• 2018 Midterm Elections

    2018 Midterm Elections

    Stephanie West, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2018

    For the 2018 Midterm Elections, voter turnout was the highest that Georgia has seen in a long time. 57% of registered voters in the state of Georgia cast their vote in the election to decide the new Governor among other things. For the US House, of the 14 districts, only district 7 still remains undecided while they are still carefully counting the ...

  • Series of Bomb Threats Target Trump Critics

    Series of Bomb Threats Target Trump Critics

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2018

    A series of crude explosive devices sent through the mail to top Democrats, critics of President Trump, and CNN has put the entire nation on edge. Thankfully, none of these makeshift explosives have detonated, so no one has been hurt so far. Law enforcement is treating the investigation as a domestic terror matter. On Monday, October 22, a suspicious package ...

  • Why You Should Care About Brazil’s New President-Elect

    Why You Should Care About Brazil’s New President-Elect

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2018

    With the midterm elections just over, it seems like elections are all the media can manage to talk about. While the midterm elections are very important, and you by no means should ignore it, there are pressing issues elsewhere that deserve your attention. On October 28th, Brazilian presidential elections concluded with the election of far-right candi...

  • Exo Releases New Album Well Over A Year Off “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo”

    Exo Releases New Album Well Over A Year Off “Don’t Mess Up My Tempo”

    Gwenyth Cook, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2018

    After releasing the hit song “Ko Ko Pop” of their fourth album, The War, the popular South Korean boy band, Exo, took a leave of absence. Now, they’re back with a new member, Lay, who is Chinese, and a new album: Don’t Mess Up My Tempo, with the lead single “Tempo.” Prior to the album’s release, it broke records for the most pre-ordered albu...

  • Fortnite’s Popularity: Why It has Taken the Gaming World by Storm

    Fortnite’s Popularity: Why It has Taken the Gaming World by Storm

    Elijah Barrow, Staff Writer

    November 13, 2018

    This past year, the popular game, Fortnite, has gained a huge amount of popularity. But many people wonder how the game snowballed into fame. For starters, the game has two modes: Save The World and Battle Royale. The Battle Royale mode is the much more popular game, even though it hasn’t been out nearly as long as the Save The World mode. The Battl...

  • Voter Suppression in the US

    Voter Suppression in the US

    Coby Washo, Staff Writer

    November 9, 2018

    Midterm elections just passed, and you know what that means: voter suppression. So far this election cycle, there have been numerous accounts of voter suppression, with the most recent coming out of Dodge City, Kansas. Dodge City has a population of about 27,000, and as a result of immigration, is 60% Hispanic. However, the city only has one polling p...

    ATLANTA, GA - OCTOBER 18: Georgia voter stickers lay on a table while people cast ballots at C.T. Martin Natatorium and Recreation Center on October 18, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. Early voting started in Georgia on October 15th. Georgia's Gubernatorial election is a close race between Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams and Republican candidate Brian Kemp. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)

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  • Cultural Awareness for Halloween

    Cultural Awareness for Halloween

    Liberty Nguyen, Staff Writer

    November 6, 2018

    Halloween just passed, which means millions of Americans prepared outfits and bought costumes. Halloween is supposed to be fun and lighthearted, but among the traditional superhero costumes and princess gowns, people are also choosing to dress up as other individuals, wearing costumes that imitate different races and cultures. All across the U. ...

  • Bohemian Rhapsody

    Bohemian Rhapsody

    Kirsten Brown, Staff Writer

    November 6, 2018

    After taking the world by storm a quarter of a century ago, Queen is not back to the top and more relevant than ever. This past weekend, Fox released the long awaited biographical movie about Freddie Mercury and his fellow band members of Queen. When the movie was released, ticket sales unexpectedly reached $50 million from the U.S. and Canada alone....

  • Satanic Murder Plot by Two Middle School Girls Stopped

    Satanic Murder Plot by Two Middle School Girls Stopped

    Emma Francis, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2018

    Two middle school girls, ages 11 and 12 years old, recently conspired to kill 15-25 classmates. Sadly, it’s not a joke and they were very serious about their plot. Their plan was dark and terrifying, right out of the pages of a horror story. The two girls are allegedly Satan worshipers. They both decided they wanted to be with Satan, so they ca...

  • Global Warming: It’s our Problem Now

    Global Warming: It’s our Problem Now

    Mason Dyer, Staff Writer

    November 1, 2018

    In the current political climate, America seems to be polarized over many issues. Whether it’s abortion, civil rights, gun control, or healthcare, both conservatives and liberals believe that their opinion on said topic is the right path for our country. However, one topic stands out that can and will destroy our future if nothing is done about it: Gl...

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Emily Ray
Emily Ray

Staff Writer

Emily Ray is a Junior and a first time journalism student at Northgate. She spends most of her free time (which, between school and her job, she has little to none of) hanging out with friends, drawing/paint...

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Bearre Dorsey

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My name is Bearre Dorsey a member of the 2018-2019 freshman class. I love to write about debatable topics as I would love to be a lawyer someday. My love for writing is from my Mom since she was a journalist ...

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Karsyn Burdette
Karsyn Burdette

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My name is Karsyn Burdette and I am a senior at Northgate High School. I play basketball, love to travel, go to football games, hangout with my friends, and watch Netflix. After I graduate, I hope to att...

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Coby Washo
Coby Washo

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Coby Washo is a boring hipster who exclusively wears vans, listens to bad music, and is a senior at Northgate High School. He has previously been involved in soccer, basketball, and Beta Club. In his free time...

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Stephanie West
Stephanie West

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I got roped into another year of Journalism with Mr. Carson, so that makes me a Journalism II student. That’s ok though because journalism is fun ™  Oh by the way I’m Stephanie....

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Turner Keck

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I’m Turner Keck and I’m a freshman at Northgate. I’m a goalie for the Northgate lacrosse team. When I get older I want to work as a sports broadcaster. I plan to attend either Boston University or Pen...

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