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iPads Not Likely to Meet Expectations

iPads Not Likely to Meet Expectations

Braedon Harris, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

With the 1:1 iPad rollout ending in September, many are debating whether or not the iPads will be beneficial in classrooms. The district’s intention is to ensure equity of resources through the iPads. Despite these objectives, staff and students alike are wondering if the devices will be able to meet...

Review: Cutting Edge vs. Dark Hour

Review: Cutting Edge vs. Dark Hour

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raider Reviews

Halloween is a time for scares and haunted houses. I visited two of the most popular haunted houses recently to see which one I thought was the best. These included “The Cutting Edge” and “The Dark Hour.” I first went to “The Cutting Edge” in Fort Worth. The house plays on some common...

Undocumented Student Speaks Out

Undocumented Student Speaks Out

Karla Romero, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 3, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

There are many things in life we won’t agree with. That’s because life isn’t really fair. It’s not fair that I don’t get to go to the top school for my chosen career, because it’s just not an option regardless of my journalistic abilities. It’s not fair that my parents have to bust their...

Raider Echo Votes Third Party

Raider Echo Votes Third Party

Staff Editorial

November 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

According to the Huffington Post, many voters are not excited by the prospect of electing either remaining major candidates, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. This level of indifference is disappointing. However, voters may be seeing another option on their presidential ticket this coming November: a...

Making America Great Again?

Making America Great Again?

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

November 3, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Make America great again!” “Build the wall!” “Our leaders are stupid!” Unless you have been living under a rock, you know of the notorious man who has said these things, along with many more, some worse. It is of course, the very much hated, yet very much loved, Donald Trump. Most voters today...

Students Stressed Over School

Students Stressed Over School

Riley Sims, Reporter

October 20, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion, Showcase

In June, Lewisville ISD considered revising their grade point average (GPA) policies and class ranking system. This isn’t news to some people’s ears, because they weren’t the first. Some school districts in Massachusetts, Pennsylvania and Illinois have already done so. However, the class rank systemn...

Missing Raider Rowdies

Missing Raider Rowdies

Miranda Molina, Reporter

October 6, 2016


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

With the start of football season, the student body realized that a major part of the game night spirit groups, the Raider Rowdies, were missing. The Raider Rowdies are no longer performing. In response, students have had a negative reaction to the situation and have started trying to get the beloved...

Review: ‘Blond’

Review: ‘Blond’

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under Music, Raider Reviews, Showcase

Frank Ocean is back and better than ever. This R&B singer, rapper and songwriter definitely proved to his long-awaiting fans that his new album, “Blond,” was worth the wait. His last release, “Channel Orange,” is now four years old. “Blond” already feels like a transcending classic. ...

Senior column Abraham Deleon

Senior column Abraham Deleon

Abraham Deleon, Design Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion

With graduation just around the corner, I’m still in shock and disbelief. Despite all the things I heard about high school speeding by, I never really noticed it until these past few months. I’ve slowly had to accept the fact that the wonderful experiences and friends that I’ve made will soon be...

Senior column Amy Pham

Senior column Amy Pham

Amy Pham, Co-Editor-In-Chief

May 13, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion

I started high school being full-on cringy, not just because of my bowl haircut, but because I was one of those people who swore they hated everyone. At 14, with my I <3 BOOBIES bracelets and self-proclamation of being awkward, that’s all I could strive to be – someone who could only hate others. Ironically,...

Senior column Lynne Diaz

Senior column Lynne Diaz

Lynne Diaz, Photo Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion

I wish I could find the wisest person in the world to write this for me, but all I have are 18 years of experience, so here I go. When you spend four years with a certain lifestyle, with people in a certain place, the words to say goodbye to that have to describe the immense loss yet gain, sadness yet...

Senior column SaSchel Moore

Senior column SaSchel Moore

SaSchel Moore, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Column, Opinion

I experienced some of the best and worst times of my life in high school. I met my best friends here. I met my family here. Most of all, I found out who I was here. Without high school, I wouldn’t have discovered that I am an optimist, or that I get crazy anxiety from the breakfast lines in the morning....