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An Israeli flag is seen amidst a pro-Palestine rally.

Israeli-Hamas War Causes Fear and Anxiety Throughout the World

Gabe Elkinson and Daniel Sommerfeld November 8, 2023

“I will never forget Saturday, Oct. 7. I will never forget what Hamas did to my people,” says 14-year-old Israeli Boris Fridman to The Forum, in response to the attacks by Hamas.  At around 6:30...

Duane Davis was indicted on Sept. 29.
Photo courtesy of Las Vegas Police Department.

Tupac Murder Suspect Indicted After More Than 20 Years

Lauren Dixon, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

On Sept. 29, Duane Keith “Keffe D” Davis was indicted for the murder of Tupac Shakur. The rapper, who was tragically gunned down in a drive-by shooting in Las Vegas on Sept. 7, 1996, has been a symbol...

The 2021 Guinean coup was the second coup Guinea in two years, and destabilized west Africa for future coups in the 2020’s.

African Democracies in Crisis

Theo Arnold, Staff Writer November 7, 2023

On Aug. 30th, a successful coup d’etat was held in Gabon. That coup was the ninth successful coup and the 14th attempted coup in Africa since 2020. After a period of relative peace for 20 years in Africa,...

Kevin McCarthy was ousted as the House speaker after dropping demands for steep spending cuts.

Government Shutdown Temporarily Avoided

Emerson Green, News Editor November 7, 2023

At the last minute, Congress reached a deal that President Joe Biden signed to avoid a government shutdown. It was set to happen on Oct. 1 at 12:01 a.m. if Congress could not reach a deal to cut spending....

Sixth grader Pablo Alizadeh commutes to campus by bike.

Rate of Teenage Drivers Plummets

Sonia Alizadeh, Opinion Editor September 28, 2023

Despite the high concentration of student drivers at Paideia, the amount of teenage drivers in general has fallen significantly in the last few decades. In fact, according to the Washington Post, in 1997...

The chemical semaglutide is used to make the increasingly popular drug, Ozempic. Photo from

Ozempic Makes Waves in Hollywood and Beyond

Theo Arnold, Staff Writer September 22, 2023

You have probably heard about Ozempic in the news lately, but the miracle medicine doesn’t come without its problems. The chemical semaglutide, known by brand names Ozempic, Wegovy, and Rybelsus, has...

A helicopter flies across the hazy atmosphere of the Los Angeles Basin. High temperatures often lead to more pollutants in the air. (Luis Sinco/Los Angeles Times/TNS) ©2023 Los Angeles Times. Visit at Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

Scorching Summer Temps Raise Climate Concerns

Maisey Brown, Editor-in-chief September 21, 2023

  Excessive heat is no stranger to summers in the Southeast. But this summer felt far hotter than past ones and was nearly unbearable. In fact, most of Georgia was placed under an “Excessive...

Stacey Winston and Miranda Knowles have taken over as High
School Principal and Assistant High School Principal.

Winston and Knowles Take over for Hardin

Hazel Hughes, Feature Editor September 21, 2023

Along with the addition of Tom Taylor to Paideia, the roles of High School Principal and Assistant High School Principal have had revisions as well. Stacey Winston and Miranda Knowles have stepped into...

Students this year have settled back into old habits of close
contact without thoughts of COIVD.

Covid’s Comeback

Luisa Lieberman, Copy Chief September 21, 2023

Walking around Paideia’s campus, you might be reminded of the years before 2020, times when COVID-19 was not a major worry in the world. Aside from the increased availability of hand sanitizer around...

Trump getting his picture taken for his mugshot where he was reported at 6’3 and 215 lbs.

Trump in Trouble

Nayan Dodge, Social Media Manager September 19, 2023

On Thursday, Aug. 24, 2023, former president Donald J. Trump surrendered himself into the hands of law enforcement at the Fulton County Jail and was arrested on felony charges due to his efforts to overturn...

Protestors hold a banner and shout, Stop Cop City, during the public comment portion of the Atlanta City Council ahead of the final vote to approve legislation to fund the training center at Atlanta City Hall, on Monday, June 5, 2023, in Atlanta. (Jason Getz/The Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS) ©2023 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Visit at Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC.

RICO Charges Hit Cop City Protesters

Sawyer Brown, Staff Writer September 18, 2023

On Aug. 29, 61 people were indicted under the Racketeering Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) law after protesting the Atlanta Public Safety Training Center, commonly called Cop City. RICO is...

Construction of the High School House began in January and is still ongoing.

Construction Continues Throughout Campus

Emerson Green, News Editor September 18, 2023

As this new school year began, students and faculty were met with the obstacle of construction throughout campus. Construction projects on campus have been underway for a while now, something that Paideia...

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