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History is Written by the… Losers?

History is Written by the… Losers?

Cayley Ryan, Staff Writer

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

There’s a house on High House Road that I pass by every morning. For the instant I pass it by, I always feel uncomfortable, like I should avert my eyes or ignore it or do anything, really. It’s not actually the house -- it’s the bright red and blue flag hanging defiantly outside of it. We all know the ...

Hijabi Doll Makes Barbie History

Hijabi Doll Makes Barbie History

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For many years, the word "Barbie" created an image of a blonde-haired, blue-eyed, thin-waisted doll that created and then pandered to stereotypes of young girls.  Recently, Barbie has had a revolution among the type of dolls the company likes to produce, thanks to the creation of a “Sheroes” li...

Is Raleigh a PRIME Location for Amazon’s HQ2?

Is Raleigh a PRIME Location for Amazon’s HQ2?

Ben Carawan, News Section Editor

November 16, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Amazon.com has been one of the largest internet retailers in the United States since the 1990s, and since then, Amazon has expanded massively. Since they acquired Whole Foods in August, they are currently looking for a place to build their second headquarters in order to expand. Their current an...

Annual Mistletoe Market returns November 18th

Annual Mistletoe Market returns November 18th

Angelica Edwards, Student Life Section Editor

November 15, 2017


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The Green Hope Mistletoe Market is an annual craft fair that features local vendors and Green Hope visual and performing arts.  This year, the market will include performances from the Green Hope High orchestra, band chamber ensembles, as well as Drama students en-action of Charles Dickens, A Christmas Car...

Election Day Results

Election Day Results

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The first election in the Trump presidency took place on November 7, and some of the results shocked the political world. From the first transgender lawmaker in the country being elected to new governors for both Virginia and New Jersey.  The day was a win for some and a loss for others. Curiosity...

Men’s Basketball Bounces the Bengals

Men’s Basketball Bounces the Bengals

November 15, 2017


Filed under Men's Basketball, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Winter Sports

The Men's basketball team opened their season last night with a dominating 66-50 at Fuquay-Varina. The Falcons lost three crucial players from last years’ team, Will Harkins, Alex Clinkscales, and Josh McVeigh. Despite the losses, Green Hope put up a ton of points. Last year, Green Hope scored over...

Fuquay-Varina Basketball Bus Breaks Down

Fuquay-Varina Basketball Bus Breaks Down

Coral Aman and Bianca Serafano

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On November 14, Fuquay Varina JV and Varsity girls basketball teams travelled up 55 to Green Hope. Both games ended in losses for the Bengals teams. But that is not all Fuquay lost last night. This morning, students arrived at Green Hope to find a bus blocking their parking spots. Some thought th...

Earthquake Kills Hundreds

Earthquake Kills Hundreds

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, a 7.3 magnitude earthquake hit near the border of Iran and Iraq. Over three hundred people were killed and more than six thousand were injured. The impact of this earthquake was noticed all the way from the Mediterranean coast, and over one hundred aftershocks were reported. This earthquake ...

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Falcons Playoff Preview: Leesville Road

Brandon Morton, Sports Writer

November 15, 2017


Filed under FOOTBALL, SHOWCASE, SPORTS

After one of Green Hope’s best regular seasons of all time, they are now hosting the second round of the NCHSAA 4A State Playoffs this Friday against Leesville Road. This is a rematch from an earlier game this season where the Falcons edged the Pride in a close game at Leesville winning 28-21. The...

Does the Christmas Season Start Too Soon?

Does the Christmas Season Start Too Soon?

Alex Price, Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

For many, the end of the year is the best time of the year. People love going from Halloween to Thanksgiving to Christmas, and they love the holiday spirit that comes with these transitions. However, some people think that Christmas starts too early. It seems like every year, radio stations start play...

America Needs To Take Action

America Needs To Take Action

Sonia Rao, Opinion Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under OPINION, SHOWCASE

November 5th, 2017.  Sutherland Springs, Texas.  Twenty-six innocent Americans killed in a small church by a gunman with a military-grade rifle.  This shooting, although the most recent, is not an isolated act.  In the aftermath of such devastating events, America needs to take a step back and p...

Celebrating Our Staff On Veterans Day

Celebrating Our Staff On Veterans Day

Bianca Serafano, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Veterans Day is the one day out of the year that is set aside to thank and honor those who served in the military. Their service, contributions to America’s safety, and sacrifices are greatly appreciated and celebrated on Veterans Day. Originally known as “Armistice Day,” Veterans Day originated...

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