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Affirmative action works backwards

Suzanne Blake, Editor-In-Chief

February 8

Filed under Opinion

The page reads, “Please indicate how you identify yourself.” The options include American Indian, Asian, Black/African American, Pacific Islander and White, and the form is your college application. While the Common...

Budget cuts leave schools filthy

Jules Micchia, Sports Editor

February 8

Filed under Opinion

I do not understand the WCPSS budget. Apparently they needed to cut funding, so they cut custodians at schools in favor of contracts for night crews and cut that, too and changed the thermostats. But then they bought 10 laptops...

Positive role models

The Forest Fire staff

February 8

Filed under Opinion

With the recent controversy surrounding our sister school, Rolesville High, we felt motivated to share our view on the situation. For those who may not have heard, a recent video arose showing a Rolesville High School resource...

New governor

The Forest Fire staff

February 8

Filed under Opinion

As the Governor Roy Cooper enters his new position serving North Carolina, there are countless issues the state electorate is hoping will be addressed. One of the issues less talked about in North Carolina needing drastic improvement...

Fake News

Ross Genetti, Staff Reporter

February 8

Filed under Opinion

Not everything on the internet is believable. Students need to be more cautious in what they choose to believe online. Dishonest writers have been recently releasing false articles on Facebook, causing high school students and...

School starts too early

Rebekah Helms, Staff Reporter

February 8

Filed under Opinion

With a starting time at our school of 7:20 a.m. my friend’s bus comes nearly an hour and a half before classes begin. Clearly, school starts too early for teens to get enough sleep and do well in class. Trying to catch a...

Townhouses on 98

Chad Schmidt, Staff Reporter

February 8

Filed under Opinion

How would it feel to have strangers staring into your house from dawn to dusk? The Wake Forest Board of Commissioners has approved the building of three-story townhomes off of the 98 bypass. These homes will be directly in the...

Emma’s Dilemma

Emma Lewis, Staff Reporter

February 8

Filed under Opinion

Five minutes before heading on stage for their pivotal middle school graduation, four teenage girls were stopped because their shoulders were “distracting.” These girls were moments away from walking in front of their families...

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