different movie genres. Nothing comforts me like a good rom-com that makes you laugh and cry within the space of 90 minutes (besides...

Pictured here is the original recipe card written by my great grandma Helen (top left) and my Nana and I holding the finished sweet kugel before our Passover Seder.

My favorite Passover family recipe: my great grandma Helen’s sweet kugel

Jordyn Brautman, News Editor April 23, 2021

One of my favorite Passover dishes, my Great Grandmother Helen Feldman’s sweet kugel always warms my heart (and my stomach) around springtime. It is a tradition for my Nana and I to cook together before...

Top creators who have brought body positivity to the main stage

Top creators who have brought body positivity to the main stage

Stephanie Arana, Graphics editor April 22, 2021

Body positivity: the fact of feeling good about your body and the way it looks.  Creators from all different social media platforms have used their voices to spread the message of body positivity,...

Justin bieber's new album

Justice — Justin Bieber’s album shows healing

Allie Chiu, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 20, 2021

Last year Justin Bieber released his album Changes which gave his career a boost. Now, he has released Justice, which dives into how he has changed as a person. Justice, in its broadest sense, is the principle...

Do you think the 2021 Grammys were rigged?

Were the 2021 Grammys rigged?

Jordyn Brautman, News Editor April 16, 2021

After viewing the 63rd Annual Grammy Awards and seeing the backlash from popular artists such as The Weeknd and Halsey, I began to wonder if the 2021 Grammy’s were rigged.  The Grammys nominations...

Have you ever wanted to learn more about milk alternatives?

7 milk alternative that are udderly amazing!

Max Rubino, Staff Writer March 25, 2021

Cow’s milk is a staple in many people’s diets. It is consumed as a beverage, poured into your favorite breakfast cereal, and added to smoothies, teas, or coffee. While it may be a popular choice, some...

Is this the year that toxic masculinity will finally be canceled?

Is this the year that toxic masculinity will finally be canceled?

Stephanie Arana, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

Toxic masculinity: a cultural concept of manliness that glorifies stoicism, strength, virility, and dominance, and that is socially maladaptive or harmful to mental health.  This very controversial...

Tickets to my downfall album cover.

Machine Gun Kelly gets creative with new album

Allie Chiu, Arts and Entertainment Editor February 10, 2021

Rapper and actor Colson Baker — also known as Machine Gun Kelly — has recently switched genres and dropped a punk rock album, which differs from his usual rap music. Tickets to My Downfall comes with...

Olivia Rodrigo, Joshua Bassett and Sabrina Carpenter all release songs that seem to relate to their personal drama. Is it all just a publicity stunt?

Rodrigo, Bassett and Carpenter: is it a publicity stunt?

Jordyn Brautman, News Editor February 8, 2021

Every teenager who relates to heartbreak stays up-to-date on pop culture or simply doesn’t live under a rock has heard Olivia Rodrigo’s debut single, Drivers License. Rodrigo is 17 years old, and just...

Brooklyn Nine-Nine is a workplace comedy that is on the television network NBC.

Top 10 Brooklyn Nine-Nine episodes of all time

Erin Sockolof, Opinions Editor February 5, 2021

Ah, Brooklyn Nine-Nine: the best comedic workplace cop show out there. Although people have varying opinions about what the best episode is, I think I’ve figured it out. Through reading other people’s...

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