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Superstitions

Superstitions

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

A superstition is a widely held, but unjustified belief, involving supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event. Superstitions are believed widely throughout the world. They can range from knocking on wood to sacrificing goats. Each country and culture has their own special...

Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler

Siham Abdulbaki, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

The brilliant colors of apples are synonymous to those of fall. Apples are a favorite harvest that the season brings and are used in many recipes, such as an apple cobbler. This warm food can be served with vanilla ice cream to top it off. What you’ll need: - 2 (8-ounce) cans of refrigerated cre...

French Cream Fruit Dip

French Cream Fruit Dip

Siham Abdulbaki, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

French cream fruit dip complements fruit without overwhelming or taking from the taste. It’s creamy, light and sweet — perfect for snacking. What you’ll need: - 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese - 1 cup of powdered sugar - 1 cup of whipping cream - ¼ cup of granulated sugar - 1 lem...

Top Haunted Houses in DFW Area

Top Haunted Houses in DFW Area

Miranda Molina, Reporter
November 3, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

With Halloween finally upon us, haunted houses are a must for anyone looking for a thrill this time of year. Haunted houses come in different sizes, with various themes and attractions. If you don’t want to travel too far, here are some in the DFW area you might want to check out. SlaughterHouse This house’s usual location has been temporarily moved becaus...

Dating for Dummies

Dating for Dummies

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor
March 4, 2016
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

How to ask someone on a date • Although it’s beginning to be more normal to ask someone out over text or direct message, it is still a better idea to ask someone on a date either in person, or at least through a phone call. • Asking people on dates in person or over the phone may seem more aw...

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor
June 8, 2015
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

After the murder of his brother and the death of his wife, he resorted to becoming a bounty hunter with a quest to free a man bound in chains, taking on the name of Dr. King Scultz. Then, a pair of hands ejects the disk, putting in another one to follow. The night is filled with "crazy costumes, blood ...

Holiday date ideas

Patty Castillo, Reporter
December 18, 2014
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Holiday romance films set up expectations for the perfect snowy date every year. Going shopping or having a romantic dinner are some common holiday date ideas. Instead of going on a typical holiday date, try some of these ideas: Go ice-skating: Depending on the environment you live in, visit an indo...

Terrifically, Terrifying Experience

Terrifically, Terrifying Experience

Beth Mauthe, Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Entertainment

In anticipation of the upcoming Halloween season, Dark Hour Haunted House is opening its doors to thrill-seekers, courageous souls, and anyone else who thinks they are up for the scare. It is a terrifically terrifying experience, complete with a “witches and coven” back story and set-up. To set the sc...

Overcoming Stage Fright

Overcoming Stage Fright

Joshua Thomas
December 16, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

“Acknowledge the fear that you think you’re going to experience when you get on stage, and do what you have to do. Whether it’s [being] a techie or performing a character, stage fright hits you when you’re afraid of messing up, being judged by others. It comes from insecurity.” Aidan Winkler, 10 “You have ji...

Students confess weird habits

Students confess weird habits

Juliana Gary; photographed by Ruth Varghese
December 16, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

“I eat Chick-fil-A Sauce by itself.” Adriana Vega, 11 “When I’m really focused on something, or watching a movie, I always have my mouth open.” Amie Hernandez, 9 “I sing when I go to the bathroom.” Jonathan Lobbins, 11 “I put mayonnaise on everything.” Kim Nguyen,...

Raider Rewind

Raider Rewind

Ruth Varghese, photographer
November 26, 2013
Filed under Entertainment, Photos

Some of the traditions the NG Raiders hold go back to the beginning, when North Garland first opened its doors in 1971.   Always shootin’ to fry the Colonels, the NG Raider Band used to (and still do) wear KFC buckets on their heads in the customary walk-through pep rally before the varsity f...

Phones, social media contribute to lack of sleep

Phones, social media contribute to lack of sleep

Anahi Castro
November 26, 2013
Filed under Entertainment

FACTS •Sleep is vital to well-being, as important as the air you breathe, the water you drink and the food you eat. It can help you eat better and manage stress. •Biological sleep patterns shift toward later times for both sleeping and waking during adolescence - meaning it is natural to no...