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A Final Draft for High School

A Final Draft for High School

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 20, 2019

It’s hard to believe that it’s been four years since I first stepped foot into high school. I was the typical scared freshman who was already counting down the days to graduation. I would like to think...

Staff Development: My Growth as a Journalist

Staff Development: My Growth as a Journalist

Gaby Sanchez, Reporter May 16, 2019

Signing up for Intro to Journalism, I remember not really knowing the reason why I chose to do so. I do remember when I was in the eighth grade, a friend of mine said she signed up for the class because...

Why I Love Valentines Day - And You Should Too

Why I Love Valentine’s Day – And You Should Too

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2017

When I was growing up, Valentine’s Day was really only about one thing: candy. Every year, on Feb. 14, insane amounts of candy not fit for an elementary schooler’s bloodstream gave me a sugar rush....

Womans March on Dallas

Woman’s March on Dallas

Miranda Molina, Reporter February 1, 2017

It had not been even a day that Trump was in office when what started as the Women's March on Washington spread globally as an effort to protect women's rights and other causes such as immigration, health...

Senior column Abraham Deleon

Senior column Abraham Deleon

Abraham Deleon, Design Editor May 13, 2016

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...

Senior column Amy Pham

Senior column Amy Pham

Amy Pham, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 13, 2016

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...

Senior column Lynne Diaz

Senior column Lynne Diaz

Lynne Diaz, Photo Editor May 13, 2016

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...

Senior column SaSchel Moore

Senior column SaSchel Moore

SaSchel Moore, Reporter May 13, 2016

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...

Senior column Connie Ho

Senior column Connie Ho

Connie Ho, Co-Editor-In-Chief May 13, 2016

Shy, awkward and quiet. My entrance into high school was anything but extraordinary. High school offered me the chance to start fresh and find myself amongst a pool of other students who also had a desire...

Senior column Beth Mauthe

Senior column Beth Mauthe

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor May 13, 2016

It’s crazy, looking back at the four years I’ve spent in high school, to realize that I’m graduating in only a few weeks. And now, with two younger siblings both in high school as of next year, I’m...

At UTD’s doctoral graduation in December, Dr. Marilyn Bland poses with her daughter, Juliet Bond, and her guide dog, Honey. photo courtesy of Ruth Martin

Sweet as Honey

Marilyn Bland, Special Contributor March 4, 2016

Writing about Honey is certainly one of the most difficult things I have done, yet doing so is a way in which I can honor her. The very first moment I touched Honey, I knew something special had...

Me, Myself and Misconceptions

Me, Myself and Misconceptions

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor October 30, 2015

After freshman orientation with my sister this summer, some friends and I made our way to the crazy busy counselor’s office to check our schedules before school started the next week. The lady in the...

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