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Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Should Gap Years Come to the U.S.?

Robin Conner, Reporter
October 26, 2016
Filed under Feature Page, News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Top Stories

Once Christmas is over, seniors everywhere will be looking forward to their last semester of high school. Once Graduation is over, they will get a summer break before heading to a new school to repeat the cycle over again. However in places like Great Britain, it is completely normal for a recently graduated...

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Tips to Beat the Stress: Standardized Tests

Ansley Glenn, Editor
October 18, 2016
Filed under Blogs, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, School Tips

Standardized testing seems to be stressing everyone out right now with both the PSAT and the ACT/SAT.  And by now we all know the advice every other student in the country hears to help with anxiety. "Go to sleep early, eat a good breakfast, have all of your stuff set out the night before....etc." However,...

Putting the Unity in Community

Putting the Unity in Community

Isaac Lipe, Editor
October 4, 2016
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Recently, another school shooting occurred at Townville Elementary in Anderson, South Carolina. After murdering his father, the fourteen year old shooter took his father’s truck and drove to the school. At the school, the young boy shot two six year old children and one teacher. In the past few da...

Showdown in Death Valley

Showdown in Death Valley

Ashley Avila, Editor
October 3, 2016
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January 11th, 2016: the Clemson tigers play Alabama in the nation championship for football. I was sad after the defeat, but I was very confident that Clemson would come back this year and go back to the National Championship and win. This weekend, October 1st, 2016, Clemson faced the Louisville Cardinals....

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Double, Double, Toil and Trouble

Ansley Glenn, Editor
September 20, 2016
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Double Standard (n.)--a rule or principle that is unfairly applied in different ways to different people or groups. School Parking. Why is it such a big problem year after year? Underclassmen know that they are not allowed to park in the upper lot, so why do they still do it? They use stupid excuses ...

“You, Me and the Apocalypse” Cancellation

“You, Me and the Apocalypse” Cancellation

April 26, 2016
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I had anticipated the NBC show You, Me and the Apocalypse ever since I had found out about it. This new show stars some of my favorite actors, including Mathew Baynton, Jenna Fischer, and Rob Lowe. From the very first episode, I was hooked on this quirky show. You, Me and the Apocalypse is about a g...

The Stress of Junior Year

The Stress of Junior Year

Emily Ellis
April 22, 2016
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Junior year and stress are practically synonyms. Along with Junior year comes the SAT, ACT, college visits, thinking about what you want to do for your Senior Project, and on top of all of that, you have your other classes to think about. Some students also have jobs and/or play sports that take up their ...

5 Ways to Relieve your Boredom

5 Ways to Relieve your Boredom

Pooja Patel, Reporter
March 25, 2016
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In my opinion, Greenville is a city with quite a few things to do. I have a few things that I enjoy doing in town. Something I like to do on the weekends is go-karting. My favorite place to go is LeMans Karting on Roper Mountain Rd. They have really fast karts, and the track is big. You do need a permit o...

American Crime Story Relives the Past of O.J. Simpson Trial

American Crime Story Relives the Past of O.J. Simpson Trial

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
March 21, 2016
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American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson is a spin-off of the American anthology series American Horror Story.  However, unlike American Horror Story, American Crime Story is nonfiction, and it is based on the trial of the well-known O.J. Simpson case. The real trial occurred in 1995 and is conside...

Four Reasons on How Beyonce’s Formation Impacts Society

Four Reasons on How Beyonce’s Formation Impacts Society

Monica Williams, Reporter
March 14, 2016
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1: She Shows Black Culture Black culture has become a big topic these past few years because it’s becoming mainstream, and many white artists have been seen trying to appropriate black culture. In “Formation,” Beyonce wants the listener to know that she is not here for people columbusing and she ...

Crimson Peak: Scary Monsters & Super Creeps

Crimson Peak: Scary Monsters & Super Creeps

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
March 4, 2016
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Star Rating: 5/5 SPOILER ALERTS What is a ghost? In his underappreciated masterpiece, The Devil’s Backbone (2001), director Guillermo Del Toro posed this question. He asked if it was a repeating tragedy, an instance of pain, something dead that seems to be alive, an emotion suspended in time...

Macklemore’s New Song “White Privilege II” Raises Controversy

Macklemore’s New Song “White Privilege II” Raises Controversy

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
March 3, 2016
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The #BlackLivesMatter movement has taken the world by storm. Many pop-culture icons have even begun to have a voice in this movement after multiple police brutality incidents and racist hate crimes. One of these pop-culture icons includes hip-hop artist Macklemore, who dropped an unexpected single ca...

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