• Kobe Steel Fiasco

    Kobe Steel Fiasco

    Cameron Williams, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Kobe Steel produces industrial metals and builds construction equipment for hundreds of companies on an international level, and has endangered hundreds of millions of people across the world with their shady business practices. Hiroya Kawasaki, CEO of Kobe Steel since 2013, admitted that his company has been lying about the quality of their pr...

  • California is Burning

    California is Burning

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Wildfires have ravaged northern California, leaving behind a wake of death and unimaginable devastation. With many blazes still burning, the state is struggling to manage the resulting wreckage. Entire neighborhoods have been razed, and thousands displaced due to evacuations. A perfect storm of factors allowed these flames to grow into full-fledge...

  • Ebooks Vs. Print Books

    Ebooks Vs. Print Books

    Claire Wathen, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    On a page or on a screen? Most readers have an opinion on this subject, adamantly choosing either reading Ebooks or paper books. Both options tell the same stories, but the experience of reading with either is completely different. With the increase of technology in our world, it would seem that Ebooks would eradicate the use of paper books. De...

  • Cons of Halloween

    Cons of Halloween

    Olivia Harvey, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Has Halloween become more dangerous and detrimental to children? Halloween is a time for kids to enjoy a night of dressing up, eating as many treats as they want, and a time for fun and excitement. Every trick-or-treater thinks that because they are with others, they are protected from potential Halloween night threats, but are they really safe? Th...

  • Stranger Things Season Two

    Stranger Things Season Two

    Hailee Attaway and Ansley Berry

    October 20, 2017

    In season one of Stranger Things, Will Byers vanished into the Upside Down, and his friends spent the whole season trying to find him and hoping they could rescue him. Will wasn’t the only person who disappeared into the Upside Down though, his best friend’s sister, Nancy had a friend named Barbara, who also disappeared. Unfortunately for her, she ...

  • Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

    Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

    Chris Gaydon, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has resigned from his position after a video surfaced on social media showing Foerster snorting an unidentified white, powdery substance. According to the New York Daily News, the video was posted by Kijuana Nige, but has since been taken down. "I am resigning from my position with the Miami Dolphins and acc...

  • Sooty Birds Affect The Pollution Perception

    Sooty Birds Affect The Pollution Perception

    Stephanie West, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    The start of the climate change in the early 20th century may have been worse than scientists originally thought. This new revelation came from one of the more unlikely places: centuries-old dead birds. The study was on carbon trapped in the feathers of songbirds from the past century. The carbon came from fossil fuels that were not burned using ...

  • The Battle of Having Divorced Parents and How to Overcome It

    The Battle of Having Divorced Parents and How to Overcome It

    Kelly Leishear, Staff Writer

    October 20, 2017

    Divorce is a very common thing in the United States; about half of marriages end in divorce. Therefore, children and teens growing up with divorced parents is very common. Growing up with divorced parents can be a tough obstacle and an overwhelming experience, but it’s not impossible to get through. However, most kids and teens don’t really know h...

  • The Story of Roger Federer

    The Story of Roger Federer

    Khayla Taylor, Staff Writer

    October 19, 2017

    Roger Federer is arguably one of the best and most famous tennis players ever. In his historic career, he has won 19 major single titles. 350 career wins in tennis is second all time. According to tennis.com, Roger Federer is ranked second right behind Rafael Nadal. According to biography.com, “Roger Federer was born 1981 in Switzerland, he wa...

  • Sculptures in New York are Standing Up for the World

    Sculptures in New York are Standing Up for the World

    Maggee Chang, Staff Writer

    October 19, 2017

    This October, the Public Art Fund of New York will celebrate its fortieth anniversary by placing three hundred art installations in the five New York boroughs, all made by internationally-renowned Chinese artist and activist Ai WeiWei. His most recent project, Good Fences Make Good Neighbors, is an art installation expressing the title-- “Good fen...

Kobe Steel Fiasco

Kobe Steel Fiasco

Cameron Williams, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Kobe Steel produces industrial metals and builds construction equipment for hundreds of companies on an international level, and has endangered hundreds of millions of people across the world with their sha...

California is Burning

California is Burning

Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Wildfires have ravaged northern California, leaving behind a wake of death and unimaginable devastation. With many blazes still burning, the state is struggling to manage the resulting wreckage. Entire ...

