American Rock Band: Fall Out Boy

Tessa Paulsen, Staff Writer

December 20, 2013

The American rock band Fall Out Boy formed in Illinois in 2001when high schoolers Pete Wentz and Joe Trohman decided to join forces. The band has been called pop punk or pop rock, but Fall Out Boy refers to themselves as “soft”:...

Tis’ the Season

Shanille Allo, Staff Writer

December 19, 2013

Tis the season for giving thanks, drinking hot cocoa with family and friends, watching an assortment of leaves decorate the pavement, and, of course, for cuffing. Yes, cuffing season has finally arrived. For those who are not aware, cuffin...

The Non-Athletic Life at PB:

Nadia Barnett, Features Editor

December 18, 2013

While most communities tend to rally around sports, Paint Branch is unique in its ability to build a welcoming and endearing community, even for those not involved in the "athletic-life" of high school. In fact, for the roughly 52 ...

Breathe In, Breathe Out

Melanie Outtarac, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

Between school and life, there just don’t seem to be enough hours in the day. The workload piles up and, before we know it, so does the stress. Some factors that can contribute to the stress level of a student include juggl...

How to Beat Procrastination

Navaal Mahdi, News Editor

December 18, 2013

I used to be the champion of getting my work done on time when I was a freshman. If I were assigned a project, I would begin it that night. If the project was due the next day, I was on it. If it was due the next week, I’d beg...

It’s Never Too Early to Think Technology:

Brian Leifer, Staff Writer

December 18, 2013

Leaving home for the first time ever next fall? Starting a new chapter in your life by moving into residential housing at school? Well, if you’ve said "yes" to either of these questions, you are probably wondering what gadgets a...

Meet Dr. Rogers

Meet Dr. Rogers

December 6, 2013

Social Media the Next Best thing or America’s Downfall?

November 14, 2013

According to The Huffington Post statistics, more than 90 percent of teens have a social-media account and, with this statistic constantly on the rise, social media looks like it will be with us for quite a while. Social-media...

Government Shutdown

Prableen Chowdhary, Staff Writer

November 14, 2013

On October 1, 2013, the United States government entered a shutdown as Republicans attempted to defund the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. This action by Republicans created gridlock between...

SGA Activity Fair

Ryun Anderson, Staff Writer

October 17, 2013

If you were anywhere near the Martin Luther King, Jr. hallway on Friday September 20th, you were probably drawn to the sights and sounds of the SGA Activities Fair.        Held at the grand staircase on the first floor during lu...

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