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Fake News is a Buzz Kill

Fake News is a Buzz Kill

Cassidy Yelincic, News Editor

January 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

As consumers and people of the public, we are constantly looking for news or things to entertain us. We look towards TV shows or websites, such as CNN, Fox News, Buzzfeed, USA Today and News & Observer. But what happens when we are given false information from one of our previously trusted sour...

March On.

March On.

Hailey Haymond, Staff Writer

January 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

January 21st showed an influx of pink hats, fitbit steps, colorful signs, and catchy chants as over 1 million men, women, and children gathered to participate in the Women’s March across the country. While the official Women’s March took place in DC, there were solidarity events called “Sister ...

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Gets Ruff Reviews

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Gets Ruff Reviews

Ben Needham and Elizabeth Hughes

January 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Controversy has arisen in the past couple of weeks regarding the new upcoming film titled A Dog’s Purpose. It was set to premiere on January 19th in Los Angeles, but the premier was canceled due to tension towards the movie.The formerly anticipated film’s reputation began to suffer after a video...

New President Price is Right For Duke

New President Price is Right For Duke

Dalal Azzam, Junior News Editor

January 17, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

During the first week of December this past year, Duke University witnessed a passing of power. On December 2nd, Vincent Price was elected as the tenth president of Duke University, following the ninth president, Richard Brodhead. Since 2004, Richard Brodhead has held the position as the ninth president of...

Trump 45: It’s Official

Trump 45: It’s Official

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The Electoral College members met at the state capital of their respective states and voted for who would be the next president.  Since Trump won 30 states on November 8 and a projected electoral vote tally of 306, there has been an effort for Electoral College members to drop Trump and vote for some...

Salacious Crumb Bags Wags 4 Tags Win

Salacious Crumb Bags Wags 4 Tags Win

Michaella Mann and Chloe Ruffiex

December 20, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Congratulations to Mr. Gaw for earning the most donations for the Wags 4 Tags charity. The Green Hope student body has helped save six dogs from kill shelters in the three years the student council has coordinated and raised money for this worthy cause; three of those dogs have been paired with Vete...

Game of Phones

Game of Phones

Ben Carawan, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Looking for a new phone for the holidays? Consider the Pixel. Just a month after the iPhone 7 was released and the Samsung Galaxy Note 7s started to explode, Google, one of the most important companies in the world--in terms of searching for homework answers--has fought back and released their fir...

Original Mercury Astronaut John Glenn Dead at 77

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

December 19, 2016


Filed under NEWS

On Thursday December 8, astronaut and four-term senator of Ohio, John Glenn died in Columbus, Ohio.  Glenn was one of the seven original Mercury Astronauts from NASA.  Glenn immediately became an American hero after his flight on Friendship 7 on February 20, 1962.  This monumental flight proved to the...

Cooper It Is

Cooper It Is

Sonia Rao and Ben Carawan

December 7, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

This North Carolina Governor’s election has been one for the history books.  On Monday night, Governor Pat McCrory conceded after a 26-day waiting period, becoming the first incumbent governor to pursue re-election and lose the bid. After weeks of waiting for election results, Roy Cooper, the 75th...

New Zealand Earthquake Leaves Kiwis Shaken

New Zealand Earthquake Leaves Kiwis Shaken

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

A number of dynamic earthquakes and tremors hit the islands of New Zealand on Monday.  A small tsunami and several aftershocks shortly followed the quake in a terrifying wave of chaos; at least two people have been pronounced dead according to New Zealand officials.  When the quake first hit about 55 mi...

The Old North Swing State

Dalal Azzam, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under GENERAL NEWS, NEWS

The presidential election revealed the importance of swing states as evidenced by the candidates' focus and presence in these key battlegrounds. With Trump and Clinton practically camping out in states like Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia, and North Carolina, it's clear how valuable swing states are to a ...

#45: Donald Trump

#45: Donald Trump

Dalal Azzam, Staff Writer

November 9, 2016


Filed under GENERAL NEWS, NEWS, SHOWCASE

Donald Trump won the Presidential nomination with 276 electoral votes, including North Carolina’s 15. President-Elect Trump spoke of his victory early in the morning, praising his supporters and expressing his plans for the future of America. As President, Trump hopes to strengthen immigration polic...

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