culture

Cultural representation worthy of praise

When the live-action Mulan was supposed to release on March 9, I immediately made plans to watch it with my sister.  Growing up Asian-American, I bonded with the cartoon Mulan. In the Disney Princess age of the 2000s when everyone was rushing to buy Cinderella dolls, I held on for dear life to my Mulan.… Continue reading Cultural representation worthy of praise

News

Senior advances as National Merit semifinalist

For the first time in years, GHS has its very own National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalist. Out of the 1.4 million juniors who took the PSAT last year, senior Carter Reynolds made it to the top 16,000 and is now in the running for receiving a scholarship. “When I found out, I was really excited because… Continue reading Senior advances as National Merit semifinalist

Entertainment

Flavors of fall

Falling leaves and apple orchards mark the most iconic time of the year: pumpkin spice latte season. This year, Dunkin and Starbucks have continued to expand their fall collection of drinks and sweet treats. The Timberlines’ review team of Charli Graves, Ruby Olston, and myself tried them all so our readers would not have to. … Continue reading Flavors of fall

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Voting 101 for new voters

There is something different about this year—and I promise, I am not talking about Corona. 2020 is an election year. For many students, this is the first time they can participate in elections. It may be overwhelming to think about, but there are a few tips and tricks that first-time voters can keep in mind… Continue reading Voting 101 for new voters

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to excite students

During quarantine, people were bored out of their minds. What did thousands decide to pick up? Video games. The game Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Nintendo Switch became a popular choice for many. With nothing else to do, senior Ian Hudnall began playing the game in late March. “I had played previous games in the… Continue reading Animal Crossing: New Horizons continues to excite students

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Thrift craze promises cash

During quarantine, I added almost 100 pieces to my closet, and it did not cost me a thing. In January and February, my boyfriend and I began casually thrifting. We went to different Goodwills around Greenwood with the hope of finding cool vintage clothes. The rising trend of sustainable shopping had us busy searching for… Continue reading Thrift craze promises cash

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Students get creative with masks

Pencils, notebooks, highlighters and masks—for students worldwide, school supply shopping looked a little different this summer. “It was two days before school started, and I only had like two or three masks. My siblings had like two or three too, and my mom was freaking out because we were going around to stores trying to… Continue reading Students get creative with masks