Pitcher thrown off course

Alec Mawrence, Executive Opinions Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

When Tommy John, former Major League Baseball pitcher, coached his son’s baseball team at Furman University 15 years ago, he did not know what caused players to require Tommy John surgery, but he knew overthrowing was not a good thing. So, he devised a way to get his pitchers to pitch less. ... Read more »

Alumnus ‘smashes’ world record

Amber Olson, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

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Alumnus Neeral Mehta (‘13) said that he and three of his  friends  suddenly burst into song, singing “We are the Champions” by Queen as they concluded their 56th consecutive hour of playing Super Smash Bros. Brawl on... Read more »

Conflict With Curfew

Rachel Lee, Executive Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: A teenager under the age of 18 driving home from a school or religious event after curfew will not receive a ticket As junior Brian Kim was driving home from a youth event at church on an August night, what he thought... Read more »

Charitable house haunts Longvalley Drive

Jessica Lee, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

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Decapitated baby dolls with blood painted on their necks are scattered among little kids behind bars, screaming and begging to be let out. A covered silver platter lies on a table in a dining room setting where the lid is lifted to r... Read more »

Students build friendship through artwork

Hana Bezark, Executive Copy Editor

October 3, 2014

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As science teacher Anthony Fiala walked down the science hallway, he thought about how he could enhance the plain brick wall with a creation expressing altruism. This concept is something Fiala emphasizes in his Brain Studies c... Read more »

Passengers Avoid Pay

Victoria Tu, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: Passengers in a car being driven by an underage driver will be ticketed As she headed home on a Sunday night, junior Melanie Holpert was one of multiple passengers in a car when red and blue lights started flashin... Read more »

Legal Without Liquor

Taylor Shuman, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: Teenagers who do not drink at a party will get a ticket along with the teens who have been drinking Senior Johnny Bear attempted to sneak out of the back of a house, only to find a flashlight shining brightly in his... Read more »

GBN Goes Global: Foreign Universities

Maddy Placik, Executive Features Editor

May 22, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

While many graduating seniors plan to pack up their cars and drive to college in the fall, a few will be pulling out their passports and hopping on a flight overseas to attend their colleges of choice. Seniors Daniel Congbalay and Zac Kurtz are two students who plan to take this trip overseas. Congb... Read more »

GBN Goes Global: Gap Years

Lauren Sulkowski, Features Editor

May 22, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

As seniors scramble to find their roommates and gather belongings for  their dorms, senior Rebecca Imhoff is packing her bags to go to Hawaii. Next year, she plans to go to Hawaii and work on an organic farm. Imhoff’s work on the farm will be in exchange for free food and housing. According to college co... Read more »

Student walks to his own beat

Taylor Shuman, Features Editor

May 22, 2014

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After seeing the “McDonald’s rap,” a video that went viral on YouTube when junior Jess Jacobson was in fourth grade, Jacobson provided a beat using only his mouth for his friends as they rapped the words to the song. ... Read more »

Tech turns for the worse: Snap with a scratch

Taylor Shuman, Features Editor

April 11, 2014

Filed under Features

When you see two people making funny faces at a phone held out in front of them, it is safe to assume that they are taking a selfie. Whether it be through Snapchat, Twitter or Instagram, teenagers have been taking an increased... Read more »

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