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Two Truths, One Laurelie: Lights, Camera, Pandas!

Two Truths, One Laurelie: Lights, Camera, Pandas!

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

February 28, 2019


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Animal cams became wildly popular after one giraffe, named April, was filmed during her pregnancy. Social media covered her every move, creating a star overnight. Since then, many animal cams have popped up and given viewers around the world a glimpse into the lives of these creatures. Recently, I have...

A Study of the Steady Decline in School Product Quality

A Study of the Steady Decline in School Product Quality

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

February 16, 2019


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Often times, while scrolling through social media, I like to compare my work to others in the journalism field. Lately, I have felt as if my work has been closer to fake news than real journalism. Powerful journalism is one of the most important structural concepts of society, and I felt it was time...

Two Truths, One Laurelie: New Year, nEw mE

Two Truths, One Laurelie: New Year, nEw mE

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

January 15, 2019


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Let's be honest here guys, New Year's resolutions are kind of a joke. We often tell ourselves we are going to lose weight or learn to play the violin. One year, I decided to learn how to do a handstand. Understandably, I still do not know how to do a handstand. Unfortunately, most people drop their resolutions...

School Secretary, Terry Rogers, Continues to Serve as the Light of Central High

School Secretary, Terry Rogers, Continues to Serve as the Light of Central High

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

December 5, 2018


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Central High is composed of over 900 students and more than 50 staff members, many of which have dedicated their lives to the school and the students who grace the halls every day. Many faculty members arrive early and stay until late into the night. Often times they are planning lessons during lunch...

MISSING: ONE TURKEY, If Found Do Not Mention Thanks or Giving

MISSING: ONE TURKEY, If Found Do Not Mention Thanks or Giving

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

November 22, 2018


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Jingle Bells Jingle Bells, Thanksgivings on the way! It is holiday season my friends and things are getting warm and toasty... and maybe even smelly? Thanksgiving is on the way and I can already smell all the amazing food! Thanksgiving at my house has always been a big deal, family from all over brings...

PD..Actually, How About We Not

PD..Actually, How About We Not

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

November 13, 2018


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Classrooms, hallways, and even the Agra, defining places of wonder at Central High, are becoming infected. 'What is this disease?' one may ask. Excessive public display of affection, better known as PDA, has plagued our great school. Sadly, I have to be the bearer of bad news by informing the student...

Spooky Season

Spooky Season

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

October 26, 2018


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Pumpkin carving, humorous boos, seems like the Halloween season has come through! Yes, the spooky season is here and nobody else is more excited for Halloween than me. Over fall break, I considered writing this column about my favorite scary movies or maybe fall treats I love to make, but eventuall...

Central, What’s Good?

Central, What’s Good?

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

October 9, 2018


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Every school has ups and downs; many times when a school is experiencing one of its downs, a lot of people will focus on all the negative aspects of the school and the community. Recently, Central received some negative light in the media for the irresponsible actions of a select few students. Many parents...

Ready, Set, Vote!

Ready, Set, Vote!

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 24, 2018


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Pumpkin spice and everything nice, yet it seems as if something else is in this fall air. Ballots, debating, and highly persuasive commercials trying to convince Tennesseeans to vote for Marsha Blackburn are everywhere; it must be voting season! Yes, that is right ladies and gentlemen, now is your...

To College and Beyond

To College and Beyond

Laurelie Holmberg, Columnist

September 19, 2018


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Picture this, it is senior year, mid-April, graduation is less than a month away, and you are scrambling to decide what you are going to do after high school. Sounds crazy, right? Surprisingly this is a problem for a lot of students. Most young adults are extremely excited to graduate, but forget to...

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