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Is Raleigh a PRIME Location for Amazon’s HQ2?

Is Raleigh a PRIME Location for Amazon’s HQ2?

Ben Carawan, News Section Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Amazon.com has been one of the largest internet retailers in the United States since the 1990s, and since then, Amazon has expanded massively. Since they acquired Whole Foods in August, they are currently looking for a place to build their second headquarters in order to expand. Their current an...

Election Day Results

Election Day Results

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The first election in the Trump presidency took place on November 7, and some of the results shocked the political world. From the first transgender lawmaker in the country being elected to new governors for both Virginia and New Jersey.  The day was a win for some and a loss for others. Curiosity...

Fuquay-Varina Basketball Bus Breaks Down

Fuquay-Varina Basketball Bus Breaks Down

Coral Aman and Bianca Serafano

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On November 14, Fuquay Varina JV and Varsity girls basketball teams travelled up 55 to Green Hope. Both games ended in losses for the Bengals teams. But that is not all Fuquay lost last night. This morning, students arrived at Green Hope to find a bus blocking their parking spots. Some thought th...

Earthquake Kills Hundreds

Earthquake Kills Hundreds

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near the border of Iran and Iraq. Over three hundred people were killed and more than six thousand were injured. The impact of this earthquake was noticed all the way from the Mediterranean coast, and over one hundred aftershocks were reported. This earthquake ...

NYC Marathon Women’s Winner

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The TCS New York City Marathon is the largest annual marathon in the world that takes place in New York City. It runs through Staten Island, Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx. The “TCS” in the name of the marathon stands for Tata Consultancy Services, and they are the premiere partner a...

Celebrating Our Staff On Veterans Day

Celebrating Our Staff On Veterans Day

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Veterans Day is the one day out of the year that is set aside to thank and honor those who served in the military. Their service, contributions to America’s safety, and sacrifices are greatly appreciated and celebrated on Veterans Day. Originally known as “Armistice Day,” Veterans Day originated...

Biltmore Estate Owner Dies

Biltmore Estate Owner Dies

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

The Biltmore Estate is one of the world’s most desired tourist locations. This private estate is located in Asheville, North Carolina. The Biltmore is built on eight thousand acres of land. This estate features 250 rooms, including thirty-four bedrooms and forty-three bathrooms. Additionally, there ...

NYC Terrorist Attack Aftermath

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

November 3, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Tuesday, October 31, a twenty-nine-year-old man drove a rented pickup truck into a path of bicyclists in New York City near the World Trade Center. Eight people were killed and about eleven people were injured. Sources say that the suspect is known as Sayfullo Habibulaevic Saipov, a man from Uzbekistan w...

New York Terrorist Attack

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

New York suffered its deadliest terrorist attack since 9/11 on October 31st. In the early afternoon, people were out enjoying the day when a pickup truck rented from Home Depot came driving down a bike path and hit about 20 people, killing 8. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, the man who perpetrated the att...

Indoor Track: What You Need to Know

Indoor Track: What You Need to Know

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE

If you’re a student who enjoys working hard, being part of a team, and improving yourself as an athlete and a person -- indoor track might just be the activity for you. As a captain of the team the last two seasons, I can attest to what a wonderful experience it is. An indelible bond is formed bet...

At Least 128 People Dead in Syria

At Least 128 People Dead in Syria

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS

News spread Sunday night that at least 128 people had been found dead in the town of Qaryatayn, Syria. At least one hundred others were missing. Qaryatayn is located in central Syria and part of the Homs province. This town is about 300 miles west of Deir al-Zor. Deir al-Zor serves as the central lo...

IKEA Cary Gets a Green Light

IKEA Cary Gets a Green Light

Ben Carawan, News Editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Earlier this year, IKEA announced plans to build a store in Cary, inside of Cary Towne Center. While the company hasn’t been in the news lately, that could change as they have asked for an extra 125,000 square feet of retail space when construction begins, and they will soon begin to get their store p...

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