Cons of Halloween

Cons of Halloween

Olivia Harvey, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Has Halloween become more dangerous and detrimental to children? Halloween is a time for kids to enjoy a night of dressing up, eating as many treats as they want, and a time for fun and excitement. Ev...

Stranger Things Season Two

Stranger Things Season Two

Hailee Attaway and Ansley Berry

October 20, 2017

In season one of Stranger Things, Will Byers vanished into the Upside Down, and his friends spent the whole season trying to find him and hoping they could rescue him. Will wasn’t the only person who d...

Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

Chris Gaydon, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has resigned from his position after a video surfaced on social media showing Foerster snorting an unidentified white, powdery substance. According to...

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Ebooks Vs. Print Books

Ebooks Vs. Print Books

Claire Wathen, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

On a page or on a screen? Most readers have an opinion on this subject, adamantly choosing either reading Ebooks or paper books. Both options tell the same stories, but the exp...

Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

Tim Tebow Continues to Inspire With His Latest Book, Shaken

Robyn Clarke, Editor

May 3, 2017

Note: Teachers have often told me not to refer to an author by his first name. I have been blessed, however, to meet and get to know Tim, which is why this book is very specia...

Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

Northgate Sweeps the County-Level Young Georgia Authors Contest

Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

April 20, 2017

While the winners at the state level have not been released yet, county level winners for the Young Georgia Authors Competition have been disclosed. Public school students in grade...

The Process Behind Banning Books

The Process Behind Banning Books

Kate Wisenbaker, Co- Associate editor

April 10, 2017

Why are books banned? Is it for use of inappropriate language or maybe for inappropriate sexual scenes? Or maybe the book in question is not appropriate for a high school r...

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Staff Profile

Chris Gaydon
Chris Gaydon

Staff Writer

Chris Gaydon is a senior on the NGHS journalism team.  He plans to pursue a career in journalism and writing as a whole, and hopes to publish a novel one day. He is an avid writer and can be found re...

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Ansley Berry
Ansley Berry

Staff Writer

Senior Ansley Berry is a fourth year journalist and student athlete. Whenever she isn’t obsessing over llamas, she is either playing volleyball or singing her heart out. She has an outgoing personality...

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Dylan DeLucia
Dylan DeLucia

Staff Writer

Dylan DeLucia is a senior at NGHS and DID actually sign up for this class. He has a total of 5 friends one being his car, a great music taste, and am a GOD at CSGO. You should expect literary gold eve...

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Claire Baker
Claire Baker

Staff Writer

Claire Baker is a freshman at Northgate, and she is excited to write for the Crimson Times and share important current events and her opinion through her work. Some of her hobbies include writing, playin...

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Ashfiq Islam
Ashfiq Islam

Staff Writer

Ashfiq Islam is a Freshman. In his free time he likes to play soccer, hang out with friends, and play video games. Ashfiq intends to leave Northgate with good grades in order to have a chance to atten...

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Mahle Gangi
Mahle Gangi

Staff Writer

Freshman Mahle Gangi is an aspiring staff writer for Northgate High’s Crimson Times. In her spare time, she enjoys writing, playing guitar, and hanging out with friends. She desires to pursue a fulfill...

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Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

Chris Foerster (Miami Dolphins OL Coach) Controversy

Chris Gaydon, Staff Writer

October 20, 2017

Miami Dolphins offensive line coach Chris Foerster has resigned from his position after a video surfaced on social media showin...

The Story of Roger Federer

The Story of Roger Federer

Khayla Taylor, Staff Writer

October 19, 2017

Roger Federer is arguably one of the best and most famous tennis players ever. In his historic career, he has won 19 major sin...

VP Mike Pence Leaves Colts Game Because of National Anthem Protesting

VP Mike Pence Leaves Colts Game Because of National Anthem Protesting

Mahle Gangi, Staff Writer

October 16, 2017

Vice President Mike Pence left a Colts game in his hometown of Indianapolis after members of the opposing team, the San Francisc...

Atlanta United breaks MLS records and ties NYRB in the highest scoring MLS game

Atlanta United breaks MLS records and ties NYRB in the highest scoring MLS game

Ashfiq Islam, Staff Writer

October 3, 2017

7 - 0 is a score that all New York Red Bull fans will never forget. On May 21st, 2016, the NYRB beat NYFC 7-0, and now, in Atla...

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