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Hollister Co. Recognizes English Teacher for Mental Health Advocacy

Hollister Co. Recognizes English Teacher for Mental Health Advocacy

Gelila Negesse, Editor-in-Chief March 12, 2021

He sat there in his car, whispering a silent prayer in his head. “Lord just please give me some encouragement,” he said. “I’m hungry to know that I'm not alone, that I'm doing something right....

Mutual Aid During a Crisis

Mutual Aid During a Crisis

Devorah Segura, Writer March 4, 2021

   After the record-low temperatures, dangerous snowfall, and the widespread utility shortages that spread throughout Texas, what happened during Winter Storm Uri is a testament to the dire need of mutual...

The Texas Energy Grid Explained

The Texas Energy Grid Explained

Gelila Negesse, Editor-in-Chief March 1, 2021

Covid-19 vs el  la educacion

Covid-19 vs el la educacion

Diana Leyva, reporter January 7, 2021

 Por Diana Leyva  Una cosa con la que todos pueden estar de acuerdo es que el virus COVID-19 nos ha afectado gravemente. Sobre todo, en el sistema educativo. Alrededor del mundo, la gente está haciendo...

Developments causing deforestation

Diana Leyva, Reporter January 7, 2021

There have recently been new developments and remodeling in Garland and Rowlett causing trees to be cut down. The GISD natatorium, Crystal Lagoon, and The Draper are the big projects that Garland has been...

Michelle Montanez

Zoom Fatigue; and the Physical Effects on Students

Michelle Montanez, Reporter December 10, 2020

By: Michelle Montanez Zoom Fatigue. A term coined this year to describe the tiredness, worrying, and burnout associated with overusing virtual platforms to communicate.  Students who attend school...

Voting isn't enough: organized activism

Voting isn’t enough: organized activism

Diana Leyva, Reporter November 12, 2020

The end of 2020 marks the end of the four years that Trump has been in office, making this election year more important than ever. But, voting is not the only thing to be done to reform the government. Organized...

Raider Echo 2020 Election Endorsements

Raider Echo 2020 Election Endorsements

Raider Echo Staff October 31, 2020

With the 2020 election in full force, battles for numerous seats are set for November 2nd. Our staff is one of  progressive thinkers who prioritize increasing quality of life for disenfranchised communities....

School Implements New Advisory Period

School Implements New Advisory Period

Diana Leyva, reporter October 22, 2020

In light of Coronavirus, this year, GISD implemented an advisory period at North Garland to address the social and emotional needs of students, and target academic gaps, created by the shutdown/lock down...

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Teaching in the Age of Coronavirus

Kaison Thepbouri October 2, 2020

  Broadcast senior Kaison Thepbouri interviewed Graphic Design teacher Cryss Godoy-Diguette about her experience with the new hybrid education model implemented as a result of the COVID-19...

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

GISD to Begin First Intersession Week October 6th

Gelila Negesse and Devorah Segura September 28, 2020

From October 6th to October 9th, after the last week of the new nine week grading cycle, GISD will have an intersession week. Created by Garland ISD’s Superintendent, Dr. Ricardo Lopéz, and Board of...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legacy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy

Jacob Teshome September 24, 2020

Listen to sophomore Olli Ibarra's thoughts on the death and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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