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The Aftermath: Anti-Trump Protesters

Friday-Saturday night, November 11th-12th, Portland, Oregon was overrun by thousands of anti-Trump protesters. The protests were anything but peaceful, and some even characterized it as a riot. The night amounted to one million dollars in property damage and 112 arrests. Of the 112 protesters arrested, a minimum of seventy-nine did not vote or was... Read more »

  • Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

    Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

    Caitlin LaCour

    December 5, 2016

      The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an upcoming open world action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It stars the titular character Link in an open-world full of exploration and adventure.   Red Dead Redemption 2 Red Dead Redemption 2 is an upcoming open world western action-adventure video game developed by Rockstar Studios and pub... READ MORE »»

  • Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

    Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

    Caitlin LaCour

    December 1, 2016

      American Horror Story has greatly influenced certain names this year. For girls, the name Iris is up by 16%. The boy name Donovan is up by 3%. American Horror Story: Roanoke gave the name Lee a 11% boost for girls  and Elias up 8% for boys. The popular Netflix show Stranger Things, set in the 1980s, brought the name Nancy up 46% and Joyce up 23%. Dustin is up by 32% and Lucas 25%. The names... READ MORE »»

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  • JackBox Party Pack 3 review

    JackBox Party Pack 3 review

    Grant McGinnity

    November 16, 2016

      The Jackbox Party Pack is the 3rd compilation of games released by Jackbox. It is currently available to download on Xbox One, Steam, PS4, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, and a few other media devices. Like most Jackbox games, you have to use either a mobile device or computer to play as well as having a device with the game downloaded on it such as an Xbox. The pack includes five original games... READ MORE »»

  • Brain on Fire Book Review

    Brain on Fire Book Review

    Alexis McCammon

    November 14, 2016

      Brain on Fire, a memoir by Susannah Cahalan, follows a woman in search for answers. This medical mystery begins with a woman gaining consciousness in a hospital room; she was tied down in a straitjacket and unsure of what happened. Readers soon learn that surprisingly, just weeks before, Cahalan was working as a successful New York Post reporter with a stable relationship. She was seemingly... READ MORE »»

  • Welcoming Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United States

    Welcoming Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United States

    Grant McGinnity

    November 10, 2016

    Donald Trump, who clenched the Republic party nomination in July, has defeated his opponent Hillary Clinton of the Democratic party. He secured the victory by 279 to 228 electoral votes, yet Clinton defeated him in the popular vote by a slim margin, 59,704,886 to Clinton's 59,938,290. So, what are some of Trump's policies and plans after January 20th when he is officially put in office? Supreme Court: Keit... READ MORE »»

School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

  GHS Broadcasting will be hosting a lipdub during Flex period December 12. Participation is encouraged. A lipdub is a moving music video where students lip-sync the lyrics to songs. This lipdub theme is the 80's music. Make sure to dress up and have a good time! This video will be going on YouTube, so be appropriate.

Dec 1 • No Comments

Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots

November 14, 2016

  Georgetown Georgettes are partnering with Toys for Tots (sponsored by the Marine Corps Reserve) this holiday season. Toys for Tots is a program that donates unwrapped...  Read More »

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT 2016

November 4, 2016

  Senior Class Council is hosting a dodge ball tournament on November 17 and 18 during flex period. Team sign-ups are $5 per person and begin on Wednesday, November 2....  Read More »

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

November 2, 2016

Flynn Rider Prince Naveen Tarzan Robin Prince Hans Beast Christopher Walken Eric Shrek Prince Charming from Shrek 2 Aladdin Megamind Fred Jones Lightning McQueen Linguin...  Read More »

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Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Caitlin LaCour

  American Horror Story has greatly influenced certain names this year. For girls, the name Iris is up by 16%. The boy name Donovan is up by 3%. American Horror Story:...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

Halloween: A Full Night of Fright and What to Do With It

October 21, 2016

Quick&Healthy Recipes That You’ve Got to Try

Quick&Healthy Recipes That You’ve Got to Try

October 17, 2016

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Yearbook Senior Ads

Yearbook Senior Ads Dear parents, guardians and friends of seniors; The time has come to honor your senior by reserving space in the 2017 Aerie. Senior ads come in a...  Read More »

Nov 14 • No Comments

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

March 28, 2016

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

March 21, 2016

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Jack Frost BasketBall Tournament 2016

Jack Frost BasketBall Tournament 2016

Grant McGinnity

  If you've been wondering why are concession stand is open and why there is a lot of buses bringing in students from other schools, it's because it's the 37th annual Jack Frost BasketBall tournament. It involves 32 schools that have one girl and one boy team. This tournament has been an annual...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

Georgetown Drops Second in a Row to Cedar Park

Georgetown Drops Second in a Row to Cedar Park

October 17, 2016

  A great start to a new season has quickly turned into a two game losing streak leaving the Eagles desperate to find themselves once again and get back on track. With the defense giving up more than 100 combined points and over 510 rushing yards in two games, there is obviously a big question...  Read More »

