Ruth Bader Ginsberg: A Justice Not Forgotten

Staff Writer: Grace Cohen Ruth Bader Ginsberg served as a Supreme Court Justice for 26 years following her nomination from Bill Clinton in 1993. In those two and a half decades, she worked to fight gender inequality and provide her opinion on the multitudes of cases that were viewed by the Supreme Court. Ginsberg faced many health […]

Drowning in the Gulf Coast

Staff Writer: Maddie Williams Hurricane Sally wreaked havoc on the Alabama Gulf Coast on Sept. 16. Unfortunately for the residents of Gulf Shores and Orange Beach who were not given a mandatory evacuation order, they were unprepared for the devastation that happened. My uncle, Brandon Harris, lives on Marina Road in Orange Beach. He had […]

Social Justice: What Impact Does Sports Have?

Staff Writer: Kevin Mitchell To many, athletes have a certain obligation that goes along with them being athletes. They have a platform and it’s their job to use that platform to speak out for change and to speak out for a better way of living.  Athletes are more than just players in a game, they […]

Life on Venus? Maybe.

Staff Writer: Owen Wenzel According to livescience.com, scientists at NASA used telescopes to detect phosphine, a toxic gas long proposed as a possible sign of alien microbial life, in the upper part of the planet’s thick atmosphere. The detection was a landmark in the long hunt for life elsewhere in the solar system, which has […]

Earth Benefiting from Corona Virus

Staff Writer: Calvin Tressler  Ever since the discovery and spread of covid-19 our world has changed drastically. Traveling was shut down along with restaurants, bars, sporting events. We were ordered to quarantine. Too many it was hell on Earth and very frightening, but behind the scenes while people were urged to stay at home, our air and water became […]

The Environmental Impacts of Face Masks

Staff Writer: Kailyn Gunkler As many people are headed back to school this Fall, there has been an understandable concern for the well-being of staff and the students. Although the Cherokee County School District isn’t allowed to require masks, they’re highly recommending that everyone wears them in situations where social distancing is unattainable. However, whether […]

The Recent Plague Pandemic

Staff Writer: Amanda Lloyd   Almost every history class at Woodstock High School teaches students about the plague in one way or another. The Bubonic Plague (also known as the black death) caused over 50 million deaths in the mid 14th century. The black plague is a bacterial illness caused by the bacteria Yersinia pestis, […]

Little’s Times Aren’t So Little

Staff writer: Grace Dembickie When any American hears a name like Jeffrey Dahmer or Ted Bundy, the thought comes to mind that there will never be another person that could hurt as many people as they did. For years and years, America has viewed its most prolific monsters as the ones that committed their crimes […]

Myanmar, At Least 30 Deaths, Severe Floods, Landslides, Poor Conditions, and Many Missing People

Staff Writer: Yee Yee Twe   Myanmar landslides and monsoon rains are severe due to the poor conditions and humidity. A village near a rural area in the mountains was destroyed by the landslide. One afternoon a woman heard a huge noise to see her home being hit by the mud. On Saturday  morning, Aug […]

Tragedy Strikes

Staff Writer: Arie Mitchell As many of you have heard, there was a horrific shooting in Christchurch, New Zealand. The tragedy occurred March 15 leaving 49 dead and 50 injured. Jacinda Ardern, New Zealand’s Prime Minister, has already taken steps to make sure something like this does not happen again. The gunman was identified as […]