Author Archives: Camille Gottholm

The Best Pets to Own

As the realities of quarantine set in, the loneliness and boredom becomes evident. We lounge around the house, slugging through each day stuck inside. One upside, however, is spending every day receiving affection and love from my dog and cat. Pets are often dreamt of by younger ones, and most parents are reluctant. However, pets make home life active and

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What’s up with NC’s weather?

It’s no doubt that North Carolina’s “bipolar” weather, particularly in the Triangle, has intrigued its residents. Frosty snow will cover the roofs of houses one day; warm and sunny weather will prompt outdoor activities the next. The unusual patterns seem to have sparked a question across the state: what’s up with NC’s weather? Well the answer to our puzzling forecast

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Interview with an Apex High Multi-Sport Athlete: Weston Freiling

Playing four different sports may sound grueling and awful to some; for Apex High Multi-Sport Athlete, Weston Freiling, it sounds like just another day. This past Monday I interviewed Weston about his different experiences, challenges, and thoughts related to playing three school sports and one club sport.  Q: How long have you been active in sports?  A: I have been

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Why Music?

Neuromusicology: the study which explores how the nervous system reacts to those catchy tunes you were playing this morning. Yes, it has such a potent effect on us that there is a whole branch of science dedicated to the human body and music. In fact musicians have better-connected, more cognitively flexible, and overall larger brains. Not only is there a

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