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An Election (F/Y)ear

An Election (F/Y)ear

Story by: Kirsten Hill, Editorial Editor

September 24, 2020

As the resented year of 2020 endlessly draws on, more and more incidents entailing the global pandemic break world news each and every day. However, these issues magnify to greater volumes with the election approaching in a matter of months. President Donald Trump has set out to serve his second ter...

BLM: A Modern Day Civil Rights Movement

BLM: A Modern Day Civil Rights Movement

Story by: Anisa Tran, Reporter

September 23, 2020

On May 25, 2020, a store employee in Minneapolis, Minnesota called the cops on a black man he suspected of using a counterfeit bill, to buy cigarettes. The employee noted that Floyd was not in control of himself and appeared drunk. With police called, Floyd was aggressively approached by Officers Derek Ch...

Juul Discontinues Mint Flavor

Juul Discontinues Mint Flavor

Story by: Emma O'Dell, Reporter

November 28, 2019

In today's society, accessing vape products has become child's play. Increasingly more and more teenagers have developed addictions to nicotine and other chemicals stored in the “pods” of vape devices. The adolescents that vape to look cool or rebel against their parents do not realize what these ...

The Wage Rage

The Wage Rage

Story by: Kirsten Hill and Chloe O'Dell

November 19, 2019

The inferiority women have felt throughout history continues even during modern times. With a growing wave of women starting to realize their value in society, it seemed as though this problem disappeared. However, the underlying oppression remains deeply rooted in many societal aspects.    ...

Fashion Without Compassion

Fashion Without Compassion

Story by: Sam Howard, Reporter

October 2, 2019

Throughout the years, many companies have tried using controversial topics as inspiration for merchandise, but some of these ideas go a bit too far. Fashion brand “Bystro” may have crossed the line with their recent project displayed at the Manhattan Spring/Summer 2020 Fashion Show in New York....

Living in the Digital Cage

Living in the Digital Cage

Story by: Kirsten Hill, Reporter

September 24, 2019

In this day and age, the media tends to portray the technology that appeals to teenagers in a negative light. This can include video games, cellphones, social media, etc. Although these technologies can have a lasting detrimental effect if abused, the “helicopter parenting” that has sprouted has brought f...

The Biodegradable Debacle: The Problem with Plastic

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Story by: Grace Butler, Reporter

February 12, 2019

 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

  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

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Story by: Sienna Wight, Reporter

December 11, 2018

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

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...

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