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QOH gets intergalactic

Tara Murray, Reporter

December 15, 2015

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Broughton is already abuzz with talk of the Queen of Hearts dance in February. Everyone is already making plans and finding dates with more than two months until the actual dance. Although, what many Broughton students may not know is the rich history behind the big event.   Queen of Hearts began as a PTA-sponsored November carnival in the 1930s to raise money for the school. A Queen of the Carnival was chosen and ...

Beat boxing phenomenon

Shayna Davis, Reporter

December 15, 2015

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Some know her as a co-captain of the Young Feminists, others as a friend or classmate, but most recognize junior Ryan P. Murphy as “that beatboxing girl.”  Since the start of her freshman year, Murphy has built herself quite a reputation for her exceptional and odd talent, beatboxing. “I’ve always been musical, my family is very musical, but when I was in sixthh grade I started beatbox because I was always very...

SAFE turns 25

Tara Murray, Reporter

December 15, 2015

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 The 25th anniversary of SAFE, a club driven by the need for environmental action in the community, is approaching. The Student Action for the Environment club first began in 1990 when a group of students went to Laura Woods in search of an adviser.   The club then started a campaign that changed the face of Broughton recycling and waste management. They began recycling white paper in the science wing, which turned out...

Shoot buckets, not guns

Alistair McWilliam, Reporter

December 15, 2015

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 As basketball season rolls toward March madness, Broughton recalls “Pistol” Pete Maravich, arguably one of the greatest college basketball players of all time.    Pistol Pete played for the Caps in the 1960s.    Maravich’s family moved to Raleigh from Pennsylvania in 1963 when his father, a professional basketball player turned coach, accepted a job on the coaching staff at NC State University.Pist...

Critical decision: window or wall?

Keegan Quirk, Business Manager

October 19, 2015

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  Have you ever wanted to pick the perfect seat for you in class? As the new school year gets underway, teachers are creating seating charts for their new students. Students get little to no say on where the want to sit in the beginning of the year due to the teachers seating charts.  Students may have certain preferences such as the front, middle or back. Some may be even more specific as to the right or left side o...

Fall trends, traditions

Fall trends, traditions

October 19, 2015

 With each new year comes new trends and styles.   As fall continues and the leaves start to change colors, students know it's time to go shopping. This year students everywhere are getting re...

White waves goodbye

White waves goodbye

October 19, 2015

  The Queen of Hearts, Latipac Editor, English teacher and administrator. Few people have had as rich of a history at Broughton as Katherine White   White took a new job at Hilburn Academy in Raleigh as its n...

Counselors confidential

Luke Brizzolera, Reporter

October 9, 2015

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Are you concerned about how your requests, complaints, and other comments that you report to your guidance counselor are received?  Do you want to know how to get the most out of your guidance counselor?         Guidance counselors can give amazing help when used, but many students don’t know what their uses are, or how to use them.         “I think guidance counselors can be helpful, but I honestl...

A day in the life of DB

Ella Webster, Photo Editor

October 9, 2015

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  Biology teacher Rakan DiarBakerli, known as “Mr. DB” by his students, starts off each morning twice: the first time at 2 a.m. to tend to his son, Kenaan, and again at 5 a.m. when he begins to get ready for what lies ahead in the day. The first thing DB does when he wakes up is prepare for his Fajr prayer, which he does each morning at dawn. Next, he changes Kenaan’s diaper and clothes, then gets ready for...

Music box: Italic

Music box: Italic

September 25, 2015

His classmates describe him as “a cool cat” and “very swag” but  senior, Taliesin Auten, known to his listeners as Italic, is much more than that. When he drops new music on his Soundcloud, it...

学中文好!

Regan Curtis, Reporter

September 25, 2015

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  If you can read the above, there’s a good chance you’re one of the many students taking Chinese this year.   This is Broughton’s first year offering Chinese, the most widely spoken language in the world. Students in the language class have already learned their own Chinese names, classroom phrases, and how to pronounce different characters.   “It has been great. The students seem enthusiastic,” Chin...

Hello Dolly! says hello to the stage tonight

Hello Dolly! says hello to the stage tonight

Ryan Haar, Online Editor

April 8, 2015

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"Hello, Dolly!" plays Friday, April 9, to Saturday, April 11, at 7 p.m. in the Diane Payne Auditorium.

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