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The Tea on Food Science

The Tea on Food Science

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Food science is defined by the Institute of Food Technologists as the improvement of foods for the consuming public, and there is much controversy surrounding the safety of and need for genetic modifications to produce enough food for the world’s growing population. While some consider food scien...

Volcanic Eruptions Strike Hawaii

Volcanic Eruptions Strike Hawaii

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 29, 2018


Filed under News

  After two weeks, the number of cracks in the ground continues to increase. Following a magnitude 5.0 earthquake in Hawaii on May 3, there have been over 20 of these openings, each releasing a steady flow of lava.   The earthquake, which struck Hawaii's Big Island, resulted in th...

GRCTC Proves To Be a Success

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under News

This year was the first year that students were able to take courses at the Gilbreath-Reed Career and Technical Center. The center was built to give students the chance to learn skills and abilities that translate directly into their desired professions. The GRCTC allows students to take advanced-l...

The Expansion of Social Media

The Expansion of Social Media

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 23, 2018


Filed under News

As we move further into 2018, it seems as if we’re going to see a lot of the same things. More advancements in technology, more people who will be using technology, and easier access to technology in general. This, consequently, means that social media’s influence will drastically expand, affect...

A Safe Place for LGBT Youth

A Safe Place for LGBT Youth

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

When faced with displacement from unsupportive families for identifying in the LGBT community it can be difficult to find housing. Because of the place you stop to get gas or a cup of coffee, finding housing for displaced youth doesn’t have to be so difficult anymore. LGBT youth has been having a...

Beauty’s Evolving Standards

Beauty’s Evolving Standards

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

The thought of being different usually doesn’t sit right with most when it comes to fitting in the beauty community, but being different can accomplish more tolerance when it comes to the perception of what is beautiful. Beauty standards have always shaped society. Styles come and go, but with beauty...

Testing the Waters: Is it Safe?

Testing the Waters: Is it Safe?

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

May 21, 2018


Filed under News

It’s the middle of the day, you’re at school and in desperate need of water. The only option is the water from the fountain. When you bend down to take a sip, you notice that the water comes out a different color, which raises the question: Is the school’s water safe to drink? We decided to test...

School Remodeling Underway

School Remodeling Underway

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

Student Fears Loss Of TPS

Student Fears Loss Of TPS

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

May 7, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

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...

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 Age of Streaming

The Age of Streaming

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2018


Filed under News

One of the biggest American pastimes is watching TV. It gives us the news, sports and entertainment. However, with the rise of streaming services like Netflix and Amazon Video, cable TV is getting a run for its money. What’s caused this switch, and why are streaming services becoming more popular?...

History of St. Patrick’s Day

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

March 8, 2018


Filed under News

St. Patrick is known as a patron saint and national apostle of Ireland. Born in Roman Britain, he was kidnapped and brought to Ireland as a slave at the age of 16. He later escaped but returned to Ireland and is known for bringing Christianity back with him. The commercialization of St. Patrick’s...