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How Has COVID-19 Affected the Entertainment Industry

Jason Rong

September 16, 2020

In this day and age, everyone is so involved with entertainment; ranging from watching movies to listening to music, playing video games to watching sports, we use entertainment to cope after a long day of work and to enjoy ourselves. It’s hard to imagine a world without it; It’s hard to imagine a wo...

Condemning the Confessions: Black Falcons take on hate content

A series of confessions accounts dubbed under

The Green Hope Falcon, Staff

September 4, 2020

It’s only been three weeks into the start of an unprecedented school year in the midst of unprecedented times, but a new kind of virus has already managed to disseminate amongst the student body. “Green Hope Confessions” -- a collective name for a series of Instagram accounts spreading vitriol and ...

Green Hope Kicks Off Countdown to Election Day

The GH Falcon Encouraging you to vote!

Lucas Moore, Staff Writer

September 4, 2020

In under 2 months, North Carolinians will cast their ballot for a President, a Senator, a Governor, school board members, and many more. Election day is November 3rd, and it’s important to get involved. AP Government teacher Michael Miragliuolo said, “I think it is extremely important for young p...

Cases at Cardinal Gibbons: A Warning of What Might Be To Come

Cardinal Gibbons, a private Catholic high school in Raleigh, is one of the first high schools to re-open with in-person instruction

Uma Bhat, Editor-in-Chief

September 4, 2020

While Wake County Public Schools (WCPSS) has extended its period of “virtual learning” until early October, private schools in North Carolina -- including Cardinal Gibbons (CGHS), a Catholic school in Raleigh -- have already begun welcoming students back on campus. But despite efforts to put in p...

State of Production, GH Theater, and Hollywood Tea

State of Production, GH Theater, and Hollywood Tea

Ameena Farooqui

September 3, 2020

COVID-19 for obvious reasons has had an impact on the productions of movies and shows globally this 2020. Worldwide production has been put on a halt with many movies/shows being postponed or cancelled. The film industry in all areas, has taken one of the biggest hits in years due to conditions not ...

The Future of Standardized Testing: ACT for 2021?

At Green Hope, where students are highly competitive academically, the future of the ACT has been called into question.

Samir Tusneem

September 3, 2020

One of the most stressful events in the high school experience and a once mandated assessment for students to gain admission to college, the ACT -- and its importance -- has been called into question in the face of COVID-19 America. With the number of cases continuing to surge throughout the country...

Struggles with Counselors- Admin VS. Students

Struggles with Counselors- Admin VS. Students

Lorelei Zagacki

September 3, 2020

During this time of challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been a clash of students versus staff regarding the lack of communication that has brought up frustration over the struggle of receiving a response from counselors and administrators. In answer from Admin about delayed respon...

COVID-19 vs. Small Businesses: How You Can Help!

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Ellie Hamashima

September 3, 2020

Abandoned shops, vacant parking lots, constant circumvention of contact with others, and forgotten dreams of traveling have become the new normal. Thanks to the pandemic caused by Coronavirus, life as we know it has changed. Small business owners throughout America have lost their stores. One of them,...

Students and Staff Opinions on Virtual Learning

Students and staff at Green Hope have mixed opinions on virtual learning -- but the consensus that long hours are taking a toll on students seems to be sound

Lucas Moore

August 31, 2020

We asked 275 students and staff members at Green Hope about their opinion on Virtual Learning so far. The consensus? Virtual Learning may not be great, but it’s the best solution for now. The distribution of the ratings    The Student Perspective Between students and teachers, students rated the Virtual Learning experience significantly lower. The average rating from student...

COVID-19 Is Shaping Up to Be a Black and White Issue

COVID-19 has hit Wake County Public Schools. What happens next?

Geoffrey Dean, Chief Data Editor

April 20, 2020

All across the globe, with the exception of sixteen countries, COVID-19 has reshaped and disrupted daily life. For minority communities, however, the virus is taking an even greater toll. Across The United States, individuals of color have been losing their lives to COVID-19 at a far higher rate than...

Asking Dr. Hedrick Questions About Coronavirus

Asking Dr. Hedrick Questions About Coronavirus

Bilal Azzam and Samarth Jadia

March 21, 2020

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qgZVUJhrVt0

Who is Most at Risk for COVID-19?

COVID-19 has hit Wake County Public Schools. What happens next?

Geoffrey Dean, Chief Data Editor

March 13, 2020

As fear and concern flood the internet, it is important to understand the degree of risk for various subsects of the population. Below are the number of confirmed cases, deaths and the mortality rate based on age, occupation, and preexisting health conditions. The data comes from a China CDC Weekly analysis...

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