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The Biodegradable Debacle: The Problem with Plastic

The Biodegradable Debacle: The Problem with Plastic

Story by: Grace Butler, Reporter

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

 Plastic pollution has been affecting the oceans and environment as a whole for more than 50 years. Seattle was the first city in the United States to ban plastic straws and utensils.  This may seem unnecessary, however it is something that should have been done ages ago. Plastic straws are of the ...

How Stress Affects Students

How Stress Affects Students

Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

  The ringing of a morning alarm. A dreaded sound, a blaring wail willing the day to begin. For four years, a high schooler’s daily routine starts with a five AM wake-up call, before a day chock-full of stress and homework and a difficult course load. It seems only reasonable that rates of a...

Devil’s Advocate in Angel Wings

Devil’s Advocate in Angel Wings

Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

For years the beauty industry showcased only “the best of the best”. Women have had to look a certain way, have the “perfect” body, and most body types were not represented in the media. However, it appears as if a change has ensued within the industry. With numerous brands such as Thirdlove and Ae...

Three strikes you’re out: CFISD absence policy

Three strikes you’re out: CFISD absence policy

Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

Students across the nation struggle with the stress and pressure of exam season. With increasingly difficult courses and material, CFISD began offering students the opportunity to exempt some of their final exams. Exemptions allow students to opt out of taking some of their finals, the number of whi...

Kavanaugh Controversy

Kavanaugh Controversy

Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

After Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced his retirement, effective July 31st, U.S. President, Donald Trump, announced his new Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. In late July, as Kavanaugh began the nomination process, a woman named Christine Blasey Ford contacted California Democr...

The Child Separation Debate

The Child Separation Debate

Story by: Chloe Odell, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion

   From trending worldwide on twitter to appearing on countless news channels, the matter of child separation rose to fame in today’s news. However, it leaves some people questioning the government and its credibility. In early October the act of child separation began. When a migrant crosse...

A wise option

A wise option

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

“It’s the easy way out.” “No one’s gonna hire you if you go there.” “You’ll miss out on the real college experience.” More than likely, anyone considering a community college after graduation has heard such remarks, or may have even contemplated these themselves. Often, communit...

The Red Cross controversy

The Red Cross controversy

Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

The prominent charity the American Red Cross remains the number one relief organization after crises since 1881, working with the federal government to assist the United States Armed Forces and provide generous contributions to multiple worthy causes across the globe. The American Red Cross has face...

Teacher wait to put in grades until last minute

Teacher wait to put in grades until last minute

Story by: Jaidyn Hatchett, Reporter

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

Students put a lot of their focus on grades and school to gives themselves a brighter future. When it comes time for a six weeks to end, most people want to make sure  their grades have remained up to par. This cannot happen when a teacher waits until the last minute to put in grades, especially a ...

Check the Facts

Check the Facts

Story by: Brooke Bettes, Reporter

April 11, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

Donald Trump expresses most of his thoughts through the social media platform Twitter. He has shared his thoughts on many things from immigration to inspirational people. More recently, he made it known how “democratic” news outlets have made up scandals to write about to make him seem like a crimina...

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