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Two in One: Single Parenthood

Two in One: Single Parenthood

Michael Chambers, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Everyone starts with a mom and a dad, but there are many situations that can cause that to change. According to VeryWellFamily, there are around 14 million single parents raising kids in the United States alone. Every day, families deal with their own drama, from getting a pair of matching socks to...

Courses That Don’t Compare

Courses That Don’t Compare

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

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...

Making Education Achievable

Making Education Achievable

Litzy Casas, Reporter

November 1, 2018


Filed under Features

Around the country, many students hope to achieve success in whatever they pursue. Whether they seek a career in agriculture, business, law or even the medical industry, students often are stuck struggling to pay off the loans and debts. Medical students can be indecisive on what colleges to attend du...

The Daily Balancing Act

The Daily Balancing Act

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

The idea of school systems can be traced back to ancient Greece, where groups of students regularly met in main learning areas called academies. Fast forward to present day, the school system has changed into a place for more than just academics. Extracurriculars have been integrated into many stude...

Spreading Awareness In October For Breast Cancer

Spreading Awareness In October For Breast Cancer

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women worldwide and is also the second leading cause of cancer deaths among women. According to Komen.org, the official Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation website, it was estimated that in 2018 alone, there would be 40,920 breast cancer deaths. Although ...

Creating the Future With AMS

Creating the Future With AMS

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

Accelerated Math and Science is a new program at North Garland that allows students to complete advanced math classes in a shorter amount of time. As described on the school’s website, AMS was made to provide students an opportunity to advance faster, allowing more math and science classes to be...

Falling into the Season: Autumn Brings Texas Fun

Falling into the Season: Autumn Brings Texas Fun

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features, Showcase

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

A Long Way From Germany

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

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...

The Manafort and Cohen Trial

Gelila Negesse, Reporter

September 17, 2018


Filed under Features, News, Showcase

On August 21st, Paul Manafort and Michael Cohen, two men who were key aids to the Trump campaign and presidency, were on trial in which Cohen pleaded guilty on eight counts in a New York courtroom and Manafort was found guilty on eight counts in a Washington D.C courtroom. Manafort and Cohen found themselves in troub...

Driving Safety for Back to School

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

September 7, 2018


Filed under Features

Driving a vehicle is a common desire for many teenagers. However, whether it be for more freedom or simply to get to and from school, there are some dangers that most students don’t think about when they get behind the wheel. When the school year starts again, morning traffic can be more congested th...

Video Games and School Shootings

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Reporter

June 8, 2018


Filed under Features

After the school shooting in Parkland, Fla., President Donald Trump met with video game executives, members of Congress, conservative media activist Brent Bozell and a mother from the Parents Television Council to discuss video games. At the meeting, President Trump argued that violent video games an...

The Perils of Racial Injustice: Students Share Experiences

Michael Chambers, Reporter

May 23, 2018


Filed under Features

In an era where minorities are wrongfully accused of crimes based on the color of their skin, younger generations are ready to see a change. According to the Vanity Fair, the probability of being black, unarmed, and shot by police is more than three times as likely as being white, unarmed and shot by...