Little Women, Big Movie

Little Women, Big Movie

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  MATTHEWS, NC— In an age of sequels, prequels, and retelling of stories, I am frequently wary walking into the movie theatre, worried that the new versions will butcher the old, dear ones I hold close to my heart.  This feeling was no different as, popcorn in hand, I sank into my seat on Christmas […]

Colin Smith: Star Swimmer

Colin Smith: Star Swimmer

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MATTHEWS, NC – “Colin is an unpredictable kid that will surprise you in many ways. He is smart and hard-working even when goofing around,” said senior Ivan Basora. One place you will not see Colin’s goofing around is in the pool. Not many people know Colin as a competitive athlete, but his competitors and teammates […]

U.S. and Iran: Conflict 2020

U.S. and Iran: Conflict 2020

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MATTHEWS, NC – On January 3, 2020, the United States carried out a drone strike on Iranian General Qassem Soleimani, the leader of Iran’s Elite Quds Force, a unit in Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps specializing in unconventional warfare and military intelligence operations. According to NBC News, President Trump ordered a conditional strike on General […]

Impeachment Aftermath

Impeachment Aftermath

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MATTHEWS, NC – Unless you live under a rock, the chances are good that you know President Donald J. Trump, America’s 45th and current president, has become the third president to be impeached.  A call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky was brought to light by an unnamed whistleblower. It was during this […]