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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...

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 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 ...

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...

Kavanaugh Controversy

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Story by: Willow Copeland-Vallejo, Reporter

October 10, 2018

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...

A wise option

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Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

January 24, 2018

“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

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Story by: Paloma de la Riva, Opinion Editor

September 28, 2017

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...

Check the Facts

Check the Facts

Story by: Brooke Bettes, Reporter

April 11, 2017

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...

Book Den Reviews: “Things I Should Have Known”

Book Den Reviews:

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

March 10, 2017

The complex storyline and multiple love triangles in “Things I Should Have Known” not only made the book unputdownable, it made the plot more enticing and gave the characters more depth. “Things I Should Have Known” by Claire LaZebnik had me hooked from the first chapter. The protagonist,...

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