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The Gator's Eye

The Student News Site of Green Level High School

The Gator's Eye

The Student News Site of Green Level High School

The Gator's Eye

A. Guo

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief

Aida is a senior who enjoys Miyazaki movies, spending time with loved ones, art, cooking, eating (all food but especially her mom’s Chinese food), and gift-giving. She hopes to feature and empower those within the Green Level school community by sharing their voices during her third and last year on The Gator’s Eye.

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An open mic encouraged students to share their thoughts.

[Photo] Walkout for Gun Violence

D. Khan, Student Life Section Editor
May 28, 2022
As long as you turn eighteen by November 8th of this year, you can vote right now!

Resources for Voting in Primaries

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
May 5, 2022
Queer and low-income students face barriers to attending prom.

Prom Needs to Be More Inclusive

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
May 3, 2022
Here is a simple guide to recycling!

Recycling at Green Level 101

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
April 29, 2022
Why are we constantly made fun of for the food we bring to school? There is a larger context than you might expect.

The Portrayal of Asian Food in America

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
April 22, 2022
Keerthana Vemparala and Victoria Plant putting up a poster designed and created by Calligraphy club and National Art Honor Society.

Environmental Club Celebrates Earth Week

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
April 21, 2022
Black Green Level students share common microaggressions they face in their daily lives.

What are Black People Tired of Hearing?

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 21, 2022
It has been one year since the hate crime Atlanta, yet for many Asian American women, it feels like things have only gotten worse.

What Has Changed Since Atlanta?

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 16, 2022
Although masking has become optional, that doesnt mean you should take off this additional layer of protection.

Should We Lift the Mask-Mandate?

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 1, 2022
Members attending a school-campus clean up event after school.

[Photo] Environmental

February 16, 2022
Olivia Mays is a 15-year-old sophomore at Green Level High School.

Gator of the Week: Olivia Mays

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
February 2, 2022
Five places to get good Chinese food in the Triangle.

Chinese Restaurants to Try in the Triangle

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
January 6, 2022
This upcoming time period is essential in managing the already over competitive culture within Green Level.

Why Seniors Need More Excused Absences

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
December 7, 2021
News about gun violence feels never ending, but its even worse than we think.

The Worst Year in Decades: Gun Violence

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
December 3, 2021
Green Level students share their own cultural foods, activities, and practices around the American holiday of Thanksgiving. If you take any good pictures of your own Thanksgiving food, activities, or traditions, send them to us on the Instagram!

“Non-Traditional” Thanksgiving Traditions

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
November 19, 2021
We need to acknowledge our lack of free will.

There’s Something Wrong with Body Positivity

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
November 17, 2021
Members at the Anti-Asian Hate Chalkout.

Afetiria: A Starting Point for WCPSS Students

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
November 10, 2021
The short connectivity and 40 minute lunch have created various consequences for certain populations of students.

The Bell Schedule Dilemma

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
November 9, 2021
Two seniors talk through their emotions through the first quarter of their last year.

Mental Health Amidst College Applications

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
October 27, 2021
Here are some ideas for Spirit Week!

A Costume for Every Letter

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
October 26, 2021
Though students say the pledge everyday, they never learn about its meaning, origins, and the irony of it all.

Problems with the Pledge

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
October 22, 2021
There is no mention of the long lasting effects of European colonization on Indigenous people in school.

Honor Indigenous Peoples’ Day

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
October 8, 2021
Theres an anti-fatness problem in Green Level and Wake County.

Anti-Fatness at Green Level

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
September 27, 2021
There needs to be greater accountability on students and staff for following COVID protocol.

It’s Not That Hard to Wear a Mask

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
September 17, 2021
How are seniors feeling after almost two years of virtual learning?

Seniors Are Back In School

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
August 24, 2021
Gator of the Week Sarayu Kondaveeti discusses virtual learning and her involvement in science.

GoTW: Sarayu Kondaveeti

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
May 24, 2021
Shivani Kalkur is this weeks featured gator!

Gator of the Week: Shivani Kalkur

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
May 17, 2021
Medha Nair is a junior at Green Level High School and this weeks featured Gator!

Gator of the Week: Medha Nair

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
May 10, 2021
I got a new dog in December and he was like three months so that was really fun, watching him grow. - M. Nagradona

Gator of the Week: Mahika Nagradona

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
April 22, 2021
Smrithi Muthukrishnan is the Gator of the Week.

Gator of the Week: Smrithi Muthukrishnan

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
April 15, 2021
“So much has happened in 2020 and the beginning of 2021 that shows how racism is still present in America, and even in Cary. - Sapna Kamath (Class of 2022)

Call it a Hate Crime

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 29, 2021
The world remains silent while thousands of black men, women, and children are left to die.

Gator of the Week: Winta Abraham

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 25, 2021
How am I to feel accepted in WCPSS and Green Level if Anti-Asian racism is not condemned?

How many more lives will it take?

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 18, 2021
Donate three products to get volunteering for NHS!

Donate to the Hygiene Product Drive

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 16, 2021
MC Kistler

MC Kistler

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 13, 2021
Students reflect on all that has happened in their lives, minds, and hearts since March 13th, 2020.

Since March 13th, 2020

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 12, 2021
This weeks student gator is Erin Butterworth, Class of 2023.

Gator of the Week: Erin Butterworth

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 8, 2021
A. Guo discusses some of her recommendations for the month of March.

The Weekly Rec: March

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 7, 2021
What has happened to you since March 13th, 2020?

One Year in Covid-19

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
March 6, 2021
Green Level Junior Meaghan Rees is the Gator of the Week!

Gator of the Week: Meaghan Rees

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
February 28, 2021
Celebrating amongst loss.

Celebrating the Lunar New Year in a Pandemic

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2021
Sign and share the petition to help end period stigma in NC public schools.

End Period Stigma in NC Public Schools

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
February 3, 2021
Tear Gas outside the United States Capitol building.

Acknowledge the Storm

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2021
A. Guo talks about some of the things that have been helping her get through quarantine this month.

The Weekly Rec: January

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
January 21, 2021

You Have Access to the New York Times!

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
December 18, 2020
Third edition of the GLHS Literary Magazine is out now!

Thoughts From Chaos Edition III

A. Guo, Editor-in-Chief
December 16, 2020
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