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Another Day, Another School Shooting

Another Day, Another School Shooting

Jordan Barish, Staff Writer

February 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

At least 17 people are dead following a school shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High in Parkland, Florida. The perpetrator’s name is Nikolas Cruz, a 19-year-old former student who had been expelled from the school for disciplinary reasons. This marks the 4th school shooting since January 1st of t...

Migos new album: Culture II, breaks records

Migos new album: Culture II, breaks records

Bilal Azzam, Staff Writer

February 7, 2018


Filed under OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

In 2017, hip-hop fans fell in love with Migos’ new album: Culture. The album included hit songs such as “T-Shirt” and “Bad and Boujee”. Culture was ranked third in top 20 best albums of 2017, and people fell in love with the catchy tunes and words created by Quavo, Takeoff, and Offset. Final...

Bringing Conservatism to Green Hope

Bringing Conservatism to Green Hope

Peyton Barish, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Walking around Green Hope it is easy to see posters and signs for clubs meant to be viewed from a liberal point of view. From the Sisters of Social Justice sign outside the Falcon News Feed room to the True Equality Alliance posters in almost all the hallways, Green Hope has its share of left-leaning...

Wake County Travel Restrictions

Wake County Travel Restrictions

Ryan Kemper, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SPORTS

Headlines flashed across my phone over the week of January 15th. Snow was heading into Wake County and school started getting canceled starting on Wednesday and continuing all the way through a cancellation of the year-round school make-up day on Saturday the 20th. Most of Green Hope’s population lo...

Don’t Stress About Junior Year

Don’t Stress About Junior Year

Erin McIndoe, Staff Writer

January 11, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

It is an undisputed fact of high school that junior year is the most stressful of all four years, from AP classes and SATs/ACTs to endless amounts of extracurriculars to fill up your college resumes.  High school in general provides a lot of stress for most people, but adding in all of these variable...

Should Finals Be Pushed Back?

Alex Price, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Green Hope students came back from the winter break only to receive another that practically lasted an entire week. While some students rejoiced, others began stressing out as soon as they found out. This is because our final exams start on the 12th. That gives students less than a week to review mate...

WCPSS: Time For a Change

WCPSS: Time For a Change

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

January 9, 2018


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

Green Hope students welcomed the first school day of 2018 by sleeping in an extra two hours, thanks to a county-wide two hour delay caused by frigid temperatures.  However, extreme weather should not be the sole reason that students are granted extra sleep in the mornings.   Countless studies have pr...

2017: What Was Green Hope Thinking?

2017: What Was Green Hope Thinking?

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

December 28, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year, from political controversies to devastating hurricanes.  It has been a year of global crises’ and in-depth debates.   Though at times it seemed that the only events going on in the world were tragedies, there were many other things happening as well, such a...

The Last Jedi Shines As Latest Star Wars Film

The Last Jedi Shines As Latest Star Wars Film

Alex Price, Staff Writer

December 20, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is the Star Wars movie the fans and the franchise needed. When fans were rushing to get seats for the previous installment, The Force Awakens, this is the film they wanted: a movie with complex characters, new worlds, and an interesting addition to the Star Wars s...

Fake News Feed

Fake News Feed

Bradley Stewart, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION

The Falcon News Feed has adopted a secondary name in the past year, the Fake News Feed. It is commonly known that most news agencies are liberally biased and President Trump has tarnished their credibility by calling them “Fake News.” One of the most memorable times was when CNN published articles a...

The Carpool Conundrum

Shea Kofkin-Hansen, Staff Writer

December 14, 2017


Filed under OPINION, STUDENT LIFE

Every morning, Green Hope students are forced to scrutinizingly plan what time they need to leave their house to get to school on time based on how long the carpool line will take to get through.  The excruciatingly long line of cars often snakes all the way down Carpenter Upchurch road and loops through...

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