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Oscars nomination creates controversy

Litzy Casas, Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, News, Opinion, Showcase

Since 1929, the Oscars have given films awards for things like for their best actress and actors,  best directors, best screenplay, best sound and best-animated feature. The awards are determined by the audience votes for winners. Every year, there’s some kind of controversy surrounding the host, nominatio...

Top Reads to Wrap Up Black History Month

Top Reads to Wrap Up Black History Month

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

March 1, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Photos

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Diwali: the festival of lights

Diwali: the festival of lights

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Throughout India, there are multiple ways people celebrate their culture, for example, citizens throughout southern and northern India come together to celebrate one of their most important festivals, Diwali.   Diwali is a national festival of lights that is enjoyed by Indians regardless of...

The journey of traveling

The journey of traveling

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

From New Year's Eve to Christmas, many travel around this time to visit loved ones and get away from responsibilities. According to the Transportation Security Administration, more than 25 million passengers are expected to travel during the holidays and according to the New York Times, 6.4 million p...

How to: Halloween Pumpkin Carving

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase

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Picturing New Achievements

Picturing New Achievements

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Music, News, Showcase

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...

How To: Acrylic Flow Painting

Braedon, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

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Music Review: ‘Lake Effect Kid’

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

Fall Out Boy’s new EP, “Lake Effect Kid,” released Aug. 23 and consists of three new songs inspired by their demo created in 2008 with the same name. The announcement came as much of a surprise to fans who were still recovering from the band’s seventh album, “Mania,” which released Jan. 19 of this ...

Making Vegetarian Puerto Rican Food: Pinon

Making Vegetarian Puerto Rican Food: Pinon

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

June 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment

Ingredients: 1 package of MorningStar Grillers Crumbles 1 packet of Goya Sazon 1 tablespoon Goya Recaito 1 small can of tomato sauce 1 tablespoon of Adobo One-half cup of Ragu Traditional sauce 2 pounds of five cheese blend 5 plantains One-third cup of vegetable oil Instr...

DECA

DECA

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

May 7, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, News

Senior Raphael Mendiola was the only North Garland student to advance to the International Career Development Conference (ICDC)  in Atlanta. With it being Mendiola’s first year in Distributive Education Clubs of America (or DECA), Mendiola wishes he would've discovered his love for business sooner an...

The Journey To Silver Gloves

The Journey To Silver Gloves

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

April 17, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Showcase, Sports

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 ...