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Fashion Changes In 2010s Decade

Fashion Changes In 2010s Decade

Ingrid Vanegas, Reporter

February 20, 2020

As a decade arrives, it’s hard to not think back about how much has changed. From hairstyle and clothes, it’s safe to say that the world and its people have all grown. Looking back, a huge variety of fashion trends have popped up throughout the years. Trends have the tendency to recycle themselves....

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...

Administration Shake-Up Fosters Schoolwide Change

Administration Shake-Up  Fosters Schoolwide Change

Gelila Negesse, Co-Editor-In-Chief

November 22, 2019

In society, the word “change” holds a negative, and oftentimes threatening, connotation. Change is, with fairness, often met with fear and ambiguity. However, through time, change can bring along the opportunity for a clean slate and an era of new beginnings. Towards the end of the 2018-2019 school...

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...

The Beginning of a TikTok Takeover

The Beginning of a TikTok Takeover

Devorah Segura, Reporter

November 22, 2019

  With social media networks coming and going over the years, it is no surprise that Gen Z has a new obsession named TikTok.  Society and the interests of the general public are ever-changing aspects of the modern world. The world has seen a drastic change since phones were first introduced...

State Fair of Texas Year Review

State Fair of Texas Year Review

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 22, 2019

The annual State Fair of Texas is back and only somewhat better than ever. What usually makes for a great outing with family and friends, has unfortunately left me with some satisfaction, but unfortunately mostly disappointment and frustration. In past years, everything about the fair was enticing to me. The food was something I loved. The rides w...

Dallas Cop Convicted of Murder

Dallas Cop Convicted of Murder

Devorah Segura, Reporter

November 22, 2019

On Sept. 6, 2018, at the Southside Flats in Downtown Dallas, Botham Jean was in his apartment eating ice cream on his couch, when Amber Guyger, an off duty Dallas police officer, entered through his front door and fatally shot him in the chest. Afterward, Guyger alleged that she entered his apartment ...

Consideration For a Universial Basic Income

Consideration For a Universial Basic Income

Julius Perez, Reporter

November 22, 2019

What if you automatically received a $1,000  check from the government every month, free of charge? No it’s not a form of welfare, and it’s not a version of a tax cut or benefit. It is real money, all yours, no strings attached. It’s called Universal Basic Income (UBI), a system where you and e...

An Establisment of Corruption

An Establisment of Corruption

Julius Perez, Reporter

November 22, 2019

The U.S government was founded as a mechanism for opposing political corruption and putting real power into the hands of the people. But today, it isn’t uncommon to hear people claiming that U.S politicians are corrupt liars, and it isn’t a coincidence that the phrase “lying like a politician” i...

Hong Kong Protesters Push for Change

Hong Kong Protesters Push for Change

Devorah Segura, Reporter

October 2, 2019

On June 9, Hong Kong protests were sparked by a controversial bill introduced by Carrie Lam, chief executive of Hong Kong, that would enable mainland China to extradite fugitives from the city.    Days before the bill was due to have its second reading, hundreds of thousands of protester...

The Timeless Debate Over Daylight Savings

The Timeless Debate Over Daylight Savings

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Photo Editor

October 2, 2019

There are more than 24 time zones around the world. Regions near the equator experience about 12 hours of dark to 12 hours of light. For areas farther away, however, America’s Daylight Savings time was made to give an extra hour of daylight to conserve energy by moving an hour of light from the morni...

Human Gene Editing Questions Ethics In Medicine

Human Gene Editing Questions Ethics In Medicine

Gelila Negesse, Designer

April 17, 2019

Since Chinese scientist He Jiankui announced that he was able to genetically edit embryos to create twin girls, ethics committees and scientists alike have questioned where human gene-editing lies along the medical ethics spectrum. Jiankui began this experiment because of a couple who were trying to have kids but ...