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  • Kamala Harris Running in 2020

    Kamala Harris Running in 2020

    Tia Hunt, Staff Reporter

    January 23, 2019

      Seven Democrats have announced that they are running in the 2020 Presidential election. Current California Senator Kamala Harris recently joined the race with many Democrats backing her. Her boldness with addressing President Trump’s use of power has made her appealing to fellow Democrats. However, s...

    During her time as a former Attorney General of California, Kamala Harris attends a San Francisco Pride event. Her participation in this event helped her gain more left wing support.

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  • Oscar Nominations 2019: Did your favorites make the list?

    Oscar Nominations 2019: Did your favorites make the list?

    Summer Anderson, Features Editor

    January 23, 2019

     On Tuesday morning the nominations for the 91st Academy Awards were revealed. The Oscars will be held on Tuesday, February 24, at 8 PM. This year's list of nominations consisted of multiple  shockers and provided highly praised films more chances to pick up additional awards.  Netflix original ...

    Shining bright, these trophies are waiting to be claimed at the 91st Academy Awards in February. This year's nominees were just released, so make sure to check if your favorite celebrities have a chance to take home the Oscar.

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  • Remembering the infamous MLK

    Remembering the infamous MLK

    Taylor Jones, Entertainment Editor

    January 21, 2019

     Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a national holiday being celebrated today, January 21. Today we can sit back and visualize where our country would be without him and the impact he made on the American people in the 1960s. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an astounding leader and activist who is known world...

    Waving to the hundreds of thousands of people who marched with him, Martin Luther King, Jr. finishes up his famous “I Have A Dream” speech in Washington, D.C. King was a profound leader during the Civil Rights Era, demanding equal rights to African Americans as those given to whites.

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  • In state vs. out of state college

    In state vs. out of state college

    Grayson McClendon, Sports Editor

    January 20, 2019

    With college acceptance letters coming out, the question on whether to go to college in the state you currently live in, or to go out of state, is revolving through many seniors’ minds. Even if you are not a senior, this may be something you will need to consider in the next couple of years. Going...

    2018 Millbrook graduate Bria Bryant chose to stay in state and attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill because it was always her dream school while growing up in Raleigh. Read up to see the pros and cons of going to college in or out of state!

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  • Who moves onto the big game?

    Who moves onto the big game?

    Robbie Cicciari, Co Editor-in-Chief

    January 20, 2019

    This year's NFL Playoffs have come down to the final four, better known as the Conference Championship round. Whoever wins these games will secure themselves a spot in the Super Bowl. These games will be featuring two teams from the American Football Conference (AFC), and two from the National Footb...

    Getting ready to throw to their receivers, these NFL quarterbacks will lead their team into the Conference Championships. The Rams will be facing the Saints, and the Patriots will be facing the Chiefs tomorrow for the right to go to the Super Bowl.

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  • The people’s champion is born

    The people’s champion is born

    Robbie Cicciari, Co Editor-in-Chief

    January 17, 2019

    Widely known as one of the greatest boxers of all-time, Cassius Marcellus Clay,  Jr. was born on January 17, 1942. Better known as Muhammad Ali, the boxer was born and raised  in Louisville, Kentucky, where he began boxing at the age of 12. Just six years following his entry into the sport, Clay repr...

    Throwing a punch at Ernie Terrell, Muhammad Ali fights in one of the 56 matches that he won. Muhammad Ali is an all-time great in the sport of boxing, as well as in the fight against racism.

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  • The Real Deal: Birds are actually government drones

    The Real Deal: Birds are actually government drones

    Margaux Hunter, Editorials Editor

    January 16, 2019

      In the age of fake news and the most intense government surveillance since 9/11, it is not totally unreasonable to simply turn your nose up at the idea that birds are fake, and anything that you think is a bird, is really just a government-issued drone, spying on you. Call it paranoia, call it a jok...

    Resembling a bird, a man is preparing to launch his drone. Although the alleged bird-drones made by the US government would have looked much more realistic than the one pictured, the drones are used for stealthy surveillance.

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The egg that has outranked Kylie Jenner as the top liked photo on Instagram
Raleigh officer shot multiple times

Raleigh officer shot multiple times

January 10, 2019

  Fresh out of surgery, Officer C.D. Ainsworth is recovering from multiple gunshot wounds, including one in the neck. The young officer was responding to a call about a suspicious vehicle involved in a robbery at an apartment complex on Western Boulevard near Schaub Drive. He was driven to WakeMed in...

Ex-felons can now vote in Florida

Ex-felons can now vote in Florida

January 10, 2019

As of January 8, convicted felons have regained the right to vote in the state of Florida. A ballot initiative was approved by sixty-four percent of Floridian voters in the 2018 midterm elections, creating a new constitutional amendment in their state. This amendment, named Amendment 4, restores the...

Local woman killed by escaped lion

Local woman killed by escaped lion

January 1, 2019

 Intern Alexandra Black was mauled by a lion Sunday afternoon while cleaning an enclosure at the Conservators Center in Burlington, North Carolina. The recent graduate of Indiana University worked as an intern for about two weeks prior to her death. Black was originally from New Palestine, Indiana,...

NAS at MHS: what is it?

NAS at MHS: what is it?

December 19, 2018

 Millbrook, along with many other schools in the county, offers the National Achievers Society program. The goal of this program to is make academic achievement not only something to strive for, but something that is seen as respectable and cool by students’ peers.  This honor society seeks...

What is the DMCA?

What is the DMCA?

December 19, 2018

 Millbrook High School is home to many different academic and extracurricular activities of which students can participate. One fine example is Millbrook’s very own Digital Media Career Academy. The DMCA program provides a wide range of new skills and opportunities students can benefit from, such...

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Understanding what it means to be outstanding
Exploring the lost art of etiquette

Exploring the lost art of etiquette

January 14, 2019

The battle of the smoothies

The battle of the smoothies

January 13, 2019

Decoding body language

Decoding body language

January 11, 2019

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Birth of a Star: David Bowie
Bird Box: what’s the rave?

Bird Box: what’s the rave?

January 5, 2019

Things to look forward to in 2019

Things to look forward to in 2019

January 2, 2019

Signs as your 2019 Future

Signs as your 2019 Future

December 23, 2018

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Does the U.S. prison system actually work to rehabilitate inmates?
Individualism continues to be overlooked

Individualism continues to be overlooked

January 6, 2019

Why we should be setting screen time limitations for children

Why we should be setting screen time limitations for children

December 19, 2018

That’s What She Said: The early bird gets the worm!

That’s What She Said: The early bird gets the worm!

December 19, 2018

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