By: Twumasi Duah-Mensah Running a marathon, starting a fundraiser, donating hair, going to medical school and become an oncologist—these are all noble acts we’ve rightfully regarded as the prime ways to join the fight against cancer. If you want a … Continue reading Love in a Shirt: How a Wake Forest Nonprofit Is Redefining Breast Cancer
By: Vivian Shillingsburg Reading the title of this article, you are probably thinking that this is going to be another one of those annoying “You’re doing everything wrong” types of environment articles that will tell you to change your whole … Continue reading The Not-So-Cold Hard Facts About What is Happening to the Environment
By: Adam Perkinson The United States Government has identified a massive threat to high school-aged teenagers. It’s not underaged drinking. It’s not inexperienced driving. It’s not even guns. It’s vaping. According to the Truth Initiative, a non-profit public health organization … Continue reading The Newest Vape Trick: Dying
By: A’Breya Young Tag! You’re it! Ready or not, here I come! These are the sounds of childhood—when looking on the sunny side of the rainbow. Lingering on the dark side are twisters of diminishment coming to tear down the … Continue reading Enduring The Pain: One Insult at a Time
By: Darius Thornton The American South. What lies south of the Mason Dixon Line is a bizarre, mystical, delightful, sweltering hot wonderland that sometimes feels like its own world. A world with its own distinct dialect and slang that … Continue reading Anatomy of Passive-Aggressive Southern Slang
By: Halie Holland As most of you have heard before, the Amazon rainforest was engulfed in flames. It took days before it even gained media attention. When a fire tore through Notre-Dame cathedral earlier this year, donations poured in excessively … Continue reading Do you care about the Amazon Rainforest?
By: Vivian Shillingsburg I bet a lot of you didn’t even know that we had a girl’s golf team here at Heritage. I know it’s not the most popular sport, but you would be surprised. Girls golf has grown 13 … Continue reading Getting to Know Our Girl’s Golf Team
By: A’Breya Young The land of the free and the home of the brave. Sounds intriguing, right? Do not let this fool you. Hundreds to thousands of immigrants are deported every day. Many parents have to leave their kids to care … Continue reading This is America: Throwing Migrants Away When There are Places To Stay
By: Adam Perkinson Introduction Minecraft is one of the best selling video games of all time. Actually, as of May 2019, it is *the* best selling videogame of all time. Across its multiple-platform releases, starting with PC in 2009 and … Continue reading The Chronicles of Minecraft
By: Twumasi Duah-Mensah These days, if you hang around high-achieving students at any American high school, you might hear accounts of panic attacks and mental breakdowns. No need to be alarmed: if you’re there long enough, the stories will become … Continue reading How an HHS Teacher Plans to Combat Student Stress
By: Darius Thornton “With great power, comes great responsibility.” These words are synonymous with one of the most well-known fictional characters in history, Spider-Man. He’s literally everywhere, movies, games, cereal boxes, pizza boxes, Coke bottles, children’s birthday parties, action figures … Continue reading Spider-versy?
By: Nick Swafford Phones. Phones everywhere. You can’t escape them. Even when we try to leave them behind, they always seem to end up right back into your hand. And that is the problem with teenage phone usage. We can’t … Continue reading Teenage Reliance on Phones