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Stay safe during the holidays

By Thea Wilkens-Reed (Homeschooled) The season for giving is once again upon us, but not everyone has the best intentions. So Christmas shoppers beware. The increase in theft during the … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Defiance in the wake of Paris attacks

By Isabela Salazar (Collierville High School) “Did you hear about what happened in Paris?” This question haunted news stations and homes in the United States and allows all of us … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Sacrifice is the key to success

By Desmond Catron (K.I.P.P) When I approached my school one Friday a few weeks back, the first thing I saw was a huge police SWAT car sitting in front of … Continue reading

December 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Alumni give Teen Appeal a strong legacy

By Elle Perry (Teen Appeal Coordinator) After graduating from Morehouse College with a degree an English Ben Cory Jones spent three years as a corporate spokesman and speechwriter on Wall … Continue reading

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Drake and Future dominate in 2015

By Hali Smith (Central High School) Canadian rapper, songwriter Drake joined Atlanta rapper Future for a surprise mixtape released at the end of September. Their nine-song mixtape has already been … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

The dashing Dashiki design trend

By Kerrie Wilson (Central High School) The Dashiki has been a traditional item of clothing in many West African cultures for centuries, but it is now making a reappearance in … Continue reading

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“Back to the Future” becomes the present

By Roddrick Tooles (Overton High School) Dr. Emmett Brown and Marty McFly traveled Back to the Future in a vintage DeLorean time machine car in the storied trilogy of movies. … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Black Whopper: To try or not to try?

By Jacoby Holland (K.I.P.P) Burger King has created a burger just for Halloween: The Halloween Whopper. The burger has a black bun which is a little off-putting to the normal … Continue reading

November 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

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