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36 or 1600, What’s in a Number?

36 or 1600, What’s in a Number?

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

September 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For most people, fall is associated with beautiful views, excitement for the fair, and the upcoming holidays. For high school students, however, the season is also associated with standardized testing. Immensely thick prep books get plucked off the shelves and College Board becomes a bookmarked site. See...

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

A (Satirical, Yet Serious) Letter To The Men’s XC Team

Peyton Barish, Sports Editor

September 6, 2017


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, FALL SPORTS, OPINION, SPORTS

A Letter to Men's Cross Country Dictated By: Colin Fegeley / Ghost Writer: Peyton Barish Dear Men’s Cross Country, There has been a lot of talk since the end of last cross country season about the men’s cross country program and the potential that you guys have.  Your team returns 6 of th...

Dorm Essentials

Anna Espenhahn, Staff Writer

June 1, 2017


Filed under OPINION

AKS.9955 For many seniors, heading to college has been a dream of theirs since before they even started high school. Now, the time is here. Finishing up the last week of school, the reality of college is finally settling in, and the scrambling to figure out what to take has begun. There are yes an...

New Confederate Flag Bill Raises Questions

New Confederate Flag Bill Raises Questions

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

May 31, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

We all know what the Confederate flag symbolizes.  It has been pictured in countless history textbooks and historical documentaries, reminding us of the conflict that almost split our country to the core.  To many, the Confederate flag is a symbol of the slavery that was at the root of this country...

Zoos

Anna Espenhahn, Staff Writer

May 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION

June 2015. A flood in Georgian, the capital of Tbilisi killed 19 people and left 6 missing. But over half of the 600 animals of the zoo where killed. If not by being enclosed in an inescapable cage as it filled with water, then by the police who were accused of unnecessarily shooting many of the animals an...

Heine-can You Stop

Emma Markson, Staff Writer

May 5, 2017


Filed under OPINION

To go along with the trend of controversial commercials, Heineken joins too with its latest commercial.  Many people compare it to the recent Pepsi commercial.  What do both of these commercials have in common?  Not only are they both controversial, but they both try to tackle progressive social is...

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...

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