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GCPS gets a new chairwoman

GCPS gets a new chairwoman

Lydia Lunceford, Opinions Staff Writer May 10, 2022

As of Thursday, January 20th, a new GCPS Chairwoman was elected. Her name is Tarece Johnson, or Dr. Tarece, and she represents all or portions of the Berkmar, Discovery, Duluth, Meadowcreek, and Norcross...

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Are we going extinct?

Victoria Rojas, Photography May 10, 2022

Earth has lived through five extinctions: Ordovician-Silurian Extinction, Devonian Extinction, Permian-Triassic Extinction, Triassic-Jurassic Extinction, and the Cretaceous-Tertiary Extinction. Volcanoes,...

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Can you really make $24/hour at Target?

Alejandro Czako, LHS News Staff Writer May 9, 2022

This year, the big-box store company, Target, has raised the minimum wage from $15 per hour to up to $24 dollars per hour. Also, workers who work at least 25 hours per week will receive healthcare...

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Russian Billionaire puts a hit out on Putin

Ameen Fahmawi, G&B News Staff Writer May 9, 2022

As the Russian invasion of Ukraine goes into its first month, many have started speculating as to how long the invasion will last and its outcome. This comes as a Russian billionaire posted a $1million...

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Crazy in love: what would you do if your mother did this?

Sydney Scott, Opinion Editor May 9, 2022

Love is an emotion with no limits. It has endless boundaries and can’t be defined to one thing. This emotion can even lead to other emotions like jealousy, lust, regret, and hope. Somewhere in this mix...

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Coachella 2022 recap

Devyn Lao, Photography Editor May 3, 2022

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival is the well-known music festival held in Indio, California, in the Coachella Valley. The event is over two consecutive weekends and has hosted a wide range of artists...

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Welcoming the newest Supreme Court Justice

Kori Joseph, Sports Staff Writer May 3, 2022

On February 25th, 2022, President Joe Biden nominated Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to serve as a Justice of the United States Supreme Court, and on April 7th, 2022, a group of senators confirmed her nomination....

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March Madness recap

Ayron Lackey, Sports Staff Writer May 3, 2022

March Madness is the biggest event of the year for college basketball, as this tournament determines the season's national champion. If you are wondering why the college basketball tournament is called...

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GCPS’s newest high school coming fall 2022

Liana Jones, Sports Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Seckinger High School is the newest school in Gwinnett county. In October 2021, Gwinnett County announced that they were building a new high school, and it will open in August 2022 to relieve the Mill...

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Is North Korea testing missiles?

Chase Almond, G&B Writer May 3, 2022

On March 4th, North Korea launched and tested two missiles capable of holding nuclear warheads, which oddly enough, the US government wasn’t too worried about. This is mainly because it was a short-range...

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Best hiking trails in Georgia

Jonathan Thompson, G&B News Staff Writer May 3, 2022

Spring is now here, and people will begin to adventure in the great outdoors. One of the best activities to do in the spring is hiking. Hiking is a great way to get outside and enjoy nature. Here in Georgia,...

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Man gets a heart transplant… from a pig!

Raegan Gaylor, LHS News Staff Writer March 31, 2022

Organ transplants are a very common and normal procedure. In fact, almost 100 are performed each day, according to Donate Life Colorado. Normally, organ donors are people who have unfortunately passed...

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