• Baker Mayfield Wins the Heisman Trophy

    Baker Mayfield Wins the Heisman Trophy

    Olivia Harvey, Staff Writer

    December 19, 2017

    Baker Mayfield became the sixth University of Oklahoma player to capture the Heisman trophy. Mayfield, the Oklahoma quarterback who started his college football career as a walk on at Texas Tech, captured the 83rd Heisman Trophy after transfering to OU. He is the first ever player to win the trophy as a walk-on. Mayfield became the first senior to win ...

  • 2017 Trans Am

    2017 Trans Am

    Dylan DeLucia, Staff Writer

    December 19, 2017

    The trans Am is one of the most famous American pony cars of all time, and is coming back for another run. In 1977, “Smokey and the Bandit” was released and basically forced the market into wanting this new sleek pony car. Everyone wanted to be the bandit, and what better way than purchasing your own black and gold ride. From 1977 to 1981 the Tra...

  • Atlanta Airport Power Outage

    Atlanta Airport Power Outage

    Claire Baker, Staff Writer

    December 19, 2017

    On December 17, 2017, the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta airport’s power went out. For the millions of people that had places to be, or places from which they had just returned from, this meant several hours of darkness in the airport. It all started with an electrical fire in Georgia Power’s underground facility. The start of the fire is unknown, a...

  • Jingle Ball

    Jingle Ball

    Mahle Gangi, Staff Writer

    December 19, 2017

    On Friday, 15 December, Jingle Ball made its way to Phillips Arena. The line up included artists such as Julia Michaels, Liam Payne, Camila Cabello, Logic, Nick Jonas, Demi Lovato, Halsey, and the boyband Why Don’t We. Those who attended were thoroughly disappointed by Julia Michaels, who did not sing one of her hit songs “Uh Huh.” Fans felt t...

  • SpaceX Launches Used Rocket

    SpaceX Launches Used Rocket

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2017

    For the first time in history, a used rocket has both been launched and landed successfully. According to CNN, “On Friday [SpaceX] launched a used spacecraft (the Dragon) on top of a partially used rocket (the Falcon 9) for the first time ever.” The fact that SpaceX’s rockets are recoverable (or at least partially so) is a big deal; it makes the...

  • Leader of Popular KPop Boy Group SHINee Dies from Suicide

    Leader of Popular KPop Boy Group SHINee Dies from Suicide

    Karrington Garrett, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2017

    Jonghyun Kim, leader and main vocalist of KPop group SHINee died on December 18, 2017 (Dec. 17 in western time) at the young age of 27. The singer’s sister found him unconscious at around 6 p.m., in his apartment in Gangnam, Seoul. Earlier that day, at around 4:42 pm, she called the police stating, “I think Jonghyun is about to commit suicide.”...

  • Google Year In Search 2017

    Google Year In Search 2017

    Claire Wathen, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2017

    As 2017 draws to a close, we begin to look back and reflect on the positive and negative moments of this past year. Google’s annual Year In Search, which was published on December 12, highlights many of these moments as it reviews what we searched for in 2017. The Year In Search includes a video and a list of trending 2017 searches divided into cat...

  • ‘The Silence Breakers’ Named TIME’s Person of the Year

    ‘The Silence Breakers’ Named TIME’s Person of the Year

    Bella Trimmer, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2017

    2017 is coming to an end with a flurry of sexual harassment and misconduct claims; the #MeToo movement on social media has started a global conversation. As a result, TIME has named ‘The Silence Breakers’ their person of the year, the women who have taken a stand and spoken up about their experiences as victims of sexual harassment and assault. ...

  • Merriam-Webster Dictionary Announced 2017’s Word of the Year

    Merriam-Webster Dictionary Announced 2017’s Word of the Year

    Maggee Chang, Staff Writer

    December 18, 2017

    As the year is coming to an end, the American Dictionary announced the Word of the Year this week: feminism. In Merriam-Webster, feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes”  and “organized activity on behalf of women's rights and interests.” It was the most commonly looked up word in 2017...

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Gerald Harris
Gerald Harris

Staff Writer

Interesting person I am not. Football and Basketball for Northgate I do play. A very average student who wings it in every class I am. Lastly, priding myself on being honest and concise is also me....

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Zach Ansley

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Zach Ansley is a freshman at NGHS. He enjoys playing and watching sports. He loves to keep up with Braves Baseball as well as Georgia Bulldogs football and basketball. He hopes to one day study journali...

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Claire Wathen
Claire Wathen

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Claire Wathen is a freshman at NGHS. She enjoys reading, singing, running Cross Country, and spending time with friends and family. Claire loves sandwiches and her favorite color is lavender. She dreams a...

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Izzy Harvey

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Izzy is a senior at Northgate and in Journalism I. She was in Writing Club for 3 years and enjoys writing on the side as a hobby. She mostly writes short stories and plays on the side, but enjoys writing...

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Gwenyth Cook
Gwenyth Cook

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Gwenyth Cook is a high school junior. She plays basketball and tennis. Gwenyth is also an avid anime fan; Naruto is her favorite. She enjoys writing scripts and creating animations as a hobby....

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Elijah Barrow
Elijah Barrow

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My name is Elijah Barrow, and this is my third semester of journalism. I love memes and dreams. I love to play instruments like the guitar, piano, and of course, the spoons. I’m looking forward to this y...

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