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JT Takes the Stage

JT Takes the Stage

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On Sunday, February 4th, Justin Timberlake took the stage as the halftime performer for the 52nd Super Bowl. At halftime, the Eagles had a 10 point lead over the Patriots, but Timberlake allowed the fans to forget about the game for a few short minutes. His performance began inside, surrounded by dan...

Amazon Alexa Super Bowl Commercial

Amazon Alexa Super Bowl Commercial

Noa Lawrence and Ben Carawan

February 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Recently, Amazon has been making a move to become more than a shopping site. In order to do this, Amazon is offering products like the Amazon Echo to become a more personal and friendly brand. Having been launched less than 2 years ago, Amazon Echo has been a great success in making the Amazon brand more...

Rolex 24 Recap

Rolex 24 Recap

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under NEWS

Marking the beginning of the IMSA season, the Rolex 24, also known as the 24 Hours of Daytona, is an exciting event for all automotive enthusiasts. This year, many records were broken by not only the drivers but also by the fans. This year’s race brought in so many fans and attendees that Daytona’s i...

Student Brings Gun to Enloe

Bilal Azzam, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018


Filed under NEWS

On January 25th, a student was arrested for bringing a gun to the Enloe High School Campus. The kid was identified as Willie Harvey Witherspoon, a 16-year-old African American male. Obviously, this action caused a large impact on the Enloe community and a large region of North Carolina. Schoo...

Raleigh Still Has a Chance with HQ2

Raleigh Still Has a Chance with HQ2

Ben Carawan, News Editor

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Many towns and areas from across North America (including the United States, Canada, and Mexico) have submitted plans to Amazon, Inc. to build their new headquarters (sometimes known as HQ2) in their city. After narrowing it down and releasing a list of 20 finalists on January 18, Amazon is left with...

Morrisville Sam’s Club Closing

Morrisville Sam’s Club Closing

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Friday, January 6, the Morrisville Sam’s Club closed to the public, with layoffs effective immediately. Walmart, corporate owner of Sam’s Club, said they will be closing more than 60 of its 650 Sam’s Club stores across the United States. The Morrisville Sam’s Club shutdown will cost nearly ...

Flu Awareness

Flu Awareness

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Friday, January 26th, Emily Muth, a six-year-old girl from Cary, died from the flu. Showing flu-like symptoms since Tuesday, she died from the virus only three days later on Friday. Emily’s family has created A GoFundMe page to help with covering expenses and coping with her unexpected loss. Since the beginning of...

Politics at The Grammys

Politics at The Grammys

Jordan Barish, Staff Writer

February 2, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, January 28th, the 60th annual Grammy Awards were held in New York City at Madison Square Garden. For a night that is meant to be centered around music, many of the performances and speeches were political. It shouldn’t come as a shock that the entertainment industry has been fairly politi...

The Last Five Years

The Last Five Years

Spencer Cowley, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

This Friday, February 1st and Saturday, February 2nd at 7:00 pm, Green Hope Theatre is presenting The Last Five Years, a musical written and composed by Jason Robert Brown. The play shows the last five years of  Jamie Wellerstein (Joseph Gaitens) and Cathy Hiatt’s (Gigi Juras) marriage. The story is ...

Return of the XFL

Return of the XFL

Alex Price, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Most high schoolers don’t remember the XFL, Extreme Football League, as it only operated in 2001, but it was a professional football league meant to be the NFL’s competition. It was co-owned by the then-WWF and NBC. Vince McMahon, the owner of the WWF, was very involved in operating the XFL. It only l...

New Solar Tariffs Imposed

New Solar Tariffs Imposed

Ideliya Khismatova, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018


Filed under NEWS

President Trump recently imposed a tariff on solar energy panels due to the low prices and innovations from imported solar cells. This tariff starts at 30 percent in 2018, then drops to 25 percent in 2019, 20 percent in 2020, and finally 15 percent in 2021. The main reason for this imposition is bec...

Twincharged Mazda MX-5 Miata

Twincharged Mazda MX-5 Miata

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under NEWS

In the automotive community, there is constant debate on whether a turbocharger or supercharger is better. It is a common joke to respond with “why not both?” Recently, new technology has allowed the combination of a turbocharger and supercharger in one reliable system. As the leading Miata performance company, Fl...

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