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Costume Tech course prepares students to create costumes for productions

Costume Tech course prepares students to create costumes for productions

November 6, 2019

Entering the costume shop at the beginning of the school year, a visitor may have thought they’d discovered a messy fashionista’s closet, ravaged by...

Mural brings schools and community together

Mural brings schools and community together

October 31, 2019

Mary Lin Elementary School students work alongside Grady students to paint an orange slice, lollipop and broccoli stump, covering a bare white wall. The...

Lotta Frutta offers offbeat neighborhood dining

Lotta Frutta offers offbeat neighborhood dining

Audrianna Kisley

October 30, 2019

Atlanta is home to many successful standalone stores that attract customers from every corner of the city. Decorated with bright, festive colors, straw...

Musical ‘Becoming Nancy’ encourages teens in search for self

Musical ‘Becoming Nancy’ encourages teens in search for self

Elise Isakov

October 25, 2019

A new musical “Becoming Nancy” follows the life of a high schooler, David Starr. Starr is cast as the lead female, Nancy, in “Oliver,"  the mus...

Bar Mercado captures Spanish atmosphere

Bar Mercado captures Spanish atmosphere

October 24, 2019

It’s a Friday night, and Bar Mercado is packed. Waitresses carry around plates of food, and hosts greet you into the eclectic, lively restaurant. Ki...

Actress’s efforts change Instagram ad policy

Actress’s efforts change Instagram ad policy

Lauren Scaffidi

October 17, 2019

Last month, Instagram and Facebook announced their plan to put age restrictions on the advertising of diet products to anyone under the age of 18, suc...

Seniors Cottrell and Nichols revamp art honor society

Seniors Cottrell and Nichols revamp art honor society

Catherine Opsahl

October 9, 2019

Full schedules and emphasis on academics often leave little room for the arts in high schoolers’ lives. However, by revamping the National Art Honor...

Junior pursues passion for cooking

Junior pursues passion for cooking

October 1, 2019

It all began with a disastrous grilled cheese sandwich with different kinds of cheese thrown together and the bread that was burned on the top and bottom....

Arts program impacts students positively

Arts program impacts students positively

Yei Bin Andrews

September 25, 2019

When junior Bianca Weber wakes up, the thought of performing on stage gives her something to look forward to. Grady’s arts pathways give students a different...

Dragon Con parade brings lively crowd to Downtown Atlanta

Dragon Con parade brings lively crowd to Downtown Atlanta

September 18, 2019

Every year, pop culture enthusiasts gather in Downtown Atlanta to celebrate the nation's leading multi-media and pop culture convention, Dragon Con. This...

Paris On Ponce holds history in its location

Paris On Ponce holds history in its location

September 5, 2019

Paris On Ponce is a large store with room after room of art, antiques, and clothing. The neverending warehouse is like no other store in Atlanta. T...

Junior paints mural on BeltLine

Junior paints mural on BeltLine

September 4, 2019

Junior Emma Menzies has wanted to be a part of Atlanta’s vibrant art scene for as long as she can remember. So when her parents offered her the task...

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