Favorite fast food places

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

March 27, 2017

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The bell rings and students rush out of their last class, keys in hand and starving. Where do they head? A lot of Broughton students enjoy eating at the many fast food places that Raleigh has to offer.   A popular choice for students is Chick-Fil-A, conveniently less than a minute away from the school, especially if you drive down the strip.   “I like Chick-Fil-A because their waffle fries are incredible. ...

2017 German Day

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

March 3, 2017

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Congratulations to all students that participated in German Day at Wake Forest University! On March 2, 14 North Carolinian schools and 500 students participated. Special recognition goes to: Myra Lewontin, who placed 1st on Verb Bee Anvita Panajkar who got Honorable Mention for Level 3 Poetry Am STurme, Annette von Droste-Huelshoff Avanti Panajkar who won the T-shirt design contest over 500 T-shirts Anna Yerxa...

Weather makeup days

Weather makeup days

January 24, 2017

Raleigh welcomed 2017 with its first wave of snow on Saturday. School was canceled from January 9th to 11th, giving students a much needed break. If this week seems longer than usual, blame Mother...

Cooper inaugurated

Cooper inaugurated

Luke Brizzolara, Double Truck Editor

January 18, 2017

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  Over the wintery weekend, North Carolina Governor-elect Roy Cooper was inaugurated to replace Pat McCrory on Saturday, January 7. While many people looked forward to attending his inauguration in d...

Friday the 13th

Binita Thapa, Online Editor

January 13, 2017

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Before you say TGIF, here’s some news: it’s Friday the 13th. Considered the unluckiest day of the year, the 13th only falls on a Friday twice during 2017 (the second one will be in October). In order for a month to have a Friday the 13th, the month must begin on a Sunday. No one really knows why Friday the 13th is so feared. Some say that it’s origins come from the Bible, since Jesus was crucified on a Friday and...

2016 in Review

Keegan Quirk, Co-Editor

December 18, 2016

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As 2016 wraps up, we take a look back at the fabulous year here at Broughton.   We brought in the new years with spikes and digs at our annual Volleybros tournament. The guys left it all on the court as the spiked and dug volleyballs all afternoon.   When February rolled around it was time to dance, and the student body danced the night away in a galaxy far far away.   “Did y'all see that Darth Vader h...

Pocket Points

Branch Quirk, Reporter

December 18, 2016

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A new app, called Pocket Points, could solve one of the biggest issues going on in classrooms throughout the country. Two average college students, Rob Richardson and Mitch Gardner, came up with the idea while sitting in the back of a class lecture at California State University, and seeing all of their classmates off task and on their phone. Brainstorming for an idea, Richardson and Gardner struck gold. The app is one of...

Black Friday Mania

Reed Proctor, Reporter

December 6, 2016

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   Christmas shoppers can relax. Great deals are abundant on Black Friday. November 26 marks the day after Thanksgiving, otherwise known as Black Friday.   Shoppers on black friday are not only relentless, but competitive. Every year there are a series of incidents, where people are trampled in route to get their goods. According to the Black Friday ‘death counter’ seven people have died and 98 have been injured fr...

Students prep for homecoming week

Regan Curtis, News Editor

October 7, 2016

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   Homecoming, arguably the most important night in Broughton sports, is just around the corner and students are excited.   “I’m stoked for my last Homecoming, especially for getting to be Buzz Lightyear,” senior Will Smith said. “I’m being Buzz Lightyear, that’s all I will say,” Smith said when asked if he was in the senior skit or simply referring to Movie Monday.   Varsity football will pl...

Dancing to fame

Dancing to fame

Meredith Lee, Reporter

September 28, 2016

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 Many no’s, but five good yesses- that’s all it took for Ariana DeBose to reach the Broadway stage as a cast member of the musical Hamilton.   DeBose visited Broughton Sept. 9 and shared abou...

Summer at the movies

Ben Blanchard, Reporter

May 6, 2016

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There are quite a few blockbuster movies coming out this summer. There’s a good amount of variety here, from a classic Pixar film finally getting a much awaited sequel, to the reimagining of an iconic pulp hero, to a comic book team’s film debut unlike any other seen before. The highlights of the vast roster of Summer 2016 movies are as follows:   June   Now You See Me 2 is the sequel to the commerci...

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