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California Goes Up In Flames

California Goes Up In Flames

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Tuesday morning, more than a dozen wildfires began to spread quickly throughout Northern California. These fires sparked on Sunday due to dry conditions and strong winds. The area most affected was the California wine country, including the counties of Napa, Sonoma, and Mendocino. Santa Rosa also ...

Happiness Around the World

Happiness Around the World

Antonia Meneses Gomez, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Not many people think about the levels of happiness around the world, or why some countries are happier than others. Some may think the combination of economic balance, demand of jobs, and a good government make up a happy country. However, they are wrong. Gallup, a company that delivers analytics and a...

Green Hope – You Can Play Video Project

Green Hope – You Can Play Video Project

October 11, 2017


Filed under FALL SPORTS, GENERAL NEWS, MEDIA, NEWS, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Spring Sports, STUDENT LIFE, Winter Sports

Green Hope High School - You Can Play Project Video 2017

Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck

Tesla’s Electric Semi Truck

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

October 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT LIFE

When most people think of Tesla, they think of fast self driving electric cars. Those people are correct - Tesla does make some really fast and high-tech cars. That is not the only thing that Tesla will be known for on October 26th, when it is releasing its electric semi-truck. With aims to be a company t...

New Badminton NC Club Fuels Triangle Badminton Enthusiasts

Student Contributor

October 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Uma Bhat, Green Hope High School, Cary NC At first sight, the metallic blue building off the side of Morrisville Parkway may seem like an ordinary place. There’s a large sign, a few cars, and a striped logo. However, though the building is seemingly normal, inside is an old market transformed in...

Phillips Farm is Open

Phillips Farm is Open

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS

Phillips Farm is a farm that has served central North Carolina for over 100 years. The current owner of the farm, Lee Phillips, bought the farm from his grandfather, William Busbee Ennis in 1976. In 1996, thousands of families began going to the farm to go strawberry picking every year. More recently, Phil...

Puerto Rico Disaster

Puerto Rico Disaster

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On September 20th, Hurricane Maria made landfall in the Caribbean and destroyed a large portion of Puerto Rico. About a week later, roughly 3.4 million  Puerto Ricans struggle to recover after the disaster. However, these citizens are faced with many problems along the way. Not enough drinking water,...

Tropical Storm Nate

Tropical Storm Nate

Ben Carawan, News Section Editor

October 6, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

After many tropical storms and hurricanes this season, there is another one on the way. Tropical Storm Nate has formed off the northern coast of Honduras with maximum sustained winds of 45 miles per hour. Nate poses a possible threat to the United States. Forecasts from the National Hurricane Center s...

Singer Tom Petty Dies at 66

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Monday, October 2nd, singer Tom Petty died at age 66 in Santa Monica, CA. He was at his house in Malibu, CA that morning and suffered from cardiac arrest. Petty was transported to the UCLA Medical Center but was not able to regain consciousness. At 8:40 p.m., Tom Petty passed away with friends and fa...

Porsche Destroys Lamborghini’s Track Record

Porsche Destroys Lamborghini’s Track Record

Noa Lawrence, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


Filed under NEWS

On September 27th, Porsche crushed Lamborghini’s Nürburgring track record by a staggering 5 seconds. Five seconds may seem like nothing to the average person, but five seconds is an eternity when racing. The Porsche GT2 RS is the holder of the new Nürburgring lap record, which is something that sho...

Tragedy Strikes the Las Vegas Strip

Tragedy Strikes the Las Vegas Strip

Cayley Ryan and Lily Redick

October 2, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Sunday night, in Las Vegas, there was a mass shooting at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Over 50 people were killed and more than 400 were hospitalized. A local man, Stephen Paddock, age 64, was identified as the suspect. Authorities have identified his companion as Marilou Danley, and have located her. T...

Can WCPSS Athletes Protest the National Anthem?

Can WCPSS Athletes Protest the National Anthem?

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

In light of the recent controversy regarding kneeling during the national anthem, schools across Wake County are unsure of how to respond to protests involving student athletes. Public schools have been reminded of the laws associated with opting-out of the national anthem, and the rights that all student...

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