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Morgan Wingo (12) signs her commitment to Bethune Cookman University, accompanied by her family. She will play volleyball at the school.

Student athletes commit on National Signing Day

Lily Konigsmark, Social Media Manager February 14, 2024

National Signing Day takes place on the first Wednesday of February for student athletes to commit to playing at the collegiate level. It is a milestone day for coaches, classmates, family and friends...

Mean Girls: Old and new

Mean Girls: Old and new

Colette DePasquale, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

A new version of the Mean Girls movie was released at the beginning of 2024, sparking the attention of both teens and adults. The 2004 Mean Girls was a big hit movie in the early 2000s and is still popular...

Mickey Mouse in Steamboat Willie (1928)

Disney’s near-century-long battle with copyright

Harrison Pacin, Staff Writer February 14, 2024

Out of all of the cartoon characters ever made, one probably pops up in people’s heads the most. This, of course, is Mickey Mouse himself. Mickey Mouse and his friends have arguably been the single most...

Piracy reigns supreme on TikTok

Piracy reigns supreme on TikTok

Kaia Kirkpatrick, Social Media Manager February 14, 2024

Although TikTok has a reputation for encouraging the production of unique material, many users also use it as a venue to submit pre-existing intellectual property, which is against the platform's terms...

Just wingin it

Just wingin’ it

Addison Moreland, Section Editor February 14, 2024

Starting a business is not an easy endeavor. It takes dedication, passion, and drive—all of which the Sims family possesses. What began as a food truck has blossomed into a ten-year-old restaurant that...

La FAFSA ahora está abierta para los estudiantes

La FAFSA ahora está abierta para los estudiantes

Wesley Harrison and Zaria Byers January 5, 2024

¿Qué es FAFSA? El paso principal para aplicar a las universidades es completar el formulario FAFSA (selecta “Español en la esquina superior izquierda). Aunque ha abierto anteriormente el 1 de octubre...

Papa Noel viene al pueblo

Sydney Martinez and Editora Gerente December 19, 2023

Es el día después del Día de Acción de Gracias. Tu madre está frenéticamente corriendo por la cocina mientras que sus galletas se queman, tocando “Buenas Navidades” a todo volumen...

Santa Claus is coming to town

Santa Claus is coming to town

Addison Moreland, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

It’s the day following Thanksgiving. Your mother is frantically running through the kitchen as her cookies burn, blaring “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas” so loudly that she can’t...

“Banning books gives us silence when we need speech.” -Stephen Chbosky

Sydney Martinez, Managing Editor December 19, 2023

Book banning is not a new phenomenon, but has been a recurring event dating back to 1637. “Obscenity,” “explicit sexuality,” and “inappropriate” are broad terms that have been used...

Marietta High School’s Game Day cheer team (Emma Johnson, Makayla Farris, and Ava Jane Denny not pictured) celebrates their state win while displaying Blue Devil spirit.

Game day cheer team sticks the landing, third in state

Zaria Byers, Print Editor-in-Chief December 19, 2023

The month of December marks the be- ginning of Game Day Cheer competition season. Game day cheer differs from other forms of cheer in the sense that it is focused on crowd engagement. Game...

El Niño snowy winter weather predictions

El Niño snowy winter weather predictions

Kaia Kirkpatrick, Social Media Manager December 19, 2023

As winter quickly approaches, many are excited about anticipated holiday activities. However, some plans might be put to a halt with the recent weather predictions of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric...

Flag football, Area Champs to Elite Eight

Flag football, Area Champs to Elite Eight

Reagan Kelley, Staff Writer December 19, 2023

Flag Football is an increasingly popular sport in the United States. In 2020, all Georgia high schools had the option to add girls flag football as a sport. Marietta took on this offer and created...

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