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United we stand: Atlanta United wins MLS Championship

United we stand: Atlanta United wins MLS Championship

December 12, 2018

After a 23-year drought, the city of Atlanta can finally celebrate a national championship win as Atlanta United beat the Portland Timbers 2-0 on Dec. 8...

District schools to get their own report cards

District schools to get their own report cards

December 12, 2018

Atlanta Public Schools will begin an evaluation and rating process of all schools, which would provide the school board and Superintendent, Dr. Meria C...

Nontraditional Schools Provide Unique Education

Nontraditional Schools Provide Unique Education

December 11, 2018

While many students share the same elementary and middle school experience, coming from feeder schools such as Morningside and Mary Lin elementary schools...

Alum Eddie “Levi” Lee inspires students

Alum Eddie “Levi” Lee inspires students

December 10, 2018

The Black Box Theater was transformed to look like a diner, equipped with a jukebox and authentic booths, for the Grady High School performance of “Waffle...

Swimmers balance club and school swim teams

Swimmers balance club and school swim teams

December 10, 2018

Swimming for both their club and school, sophomores Fred Hamilton and Noa Deseda have high expectations for the future. The impacts each athlete has on...

Popularity of class rings creates chaotic environment for students

Popularity of class rings creates chaotic environment for students

December 10, 2018

Satire An ocean of students flooded the E100 hallway outside the library. They buzzed with excitement as they waited in line to get sized. Students trying to ...

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

Antisemitism remains prevalent in Atlanta

December 10, 2018

Robert Bowers, a 46-year-old man, walked into the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, and opened fire into the weekly service. By the time Bowers was...

‘It’s Knitting Season’: A trend hits students

‘It’s Knitting Season’: A trend hits students

December 7, 2018

It is common for teachers to have to tell their students to put their phones, earbuds or books away. It’s less common and, frankly, unprecedented fo...

Impact of football in society undeniable

Impact of football in society undeniable

December 5, 2018

It's O.K. to watch football. That one simple statement has started countless arguments over a staple of American entertainment. Football is a brutal and potent...

Paolo’s, a Virginia-Highland staple for 18 years

Paolo’s, a Virginia-Highland staple for 18 years

December 5, 2018

Paolo’s Gelato Italiano has been in business in Virginia-Highland for 18 years. It is a family friendly dessert location that is considered a staple in ...

Callanwolde fosters the fine arts

Callanwolde fosters the fine arts

December 5, 2018

Once inhabited by the owners of Coca-Cola, Callanwolde Fine Arts Center is a beautiful mansion now used for private events and art classes.  It is also a...

Dealing with depression as a freshman

Dealing with depression as a freshman

December 5, 2018

Being a freshman, high school is a whole new world than the one I was used to a year ago. Heartbreak, stress, depression and pain are things that no one...

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