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Opinion:  State Testing Shouldn't Be Mandatory

Opinion: State Testing Shouldn’t Be Mandatory

Melina Stewart, Reporter April 22, 2021

The scratching sound of a pencil being dragged across a paper. The squeaking of the eraser trying to cover past mistakes. The constant fear in the back of your mind knowing this test can decide whether...

Olivia Davenport

Opinion: The fault of ending the mask mandate

Olivia Davenport, Staff Writer March 17, 2021

There are many contrasting opinions after Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently lifted the statewide mask mandate. While it would be fantastic for everything to go back to the way it was prior to COVID-19,...

Everything you need to know about teen skincare

Everything you need to know about teen skincare

Manasvi Reddy, Copy Editor January 23, 2020

Skincare products line the aisles at popular cosmetic chains such as Sephora or Ulta. Tiny bottles with big promises can be intimidating, and many may not know where to start to establish a skincare routine.  Here...

Gotta Catch'em All

Gotta Catch’em All

A look into a childhood favorite adaptation
Mandy Huynh, Reporter May 20, 2019

Welcome to the world of Pokemon! This world is inhabited by creatures called pokémon! For some people, pokémon are pets. Others use them for fights. Now are you a boy or a girl? Based on the The Detective...

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Two Competitors Take a Bite Out Of Apple

Students' Takes On iPhone Versus Android Debate
Meghan Helton, Reporter March 6, 2019

One of the biggest debates of the 21st century just got bigger. Apple and Android have been competing with each other for an entire decade already, and the smartphone industry isn’t dying out anytime...

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Season 8 of Game of Thrones Expectations

Emily Dillard, Reporter February 22, 2019

Season eight of Game of Thrones is coming out this year on April 14 and people are ready. A lot of theories about the show surfaced when HBO released a commercial about new seasons and new shows that were...

'Chivalry Is Dead Because Feminism Killed It'

‘Chivalry Is Dead Because Feminism Killed It’

Emily Carroll, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 13, 2015

"Chivalry is dead because feminism killed it." As I scroll through twitter, I see this tweet that puts me a little on edge. How does feminism kill a man's decision to be chivalrous? Unfortunately, it...

Isis Does Not Equal Islam

Isis Does Not Equal Islam

Alyssa Matthews, Reporter February 11, 2015

ISIS is not a Muslim Terrorist group. They are just a cult of people who commit terroristic attacks in the name of, “Allah.” It is a shame that Islam, a religion whose followers are constantly judged...

I'm A College Kid

I’m A College Kid

Alyssa Matthews, Reporter December 12, 2014

“All your life you’ve been treated like special little snowflakes,” The Professor says as he locks both doors. “It is my job to tell you that you’re not special at all.” 80 hot sweaty kids,...

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