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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...

Check, check, check out Open Mic Night

Check, check, check out Open Mic Night

Tyler Haddon, Guitar correspondent

May 5, 2016


Filed under FEATURES, Music, STUDENT LIFE

The Green Hope Guitar Ensemble class will take to the stage for their first individual performances at Open Mic Night at Crossroads Plaza this Friday, May 6th at 6pm. This event is the perfect opportunity to rock out with some friends, or as Lexie Nield explained, “to hear different types of music t...

Taste Cinco de Mayo!

Taste Cinco de Mayo!

Maddy Lips, Staff Writer

May 5, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE

Happy Cinco de Mayo! Enjoy these tasty recipes if you want to commemorate the day with food! So grab some chips and dig into these delicious dips! Homemade guacamole: Ingredients: 2 ripe (soft) avocados 1 lime or more 1 clove of garlic pinch of salt Directions: Mash the av...

Uninspired #VIEWS

Uninspired #VIEWS

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

May 2, 2016


Filed under Music, SHOWCASE

Sorry, Drake fans, hate to break it to you, but VIEWS is not a great album. Let’s start off by addressing the fact that it was MAJORLY overhyped. As soon as I saw @drizzy tweet “To the city I love and the people in it… Thank you for everything #VIEWS” along with the album cover, which garnered ...

Local Student No Longer Satisfied with Instagram Name

Local Student No Longer Satisfied with Instagram Name

Matt Spivey, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

After procrastinating his way into an unsettled 3-hour identity crisis Sunday, local senior Henry Hollinshead began to worry he may have grown out of his Instagram name. “I’ve had the name @thehenstagram since my Freshman year,” Hollinshead explained in a report released Monday morning, “It was gr...

Cool Down with this Alternative,
Warm Weather Playlist

April 21, 2016


Filed under Music

 Ladies and gentlemen, summer is approaching. Nature is blooming, seniors are dreadfully counting down the days until graduation, and all of the underclassmen have that impending feeling of doom that comes with finals slowly approaching them. The weather is getting hotter and hotter, with temperatures a...

Courses you Might Have Missed

Courses you Might Have Missed

Henry Pehr, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

You might have noticed the number of classes available to freshmen is increasing each year, and thought “wow, if only those classes were available to me as a 9th grade student!” I have two things to say in response to this -- ten, actually. First, I congratulate you on even looking at the freshman co...

Song of the Day: Vampire Weekend “Hannah Hunt”

Song of the Day: Vampire Weekend “Hannah Hunt”

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

April 13, 2016


Filed under Music

“...it seems like Vampire Weekend's entire career thus far has led to this one song” reads the Pitchfork review of Modern Vampires of the City regarding “Hannah Hunt”, the sixth track on the Vampire Weekend’s third album. It’s easy to see why statements such as Pitchfork’s can be made. ...

The Making of a Promposal

The Making of a Promposal

Sam Petersen, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Spring has sprung and love is in the air; it’s prom season. Check out what goes into making the perfect promposal....

Restaurant Recommendation: Zoës Kitchen

Restaurant Recommendation: Zoës Kitchen

Chloe Ruffieux, Staff Writer

March 22, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Uncategorized

Of the numerous restaurants to choose from in Cary, it's not too hard to find something that's both healthy and tasty. However, one restaurant that stands out from the others is Zoës Kitchen. Located in Park West Plaza, Zoës Kitchen is a Mediterranean-inspired restaurant that offers choices such as kab...

The Fantastic Lies of the Duke Lacrosse Case

<i>The Fantastic Lies </i>of the Duke Lacrosse Case

Alec Critser, Student Life Editor

March 21, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE, Television

I am just going to go ahead and say it: I do not like Duke. As a UNC-Chapel Hill class of 2020 student, it feels almost obligatory to dislike Duke. I’ll be honest in saying that Duke is an amazing school with a lot of decent and bright people (barring a few people on the basketball team), and m...

Spring Break Brunch

Spring Break Brunch

Maddy Lips, Staff Writer

March 21, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Spring break is the time of the year where high school students can enjoy the rarity of sleep. However, sleeping in comes with a price of throwing off your eating schedule. I have the perfect solution for this issue: brunch. Brunch is the perfect meal to wake you from your endless slumber over break. Here...

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