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School LipDub 2016

School LipDub 2016

  GHS Broadcasting will be hosting a lipdub during Flex period December 12. Participation is encouraged. A lipdub is a moving music video where students lip-sync the lyrics to songs. This lipdub theme is the 80's music. Make sure to dress up and have a good time! This video will be going on YouTube,...  Read More »

Dec 1 • No Comments

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Inspect A Gadget

Read better, Sleep better

Read better, Sleep better

David Rangel

Apple has released some information about their next update (iOS 9.3). It is said that it will have a "Night mode" function. It will use your current location and the clock...  Read More »

Jan 12 • No Comments

Apple’s smaller iPhone

Apple’s smaller iPhone

December 16, 2015

Apple’s Latest TV

Apple’s Latest TV

December 4, 2015

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

November 5, 2015

The future is here: self driving cars

The future is here: self driving cars

October 22, 2015

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It’s A New Day pep rally

First Pep Rally of the year!

Can’t Feel My Face

The Weeknd Directed by:Grant Singer Composers:Abel Tesfaye, Max Martin, Savan Kotecha, Peter Svensson, Ali Payami Producers:Ali Payami, Max Martin, Nathan Scherrer, Nina Soriano...  Read More »

Rollercoaster

Georgie and the cheerleaders lead the home fans in a crowd favorite cheer.

Red Dirt Music

September 3, 2014

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Top Lists

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Grant McGinnity

  It's about to be Christmas and if you like play video games you might want to get some new ones to entertain you over the break and distract you from annoying relatives.       ...  Read More »

Dec 5

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

December 5, 2016

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

Most Crushworthy Animated Characters of All Time

November 2, 2016

40 Best Apps for iOS

40 Best Apps for iOS

October 27, 2016

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Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Caitlin LaCour

  The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is an upcoming open world action-adventure video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Wii U and Nintendo Switch. It stars the titular character Link in an open-world full of exploration and adventure.   Red...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

Recent Features Stories

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

Baby Naming Trends from Pop Culture

December 1, 2016

JackBox Party Pack 3 review

JackBox Party Pack 3 review

November 16, 2016

Brain on Fire Book Review

Brain on Fire Book Review

November 14, 2016

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Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

Ohio State University investigate potential terrorist attack

Haley VanderHaar

  On Monday (11/28), Ohio State University students returned from Thanksgiving break only to be met by a fellow student as he purposefully crashed into pedestrians...  Read More »

Dec 7 • No Comments

Trump Administration Rumored Names

Trump Administration Rumored Names

These are the rumored staff for the Trump Administration Chief of Staff Reince Priebus Republican National Committee chairman   National Security Advisor M...  Read More »

Nov 16 • No Comments

Recent News Stories

Welcoming Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United States

Welcoming Donald J Trump as the 45th President of the United States

November 10, 2016

Donald Trump, who clenched the Republic party nomination in July, has defeated his opponent Hillary Clinton of the Democratic party. He secured the victory by 279 to 228 electoral...  Read More »

The Reality of Climate Change

The Reality of Climate Change

November 10, 2016

  Donald Trump, the president-elect of the United States of America, is a known climate-change denier. This is very concerning for environmentalists and scientists who...  Read More »

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Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Top 5 Video Games to put on your Christmas list

Grant McGinnity

  It's about to be Christmas and if you like play video games you might want to get some new ones to entertain you over the break and distract you from annoying relatives.       ...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

Top 5 Anticipated Games for 2017

December 5, 2016

Mulan movie review

Mulan movie review

November 18, 2016

JackBox Party Pack 3 review

JackBox Party Pack 3 review

November 16, 2016

Doctor Strange Movie Review

Doctor Strange Movie Review

November 4, 2016

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Editorials

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

Examining Russian Aggression towards America

Caitlin LaCour

  In the latest news, the US has officially accused Russia as committing cyber attacks on the White House and meddling in the electoral system. Tensions between the...  Read More »

Oct 13 • No Comments

‘This Generation’

‘This Generation’

Caitlin LaCour

  New technology breeds new behaviors. How many times have you heard adults complaining about teens using their cell phones? Making comments such as 'kids these...  Read More »

Oct 5 • No Comments

“Black Lives Matter” Protesters Respond to Charlotte Shooting

“Black Lives Matter” Protesters Respond to Charlotte Shooting

September 29, 2016

What No One Tells You About Getting Into College

What No One Tells You About Getting Into College

April 13, 2016

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Billboard Top 5 12/1/16

Billboard Top 5 12/1/16

  Black Beatles Rae Sremmurd Featuring Gucci Mane   Closer The Chainsmokers Featuring Halsey   Starboy The Weeknd Featuring Daft Punk   24K M...  Read More »

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Box office December 2-4 2016

Box office December 2-4 2016

                  Moana: the Disney animated film takes the number one spot making $28,373,000. Directed...  Read More »

Dec 5 • No Comments

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