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School Shootings: What Should we do?

Photo Credit: Breanna Trudeau

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...

BEACH BITES Food Review: Duffers

Chase Soyars, Troajn Vision Producer

October 16, 2019

Cheese Fries Galore! Do I even need to say anything more? As most West Brunswick students know, duffers is an after school must eat, with it being no more than 5 minutes away from campus. They have the absolute best cheese fries in town, I'll even go far enough to say the best in the county! It is also...

Life as a Christian

Life as a Christian

Faith Gunther, Staff Writer

October 10, 2019

Many might be surprised when I say that once I became a Christian, my day to day routine did not change that much. It was through a heart change that my actions began to change; however, it was not an overnight change. It was not because I was forced to follow specific rules, but because I had a new pe...

Spooky Scary Songs for Spooktober

An enjoyable playlist for the fall season.

Erika Jimenez, Art Director

October 4, 2019

It is officially October and we all know what that means… Halloween! As a former emo kid and horror movie fanatic, this is a really big deal for me. I go all out for spooky season because I believe it is the best season, other than Christmas. You can catch me at all the haunted trails and Hallowee...

Schools: After The Shootings

A capture of the locked doors to an entrance to a school.

Breanna Trudeau, Online Director

October 1, 2019

Schools all over the world have changed for what they perceive as for the better. Multiple school shootings have adjusted the way people think about safety in schools. Because of this, many precautions have been established to help make school environments feel safer. Personally, my stepsister attends...

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Beaches

The Hidden Gems of Brunswick County: Beaches

October 1, 2019

The most popular attraction in Brunswick county is by far the beautiful beaches. In the summertime, just walking out to the beach and finding a calm place to layout can be a troubling task. It takes away from the experience of being a local and knowing how relaxing it can be in the spring or fall wh...

Under the Radar: Christopher Robin

Under the Radar: Christopher Robin

Kayla Ward, Editor in Chief

September 30, 2019

Winnie the Pooh, the classic Disney character many have grown up with made a live remake last year but wasn't as successful as many thought. The 2018 movie has hit an 83% audience score based on rotten tomatoes; this is a slightly lower percentage compared to some of Disney's other live remakes. For...

What Makes Christianity Different

What Makes Christianity Different

Faith Gunther, staff writer

September 25, 2019

While many people view Christianity as a religion followed by perfect people who have to follow a long list of strict rules, it is everything but that. Being a Christian is far more than a religion; it is a lifestyle. It explains the universe; it explains life, but most of all, it explains love.  ...

The Life of a Student-Athlete: Summer Break

The Life of a Student-Athlete: Summer Break

Teagan Coley, Staff Writer

May 29, 2019

Whether it’s the beach days, hanging out with friends, going on vacation, or even just laying around, summer break gives all students something to look forward to. After final exams are over, everyone is ready to kick back and enjoy the sunshine. Although summer is almost here, student-athletes should h...

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