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Ahhh, Ahhh, Choo, Spring Time…

Ahhh, Ahhh, Choo, Spring Time…

Anna Espenhahn, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The weather warms, flowers bloom, and Spring Break taunts us. The air is still full of second semester hopes and dreams (just barely). But another, sinister something is in the air as well: pollen. It seems just as North Carolina weather begins to stabilize and the shorts and thighs begin to app...

Spring: What’s Bugging You?

Spring: What’s Bugging You?

Kate Lengyel, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017


Filed under OPINION

As Spring progresses and Summer approaches, mosquitoes have come out of hiding. This means with the pleasantness of warm sunny weather comes unrelenting pain and itchiness. I went for a hike this weekend, oh how naive I was to think that the blissful weather would yield no consequence. I woke this mor...

T-Shirt Dress Debate

T-Shirt Dress Debate

Emma Markson and Kate Lengyel

March 24, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Emma Markson: Pro Often when I am shopping, I ask myself “Is this a shirt or a dress?”  Many shirts today can be very long, and of course, many dresses are made extra short.  It can be difficult to tell the point in which a shirt becomes a length to classify it as a dress. Another trend whic...

Wasting Water? H2-No

Sonia Rao, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Americans take a lot of things for granted, and water is one of them.  Every day, the average American family of four uses about 400 gallons of water for tasks that most of us don’t even think about, such as showering and brushing our teeth.  World Water Day, a nationally recognized event on ...

Khloe Kardashian’s New Hit, Revenge Body

Khloe Kardashian’s New Hit, Revenge Body

Anna Espenhahn, Editorial Editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Each Kardashian is famous for something, some for good reasons, and others for more embarrassing things...like Kim. Kendall and Kylie are known as the teenage models that get plastic surgery. Kourtney is known for being with Lord Disick and her adorable children. Khloe was known as the “fat” sibling,...

Melania Trump – Cyberbullying

Melania Trump – Cyberbullying

Leni Schenkel, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION

On the 2016 campaign trail, Melania Trump announced her decision to shift her focus onto the issue of cyberbullying. Now that she has become the First Lady, it’s time to see how this decision will be put into action. In a rare appearance, Melania Trump said, “Our culture has gotten too mean and too rou...

Time Change

Time Change

Anna Espenhahn, Staff Writer

March 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Sunday March 12, 2016: the 23 hour day. While you’re waking up in what feels like the middle of the night to have your clock deny your hopes of another hour of sleep, you might be wondering why we must suffer through the time change. It is said that Daylight Saving Time was first used to help fa...

From a Freshman to Seniors Future Freshmen

From a Freshman to <del>Seniors</del> Future Freshmen

Sophie Hall, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Every Green Hope student began life as a freshman. But then those young freshmen grow into sophomores. They evolve into more mature juniors, and ultimately seniors.  And now those upperclassmen are the ones who taunt and torment the current freshmen. This is a time-honored tradition. But know, this ...

Tarzan Swings onto the GHHS Stage

Leni Schenkel, Staff Writer

March 15, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Tarzan swings onto the Green Hope stage this Thursday, the 16th, for its five-performance run, and tickets are selling fast. Everyone is positively bursting with anticipation, especially after the promotion trailer was released, and now the question is: what can we expect from this year’s musical? O...

Why Do We Need Two-torials?

Why Do We Need Two-torials?

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

As a Sophomore, I have been at Green Hope for less than two years but in that amount of time, I have heard an overwhelming amount of opinions regarding lunch tutorials.  Getting help from a teacher at lunch and having different days dedicated to different disciplines for learning opportunities sounds...

Podcasting

Podcasting

Leni Schenkel, Staff Writer

March 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION

When someone hears the word “podcasting,” they tend to think of news stations or politics. But for all avid readers with nothing left to read, all binge-watchers who have worn out the entirety of Netflix, then it may be a media you’d like to get into. Believe it or not, podcasts have taken on ...

T-shirt Dress Debate

Emma Markson and Kate Lengyel

March 10, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Emma Markson: Pro Often when I am shopping, I ask myself “Is this a shirt or a dress?”  Many shirts in the modern age can be very long, and of course, many dresses are made extra short.  It can be difficult to tell the point in which a shirt becomes a length to classify it as a dress. Another t...

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