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Adopt a GISD Senior Effort Launched Amidst Coronavirus Shutdown

Adopt a GISD Senior Effort Launched Amidst Coronavirus Shutdown

Paola Hernandez Olvera, Co-editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2020

For many high school seniors around the nation, their senior year experience has been unexpectedly impacted. The novel coronavirus has caused schools around the nation to close for the rest of the school year, forcing school activities like prom, senior picnics, and graduations to be cancelled or postponed. ...

Senior explains unexpected way social media affects self-image

Nayely Vallejo

December 2, 2013

Every time I open Facebook, I will always see a picture or meme that enforces the fact that larger woman are more beautiful than thinner woman. I see things such as “Guys don’t like skeletons, they like curves” and “Real men like curves, only dogs go for bones.” As a thin girl myself, quotes...

Athletes and Social Networking

Ryan Fort

November 26, 2013

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr and Myspace are all social networks that athletes use to catch up with friends and family, or vent frustration. And then you have the few athletes that use it as a way to get scholarships. Having said that, social media has become a huge problem for athletes. The...

Teachers reveal social media lives

Myles Bolden

December 14, 2012

Teachers DO have lives outside of school. Most go to stores and concerts, and have some form of social media, just like students. A majority of teachers won’t add students until after graduation, but some of their profiles aren’t hidden. “I love to post pictures, and I love to just look and...