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Why are teens so sad?

Macey MacArthur, People Page Editor January 28, 2020

Recently school hallways have been flooded with posters promoting self-care and reaching out for help. This seems like a wonderful thing, but these efforts have been implemented to fight the rise in teenage...

Supplies that can be used to defend yourself against attacks. Credit: Macey MacArthur

Ways to avoid human trafficking

Jakai Spikes and Macey MacArthur December 21, 2019

 Sex trafficking in the United States, Atlanta specifically, is at an all time high. Biz Journals reports that from 2012 to 2017 the Atlanta trafficking industry grew from $232 million to $290 million,...

The Catholic Church has a long and sketchy at best history with missionary work; there is still time to clean up that reputation. Credit: Unsplashed

Stop going on mission trips for clout

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer December 16, 2019

Most people associate missions trips with charity and love seeing pictures of their neighbors and nieces hugging little African children in an orphanage. But there is so much wrong with that picture. Missionary...

Along with elegant wordplay, Westover utilizes the imagery of both the mountain she grew up on and a simple pencil in her cover art. Credit: Creative Commons

Review of Tara Westover’s memoir, “Educated”

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer December 15, 2019

Literature fans have been raving about a new memoir that just recently hit the market. In a memoir about her life, titled “Educated”, Tara Westover detailed her experience with strict mormonism and...

Home stores have corrupted the art industry; buy original art

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer December 11, 2019

Art used to be a luxury; one would have to be rather wealthy to fill a home with artwork. The hours spent getting each stroke just right were definitely reflected in the price, but pieces and artists were...

Add more color to our school

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer November 20, 2019

 Students generally don’t love coming to school. While some people don’t necessarily mind it, there is a building-wide agreement every Monday morning that weekends should be longer and week days...

 April enjoys filming and editing her podcast episodes at local businesses to channel the true Roswell spirit.| credit: Macey MacArthur

Profile of student-run podcast owner April Mcbride

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

Increasing access to technology has allowed for new worlds of possibilities that are available to everyone, even teenagers. Roswell junior April McBride has taken advantage of this opportunity, and kickstarted...

Pneumonia cases linked to vaping reveals dangers of e-cigarettes

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer October 23, 2019

America was once so proud to have beaten the nicotine pandemic, yet now it has returned in staggering numbers. Teens have become hooked on e-cigarettes, vapes and Juuls, and the effects have been devastating....

Derogatory language echoes through the school halls

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer October 17, 2019

Everyone is well aware of the United States first amendment constitutional right of free speech. However, this right does not include the protection of hate speech. While RHS has a general reputation...

City Council Candidate Geoff Smith shares his ideas on the future of Roswell
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Geoff Smith has big plans for city council

Macey MacArthur September 18, 2019

North Fulton County’s street corners have recently been flooded with posters advertising those running for city council. This municipal election will be held Nov. 5, and we talked to city council candidate...

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