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  • Courses That Don’t Compare
    Features

    Courses That Don’t Compare

    Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    November 1, 2018

    Transitioning to college may be a bigger jump than most students expect. Research from the American Psychological Association shows than more that 30 percent of college freshman drop out before their sophomore year. The reasons behind this can be linked to poor academic preparation, lack of financial...

  • Rainman’s Rare Condition
    News

    Rainman’s Rare Condition

    Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    November 1, 2018

    According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, nearly one in sixty American children is identified as being on the autism spectrum in recent years. Worldwide, this puts the number of individuals affected by autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in the tens of millions. Within these individuals,...

    Gelila Negese

  • Picturing New Achievements
    Entertainment, Music, News

    Picturing New Achievements

    Litzy Casas, Reporter

    November 1, 2018

    Vogue is a fashion and lifestyle magazine that began as a weekly newspaper in 1892, and became a monthly publication in 1973.  Photographers and models are selected for every monthly issue, but it was not until September 2018 that Vogue had a black photographer shoot the cover featuring the star, B...

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  • The Skinny on Diet Culture
    Opinion

    The Skinny on Diet Culture

    Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    October 31, 2018

    Social media platforms have played a big part in spreading new diet trends. Some diets claim a certain outcome and advertise their diet as a solution for weight loss. Some celebrities even endorse them and promote their results. However, many of these diets don’t promote well-balanced eating. People...

  • The Marginal Cost of iPads
    Opinion

    The Marginal Cost of iPads

    Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

    October 31, 2018

    It’s the beginning of the school year, which means new teachers, new classes and new rules. This year, it also means students are required to pay $25 for their iPads. According to the district’s website, this fee is used for program costs, like iPad repairs. However, if students break or lose...

    Riley Sims , Gelila Negesse

  • Falling into the Season: Autumn Brings Texas Fun
    Features

    Falling into the Season: Autumn Brings Texas Fun

    Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

    October 31, 2018

    Fall brings colder weather and many seasonal events for people to enjoy. It brings everything from concerts, to the Texas State Fair, pumpkin patches and even haunted corn mazes. This season, people are swarming to listen to their favorite artists all across Dallas. According to resale ticket vendor...

  • A Long Way From Germany
    Features

    A Long Way From Germany

    Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

    October 31, 2018

    A hop, a skip and a jump away from home. Or in this case, a plane ride. It’s a big adjustment coming from a foreign country to America, and sophomore Marvin Dolle decided to do just that for his education. Dolle is a foreign exchange student from Germany currently attending school here to better...

    Courtesy of Marvin Dolle

The Change in Leadership: Midterms 2018
Catholic Church Injustice
Remembering John McCain
October Brings Nobel Laureates
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The Drawbacks of Standardized Testing

The Drawbacks of Standardized Testing

September 7, 2018

The New Face of Royalty

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

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