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Investing in the environment

Elizabeth Risinger, Reporter
May 18, 2022

On April 22, Earth day was celebrated. The holiday is the perfect annual opportunity for many to appreciate how the Earth’s ecosystems work together to create the perfect habitat for humans and animals to live. The day honors the beauty of Mother Nature, but it is important to recognize that the environment is in danger due to pollution. However, you can still make a difference even after Earth Day has passed. A compost bin is an efficient way...

The theater vs. home: a 2022 struggle

Mia R Jacobs, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2022

Since 1905, when the first motion picture theater was opened, technology has made many advances. Nowadays, if one does not want to buy a ticket and drive to the movies, with a mere click of a button, one can purchase the film at home and watch leisurely. At some theaters, the price is similar to purchasing a ticket there or streaming from home. The equal cost may not affect decision making; however, the convenience of watching movies from home...

Heartstopper: Gen Z’s favorite rom-com

Ila Prabhuram, Head of Staff/ Editor
May 18, 2022

“Heartstopper,” a new Netflix show, is making waves across Etowah’s student body, as many are excited about the uplifting LGBTQ+ representation presented in the series.  The show was adapted from the comic book series of the same title, and it follows the story of two British teenagers during their high school careers: Charlie, an openly gay overthinker, and Nick, a popular rugby player confused...

The ‘Fine Line’ between touring and a new album

Caroline Byars, Reporter/editor
April 29, 2022

Approaching the end of his ‘Love on Tour’ and entering a new era of music, Harry Styles released a lead single for his new album entitled ‘Harry’s House’ coming out May 20. The song, named ‘As It Was,’ earned the number one spot on the Billboard Hot 100 and is his second record to get the placement, with ‘Watermelon Sugar’ being his first. Styles is finishing up his world tour of...

The search for a superstar

Alannah Hipps, Head of recruitment and internal affairs/Editor
April 29, 2022

“You are going to Hollywood!” These famous words from the “American Idol” judges have started many well-known celebrities' careers and continue to help people achieve their dreams each year.  The 20th season of “American Idol” premiered on Feb. 27 and will air around 13 episodes. The contestants first audition for the show before moving on to ‘Hollywood Week,’ which consists of...

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