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  • School Remodeling Underway
    News

    School Remodeling Underway

    Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

    May 7, 2018

    Bathrooms, hallways and history are being remodeled as school renovations take place in the upcoming months. Teachers' walls are bare, hallways have a new gleam, and some bathrooms now have doors with “Not in Service” signs taped to them. School remodeling at North is bringing many changes to happen fo...

  • The Importance of Sleep
    Features

    The Importance of Sleep

    Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    May 7, 2018

    Studies show that 73 percent of people 18 and older do not receive an adequate amount of sleep every night. This, unsurprisingly, is a trend seen amongst highschool students as well. With busy lives and a lot on their calendars, it’s common for them to miss out on the sleep they need.   ...

  • Student Fears Loss Of TPS
    News

    Student Fears Loss Of TPS

    Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

    May 7, 2018

    Heber Cruz has been in the U.S. since he was only a year old. For the last 18 years, he and his mother have had Temporary Protective Status. TPS grants those who cannot return due to the conditions in their country which also includes countries such as Syria, Nepal, Honduras, Yemen and Somalia. TPS has cove...

  • The Effects of School Shootings on Teachers
    Features

    The Effects of School Shootings on Teachers

    Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

    May 7, 2018

    The news plays on the screen of the normal television, the one in the normal living room, while the normal teacher, from a normal school, sits on her normal sofa. What has disturbed the natural order of this setting is the news. The news is anything but normal this evening, as chaos unravels at what was o...

  • Brewing up a Ruling
    Opinion

    Brewing up a Ruling

    Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    May 7, 2018

    As a result of recent studies linking acrylamide, a chemical produced when coffee beans are roasted, to cancer, a California judge ruled on March 29, that coffee must come with a cancer warning label. The ruling comes from a lawsuit filed by the Council for Education and Research on Toxics in 2010. Sta...

  • The Journey To Silver Gloves
    Entertainment, Sports

    The Journey To Silver Gloves

    Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

    April 17, 2018

    Freshman Nemesis Ruiz was overweight when he joined the Garland Police Boxing Club in 2012. While losing weight, he would also learn how to fight and stand up for himself. Six years later, Ruiz had the chance to compete in the Region Six Silver Gloves.  “Silver Gloves is the tournament that you ...

  • Chasing The Championship
    Sports

    Chasing The Championship

    Michael Chambers, Reporter

    March 27, 2018

    The 2016-2017 NBA Finals ended with the Golden State Warriors winning their second title in three years, trumping LeBron James and the Cavaliers 4-1, leaving many to wonder how could they could ever be stopped.   Then came the offseason, and it seemed like more than ever before, players were ...

    Warriors Big-Three after acquiring elite forward Kevin Durant.

    Emily Molden

  • GISD 2014 Bond Still in Effect
    News

    GISD 2014 Bond Still in Effect

    Braedon Harris, Reporter

    February 24, 2017

    In 2014, Garland ISD passed a $455.5 million bond to enhance student safety, upgrade district technology and improve facilities. The bond put in place five phases, each of which include at least six bid packages. Each bid package contains between one and seven projects at multiple locations. “I think...

  • What it’s Like Being a Twin
    Features

    What it’s Like Being a Twin

    Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

    February 24, 2017

    T he saying, “two is better than one” is true for twins Marilyn and Melissa Jimenez. For 16 years, they have had the pleasure of being identical twins. Though they admit that there are some struggles with being a twin, they say they would never want to change a thing. “It’s always fun being...

    Lillian Tram

  • Addressing Domestic Violence
    Opinion

    Addressing Domestic Violence

    Riley Sims, Reporter

    February 23, 2017

    Domestic violence is a sensitive topic for many people. It is not easy to talk about. Domestic violence is defined as somebody using physical, emotional, sexual or psychological violence to control their partner. Often the abused live in fear of telling anybody, because they believe they will be harme...

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The New Face of Royalty

May 29, 2018

Representation for the People

Representation for the People

May 21, 2018

Unmasking Terrorism Fears

Unmasking Terrorism Fears

May 21, 2018

The Myths of Fake News

The Myths of Fake News

March 27, 2018

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2018 NFL Draft Grades

May 23, 2018

Dropping the Ball on Dez Bryant

Dropping the Ball on Dez Bryant

May 15, 2018

Protesting Injustice: Kaeper-kneel

December 1, 2017

A New Era for Raider Football

A New Era for Raider Football

October 31, 2017

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