Category: Editorial

Summer Classes

As we wrap up our school year Johnston Community College starts their summer courses. On May 16 JCC summer courses started for both college students and high school students in CCP classes. With the AP exams coming to a close select students taking summer courses through JCC aren’t done with the hard work just yet. Over the course of eight […]

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NBA Playoffs

NBA Playoffs

We are getting close to knowing who will meet in the conference finals, but crazier things have happened in the NBA playoffs. Right now the Celtics, Warriors and Rockets have the inside track, but they will get a tough fight from their opponents for however much longer the series last. Meanwhile, the Cavaliers swept the Raptors on Monday to become […]

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Greed

Greed

The more you love money, the less it appears to love you back. A recent study found that nearly 60 percent of investors who score high on a love of money scale actually have had bad financial outcomes, according to State Street’s Center for Applied Research. Junior Britney Mickey believes that greed can be good and bad. “You are not […]

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Friendship

Friendship

At each stage in our life we meet different kinds of people. Some are funny, some teach us lessons in life while others occupy a special space in out heart. At every stage of our life, the one thing in common for each of us is a best friend. In our childhood days, the term best friend might have meant […]

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Paranormal Investigator

Paranormal Investigator

When something unexplainable happens, such as a book falling to the floor by itself, some  people come to the conclusion that it’s a ghost, or paranormal activity. For computer technician teacher Mark Anderson, investigating these phenomenon is his hobby. Since 2011, after watching Ghost Hunters, Anderson decided that he could do better and he went into the paranormal investigating business. He […]

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Procrastination

Procrastination

Procrastination can affect student grades, drop out rates, mental and physical health. At only the click of a button an essay can be replaced by a video of a sneezing kitten, or a facebook photo album.  Procrastination is making the choice to avoid doing something, even though we know this will cost us in the long run. However, for junior […]

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Strikes on Syria

Strikes on Syria

United States missiles fire on Syria in what is claimed as a retaliation to the apparent use of chemical weapons on Syrian civilians. On April 13, 2018, the United States, United Kingdom and France launched airstrikes on locations held by the Bashar al-Assad Syrian regime in retaliation to a supposed usage of prohibited chemical agent, killing over 40 civilians in […]

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School Rivalries

School Rivalries

Every school has that arch “enemy” so to speak, the one school everyone wants to beat in sports. For athletes and fans, great rivalries represent sports at their most dramatic. These contests and the histories behind them can inspire the best in teams and athletes. This is shown in venues large and small, from the national pride demonstrated in the […]

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Athletic Superstitions

Athletic Superstitions

It’s common to see athletes performing ritual movements before the competition and stories of the baseball player with lucky socks or the track star with their lucky bracelet. To the onlooker, it may seem silly and strange, but in sports, superstition and rituals are widespread and a fairly common practice. In fact, for some players, these patterns may actually influence […]

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Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

Stephen Hawking – Remembrance

The world lost one of its brightest stars early Wednesday, March 14 of 2018 as Stephen Hawking passed away after a life of 76 years. Hawking was a world renowned physicist and cosmologist, responsible for many contributions to his respective fields. It is because of Hawking that humanity’s understanding of black holes, and, moreover, the universe, has forever changed. Diagnosed […]

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