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Atlanta decriminalizes marijuana

Atlanta decriminalizes marijuana

Patrick Bullock, Features Editor

October 13, 2017


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A bill introduced in March by Councilman Kwanza Hall, aimed to decriminalize marijuana in Atlanta, was unanimously passed in a 15-0 decision by Atlanta’s city council on Monday, October 2nd. Individuals caught with less than one ounce of marijuana in the City of Atlanta will no longer face six ...

Catastrophe in Catalonia

Catastrophe in Catalonia

Aniket Adhikari, News Editor

October 11, 2017


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A week after a debacle about use of military force to stop a democratically held vote in Catalonia, Spain, it is important to reflect on the causes of the crisis and its repercussions. Catalonia, an ethnically independent region in the northeastern part of Spain, on the Iberian peninsula, voted for ...

Las Vegas continues to rebuild after mass shooting

Las Vegas continues to rebuild after mass shooting

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor

October 9, 2017


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The US breaks it own record for deadliest mass shooting in modern history during one gunman's attack during the Route 91 Harvest Festival. Stephen Paddock shot down 53 country music fans and injured nearly 500 others before shooting himself. Paddock had begun using his 32nd floor luxury suite on Mand...

Five Things Friday: from riots to ventriloquism

Five Things Friday: from riots to ventriloquism

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

September 22, 2017


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09/16/17: Georgia Tech pride leader killed by police Late Saturday night, the president of Georgia Tech’s Pride Alliance student group ,Scout Schultz, was shot by the campus police. The campus police were called to respond to a man carrying a knife. Witnesses recalled police surrounding Scout Sc...

Five Things Friday: From Irma to Freeman High School

Five Things Friday: From Irma to Freeman High School

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


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09/09/17: Hurricane Irma devastates Cuba and Florida Hurricane Irma devastated Cuba after arriving late Friday evening as a Category 5 hurricane, leaving more than 100 families without a home. Over 1 million people were evacuated and 10 deaths attributed due to Hurricane Irma in Cuba. As the hurricane passed over Cuba and into the Florida Keys overnight, it weakened into a Ca...

Board of Education releases initial plan for school districts

Board of Education releases initial plan for school districts

Elizabeth Findley, Editor-in-Chief

September 14, 2017


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On September 12, The Board of Education (BOE) reviewed the proposed draft for the new high school district lines due to the opening of Forsyth County’s latest high school, Denmark, and to combat the overcrowding of many current high schools. After much speculation, the Board released the proposed map to the community where it was discovered many neighborhoods currently attending Lambert - for exam...

What’s next for the Middle East?

What’s next for the Middle East?

Josh DeRoche, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


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Conflict never seems to take a break when it comes to the Middle East. Whether it is between countries within the region or countries out of the region, the Middle East is now mainly known for hosting extremely violent ideological clashes. Wars predominate the region  due to the copious  land disputes,...

Five Things Friday: From volcanoes to solar flares

Five Things Friday: From volcanoes to solar flares

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

September 8, 2017


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09/02/17: Icelanders brace for volcanic eruption As September and October approach, the people of Katla, Iceland prepare for the possibility of volcanic eruptions from Katla Volcano. Although the last eruption occurred in 1918, seismologists are constantly monitoring the volcano after a summer of especiall...

Hurricane Harvey wreaks devastation on Houston, Texas

Hurricane Harvey wreaks devastation on Houston, Texas

Allie Tatoy, Associate Editor

September 4, 2017


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Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak damage on Texas even after the original hurricane had diminished. 300,000 people have been left without power and tens upon thousands find shelter after their homes have been destroyed. "It's not good. The fourth largest city in the US is underwater. It looks l...

A “Dreamer’s” nightmare

A “Dreamer’s” nightmare

Aniket Adhikari, News Editor

September 4, 2017


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For most “Dreamers,” children who have illegally immigrated to the United States and been offered amnesty through Former President Barrack Obama’s immigration programs, the next few weeks will be full of dread and dismay. President Trump, who ran on a ballot of hard immigration reform, is quickly ...

Five Things Friday: From Harvey to aliens

Five Things Friday: From Harvey to aliens

Berry Choi, Staff Writer

September 1, 2017


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08/26/17: Hurricane Harvey hits Texas Heavy rain, winds, and floods displaced hundreds of thousands of Texans as Hurricane Harvey hit the coast of the state. However, there are more fears than flooding: experts fear that Harvey will also result in gas explosions on the many chemical plants located...

North Korea; A Digest

North Korea; A Digest

Andrew Hampton, Staff Writer

August 31, 2017


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In the recent months, tensions between the U.S and North Korea have risen exponentially. Problems arose when North Korea launched an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) on July 4th with the capability to strike Alaska. In a recent report on the July 28th missile launch from scientist David Wright with the UCS (Union of Concerned Scientist...