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...

Paint Branch Principal Dr. Myriam Rodgers

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...

How to Succeed in AP – Students and Teachers Dish on How to Make the Most of AP

Melanie Outtarac, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

"AP."  The sheer mention of these two letters illicits a wide array of responses in high-school students. The thought of AP – Advanced Placement – courses can make a student sweat as s/he begins to imagine the workload o...

College Corner: The Common Application

Prableen Chowdhary, Staff Writer

October 16, 2013

Seniors, let’s face it; we all dreaded coming back to school for our last year. For some of us, senioritis is already kicking in, but we’ve got to remember – we still have some pesky classes to pass and college applicat...

One of the projects for the Engineering Club was to build a new shed for the Environmental Club.

New Year, New Clubs

October 16, 2013

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