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Showdown in Death Valley

Showdown in Death Valley

Ashley Avila, Editor
October 3
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

The Ultimate Girl’s High School Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Girl’s High School Cheat Sheet

Grace Lothridge, Reporter
March 2
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Let's be honest, no one prepares us for high school. I was homeschooled until high school so I didn’t have the same middle school experience as many other people. High school is a whole other ball game that can put you in a state of shock at first. There are busy classes, a more challenging  workload, ...

Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 29
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I am not much of a reader, nor do I usually enjoy romance novels. However, Rainbow Rowell’s novel Eleanor and Park is an exception. Not only did Rowell portray a fairly realistic romance throughout the story, but she portrayed a horrifying yet realistic conflict as well: abuse. Eleanor Douglas is beginning her first ...

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 28
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Hallmark, in some houses, is a loved channel that is constantly on during the holiday season. In other houses, it is avoided like the plague. Don’t get me wrong, I love romance movies as much as the next person. However, the lack of diversity has dawned on me in many of these movies. I can count on o...

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