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Family Holiday Dinner 2019

Family Holiday Dinner 2019

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2019

As the cold air swept in late this week, North Garland High School opened its doors to the community and hosted the first-ever Holiday dinner. The dinner was in the cafeteria with free food served and gifts provided for children. Students and faculty, along with their families, swarmed in soaking up...

Powderpuff 2019

Powderpuff 2019

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

With students blowing into their hands to keep warm in the brisk air, the annual Powder Puff game took place right before the long-awaited Thanksgiving break. This student-led event, from coaching, playing and cheering, was met with mighty school pride. The football game consists of girls who volunteered...

Poll: Would You Take a Space Elevator to the Moon?

Poll: Would You Take a Space Elevator to the Moon?

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

A space elevator to the moon is said to be not only feasible, but cheap. According to a paper published by the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, a lunar space elevator system could be able to pay for itself within 53 trips by getting materials from the moon to a space station nestled...

New State Laws Go Into Effect In September

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

During the 2019 Texas Legislature Session, 820 laws we're passed that range from prison treat, state budgets and the smoking age that went into place September first. These news laws specifically target high school age demographics with new regulations on age restrictions to sexting. The new age restriction...

Poll: Should Face Filters Be Banned on Dating Websites?

Poll: Should Face Filters Be Banned on Dating Websites?

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Photo Editor

September 19, 2019

Dating site "Plenty of Fish" has put a ban on face filters for users on their site. According to a poll done by the site, 25 percent of it's users believe that their potential dates are deceiving them by posing as "someone they're not". Out of the 30 people surveyed, only five said that there should...

Poll: Longer Lasting Avocados Yes or No?

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

Kroger has announced that it will start selling longer lasting avocados in order to save money and reduce waste. The longer lasting avocados will be treated with a plant-based feed solution that will slow down the decaying process. The avocados are said to last at least twice as longer, compared to untreated...

Man-made “Stars” Advertise in Space

Katie Keovongphet, Reporter

September 19, 2019

StartRocket is a Russian company created as early as January 2019 that plans to launch satellites with the purpose of advertising company logos in space. The plan is to have the satellites form together and create company logo "constellations," as BBC news puts it. StartRocket hopes to be able to light...

Reminder: Storm Area 51 Tomorrow

Julius Perez, Reporter

September 19, 2019

Over the summer a Facebook Events post called on people to sign up to storm Area 51, the infamous and highly classified United States Air Force base. There have been countless conspiracies as to what is hidden in the desert base from research into highly advanced technologies to ideas that the base hides...

Reader: Teens Take Action Against Climate Change

September 19, 2019

Climate change is quickly becoming a major issue in todays society. As human consumption of fossil fuels continues to rise, Earth is being suffocated by our hand. Students are becoming aware of this problem and are taking actions against it. High school students worldwide are said to skip classes Friday,...

Photos Show Justin Trudeau in Brown and Black face

Devorah Segura, Reporter

September 19, 2019

A picture of Canada's prime minister, Justin Trudeau, has recently surfaced of him at a 2001 'Arabian Nights' party. Trudeau appears to be wearing a turban and robes with his face, neck, and hands completely darkened to imitate a person of a darker complexion. The picture now being revealed in the media...

Study: Poverty Level Communities Face Higher Temperature Rates

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 19, 2019

As one of the hottest summers on record, new studies are showing who is affected the most by the extreme heat conditions. In an investigation done by NPR, it was found that some of the most populated cities in the U.S show a pattern of lower-income areas is facing the worst temperature conditions. The...

Poll: Do You Prefer to Watch Boxing or MMA?

Poll: Do You Prefer to Watch Boxing or MMA?

Michael Chambers, Sports Reporter

September 19, 2019

I asked 30 people whether they prefer to watch Boxing or MMA like the UFC, and more people prefer MMA. Maybe it's by marketing, or maybe it's the style of fighting, but one thing boxing has on it's rivaling brand is history.