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New York Times Student Editorial Contest Runner Up: Uma Bhat

New York Times  Student Editorial Contest Runner Up: Uma Bhat

May 24, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Freshman Uma Bhat recently was named a Runner-Up in the Fifth Annual Student Editorial Contest. Her piece is entitled "The Price of Patriarchy in India." Beginning May 24, the New York Times will feature 10 essays each school day. The essays will be featured here: https://www.nytimes.com/spotlight/...

Raazi: What Lessons are Most Important in a State of War?

Raazi: What Lessons are Most Important in a State of War?

Uma Bhat, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Raazi, an Indian film based on book Calling Sehmat, is a heart-wrenching story, though not in a conventional way. The movie follows the true story of  Sehmat Khan (played by Alia Bhatt), a former spy during the Indian-Pakistani War of 1971, who lost her morality, conscience, and purity while working ...

1st Annual Chick-n-Mini Mile

1st Annual Chick-n-Mini Mile

Spencer Cowley, Editor

May 24, 2018


Filed under CROSS COUNTRY, ENTERTAINMENT, Food, Indoor Track, MEDIA, Outdoor Track, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, STUDENT LIFE, VIDEO

12 Chick-n-Minis, 10 Competitors, 4 laps, 1 Champion. Brandon Morton wins in a phenomenal time of 9:47.87.  

Green Hope Athletics 2017-2018 Year in Review

Green Hope Athletics 2017-2018 Year in Review

Brandon Morton, Sports Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under FALL SPORTS, Fight for 55, SHOWCASE, SPORTS, Spring Sports, Winter Sports

It has been a great year for athletics here at Green Hope this past 2017-2018 school year. The Falcons had a total of seven state titles and many Tri-6 championships. The Fight for 55 was a breeze as Green Hope remained undefeated in the competition with a record of 3-0. Let’s go through the year in ...

Manchester Terrorist Attack Anniversary

Manchester Terrorist Attack Anniversary

Kaia Patel, Staff Writer

May 23, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

May 22nd, 2018 marks the one year anniversary of the Manchester terrorist attack that occurred in Manchester, UK. On this day, 22 people died from a terrorist suicide bomber, at an Ariana Grande concert. Thousands of others fled from Manchester Arena on May 22nd, 2017 as the suicide bomber carried o...

Is a Post-discriminatory Society Possible?

Is a Post-discriminatory Society Possible?

Maegan Ferguson, Stella Kim, Leni Schenkel, and Shareen Rahmathulla

May 21, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Tell us what you think. Your feedback is important. This project for AP English 11 examines how our fellow students feel about the lasting effects of racism in today’s society. We talk about whether or not we believe a truly post-discriminatory society is possible and arrived at the conclusion t...

Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable.

Becoming Comfortable with the Uncomfortable.

May 21, 2018


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

How do competing cultural influences shape the identity of second generation immigrants? How does one’s sense of American identity change with the number of generations spent in America? Throughout the semester, our AP English III group strove to answer question through interviews, research, and self-...

It Happened. Again.

It Happened. Again.

Peyton Barish, Senior Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under #whyGHwalks, OPINION, SHOWCASE

It happened. Again. I did not think I would be writing those words 3 months after Parkland, but here we are mourning another 10 victims, another 10 individuals who lost their lives in a place that people would have deemed safe 25 years ago.  Across the country, school safety and gun-control hav...

Kilauea Volcano’s Lava Enters Ocean

Kilauea Volcano’s Lava Enters Ocean

Ideliya Khismatova, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

The erupting volcano on Hawaii’s big island has become more hazardous over the past few days. On Sunday, May 20th, 2018 in Pahoa, Hawaii, the lava from the volcano has entered the ocean, which is creating a chemical reaction that is making toxic gas. The volcano has now been erupting for over t...

Billboard Music Awards Recap

Billboard Music Awards Recap

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On Sunday, May 20th, many of the world’s biggest stars came together for a night of music and awards at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Kelly Clarkson hosted the awards, making this her first appearance as a host for an awards show. Being from Texas, Clarkson took a few minutes at the begin...

Deadpool Trumps The Avengers

Deadpool Trumps The Avengers

Alex Price, Staff Writer

May 21, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

Avengers: Infinity War didn’t stay on top for long. Three weeks it remained at the top, but in week four, it got overtaken by the sequel to the second highest grossing rated-R film in history. Deadpool 2 debuted at #1 in the box office, making $125 million domestically and making over $300 million worldwi...

Royal Wedding This Weekend

Royal Wedding This Weekend

Coral Aman, Staff Writer

May 18, 2018


Filed under NEWS, SHOWCASE

On this Saturday, May 19th, the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will take place at the St George’s Chapel in Windsor, England. The world has been waiting for this day since it was announced back in December. The wedding ceremony will begin at 12:00 BST, which is 7 a.m. EST; 4 a.m. PST...

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