The Green Hope Falcon

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...

My Love-Hate Relationship with The Bachelor

My Love-Hate Relationship with <i>The Bachelor</i>

Amena Saad, Staff Writer

March 14, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

Do I watch The Bachelor? Yes. Do I hate myself for watching The Bachelor? Also yes. The Bachelor is a giant dating game where 28 girls compete for the love and attention of an attractive, eligible, and otherwise unfathomably average man; this season, it’s Ben Higgins. Each week, three women...

Newk’s is “bold and delicious”

Newk’s is “bold and delicious”

Alec Critser, Editor

March 11, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE

Let’s face it: there are a plethora of restaurants in Cary, and it’s hard to keep up with all of the new dining establishments that seem to pop up everyday. However, Newk’s, a “fast-casual” restaurant, is definitely noteworthy among the sprawling food scene in the Triangle. Newk’s repla...

Springtime is Smoothietime

Springtime is Smoothietime

Chloe Ruffieux, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016


Filed under Food, SHOWCASE, STUDENT LIFE

For smoothie lovers everywhere, this decadent smoothie is just the thing for you! This tasty combination of tropical fruits and flavors is perfect for a beautiful warm spring or summer day. Ingredients: 1/2 cup frozen peaches 1/2 cup frozen nectarines 1/4 cup frozen pineapple 2 bananas 1...

You Should Know No

You Should Know <i>No</i>

Ben Needham, Staff Writer

March 8, 2016


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Music, SHOWCASE, Uncategorized

Recently, new music has been climbing the charts as well as pop radio, and one of the most newly released singles is from Meghan Trainor who won her first Grammy for best new artist earlier this year. The track, “No,"  was released this month and quickly rose from number 10 to number two on the charts ...

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise Album: untitled unmastered

Kendrick Lamar Releases Surprise Album: <i>untitled unmastered</i>

Michael Dudash, Staff Writer

March 4, 2016


Filed under Music, STUDENT LIFE

Yesterday, Kendrick Lamar released a surprise project that is now available on every major streaming service.  This album, titled untitled unmastered. was completely unannounced, aside from an Instagram post from the CEO of Lamar’s record label, Top Dawg Entertainment, promising a release from one ...

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