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  • Westmoreland runs to improve city, public education

    With a nervous breath, junior Matt Westmoreland turned to give the opening statement. The Grady 2005 Mock Trial Team went on to win state and compete nationally. “He would address a theme and weave that theme throughout the opening statement, and I thought it was pretty impressive that he could do it in such an effortless way,” said Lawrence McCurdy, […]

    Westmoreland runs to improve city, public education
  • Rogue One is almost perfect

    In a flurry of lasers and explosions, the long awaited Rogue One: A Star Wars Story hit theaters on December 16. Star Wars fans flocked the theaters and left feeling electrified but not completely satisfied. After an arduous exam week, there was no better way to enjoy our newfound freedom than to experience Star Wars with new characters and enhanced […]

    Rogue One is almost perfect
  • DACA students sue for in-state college tuition

    By Abby Thomasson Seniors are just now finishing their college applications and receiving their first college acceptances, but more than 23,400 Georgia students are not able to receive in-state tuition that their peers are offered because they are qualified as “illegal immigrants.” Deferred Action For Childhood Arrivals (DACA) is a program that was implemented during President Obama’s second term that […]

    DACA students risk losing thousands of dollars from in-state tuition. A group of the students is suing the Board of Regents in hopes of lowering college costs.
  • Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching

    By: Allie Schneider Growing up in Warner Robins, Ga., Grady Biology and AP Environmental Science teacher Pierre Davis was a basketball standout, whose potential pointed straight to the NBA. “I thought [basketball] was what I was supposed to do and what I wanted to do,” Davis said. “But basketball is competitive, and there’s no guarantee you’re going to make it […]

    Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching
  • Falcons Win NFC Championship and Lead Atlanta Sports

    By Caleb Weinstock The Falcons had a 44-21 victory over the Green Bay Packers on Sunday to win the NFC championship. The dominant win was led by Most Valuable Player candidate Matt Ryan and the injured star receiver Julio Jones. Ryan threw for 392 yards and four touchdowns while Jones had 180 receiving yards with two touchdowns. Falcons head coach […]

    Falcons Win NFC Championship and Lead Atlanta Sports
  • Will a woman ever be president?

    “I’m With Her”: those were the words plastered on the sides of buildings nationwide. Those were the words affixed onto t-shirts donned by men, women and children. Those were the words spread across the back windshields of cars and posted on signs that were proudly displayed in front yards. Those were the words that symbolized standing in solidarity with a […]

    Will a woman ever be president?
  • 2016 Deaths Leave Behind Iconic Legacies

    By Jordan Killenberg Throughout the past year, a seemingly massive amount of legendary people have passed, leaving 2016 full of melancholy announcements and memories. Musicians, actors, politicians, athletes and more joined the ever growing list. However, these icons will live on through those they have influenced throughout their lives and careers. Only two days following the release of his final […]

    Prince was one of the many iconic celebrities who passed away in 2016. His innovative music style lives on in many of the modern day artists whom he influenced. Photo courtesy of Rollingstone.com.
  • Women’s March brings hope, huge crowds

    WASHINGTON, D.C.– The Women’s March on Washington was a peaceful protest held Jan. 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of President Trump in Washington, D.C. and various sister marches both in the U.S. and internationally. According to their mission statement, the march began as a result of the rhetoric of the past election cycle, leaving various minority groups “scared […]

    Women’s March brings hope, huge crowds
  • Atlanta residents pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

    By Chandler Morris Today, January 16, Atlanta residents marched down Auburn Avenue to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. A rally was held at the Martin Luther King National Historic Site to commemorate the MLK National Holiday. King’s legacy of love and peace was celebrated, and current events regarding Civil Rights were also acknowledged by participants in the march.         […]

    Atlanta residents pay tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • Young Knights basketball team hopes for Final Four return

    The Knights’ varsity basketball team is coming off a successful season, going 28-4 and advancing to the region championship. The 2015-2016 team also advanced to the Final Four of the state playoffs, marking the farthest run in the playoffs since reaching the Final Four in 1994.  The region championship and 10 wins were stripped after the school self-reported a player […]

    Young Knights basketball team hopes for Final Four return

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Cultural divides persists in school sports

February 16, 2017 at 7:55 pm

By Chandler Morris, Jack Hudson, and Alex Langan Competitive sports have the ability to bring people together: the Super Bowl brings states together to root for their teams,...

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All Star games need a purpose

February 23, 2017 at 7:19 pm

All the players in All-Star games will always tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full...

  • Super Bowl Preview

    When the Falcons lost two straight games in late October, collapse seemed as though it were just around the corner....

    February 2, 2017 at 10:30 pm
  • The NFL should have a draft lottery

    By: Jack Rafferty Comment The NFL could learn something from the NBA. The NBA has an effective system that allows...

    February 1, 2017 at 9:24 am
  • Continuous Use of PEDs in Baseball

    By Josh Wolfe Longtime Milwaukee and Atlanta Brave, Hank Aaron, known as “Hammerin’ Hank” for his impressive...

    January 31, 2017 at 9:37 am

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All Star games need a purpose

February 23, 2017 at 7:19 pm

All the players in All-Star games will always tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full...

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Kirkwood unhappy over Pullman Yard developments

February 16, 2017 at 7:52 pm

By Sydney Shaw The future of Pullman Yard, a retired train station located in the Kirkwood community on Rogers Street, has been uncertain for a long time. One thing that is...

Lifestyle »

Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching

Davis takes improved, all-inclusive approach to teaching

February 1, 2017 at 9:07 am

By: Allie Schneider Growing up in Warner Robins, Ga., Grady Biology and AP Environmental Science teacher Pierre Davis was a basketball standout, whose potential pointed straight...