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Out of District Students are a growing concern

Anika Akbar, Opinions Editor
February 8, 2017 • 434 views
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For over forty years, Parkview has been the home of the Panthers. However, in recent years, Parkview has become the home of the Panthers, and then some—this extension being those who come from a different cluster or even county. This is not really an issue if a student in good academic, attendance,...

Skin Bleaching

Hydiah Sylla, Co- Editor in cheif
February 7, 2017 • 359 views
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Society has uplifted Eurocentric beauty standards for ages. Slender features and a lighter complexion are tagged as beautiful amongst society. Although society has tried to shift into an “Everyone is beautiful phase,” those not deemed beautiful by the Eurocentric standards cannot help but to long...

The Java Jungle gives back

Catie Gelting, Staff writer
January 19, 2017 • 304 views
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The sun is just rising over the horizon. Students begin to make the climb up the stairs to the school, their breaths visible in front of them. For many of these students, their journey in the morning will include a stop at the Java Jungle. The Java Jungle is a coffee shop managed by the students in...

Naturopathy: a health care alternative

Catie Gelting, Staff writer
January 18, 2017 • 957 views
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When looking at health care, many people generally aren’t aware of many options beyond typical doctors found at clinics or hospitals, however many other alternatives are often available. One alternative, Naturopathy, is a form of health care that’s goal goes beyond that of contemporary medicine....

Mental health is nothing to ignore

Anika Akbar, Opinions Editor
January 18, 2017 • 306 views
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Discontent, anxiety, drastic changes in mood, and hallucinations are not so foreign human experiences. Almost everyone has felt or known someone who has felt something similar. Oftentimes, these issues are brushed off as “all in the head,” only to be discovered that they are much more severe; they...

Mandela effect intrigues and confuses

Hermela Assefa, Staff writer
January 18, 2017 • 653 views
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How many people can recall their favorite toy as a child, or maybe the name of their first pet? Recalling one's own memories are a slippery slope as it is, but it’s understandable should one forget something. However when it comes to hundreds to even thousands of complete strangers miss recalling the...

Smart cars now hit Atlanta

Smart cars now hit Atlanta

Miroslav Georgiev, Staff writer
January 18, 2017 • 358 views
Filed under Features, Showcase

Atlanta is not the first city one considers when discussing driverless cars. But ever since the White House launched the "Smart Cities" program last September, of which Atlanta is a member city, there is a very real possibility that what some consider to be the future of cars will come sooner rather...

First Brawlhalla world Championship Exposition engages gamers across the globe

First Brawlhalla world Championship Exposition engages gamers across the globe

Karen Ye, Co- Editor in cheif
January 17, 2017 • 348 views
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Brawlhalla, an up-and-coming platform fighter made by Blue Mammoth Games, is a free-to-play game currently available on Steam. Set in the battlefields of Valhalla, players are pitted against one another as “Legends” who can utilize specific weapons such as swords, bows, and even rocket lances to...

Swaim opted to change careers to be with her kids

Hydiah Sylla, Co- Editor in cheif
January 17, 2017 • 247 views
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At any given moment between fourth and sixth period students cannot walk into the cafeteria without hearing melodious sounds of laughter and seeing faces filled with joy. The cafeteria is a place for students to break bread and conjugate, none of which would be possible without the Cafeteria Staff. The...

Foreign exchange students connect cultures across the world

Foreign exchange students connect cultures across the world

Thuy Pham, Managing Editor
January 17, 2017 • 310 views
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“I love America. I’ve heard so much about it from the pictures and movies, so I finally wanted to travel here to see what it’s really like.” These are the words of junior Angela H., one of five foreign exchange students enrolled at Parkview High School. As a participant of the PAX (Program for...

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