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UPDATE: In response to Nashville residential growth of 28%, Mayor Barry releases Affordable Housing Plan

Written by Bharat Dangi, Investigative Reporter

 Nashville, Tenn.  — Newly elected Mayor Megan Barry wastes no time addressing the need for affordable housing in Nashville. As a component of her Housing Priorities Plan, she will focus on the need ...  Read More »

April 26, 2016

Successful International Day celebrates the diversity that is O’Town

Written by Isabella West and Photographers: Elijah Pankey, Allison Berrios, Karlo Navarro, Kerri Benford, and Melissa Landeverde.

“Not only will people see different things, they will begin to see things differently. And how do we, with our experiences and our shared experiences get a bigger world view and I think that world view helps us to be better citizens just not of our country but of each other.”  - Ms. Robinson, International Day Coordinator

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April 17, 2016

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Turkey’s President Erdogan seizes largest free press newspaper in homeland

April 8, 2016

Weekly Editorial The government in Turkey and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in its recent crack d...  Read More »

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1/2 a Bird is Wholly Hot! Check out Hattie B’s

April 2, 2016

Live Link to Hattie B's If you are looking to fulfill a craving to wholly fill up a fierce,  fiery, hankering...  Read More »

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Boom! East Nashville Lady Eagles win TSSAA State Basketball Title defeating Upperman Lady Bees, 70-56

March 14, 2016

All around the Lady Eagles as the seconds ticked off at Murphy Center, chants of "Metro Boomin, Metri Boomin'!" and "East Out! East Out!" mixed  in with the general cheers and screams of elation that surrounded the East Nashville Lady Eagles ...  Read More »

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2016 MNPS Project EXPO showcases K-12 student projects on 3/15-16 at Trevecca University

March 13, 2016

  March 15 & 16 2016 Metro Nashville Public Schools system is hosting a project exposition op...  Read More »

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Rockin' Reviews

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Anti, Rihanna’s newest CD is mature & thoughtful and deserves ‘Consideration’

Written by Yessica Leon, Senior Reporter

Waiting on Rihanna to produce a new album can be a bit like waiting for the day prom to get here, or waiting on Christmas. The 'anti'cipation is savory....  Read More »

May 17, 2016

Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Piano teacher builds relationships and performance confidence through humor.

Written by Lasheka Allen, Entertainment Reviewer

“I love performing in front of an audience even though I get really nervous, ” was the sentiment heard by more than one student on Thursday April 27...  Read More »

May 5, 2016

Prince’s Cochella performance released in full including Radiohead and Beatle covers

Prince’s Cochella performance released in full including Radiohead and Beatle covers

In 2008, the extremely popular music festival Coachella announced a surprise "huge" artist which turned out to be Prince. The beloved artist formerly and currently...  Read More »

April 23, 2016

Multi-talented musician and performer, Prince, remembered as dynamic, mystical and soulful

Multi-talented musician and performer, Prince, remembered as dynamic, mystical and soulful

NASHVILLE, Tenn (AP) — The shock of superstar of the passing of rock/pop/funk superstar performer and musician, Prince, is just beginning to set in and...  Read More »

April 21, 2016

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“A Very Harry Christmas” Read-a-thon takes the cynic out of the senior

Growing up I was never much of a reader. I would read when the teacher presented a book for us to read and annotate but other than that my reading interests...  Read More »

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Turkey’s President Erdogan seizes largest free press newspaper in homeland

Weekly Editorial The government in Turkey and its president, Recep Tayyip Erdogan in its recent crack down on the free press, shocked the Middle East w...  Read More »

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Summer Reading Primer – Everything you Need to Know

Summer Reading Primer – Everything you Need to Know

Written by Barhat Danghi, Editor

Every student Reads Summer Reading: This Article contains 1) SUMMER READING INFORMATION; 2) Links and Locations to purchase or check out books 3) Instructions for Summer Reading Assignments

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54th Annual John Overton High School Graduation filled with long-standing traditions

54th Annual John Overton High School Graduation filled with long-standing traditions

Written by Sarah Strasinger, 2015 Journalism Alumna

  Saturday, May 14, 2016 at Belmont University, John Overton High School held thei...  Read More »

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SENIOR NIGHT!! Four senior softball team mates celebrate Senior Night and district win

SENIOR NIGHT!! Four senior softball team mates celebrate Senior Night and district win

Written by Staff

Yesterday, May 4th, Overton’s softball team celebrated their seniors during senior night. Although the weather wasn’t being very cooperative, the team came together as soon as the sun came out to get the field ready for an awesome ball game. The girls trumped over Glencliff with 20-4 as the final...  Read More »

May 9, 2016

Stop hitting snooze – it isn’t helping you get more sleep

Stop hitting snooze – it isn’t helping you get more sleep

Written by Dimen Mustafa

Many teens especially high schoolers have irregular sleep schedules throughout the week. It can be difficult for us to balance school, work and having fun at the same time. We can all agree we don't get enough sleep to function correctly the next day, but we still manage to get through. So, here are ...  Read More »

May 2, 2016

4 minutes from downtown, Shelby Park is a Smart City, IT CITY Destination in Nashville

4 minutes from downtown, Shelby Park is a Smart City, IT CITY Destination in Nashville

Written by Leeondria Wilkerson, Feature Writer

Shelby Park The Bobcat Beat has explored over the past semester many of the themes that make a city great. We've explored diverse cultures and foods, economic growth, interesting neighborhoods, festivals; we've looked deeper into iconic Nashville events such as the Music City Bowl, and ...  Read More »

April 19, 2016

Baseball Basics #1, A simple game of score and outs.

Baseball Basics #1, A simple game of score and outs.

Written by Julius King, Sports Reporter

Like many team sports, baseball is a game that consists of two teams. In high school, teams play only 7 innings, unless a team is leading by 10 or more after the 5th inning.  An inning is where each team gets up to bat. The Away team always bats first and the home team gets the opportunity to bat...  Read More »

April 18, 2016

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