The Chant

Keep Your Head Up by Ben Howard

Bahaar Esfahani, Reporter, Photographer

May 24, 2017

From a young age, Chloe Vernex-Loset loved watching her brother make collages. Zak would sit at his desk, cutting pictures out of magazine articles and gluing them together to create intricate patterns. Zak explained his vision...

A lesson to be learned

April 25, 2017

Though 104 years earlier, Mary Phagan’s death and the Leo Frank case provide important lessons for today’s society. In a world still plagued with prejudice, division, and increased velocity of information, any number of iss...

101 years later

April 25, 2017

Though the case occurred over 100 years ago, its legacy continues to permeate the city of Marietta and its surroundings. In the early 2000s, an undisclosed source and Steve Oney’s book, And the Dead Shall Rise: The Murde...

A changing era

April 25, 2017

The Frank case represents a changing era of American history, especially in the South which still held onto the cleavages of the Civil War. It details a clash between the North and the South, a growing anti-Semitism, and the po...

An April evening

April 25, 2017

Phagan, born on June 1, 1899 to tenant farmer parents who moved to Marietta from Alabama to capitalize on the financial success of the city, set out to pick up her weekly pay from the National Pencil Company downtown on the a...

Roundabout makeover

Roundabout makeover

April 10, 2017

The award-winning voice of North Cobb High School in Kennesaw, Georgia.