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Lauren Lee

Lauren Lee, News Editor

Lauren Lee, a junior at NC, is a News editor for The Chant. She enjoys reading poetry books, listening to music and playing with dogs. She loves talking about recent events going on in the world and making it into something fun to read. She has a passion for writing and one day hopes to become a journalist or a Management Analyst in the future.


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Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell will testify before Congress for the second day in a row as lawmakers expect to grill Powell on soaring inflation and interest rate hikes. His speech finds new ways to control inflation that will actually work. He highlights the active disinflation to give the country hope in the economy.

Combating inflation

Lauren Lee, News editor
March 10, 2023
 As final exams approach, students configure various study habits to prepare and receive passing grades. NC’s bell schedule will alter December 15 and December 16; the last two days of the semester for efficient testing days. With the proper studying skills, a satisfying grade will come with ease.

NC’s final exams

Lauren Lee, News Editor
December 12, 2022
 From the outside looking at the modeling industry, people have glorified the modeling profession with beautiful, young, slim women. As with almost anything, there lies a dark side of the modeling industry. From eating disorders to mental health issues models across the world have faced intense manipulation.

From runways to scandals

Lauren Lee, News Editor
December 7, 2022
Over the years, daylight savings time has brought great controversy in the U.S Congress. With the Sunshine Protection Act, daylight or standard time will remain permanent and bring an end to the draining time change twice a year. With this bill passed, deer crashes will reduce along with depression.

Save the shine

Lauren Lee, News editor
November 9, 2022
Netflix released “Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story” September 21, 2022, to shine a light on Jeffery Dahmer’s horrific crimes. Dahmer committed 17 gruesome murders over the course of 13 years. With the emphasis on childhood trauma and discrimination, viewers rave over the new series.

Organs for dinner

Lauren Lee, Reporter
October 19, 2022
Today, October 10, people throughout America take the day off to honor Christopher Columbus for discovering the Americas. This controversial holiday upsets Native Americans considering the monstrosities he brought amongst their ancestors. Schools and jobs should think twice before giving their employees and students the day off.

Stolen land, stolen holiday

Lauren Lee, News editor
October 10, 2022
Soulcap: a British-owned company designed swim caps for curly and kinky hair. After denying athletes the right to wear caps in the Olympics, the company announced that athletes can wear their products for competitive swimming races. They initially banned the swim caps during last year’s Tokyo Olympics because the caps did not follow the natural form of the head,

A dive into inclusive headwear

Lauren Lee, News editor
September 15, 2022
This year, people across the globe remember and honor the 2,977 people killed in the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, at the World Trade Center site, Shanksville Pennsylvania and the Pentagon. Recalling the devastation wrought on 9/11 fills the atmosphere with grieving emotions. Yet 9/11 remains in the hearts of families and friends across the world.

September 11 tribute

Lauren Lee, News editor
September 11, 2022
 Kim Kardashian and Pete Davidson’s relationship came to an end after dating for nearly nine months. The two remain friends and plan on staying close, but Kardashian reports herself as single and ready to mingle.

The end of Kete

Lauren Lee, News Editor
August 30, 2022
Caption: Home Box Office (HBO Max) released an engrossing film “The Princess” on Saturday, August 13. The documentary unveils a series of footage and tapes from Princess Diana’s early life as the Princess of Wales, as well as her last moments alive. Through the tapes, the audience can live vicariously through royalty while battling with a strange love.

Princess duties

Lauren Lee, News Editor
August 25, 2022
Outside of the Texaco gas station on Moon Station Rd, regular gas prices stand at $3.65  for unleaded and $4.99 for diesel. Since March of this year, the price of regular gas in Kennesaw dropped by 60 cents. Multiple factors have led to the decline in gas prices, and prices should continue to decrease.

A decrease in gasoline

Lauren Lee, News Editor
August 23, 2022
July 31, U.S drone strikes confirmed by U.S President Joe Biden, assassinated Ayman al-Zawahiri, an Egyptian physician and militant who shifted to one of the major ideologies of al-Qaeda. Zawahiri replaced former al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, also killed by the U.S and died in 2011. Zawahiri then led al-Qaeda from 2011 until his death 2 weeks ago.

America strikes back

Lauren Lee, News Editor
August 19, 2022
On the premiere show of “The Kardashians”, Kim Kardashian and her son, Saint West, came across a Roblox game with her face on an ad that led to her sexual content. This frightened Kardashian because she does not want her kids to see her past actions. Roblox later tried to defend themselves and banned the person who instigated the incident.

Roblox’s censorship

Lauren Lee, Reporter
May 16, 2022
Watching the richest man on earth take over one of the largest social media platforms frightens people worldwide. On April 25, billionaire Elon Musk made a deal with Twitter to purchase the social media network for 44 billion dollars. Musk has planned a variety of new changes for the network.

Twitter takeover

Lauren Lee, Reporter
April 26, 2022
Caption: On March 1, 2022, Netflix released a docuseries titled “The Worst Roommate Ever”. The series explores the terrifying stories of several people who have encountered traumatizing roommates. The series includes five episodes with a different case each episode, aside from the last two which contain parts one and two.

Protecting villains

Lauren Lee, Reporter
April 15, 2022
Track and field athletes Zakiya Schloss (left), Sydney Fulford (middle), and Nadia Estime (right) pose on the hurdles in anticipation for tonight’s meet. Tonight North Cobb Highschool hosts the first home track meet in almost 8 years. Field events start at 5 and running events start at 6. North Cobb, North Cobb Christian, Cumberland Christian Academy, and Campbell high school compete against each other tonight. “Im very excited for tonight. Now that our facilities are up to date, we can  finally host a meet. I hope North Cobb can host more track meets in the future now that COVID has lessened. I hope tonight everyone shows what they’ve been working on,” track and field coach Chad Tally said.

Track meet at NC

Lauren Lee, Reporter
March 23, 2022
While Biden helps the lives in danger in Ukraine, he also hurts the economy in the U.S. When gas prices rise, it can affect the economy and impact everything from consumer spending to the price of airline tickets to hiring practices. Gas greatly contributes to transportation, which directly impacts households as they drive, but also businesses that rely on transportation chains worldwide.

A leap in gasoline

Lauren Lee, Reporter
March 18, 2022
Gonzales created these classic and elegant nails in mid-December. She claims these nails as one of her favorite sets because of how the red adds a graceful look and the shiny rhinestones make them stand out. The nails consist of dark red nail polish with a glitter white french tip on the index, ring and pinky finger.

Lovely nails

Lauren Lee, Reporter
March 11, 2022
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