Nikki’s Senior Sign-Off

While I never had the chance to learn at the original Apex building, I have had the opportunity to mold the new building for the next generation of Cougars. Freshman year, the class of 2021 started learning at the Green Level campus. Although my time there was enjoyable and I certainly made unforgettable memories, it feels good to be home

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Instagram Infographics: The Double-Edged Sword of Digital Activism

If you have been active on Instagram at all in the past year, then you may have seen at least one post like this: serious issues such as police brutality or racism condensed down into bullet points, all pasted onto a pastel background with eye-catching fonts. Sound familiar? These Instagram infographics have been circulating on social media for the past

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Opinion: In an Effort to Prevent Discrimination in North Carolina’s Public Schools, HB 324 Does the Opposite

On May 12th, HB 324 passed the North Carolina House of Representatives 66-48. The bill, titled “Ensuring Dignity & Nondiscrimination/Schools,” is a proposed amendment to Article 8 of Chapter 115C of the General Statutes that would add a section restricting the ability of students and teachers to discuss issues relating to race and gender in the classroom. It takes aim

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Creating My Own Legacy

Looking back through my high school years, I could’ve never predicted what my life would be like senior year. My freshman year, I had no idea of what I wanted to do with my life or where I wanted to go to college. If anyone asked about my future plans, I probably would have just given some basic answers. Looking

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