Love and Relationships: Friend Group Drama

Dearest readers, It’s been a while; I hope y’all had a fantastic Thanksgiving! But, unfortunately, it’s back to reality and back to classic friendship and relationship #drama. So, let’s get started! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you deal with drama in a friend group? Answer: There are few friend groups that manage to work…

Why We Should All Become Minimalists

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Our journey has come to an end. Hopefully I captured your attention from the first post of this series on minimalism. More importantly, I hope that took something away from the things that I said. Although you may have not completely agreed with what I had to say, just know…

Minimalism As Portrayed in Art and Architecture

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Minimalism does not only exist in the aspect of personal possessions and goods; the principles of minimalism are also applied to art and architecture, creating a style known as contemporary or modern. When you look at a minimalistic piece of architecture, it may not be a lot to look at;…

“Even Though You Didn’t Ask For It, Here Is My Advice”: Eric

“A universe without purpose should neither depress us nor suggest that our lives are purposeless. Through an awe-inspiring cosmic history we find ourselves on this remote planet in a remote corner of the universe, endowed with intelligence and self-awareness. We should not despair, but should humbly rejoice in making the most of these gifts, and…

Love and Relationships: Double Decker Day

Dearest readers, I’ve gotten an overwhelming number of question submissions so I figured I’d tackle two today!! The first regards commitment in high school and the second the use of the word love…so buckle up and get ready for one heck of a ride! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question 1: Should teenagers be looking for “love”…

Advice From a Senior: Nicole

Hello, I’m Nicole Vickers and I have a Latin assignment due in 3 hours, so naturally I’m writing a post due next month. Anyway, I think everyone has some wisdom to share, but I sometimes don’t like to see myself as an authority. That’s because I think everyone should figure out what they want to…

Love and Relations: Your Best Friend vs. Your Boyfriend

Dearest readers, At some time in your life, you’ll probably date someone that your best friend hates. You and your best friend typically see eye to eye, but there’s just something about this guy or girl that your best friend can’t stand. So, what do you do? Trust your best friend? But you loveeeeee him/her. Trust…

Webb Bridge Road Getting a Makeover

By Maia Gibson and Eric Bias On Aug. 23 at Alpharetta’s City Hall, community members gathered with city and traffic planners to discuss and unveil plans for a new and improved Webb Bridge Road. These proposed plans include many new additions to Webb Bridge Road and Kimball Bridge. “The goals of the project include identifying…

How Minimalism Can Help Lessen the Effects of Natural Disasters

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor I turned on the television on the morning of Sept. 12 and I was immediately shocked by the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s wrath on the state of Florida. Displayed on the screen was a myriad of images of destroyed homes and buildings that were torn to shambles. As the news’ cameras…

How To Improve Your College Application

By Sofia Bonno, Features Editor Fall begins and with it comes the awful stress of college applications. As a high school senior, it can be overwhelming to deal with both the demands of school and the anxiety of finding a university to spend the next four years at. Luckily, as a high school senior myself…

Love and Relationships: Is your friendship too “forced”?

Dearest readers, Welcome back y’all!! This week’s question brings up a great conversation about friendships and particularly when they seem a little too forced. I’d love to answer your question so go submit here!! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you know when a friendship is too “forced?” Answer: Do you feel like you’re putting in wayyyyyy…

Who Am I: Adiari Lugo

By Adiari Lugo,Staff Writer Who am I? That’s a great question. I’ve asked myself this question a lot these past four years throughout my wonderful high school experience,and yet I don’t really know the answer. How do I even answer this? I guess I’ll just list facts about myself. For starters, my name is Adiari,…