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White Chocolate Pretzel Rods

White Chocolate Pretzel Rods

Haley Dellinger, Staff Writer

December 9, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Christmas pretzel rods are a quick and easy holiday snack to make. Dunk, sprinkle and drizzle the pretzels as you wish. This sweet and salty treat will have you and your friends going crazy for more. Pretzel rods can be made any time of the year, but taste especially good during the holiday season  ...

Easy Mint Brownies

Colleen Haubold, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Looking for an easy treat to make in less than 30 minutes? Look no further.  These mint brownies are a great holiday twist to your average  brownies.  It is time to celebrate the season with a little peppermint. Enjoy. Ingredients: Any type of brownie mix One bag of mint patties candies-su...

Fantastic Beasts Expands Potterverse

<i>Fantastic Beasts</i> Expands Potterverse

Sonia Rao, Magizoologist

December 6, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Movies, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Harry Potter is one of the most beloved children’s series of all time.  With books, movies, and screenplays, the magical wizarding world has never failed to capture hearts of all ages.  Unsurprisingly, the newest addition to the Potterverse, movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, is sure to charm even the ...

Scarowinds, Are You In?

Scarowinds, Are You In?

Cassidy Yelincic, Staff Writer

October 31, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

The Carowinds theme park in Charlotte completely remodels itself each September and October into a new, frightening experience called Scarowinds. This transformation begins each night once the sun starts to set, and a ghoulish new atmosphere begins to surround the attendees. At 6 pm, the haunted houses are...

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Colleen Haubold and Haley Dellinger

October 24, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Fall is halfway through, and people are starting to lose the pumpkin fever. Slow down. Pumpkins are still in season. Get them while you can. These Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins will get you back in the pumpkin spirit. Ingredients ¾ cup white sugar ¼ cup vegetable oil 2 eggs ¾ cup canned muffins ¼ cup water 1 ½ ...

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar

Haley Dellinger, Staff Writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

West Cary has many locations to find something to eat: Park West, Beaver Creek, Park Side, and Stone Creek. This is great for Green Hope students who love to hang out with friends and are looking for somewhere to go. Teenagers, just like adults, look for a friendly environment and good food. Bad ...

Inside-Out Oreos

Inside-Out Oreos

Haley Dellinger and Colleen Haubold

September 15, 2016


Filed under Food, STUDENT LIFE

Looking for a rich and delicious dessert? If so, look no further. Most everyone loves Oreos, whether you  dip them in milk, or twist them apart. But now,  you can enjoy Oreos in a different way: inside-out. Inside-out Oreos are Oreo balls with the icing is on the outside. So if you are craving...

FNF: Weekend Playlist

Chloe Ruffieux and Michaela Mann, Senior Staff Writers

September 10, 2016


Filed under Music, STUDENT LIFE

The weekend is here. We’ve got you covered with this playlist. We made sure to include a variety of songs to get you pumped for the weekend: popular throwbacks, techno, and current hits that everyone is sure to know.Give it a  listen and let us know what other kind of music you would like to hear...

The Vibrant Colors in Chance the Rapper’s Coloring Book

The Vibrant Colors in Chance the Rapper’s <i>Coloring Book</i>

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

May 18, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

After his verse on Kanye’s “Ultralight Beam” became an instant classic, it was obvious that this young rapper from Chicago wasn’t going to fall off any time soon. Four months later, he released the best rap album (though it’s advertised as a mixtape) of 2016 so far, passing “The Life of ...

Cookie Dough Oreo Brownies

Maddy Lips, Staff Writer

May 16, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Craving something sweet, but not sure what to make? If the answer is yes, then here is  the most delicious and easy brownie recipe for you! You might know these brownies by a different name, but not only are they brownies addictive, they will make your mouth water. Plus, when you make these delicious d...

Top Five Netflix Comedies

Top Five Netflix Comedies

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

May 9, 2016


Filed under SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

Get ready to stream this summer with these Netflix comedies. Enjoy. 5. Portlandia You have to get adjusted to this one; Sleater Kinney’s Carrie Brownstein and SNL’s Fred Armisen use their extremely quirky senses of humor to highlight and satirize the odd culture of Portland and hipster-ism in...

Captain America: Civil War Captivates (Spoiler Free)

<i>Captain America: Civil War</i>  Captivates (Spoiler Free)

Drew Kulak, Staff Writer

May 6, 2016


Filed under Movies, SHOWCASE

From nail biting fight scenes to witty sarcasm, the new Captain America: Civil War movie truly captivates the audience. While previews set the movie up to handle the issue of the Winter Soldier, the main premise of the story revolves around each individual hero and the moral war they waged. And though...

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