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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...

His Last Stand

His Last Stand

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

Hugh Jackman made his first appearance as Wolverine in the 2000 production, “X-Men,” directed by Bryan Singer, and had every fan of X-Men hooked. His dedication to the character and his amazing ability to perfectly play the role of a brooding, buff mutant became more prominent throughout his time...

Stress and numbers

Stress and numbers

Story by: Chloe Crawford, Sports Editor

February 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories

  The battle for the best grade point average (GPA) amongst high school students leaves them feeling reduced to a series of numbers for their college applications. This can lead to increased stress on students. The pressure put on high school students has reached a crucial point. High schools e...

The case for student-teacher confidentiality

The case for student-teacher confidentiality

Story by: Abby Akard, Reporter

February 23, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

 One of the bills proposed in the ongoing Texas legislature session, Senate Bill 242, a right-to-know bill put forward by Texas Senator Konni Burton (R-Fort Worth), amends a section of Texas law that grants parents access to their student’s public school records, such as attendance, test scores, and...

Brain teasers

Brain teasers

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

High school students face high amounts of stress on a daily basis, and it can lead to depression, anxiety and a slew of other mental health issues. The mental health of high school students has serious effects on education, and schools should take a more active role in providing resources for prevent...

Buckle down and grow up

Buckle down and grow up

Story by: Jaidyn Hatchett, Reporter

February 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories, Showcase

Growing up does not necessarily mean getting older; a person must learn how to do basic tasks such as making a budget and taking care of themselves. A student in high school should learn these things early on to make life easier when they get older. However, most teenagers have no clue what to do when it...

Mentally v Physically

Mentally v Physically

Story by: Alexis Garrison, Feature Editor

February 21, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Recent Stories

Seeing someone with a broken arm or any other physical ailment will generate empathy with other people, usually resulting in assistance for the handicapped person. This help towards superficial illnesses does not generate the same amount of attention when it comes to more hidden ailments. Often dismisse...

The effects of social media

The effects of social media

Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Reporter

February 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Recent Stories

She sits in her room in a different world from her friends who remain talking amongst  themselves. She ignores them and focuses on her phone comparing herself with others and  notices her friends bragging about the amount of likes they received from their last Instagram picture. She feels left out due...

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