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  • 2017: The year of executive orders

    2017: The year of executive orders

    Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

    February 20, 2017

     Only two months into 2017, President Trump’s administration and numerous executive orders have been put into place regarding national security, the Department of Justice, and many more aspects of the United States government. Though a select few have gained extreme national attention, there are ... READ MORE »»

    Starting with his first day in office, President Trump began signing executive orders. He has signed twelve orders in his first two months in office.

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  • A new-coming age in Hollywood casting

    A new-coming age in Hollywood casting

    Jessica Urbanski, Editor-In-Chief

    February 17, 2017

     It can be noticed that more women have been cast in main character roles, like Katniss, Elsa, and Black Widow. Female empowerment in films is significantly rising, but is this really enough? In addition, one can notice that the examples given in the previous sentence were all white female characte... READ MORE »»

    Starring in a ABC’s new TV show Fresh Off The Boat, this cast is all Asian represented. Primarily in Hollywood today, most casts do not represent minorities or women accurately.

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  • Meteorites that landed on Earth

    Meteorites that landed on Earth

    Alex McCloskey, Section Editor

    February 15, 2017

     The Earth is more than 4.5 billion years old. With all of that time, many meteorites have struck its surface. You may remember seeing a meteor shower or wanting to see one as a kid. Meteorites are exactly the same except for the fact that they make it to Earth’s surface. 90 to 95 percent of the meteor... READ MORE »»

    Being held at the Museum of Natural Sciences in Downtown Raleigh, this meteorite is classified as Nickel-Iron. There are many other kinds of meteorites that have landed on Earth throughout history.

    A. McCloskey

  • Patriots grab last second win from the Falcons

    Patriots grab last second win from the Falcons

    Peyton Lenderman, Staff Reporter

    February 13, 2017

       Last weekend, the New England Patriots faced off against the Atlanta Falcons in the biggest football game of the year: the Super Bowl. Heading into this game, the Patriots seemed the surefire victor, but Falcons fans were persistent in their support for their favorite team. In the end, it ... READ MORE »»

    In the first overtime game in Super Bowl history, the New England Patriots claimed victory over the Atlanta Falcons. With this win, Patriot quarterback Tom Brady became the first player in NFL history to win 5 Super Bowls.

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News

Program learns more about wildlife in North Carolina

Program learns more about wildlife in North Carolina

Alex McCloskey, Section Editor

 The North Carolina Candid Critters program is a collaboration between NC State University, NC Museum of Natural Sciences, NC Wildlife Resources Commission, the State Library ...  Read More »

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CNN v. Spicer

CNN v. Spicer

February 3, 2017

Among other exchanges of words, Trump’s chief strategist, Steve Bannon, hit the enemy where it lives, telling a Times reporter in an interview with their paper that they should be “absolutely ashamed and humiliated” for their reporting. Not long after, Bannon requested that the media “keep its...  Read More »

Wildcats, Be Aware

Wildcats, Be Aware

February 3, 2017

  At the beginning of the new year, a lot of people start to make resolutions to be better or to change something about their lifestyle. A very popular New Year’s Resolution is to go on a diet or start going to the gym. Starting to eat healthy might be a good resolution for many teens across the nati...  Read More »

Millbrook’s outstanding Class of 2017

Millbrook’s outstanding Class of 2017

February 3, 2017

 As the first semester came to a close, special announcements came to light. The last week before students left for winter break, a list of Outstanding Seniors as well as the Class of 2017’s class flower, motto, and song, were released. The senior class voted on these three topics earlier in the sc...  Read More »

The Greatest Show on Earth to fold its tent for the last time

The Greatest Show on Earth to fold its tent for the last time

February 3, 2017

 After 146 years of performing, the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus is on tour for the very last time. The circus has had declining ticket sales, as well as prolonged battles with animal rights groups. These factors, along with high operating costs, made the circus unsustainable.   ...  Read More »

Celebrating the legacy of MLK

Celebrating the legacy of MLK

February 1, 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr, was an iconic activist, leader, and religious figure that is known worldwide for his work during the Civil Rights Era. He led millions of people in the fight to end racial discrimination by using nonviolent, peaceful tactics. On January 16, we celebrated and remembered the life of the...  Read More »

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Features

How To

How To

Logan Powers, Photography Editor

 With Valentine's Day just around the corner, it is time to start thinking about what you can do on the most romantic night of the year. There are numerous places around the...  Read More »

Feb 9 • No Comments

Journey to the White House

Journey to the White House

February 6, 2017

Fakebook

Fakebook

February 3, 2017

How To

How To

February 3, 2017

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Entertainment

Wiley the Wildcat

Wiley the Wildcat

Wiley and Wendy go on a date for Valentine's Day!

Feb 15 • No Comments

What iconic Millbrook teacher are you?

February 9, 2017

Music Now

Music Now

February 3, 2017

Super Bowl commercials: a game of its own

Super Bowl commercials: a game of its own

February 1, 2017

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Editorials

Is cultural appropriation offensive?

Is cultural appropriation offensive?

Jocelyn Marshall, Staff Reporter

  The definition of culture appropriation is when members of a dominant culture take elements from a culture of people who have been systematically oppressed by that dominant gro...  Read More »

Feb 3 • No Comments

Are there better ways to assess students?

Are there better ways to assess students?

February 3, 2017

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

February 3, 2017

Save the children from the books?

Save the children from the books?

February 2, 2017

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