Bridge threatens Finch's future

Bridge threatens Finch’s future

March 23, 2015

    By Jack Krueger Missing simple food, a good southern breakfast, and a place where waitresses still call you sweetheart and honey? You can find all that and more at Finch’s. A breakfast staple for over 70 years, it is...

Hot cakes up

Jack Nickens, Reporter

March 9, 2015

“Hot cakes up!” That is a common call from inside the International House of Pancakes (otherwise known as iHop) kitchen. March 3 is National Pancake day. iHop celebrates by giving away free pancakes each year. This year was the 10th anniversary, and they did not disappoint. On free Pancake Day iHop is packed from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. Our five-minute wait was well worth it. On this particular day our...

Battle for superior phone

Preyer Fountain, Business Manager

March 5, 2015

The battle for superiority between the two cell phone giants rages on. Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Android are two of the most popular smartphones on the market today, but which one is truly the best? Many mainstream, average Broughton kids are quick to say the iPhone is the best phone on the market, hands down. But is it really? The few, proud Android owners would beg to differ. “I love my Droid. It has...

Seeing double

Jack Covington, Reporter

March 5, 2015

Whoa, didn’t I just see him? Wait, what about her? Am I seeing doubles? There are many sets of twins at our school. What would it be like having a twin brother or sister at your school? Some people may not know that the person standing next to them in the hallway looks identical to the person walking in the opposite direction. On the first day of school you could have Peter in one of your classes. Yo...

Netflix binge

Kelly Ann Evans, Photo Editor

March 5, 2015

Is cable television going out of style? One of the most popular trends of convenient TV watching for Broughton students is Netflix. Netflix provides online streaming and viewing of media, available for viewers to watch on devices such as computers, cell phones, iPads, and televisions. Popular places to watch netflix are in bed or on the couch. It offers about 10,000 titles with several different genres...

Perfect timing is all in wrist of student

Tre Lyerly, Reporter

March 5, 2015

It’s third period on a B-day in early January. Business class with Tomey is as lively as ever, and for whatever reason, my classmates are debating what the meaning of the word “dovetail” is, as they are apt to do whenever something takes their attention away from the curriculum. Seeking closure on the subject, one of the folks in the back yells, “Just Google it already!” As if on cue, I tap the sol...

QOH recap

Ford Hester, Reporter

March 5, 2015

As soon as Queen of Hearts craze is here, it is gone again, leaving Broughton with yet another fantastic year of festivities. This year the entire Queen of Hearts experience was as terrific as always, with classic traditions mixed in with something new every year. Queen of Hearts was observed with a school assembly on Feb. 6, a community assembly on Feb. 7, and a dance the night of Feb. 7. Just like any time...

Drama students salute great american classic with spring musical

Drama students salute great american classic with spring musical

February 3, 2015

Broughton’s drama department will stage a production of the musical “Hello, Dolly!” April 10 and 11. First performed on Broadway in the 1960’s, “Hello, Dolly!” is a classic musical about...

Fuel up: your guide to Raleigh’s java scene

Fuel up: your guide to Raleigh's java scene

Ryan Haar, Online Editor

January 28, 2015

Many Broughton students depend on their daily dose of java to beat the morning doldrums. It is no wonder that coffee is a hugely popular facet of the Raleigh foodie community. Coffee houses have sprung...

From Slovenia to Raleigh

From Slovenia to Raleigh

January 16, 2015

Pozdravia!  IB Coordinator David Brooks has issued this Slovenian greeting over computer speakers several mornings this year. IB juniors are  participating in Skype sessions with students of the ...

New buildings tower over Cameron Village

Frances Hoggard, Reporter

January 6, 2015

Located seconds away from Cameron Village’s extensive variety of shops and restaurants, the Crescent Cameron Village and the 401 Oberlin Phapartment complexes had a reason for being in such a close vicinity to the ever expanding shopping center. For over a year, these two buildings have been going up, causing anticipation throughout Raleigh for the handful of new shops, restaurants, and especially new Cameron Villag...

Gap year gives time to assess, evaluate

Evan Atkinson, News Editor

January 6, 2015

On Friday October 14, former Broughton alumna Kristen Gardner visited some classes to talk about her experiences with taking a gap year. A gap year refers to taking a year long break between graduation and one’s freshman year in order to focus on personal pursuits, usually some sort of travel. Gap years do take many different forms however, “there are a million things you can do with a gap year” Gardner...