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Covid-19 vs el la educacion

Covid-19 vs el  la educacion
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

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...

Zoom Fatigue; and the Physical Effects on Students

Michelle Montanez
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...

Dress Codes in Schools Perpetuate Outdated Gender Norms

Dress Codes in Schools Perpetuate Outdated Gender Norms
December 4, 2020

Every start of the school year, a dress code is presented to students. And every year, the same grievances and criticisms are brought up.   This year, students took issue with the school introducing...

The Effects of COVID-19 on Student Mental Health

Graphic by Gelila Negesse
November 12, 2020

By: Michelle Montanez On March 12, GISD students’ worlds were turned upside down as school began closing to curb the spread of COVID-19. Since the closure of schools in the Spring semester and into...

Voter Suppression and its History in Texas

Voter Suppression and its History in Texas
November 12, 2020

By: Michelle Montanez Texas, over the years, has had robust changes in their demographics, from age to ethnic background, causing many political stances to change from previous ones that highly represented...

Voting isn’t enough: organized activism

Voting isn't enough: organized activism
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...

Communism in America

Communism in America
November 6, 2020

In the United States, Communism has had a negative reputation, largely rejected among political spaces. However, many fail to realize that ideals and functions of both Communism and Socialism are used...

The Illusion of Democracy

The Illusion of Democracy
November 2, 2020

For a country so heavily built on the fundamentals of “democracy” and which claims the nation is “for the people”, more often than not, the United States and its systems accomplish the complete...

Raider Echo 2020 Election Endorsements

Raider Echo 2020 Election Endorsements
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
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...

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