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Changes in dual-credit classes

Changes in dual-credit classes

Meghan Helton, Reporter April 15, 2021

Students wanting to take dual-credit courses through Vernon College won’t be able to do so at the Career Education Center any longer.  Both Midwestern State and Vernon College have withdrawn their...

Allie Garcia

Opinion: Removing mask mandate the right call

Allie Garcia , Contributing writer March 17, 2021

At the beginning of coronavirus, last year, around this same time when students across the country got released for Spring Break, little did we all know we would finish out the year online.  The COVID-19...

How we've grown in a year

How we’ve grown in a year

Sandra Le, Staff Writer March 16, 2021

At this time last year, the future was uncertain. Countries were closing, death tolls rising and near global panic ensued. At this time last year, my Spring Break trip to New York was canceled at the last...

Jordan Tolleson is new to powerlifting this year.

Raising the bar

Tolleson thrives in new sport after suffering concussion
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor March 10, 2021

Sophomore Jordan Tolleson is still competing, but instead of diving to save a black-and-white ball, she balances hundreds of pounds on a metal bar across her shoulders. After suffering three concussions...

Retail therapy gone virtual

Retail therapy gone virtual

Rider students admit an increase in online shopping habits
Sidney Lott, Staff Writer March 5, 2021

Online shopping is very accessible, especially with the cold weather a couple weeks ago and the past year with COVID keeping people inside.  In fact, multiple studies have shown online sales have been...

Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Single Pringles on Valentine’s Day

Treat yourself because you deserve it
Meghan Helton, Copy Editor February 12, 2021

Valentine’s Day is on the horizon, a pink and red reminder of what us singles are lacking. But consider this for a moment: instead of worrying about why you’re not in a relationship, take a day to...

Streamlining standardized testing?

Streamlining standardized testing?

College Board discontinues SAT Subject Tests, Optional Essay for future exams.
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief February 5, 2021

The College Board released an official statement on Jan. 19 detailing the organization’s decision to rid of SAT Subject Tests and the optional SAT Essay. For years, standardized testing as a whole has...

Academic meet goes virtual

Academic meet goes virtual

Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief January 28, 2021

Calculator keys were still punched and captivating speeches were still delivered last week, but Rider students competing in the first University Interscholastic League (UIL) competition didn’t leave...

Bristow Squared

Bristow Squared

Meghan Helton, Copy Editor January 28, 2021

“Bristow.” This name became known throughout the halls of Rider after Jalynn Bristow led Lady Raiders basketball all the way to the regional tournament last year. Now the name has been reintroduced...

Dr. Cody Blair is entering the spring semester optimistically despite local COVID-19 struggles.

Blair optimistic about spring semester at Rider

Sidney Lott, Staff Writer January 26, 2021

Dr. Cody Blair thought last semester ended on a positive note, and the Rider principal is encouraged by what’s in store for the spring.  More than 150 students returned to campus after a district-wide...

Aubrey Glidewell is one of the top players for the Rider girls soccer team in 2020-21.

Q/A with girls soccer coach Carl Wiersema

Sandra Le, Reporter January 8, 2021

After their previous season was cut short, the Rider girls soccer team has returned to the fields with high hopes for this year. The Rider Chronicle spoke with the longtime girls head coach Carl Wiersema...

Senior Arman Persaud thanks the crowd after being named Mr. Raider 2020 at the Canyon Randall football game on Nov. 20.

A twist on tradition

Reflecting on altered homecoming festivities
Manasvi Reddy, Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2020

As the beginning of the 2020-21 school year approached and local coronavirus cases continued to rise, senior class sponsor Alisha Crouch was fearful that age-old Rider traditions would be called off entirely.  “I...

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