The Center for Disease Control recommends that babies get their first vaccination, specifically for Hepatitis B, at birth.

Nationwide push for vaccines necessary

November 29, 2018

Grady has recently been in the news involving a student getting the mumps. There have only been 1,885 cases of mumps, one of the many contagious diseases that can be prevented ...

Many baseball stadiums experience large holes in the crowd like these in SunTrust Park as interest in baseball wanes nationwide.

Baseball strikes out among young Americans

November 29, 2018

When the Super Bowl rolls around, everyone is talking about it. It doesn’t matter whether or not someone cares about football; the Super Bowl is understood to be more than a...

A large amount of the trash in Piedmont Park from Music Midtown comes from plastic bottles.

Totally trashed: How Music Midtown generates its own waste

October 21, 2018

At the end of the first night of Music Midtown, as the festival goers were stumbling away, I looked out across the expanse of the Piedmont Park meadow. A sea of trash stretche...

Singer Chris Brown was arrested on July 6, 2018 after a concert in Florida for an outstanding felony warrant from a year ago when he assaulted a photographer.

Today’s Celebrities Represent Poor Role Models for Teenagers

October 5, 2018

From allegations of sexual assault to domestic violence, the entertainment industry has been flooded with controversy for years. With fame comes trouble, and that’s what usua...

SEL advisement wastes students' time

SEL advisement wastes students’ time

January 16, 2018

Some students may remember feeling dismayed after receiving an email from Assistant Principal Willie Vincent announcing the termination of chosen advisements at the end of last ...

Homework: What Is The Limit?

Bria Brown, Writer

December 19, 2017

Everyday after school for around four to six hours, I spend my time completing tedious homework assignments on information I already have learned. This is the routine for many students at Grady High School. Specifically, it creates a problem for students who are involved in  time--consuming clubs and sports. The primary cause of this dilemma is the type and amount of homework given out by teachers....

School district overlooks Jewish holidays, students struggle

School district overlooks Jewish holidays, students struggle

November 28, 2017

Any Jewish student at any Atlanta Public School (APS) knows the struggle of missing school once or twice per year during the high holidays. Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are two...

HQ2 proposals(dark green) from 238 cities and regions across 54 states, provinces, districts, and territories across North America. (Image courtesy of

Bye Seattle, Hello Atlanta: Amazon Headquarters Relocation

November 28, 2017

Amazon, the world’s largest online retail organization, is amidst a search for a city to host its new headquarters (HQ2) which will be chosen in 2018. This will be the secon...

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