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Rain Rain Go Away…

Rain Rain Go Away…

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

April 26, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Rain, rain, go away, come again another day.... said every Green Hope student ever.  Sure, rain can be fun and relaxing when you’re snuggled up in bed with a good book, or when you’re having one of those cheesy, Nicholas Sparks, dancing-in-the-rain movie moments, but when you’re at school? Ra...

A Spin Around New Google Earth Will Make Your Day

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Sonia Rao Almost everyone has lost track of time virtually exploring with Google Earth, from roaming over beautiful landscapes and stalking childhood homes, to finding where you live and visiting the wonders of the world- all from the comfort of one’s own home.  Now get ready to kiss your free time good...

Spring Back into Action After Spring Break

Spring Back into Action After Spring Break

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

April 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

Reminiscing on the sunny, sandy week which was spring break may bring on some ‘post-vacation blues."  This mindset could definitely get you into bad vibes in your academic and social life.  Here are some helpful tips to ensure that you’re still motivated in school and making the most of the rest...

Online v. In Store Shopping

Online v. In Store Shopping

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Shopping is one of my favorite past times, as I’m sure it is for many of you reading this.  However, there are two main forms of doing this and people usually have done both methods during their lifetime.  As prom is approaching too, people continue to have the debate on whether it’s better to...

Panther Creek’s Postal Problems

Panther Creek’s Postal Problems

Abbie Daltorio, Sports Editor

April 7, 2017


Filed under Fight for 55, Men's Basketball, OPINION, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The ACC Barnstorming Tour is an annual event.  It’s a tour in which ACC seniors travel to high schools to talk to and play against local senior basketball players. There’s even a dunk and three point contest.  In addition to ACC basketball seniors, other famous basketball players attend the eve...

Pepsi’s Ad Fizzles Out

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Last week those still watch tv, or constantly check social media might have witnessed something truly monumental happening on the internet: 21 year-old model Kendall Jenner single handedly stopped a #BlackLivesMatter protest and police brutality simply by handing an officer a can of Pepsi soda.   Just...

Bradford Tree

Anna Espenhahn, Staff Writer

April 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION

April showers coat vegetation with a glossy morning due. Sunlight refracting on the water saturates the chlorophyll’s lively green hue. The moisture brings out the worms which then brings the birds who sing the song of summer. In the distance there is a lush tree. Tall and full, with beautiful whit...

Disney’s Newest Movie Misses a Few Bea(s)ts

Disney’s Newest Movie Misses a Few Bea(s)ts

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

April 4, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

In Disney’s newest live-action remake, the $170 million box-office hit, Beauty and the Beast, Emma Watson and Dan Stevens star in a beautiful, charming, CGI-filled version of the classic animated story fans know and love.  The revamped classic utilizes both old and new aspects to make a movie that man...

NC Flushes Bathroom Bill: But At What Cost?

NC Flushes Bathroom Bill: But At What Cost?

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For thirteen months now it seems as though the whole world has been talking about North Carolina because of the controversial House Bill 2 that restricted the rights of transgender citizens using the bathroom of their choice.  This Friday, in response to the NCAA threatening to withhold future NCAA...

New Beginnings

New Beginnings

Leni Schenkel, Staff Writer

April 3, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

It’s the home stretch, the final lap around a school year. Seniors are getting ready to graduate, Juniors are counting down the last weeks of their hardest two semesters, Sophomores are preparing to be upperclassmen, and Freshmen are bursting to be among the ranks of the big kids. So, what are you...

Love Trumps Trump Haters

Love Trumps Trump Haters

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

This past weekend on a local green way trail, I was on my usual jog.  The sun was shining, the pollen was swirling. Nothing was out of the ordinary. But when I reached the tunnel under Highway 55, I noticed a surprising sight. Now, graffiti isn’t a rare sight in the tunnel, but the content was som...

Tar Heels Ram into the Final Four

Tar Heels Ram into the Final Four

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

As a future UNC student, I am (willfully) obligated to be a basketball fan. And in case you missed it, this past weekend was a heart-pounding, exhilarating win for the Tar Heels. Truthfully, I'm still recovering. The game was fairly close throughout, but the outcome was unsure until the end....

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