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Under the Radar: Live Christmas Trees

Under the Radar: Live Christmas Trees

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2019

Everyone is decorating for the holiday season, however there is one special tradition many people seem to miss out on. The joy of picking out a new live Christmas tree every year is a special tradition my family has. We travel around the city in hopes to find the perfect tree. We then decide on a shop ...

Beach Bites: Sharky’s

Chase Soyars, Trojan Vision Producer

December 11, 2019

In a perfect location overlooking the waterway, Sharky's combines a good location, great food, and an awesome atmosphere, to create a dining experience. From Pizza to seafood classics, Sharky's delivers killer food. One of my personal favorites the Fish One of my personal favorites the Fish Tacos,...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: The Truth

The Life of a Student-Athlete: The Truth

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

December 9, 2019

  High School is one of the best times of a person's life, but it can be far from easy. From stressing out about a math test you forgot to study for, or trying to figure out what to wear to a football game, the overall pressure can be a little hard to handle. The fun you have over your four yea...

School Shootings: An Update

School Shootings: An Update

Breanna Trudeau, Online Director

November 21, 2019

This past week on November 14th, 2019 there was yet another school shooting in California. This year, there have been 45 mass school shootings. Approximately, that is one shooting a week in the 46 weeks of 2019. Though plenty of threats are made in schools, how many actually follow through with such...

Why I Chose Christianity

Why I Chose Christianity

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

November 14, 2019

Considering that I was raised in a Christian household, it would be easy to claim that I chose to become a Christian solely for that reason. While it has influenced me a lot, my parents never forced me to believe as they did, and it was my own choice to continue to live out the lifestyle in which I wa...

How am I Involved in My Christian Community?

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

November 4, 2019

Growing up in church was always something I enjoyed. When Sunday morning rolled around I would be awakened by the smell of bacon followed by picking out what dress I wanted to wear. I also enjoyed youth group on Wednesday nights and even fun activities on the weekends and youth trips to places like ...

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Filling Up Your Tank: A Playlist For the Unmotivated

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 29, 2019

The school season is in full swing and many of us are feeling a wave of unproductivity washing over us. Being at school for hours can really put a toll on our productivity outside of school because of how draining it can be. Sometimes we need that extra boost to get our creative juices flowing. I’ve...

The Life Of A Student-Athlete: Leadership

The Life Of A Student-Athlete: Leadership

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Seniors can play a big role in sports teams throughout their high school career. When they graduate, it can be difficult for the team to recover. On some sports teams once the seniors graduate there are new athletes ready to help step up and take their place. Other teams struggle to rebuild because of ...

School Shootings: What Should we do?

School Shootings: What Should we do?

Breanna Trudeau, Online Director

October 23, 2019

What should we do as a community to help ensure the safety of our schools? Should we enforce more rules in our school system? Should we place more policemen in school environments? As a community, we can help provide a safe system by placing programs for those in need of guidance and help. For some...

Hot Takes: Clemson and Carolina Panthers

Jesse Bellamy, Editor in Chief

October 23, 2019

In this week's edition of hot takes, I'll be discussing the disrespect shown towards Clemson in the latest AP poll and the Carolina Panthers dilemma at QB.  The absolute disrespect shown towards Clemson in the last AP poll shows that so far this year it has seemed like almost everyone has had it ou...

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Hunting

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Hunting

October 20, 2019

The main reason people flood to Brunswick County is for its beautiful beaches. There is a whole other side to the county that only the locals seem to know about. In the fall and winter, deer hunting is a beloved sport locals participate in often. Hunting clubs are owned by people in the community and ...

Under the Radar: The Good Doctor

Under the Radar: The Good Doctor

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

October 18, 2019

Whenever you hear a show talking about surgery, many minds usually gravitate towards Grey's Anatomy or now even New Amsterdam. In my personal opinion, there is a more informative and entertaining show airing, and that is The Good Doctor. The new television series stars Freddie Highmore, who many know of from Bate...

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