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  • Unveiling the Consumer Electronics Show

    Unveiling the Consumer Electronics Show

    Savie Warren, Staff Reporter

    January 14, 2018

     The Consumer Electronics Show, or CES, is the largest technology show in the world, and was hosted from January 9 to January 12 in Las Vegas. It is all about the newest consumer technologies in this day and age. CES is produced and owned by the Consumer Technology Association, CTA, and draws in business lead...

    Helping out around a store, this robot is very similar to the other robots that were shown off at CES this year. CES is an annual show that hosts numerous businesses who want to display their consumer electronics. Photo by: Wikipedia.

  • The ultimate forbidden snack: Tide Pods

    The ultimate forbidden snack: Tide Pods

    Mikayla Davis, Editorials Editor

    January 13, 2018

     ‘Forbidden snack’ is a slang term used to describe household objects that appear to be potentially edible treats, but in actuality are hazardous to consume. This term has recently been popularized by the rise of the Tide Pod Challenge memes on social media. What sparked this odd craving? Twitter us...

    Eating the newest forbidden snack, tide pods, is currently a big trends amongst teenagers. Recently tide pod memes have become immensely popularized by social media.

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  • Top Ten Places to Go in Raleigh

    Top Ten Places to Go in Raleigh

    January 12, 2018

    Thanks to the snow days, this is our last long weekend for awhile.Need some ideas on how to spend your day off? Check out these Top Ten Places to go in Raleigh....

  • Black and Gold Rule The night

    Black and Gold Rule The night

    Logan Powers, Design Editor

    January 10, 2018

     Hope for a new day on the horizon was the most emphasized message in Oprah Winfrey’s speech at the Golden Globe Awards given after being honored as the first African American woman to be awarded with the  CeCil B. DeMille Award. Her speech ended up being one of the most memorable speeches of the ...

    Among all the protests and show of support, the Golden Globes was an event packed full of monumental moments. One of the most notable times of the night appeared on the red carpet, with an outpouring of stars wearing black to show support for victims of sexual misconduct.

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  • The unimaginable has been completed

    The unimaginable has been completed

    Robbie Cicciari, Sports Editor

    January 9, 2018

     Yesterday, January 8, the Alabama Crimson Tide won the College Football National Championship. This can be marked as one of the most eventful and unpredictable games in recent history. The Alabama Crimson Tide played the SEC Champion Georgia Bulldogs in the fourth edition of the playoff format. This is ...

    Winning their 17th overall National Championship, Alabama celebrated their most recent one over Georgia on Monday night. This win was much less traditional than the previous ones though, as the team had to fight a lot of adversity early on.

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Becoming aware of human trafficking

Alex McCloskey, Section Editor

January 15, 2018No Comments

 January is National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention month, and education is key to prevention. Human trafficking is a modern day form of slavery. Approximately ...

Combatting the drug problem

Combatting the drug problem

January 10, 2018

 National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week was started in 2010. This is a week, specifically for teens, dedicated to disproving the myths about drugs and alcohol that are portrayed on the internet and in television. This year’s National Drug and Alcohol Facts Week starts on January 22. As of August of ...

Uncovering ISIS

Uncovering ISIS

January 10, 2018

 ISIS: an acronym that incites fear whenever uttered. Even though it has not been been as prominent in the news lately, they remain a terror to many around the globe. To truly understand ISIS’ future of fright, one must look at how they started and what they have already accomplished.  ISIS stands...

Being blunt about marijuana

Being blunt about marijuana

January 10, 2018

 The legalization of marijuana, or cannabis, has been widely debated since it was first made illegal in the U.S. in 1937. It became well known in the U.S., not just for legal medical uses, but also for recreation. Albeit, right now, most recreational marijuana is bought and sold illegally, except in s...

Super Saturday is your last chance!

Super Saturday is your last chance!

December 22, 2017

  Super Saturday takes place on the last Saturday before Christmas every year; this year it happens on December 23. Super Saturday, or Panic Saturday, is a holiday shopping bonanza, with many items on sale, similar to Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales.   In the past, shoppers have come out on Su...

FCC kills net neutrality

FCC kills net neutrality

December 14, 2017

 After a three to two vote early this afternoon, net neutrality is no longer. The Federal Communications Commissions voted December 15 to repeal the only set of rules keeping internet providers from blocking and throttling internet traffic and offering faster start-up speeds in exchange for pay. The...

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Gadgets to look for after the holidays

Alex McCloskey, Section Editor

January 15, 2018No Comments

 The technological age of the present continues to spread rapidly. With the holidays recently ending, there are many new gadgets that have been released to the public eye...

The Real Deal?

The Real Deal?

January 11, 2018

Foods around the world

Foods around the world

January 11, 2018

Looking back on Trump’s first year of presidency

Looking back on Trump’s first year of presidency

January 10, 2018

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Lights, Camera, Action!

Laura Conoly, Editor-In-Chief

January 10, 2018No Comments

If there is one thing movie lovers far and wide all love, it is cult classics. Cult classic movies are films with a massive and passionate fanbase and are widely referenc...

Unravel the Pages

Unravel the Pages

January 10, 2018

Wiley the Wildcat joins the swim team!

Wiley the Wildcat joins the swim team!

January 8, 2018

What are you doing on this snow day? Your sign may tell…

What are you doing on this snow day? Your sign may tell…

January 4, 2018

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Sport of the Month

Seraphin Kibonge, Social Media Editor

January 12, 2018No Comments

 The best kept secret in Millbrook athletics, the swim team, has been quietly one of the most potent programs in North Carolina. There are many factors that can be used t...

Preparing for an Olympics to Remember

Jillian Brookshire, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018No Comments

The whole world is gearing up for the 2018 Winter Olympics, which are being held in PyeongChang, South Korea, starting February 8. The opening ceremony will be held on Februa...

This Day in Sports

This Day in Sports

January 10, 2018

1982: “The Catch”  Known as one of the greatest  plays in NFL history, on this day the San F...

NHL holds out on 2018 Olympics

NHL holds out on 2018 Olympics

January 10, 2018

This year the National Hockey League (NHL) has decided to hold out on the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics...

Diving into the 10th annual Winter Classic

Diving into the 10th annual Winter Classic

December 31, 2017

 On January 1, 2018, the New York Rangers will take on the Buffalo Sabers in the NHL’s 2018 Wint...

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That’s What She Said: Relationships with Technology

Taylor Jones, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018No Comments

 The more attached people become to social media, the more they become dependent on technology for communication, news, and human relationships. As more and more people are bec...

What is feminism, really?

What is feminism, really?

January 11, 2018

That’s What She Said: Relationships With Technology

That’s What She Said: Relationships With Technology

January 10, 2018

The news is spinning out of control

The news is spinning out of control

January 10, 2018

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