Michael Jordan’s $560,000 Sneakers

Matias Landau, Writer | May 18, 2020

An iconic pair of sneakers made for and worn by arguably the best player in NBA history, Michael Jordan, was recently auctioned off for a whopping $560,000. These game-worn and signed Air Jordan sneakers were sold at Sotheby’s Auction House in New York. Jordan wore these shoes during his rookie season in 1985.  Sotheby's claimed that there were ten online bidders fighting for these shoes in a...

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Is Tik Tok Stealing Our Information?

Mary Frances Ernstberger, Writer | May 16, 2020

Tik Tok is currently the most popular entertainment platform among young people with over 800 million active users, the majority of which aged 16-24. The app has had immense success and was the most downloaded app of 2019. In spite of all the traction this app has gained, there have been numerous privacy concerns regarding the app “stealing” users’ information.  In late 2019, accusations...

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Update on Social Distancing Guidelines and Reopening the Country

Mary Frances Ernstberger, Writer
May 7, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken the United States along with the rest of the world by storm. With conflicting ideas of how to proceed with social distancing measures and reopening the country, things are as uncertain as ever. Some states, like Georgia, have decided to almost completely reopen, while others, like New York, have extended their stay at home orders for the time being. Protests have...

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Behind the Scenes Interview with Kevin Atlas

George Evans and Jacob King
March 12, 2020

This Tuesday, Farragut High School was lucky enough to have businessman and motivational speaker, Kevin Atlas, come and speak with the student body and many of the faculty. Mr. Atlas was a nationally ranked basketball player in high school who started four successful companies, and he now inspires students around the globe, all with one arm. The Anchor was lucky enough to get an interview with Atlas...

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Is Tik Tok Stealing Our Information?

Mary Frances Ernstberger, Writer
May 16, 2020

Tik Tok is currently the most popular entertainment platform among young people with over 800 million active users, the majority of which aged 16-24. The app has had immense success and was the most downloaded app of 2019. In spite of all the traction this app has gained, there have been numerous privacy concerns regarding the app “stealing” users’ information.  In late 2019, accusations...

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Bachelor Season 24 Finale

Ashleigh Nicholson and Mary Frances Ernstberger
March 11, 2020

Season 24 of The Bachelor has been the most dramatic season yet, and “Bachelor Nation” was taken for quite a turbulent ride during last night’s finale episode. Week eleven ended in Madison leaving the show after her second interaction with Peter’s family went south. However, Peter’s parents and brother loved Hannah Ann, and tried to persuade him to further pursue their relationship instead...

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Michael Jordan’s $560,000 Sneakers

Matias Landau, Writer
May 18, 2020

An iconic pair of sneakers made for and worn by arguably the best player in NBA history, Michael Jordan, was recently auctioned off for a whopping $560,000. These game-worn and signed Air Jordan sneakers were sold at Sotheby’s Auction House in New York. Jordan wore these shoes during his rookie season in 1985.  Sotheby's claimed that there were ten online bidders fighting for these shoes in a...

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German Bundesliga Set to Return May 16th

Matias Landau, Writer
May 16, 2020

Germany’s professional soccer league, the Bundesliga, is set to return on May 16th after weeks of not hosting any games. The league was put on hold since March 13th due to the coronavirus pandemic and will resume over two months later behind closed doors. This will be the first major European league to resume after being postponed.  New measures will be taken to assure the health and safety of...

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Is Outer Banks Worth The Hype?

Nate Ernstberger, Writer
May 16, 2020

During this quarantine, many people have been turning to Netflix in order to pass the time while self-isolating. This has led to many shows getting extremely popular as talking about Netflix shows is a good way for people to relate to each other. Few shows during this time, however, have gained as much traction as the new teen adventure show, Outer Banks. Outer Banks follows protagonist John B and...

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What To Do For Your Quarantine Birthday

Suzy Hill, Witer
May 16, 2020

Many people are having a hard time celebrating their birthdays during this time of strict social distancing regulations. Many of the typical birthday activities such as parties, going out to eat, and hanging out with loved ones and friends, are not possible because of the Covid-19 Pandemic. Even though the celebration may be a little different than you expected, here are some ways to keep your birthday...

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The Madness Of March

Will Stevens, Joshua Jarnagin, and Nate Ernstberger
March 12, 2020

Will Stevens, Josh Jarnagin, and Nate Ernstberger discuss the Power 5 conference tournaments and the impact they can have on the NCAA tournament.

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What is (Or Should Be) Success?

Tony Lyons, Matias Landau, and George Evans
March 5, 2020

The idea of success is particular to one's ideas of happiness. In this podcast, a common ground among different ideas of success is found.

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