“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,…

Love and Relationships: What builds a great foundation to a friendship?

Dearest readers, We’re switching things up a bit this week with a question about friendships! Friendships are some of the most important relationships in our lives that carry us through some of our hardest times, so I’m here to tackle all of your questions, comments, and concerns about them!! As always, go here to send…

Reality Fighting Every Day of the Week

By Nicole Vickers So I found a better title! I think. Anyway, as promised and without further ado, I give you a TV show for everyday of the 2017 Fall Season! Sunday: Bob’s Burgers Meet the Belchers; each of them is insane in their own way, but they love and support each other. Tina is awkward,…

New Kids on the Block: The First Day

By: Izzy La Grassa, Staff Writer   Okay okay so I know the first day was a while back, but for those new kids who were like me and came to a new school at a random time during the year, this post is for you. At least for me, I imagined my first day…