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The Tea on Food Science

The Tea on Food Science

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

June 4, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Food science is defined by the Institute of Food Technologists as the improvement of foods for the consuming public, and there is much controversy surrounding the safety of and need for genetic modifications to produce enough food for the world’s growing population. While some consider food scien...

Jannat Jahan

Jannat Jahan

Tameciah Griffin, reporter

December 12, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

“I enjoy art because [of] the stuff you make and the process,” said Freshman Jannat Jahan....

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2017


Filed under News

As she marched with her sign held high, she yelled out words of protest. She looked sternly to the Texas Capitol building, which housed the lawmakers who could change the future for her family, community and for her country. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, gave permits and legal status...

Student celebrates Islamic festival

Student celebrates Islamic festival

Riley Sims, Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under Features

Freshman Leena Siraj celebrates Eid, the Islamic festival, with her family every year. “We usually go to the convention center and pray, and then we go home to a after-party,” Siraj said. “Then we just have fun with our family and friends.” Growing up, Siraj witnessed fellow classmates...

Amber Nguyen

Amber Nguyen

Lillian Tram, Project Manager

December 14, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I want to be in the Air Force because of the benefits and I like the idea of serving the country. It was really interesting because I didn't know the Air Force had all these careers that you could do. A lot of people call me short but I don't want that to stop me from joining."

Martin Tran

Martin Tran

Lillian Tram, Project Manager

November 11, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“Trump won. He might have good promises. He might have bad promises. [Nobody] really knows what’s in his head. He’s going to change a lot of rules in our current days.”

Mia Caruso

Mia Caruso

Emily Molden, Photo Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

" [High school] is a lot bigger than I thought it was going to be, and I didn't know how many clubs and (class) choices there was going to be. You have a lot more responsibility but a lot more freedom than middle school. It's much more work but it's worth it," Mia Caruso, 9.

Joseph Medina, 9

Joseph Medina, 9

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

September 6, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“Well, just overall being curious for the fact that many things are interesting, even though they aren’t written we have to find them out. I want to be, probably, a librarian for the simple fact that I like to read. I like books because they’re actually very interesting, because you can basically...

Soccer Superstar

Soccer Superstar

Eden Amberber, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase, Sports

As she shows off her skills in front of the judges, she doesn’t break a sweat. She is confident. She knows she has skill. She is sure she will make the cut. Freshman Randi Thortis is set to star in a Nickelodeon reality television show, Soccer Superstar, which will premier this summer. The show is a ...

Angie’s Adventure

Karla Romero, Reporter

March 16, 2016


Filed under Features

Over spring break, freshman Angie Mauthe will be going on a Pioneer Trek with other youth members of her church, in order to build and strengthen her testimony. This Trek only happens once every four years, and Mauthe will be experiencing it for the first time. “We’re going to be reenacting kind of how the...

Matt Guinn

Matt Guinn

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I started [learning sign language] when I was two, but I started actually taking classes when I was in seventh grade, because I just think it's important for hearing people to be able to communicate with deaf people. For a Veteran's Day [program at Hickman Elementary], I asked my band director if I...

Fishy First Year

Karla Romero, Reporter

June 1, 2015


Filed under Features

Freshmen often go into high school scared, expecting the worst. Freshman Cindy Nguyen was no different; however, after one year here her perspective has changed. “[North] has more options than other [high schools],” Nguyen said. “We push our kids to a certain [place that] they can get to. And...