The Chant

After receiving the incredible opportunity to bake her aunt’s wedding cake, Minard grew her business and added wedding cakes to her list of resume. “My biggest order so far was my Aunt’s wedding cake. It was three tiers and two different flavors. I baked the cake layers a day before the wedding, then assembled and iced the whole cake the morning of the wedding,” said Minard.

Kendall Minard: NC’s Gluten-free Baker

Elyssa Abbott, Editor in Chief
January 21, 2021
The Georgia House Rabbit Society currently shelters rabbits in a building on  Cherokee St NW, walking distance from Downtown Kennesaw. “So, the location we are in now, we purchased it in December of 2019. This whole year we’ve just been doing renovations and we moved in about a month and a half ago. Our previous shelter was 1,800 square feet and this new location is 6,500 square feet. So, it’s a substantial amount of space,”  GHRS Shelter Manager, Jennifer McGee said.

The Georgia House Rabbit Society

Beth Hudson, Reporter
December 14, 2020
Over the past 28 years, Mr. and Mrs. Taylor have perfected their elaborate Christmas light display. Their fine-tuned annual production takes over 2,000 hours of labor accumulated over the course of four months. The Taylor’s hard work produces exponential amounts of Joy throughout Kennesaw’s community as Lights of Joy sits at the top of many Georgians’ holiday bucket lists.

Lights of Joy illuminates Kennesaw 

Amber Roldan, Features Editor
December 9, 2020
NC staff and students diligently work to incorporate COVID-19 protocols into the beloved SWAW tradition. Donations, student volunteers, social distancing, and holiday masks will allow 2020’s SWAW to continue to bring holiday cheer to underprivileged children across Kennesaw and Acworth.

Help Save Shop With A Warrior

Amber Roldan, Features Editor
December 7, 2020
Former NC Magnet Warrior, Nicola Wynn continues to live out her dream of traveling and teaching. A few of her destinations include Ko Phan Gan, Thailand (Middle picture) and Ring of Kerry, Ireland (Top picture). Wynn graduated from the NC International Studies program (Bottom picture), and credits much of her journey to it. “The NC Magnet program was very helpful in preparing me for my non traditional career path. I have to be very disciplined with my schedule since there's no one holding me to deadlines. Working for yourself is great, but you have to be organized and motivated to do the work,” Wynn said.

Where in the world did Nicola Wynn go?

Peyton Stack, Sports Editor
November 18, 2020
The lively atmosphere of Anchor Bar juxtaposed with live entertainment can be enjoyed outside or inside with versatile seating. The restaurant also hopes to expand on the restaurant and allow guests to play cornhole and other activities while dining.

From Buffalo to Kennesaw: Anchor Bar

Elyssa Abbott, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2020
A  retired couple who bonded over their love for labradors and coffee plans to open a new coffee shop called Lazy Labrador in early 2021. They seek to share the happiness they find in meeting people, drinking coffee, and watching their adorable puppies with others. “Dogs and coffee and bringing people together. My wife Susan and I met in a dog park and we wanted to create a place that brought people together in the community and to share two of our favorite things-dogs and coffee,” co-owner of lazy labrador Bob Milani said.

Lazy Labrador Kennesaw

Racheal Oni, Reporter
November 10, 2020
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