Cat Talk

  • A closer look at Hurricane Florence

    A closer look at Hurricane Florence

    Taylor Jones, Entertainment Editor

    September 10, 2018

     Hurricane Florence is rapidly intensifying into a Category 3, and most likely into a Category 4 soon. This storm will strike the East Coast on Thursday of this week. The storm is approaching southeast of the islands of Bermuda, and it will then move Northwest towards the Carolina coast. Governor Ro...

    Approaching the islands of Bermuda and later the east coast, Hurricane Florence is expected to strike U.S. land Thursday of this week. This storm is likely to make landfall, but with a high pressure front coming from the west, there is a slight chance of revival as it would push it back out into the Atlantic.

    earthobservatory.nasa.gov

  • The controversy behind the US Open

    The controversy behind the US Open

    Grayson McClendon, Staff Reporter

    September 9, 2018

    On Saturday, Naomi Osaka from Japan defeated Serena Williams in the US Open Championship. Osaka won two sets with scores of 6-2 and 6-4. Many assumed Williams would win as The Women's Tennis Association had her ranked at number one in the world on eight different occasions. The madness started when her...

    Using her famous forehand that knocks her opponent off balance, Serena Williams is caught in action going for the ball. Williams is one of the greatest tennis players today, so why did she not win the US Open this year?

    flickr.com

  • Prodigy Mac Miller dead at the age of 26

    Prodigy Mac Miller dead at the age of 26

    Mikayla Davis, Co Editor-in-Chief

    September 8, 2018

     Mac Miller, born Malcolm McCormick, was found dead in his home in the San Fernando Valley in California Friday morning. Mac's cause of death is suspected to be a drug overdose; however, the autopsy is still pending. The native Pittsburgh rapper was only 26 and recently released his fifth album, Swimm...

    Dulging deep into his craft, Mac Miller refused to conform to the norms of mainstream rap, but rather experimented with different styles. His sudden death at the young age of 26 is without doubt a tragedy.

    flickr.com

  • President Trump retracts order to separate immigrant families

    President Trump retracts order to separate immigrant families

    Mikayla Davis, Editorials Editor

    June 21, 2018

      After immense pressure from the public, President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday asking the Justice Department to keep illegal immigrant families in custody together when possible. Prior to this decision, all adult immigrants found illegally crossing the border faced criminal charges a...

    Protesting Arizona's immigrant law, this young boy and many other citizens in the U.S. want to see peace for immigrants. After separating hundreds of families, President Trump has left their fate in the hands of the Justice Department.

    flickr.com

  • Remembering our military citizens

    Remembering our military citizens

    Jillian Brookshire, Staff Reporter

    May 27, 2018

    Every year on the last Monday of May, Americans all over the nation celebrate Memorial Day. Although, for many, Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer and an excuse to go to the beach, Memorial Day is really a day of remembrance for all the men and women who died fighting for our country.   ...

    Protecting our country each day, Captain Allen, Henry’s dad, is stationed at Fort Bragg alongside hundreds of men and women who fight for our freedom. Memorial Day weekend is a time to reflect on the sacrifice that these men and women make everyday for our freedom.

    H. Allen

  • “The Paper” – E.5.

    “The Paper” – E.5.

    Logan Powers, Design Editor

    May 23, 2018

  • Millbrook students receive high honor scholarships

    Millbrook students receive high honor scholarships

    Alex McCloskey, Section Editor

    May 22, 2018

     Scholarships are what help make college affordable and less stressful going into it. There are many obtainable scholarships available to all rising college freshmen. Though, obtaining these scholarships can be extremely challenging, whether it be competing academically in the classroom or physically ...

    Posing on NC State’s campus, Alexandra Butler received the Goodnight Scholarship. She is just one of the many people who were awarded honorary scholarships at Millbrook.

    Provided by A. Butler

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Uncovering governments’ extensive jurisdiction

Uncovering governments’ extensive jurisdiction

May 22, 2018

 Privacy today faces growing threats from the National Security Agency itself. Ironic right?  Numerous government agencies, including the NSA, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Homeland Security, as well as state and local law enforcement agencies, are encroaching in private communications....

Advancing technology causing digression in society?

Advancing technology causing digression in society?

May 22, 2018

 Technology and its advancement has always been seen as creating a more and more civilized society. However, with the recent privacy issues with Facebook, that belief is being challenged. In March, news broke that Cambridge Analytica, which is a data firm with ties to President Donald Trump, had access...

Our troops wearing supersuits

Our troops wearing supersuits

May 22, 2018

 Since 2013, the United States Army has been designing a full body armor suit with multiple uses. It was nicknamed the “Iron Man Suit” because of its look and abilities. This could also be because in Iron Man 2, the United States used Tony Stark’s Iron Man suit.  In 2014, an American commando...

World Demystified

World Demystified

May 22, 2018

Nuclear weapons have been in the news quite a bit lately, for various reasons, one of which being the Iran Nuclear Deal. Essentially, the Iran Nuclear Deal, officially named the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, is an agreement between Iran and China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United...

The wedding that is “Meghan” a statement

The wedding that is “Meghan” a statement

May 20, 2018

At 5am EST, folks from all over the globe tuned in to see Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex, marry American actress Meghan Markle, who is most commonly known for her role on Suits. This is a groundbreaking marriage for many reasons, including the fact that Markle is not only the first woman of color to...

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Spectacular Students: Rose-Marie M. Bina
Culture Collaboration

Culture Collaboration

May 22, 2018

Campus Clubs

Campus Clubs

May 22, 2018

Foods Around the World

Foods Around the World

May 22, 2018

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Getting ready for a summer of entertainment
Unravel the Pages

Unravel the Pages

May 22, 2018

Lights, Camera, Action

Lights, Camera, Action

May 22, 2018

Wiley The Wildcat

Wiley The Wildcat

May 11, 2018

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Examining the importance of privacy
That’s what she said: In store shopping

That’s what she said: In store shopping

May 22, 2018

The death of Hollywood

The death of Hollywood

May 22, 2018

Sound Opinions

Sound Opinions

May 22, 2018

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