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Ava Wilson, Editor
May 21, 2021

With fewer than 20 days of school remaining, and summer break on the horizon, all that is left for Etowah students to tackle is the multitude of exams standing in the way. During this stressful period, keeping up with the latest TikTok trends is a popular pastime for many. While scrolling through the app, students have seen a plethora of new trends, challenges, and other forms of entertainment.    “My favorite trend is the ‘respect trend’...

A proper send-off

Ila Prabhuram, Assistant to Head of Staff/ Editor
May 20, 2021

Confetti scattering throughout the classroom. Chatter filling the hallways. Excitement for the upcoming summer lingering in the air. It is end-of-the-year party season: the highlight of school. Even though these parties used to be celebrated with enthusiasm, many are wondering why they have stopped after elementary school.  Each party represented new beginnings and hope for the future, while simultaneously cherishing the...

Changing the station

Jessica Lawlor, Reporter
May 21, 2021

COVID-19 has been a time of reflection for everyone, including celebrities. Due to quarantine, music artists could not collaborate with other writers and had to rely on their own talents to produce art. Many have tapped into their inner-songwriter to incorporate their personalities.  “I think some artists came out with songs that were deeper emotionally than normal,” Ally...

Return of the Pogues and the Kooks

Grace Hedlund, Reporter
May 20, 2021

The screen slowly fades to black as the last episode of Season One "Outer Banks (OBX)” draws to a close. Disappointment seeps in as the show ends, and the boredom of summer sets back into place.   Last April, in the midst of pandemic lockdown, “Outer Banks" Season One made an appearance on Netflix and rose to be one of the top shows before it began to die down after its finale....

Girl Power through podcasts

Ila Prabhuram, Assistant to Head of Staff/ Editor
March 30, 2021

Eleanor Roosevelt. Marie Curie. Rosa Parks. Each of these women has her own unique story that changed the course of history.   March is Women’s History Month. This month recognizes the historical significance of many female figures often not taught in schools. Podcasts like “The History Chicks” and “What’s Her Name?” highlight revolutionary women throughout history and...

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