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Mutual Aid During a Crisis

Mutual Aid During a Crisis

Devorah Segura, Writer March 4, 2021

   After the record-low temperatures, dangerous snowfall, and the widespread utility shortages that spread throughout Texas, what happened during Winter Storm Uri is a testament to the dire need of mutual...

Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Legacy

Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s Legacy

Jacob Teshome September 24, 2020

Listen to sophomore Olli Ibarra's thoughts on the death and legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Seniors Address Prom Prices

Seniors Address Prom Prices

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter March 26, 2019

Due to speculation by seniors about the prices for prom tickets this year being high, seniors are selling cookie dough and jumping through some last-minute hoops to lower the price which is estimated to...

The Expansion of Social Media

The Expansion of Social Media

Braedon Harris, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 23, 2018

As we move further into 2018, it seems as if we’re going to see a lot of the same things. More advancements in technology, more people who will be using technology, and easier access to technology in...

The Art of Repurposing

The Art of Repurposing

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter December 1, 2017

In 2013, the U.S. generated around 254 million tons of trash and only about 34.3 percent of it was recycled. This is equal to each person throwing away about 4.6 pounds of waste everyday. Many in the Garland...

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Raiders Respond to DACA Crisis

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter October 31, 2017

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...

Mysterious Backpack at CTE

Mysterious Backpack at CTE

Tameciah Griffin, reporter October 31, 2017

On Sept. 5, a mysterious backpack was found in front of the Gilbreath-Reed Career & Technical Education Center. After a student evacuation to Sachse High School an investigation by the bomb unit,...

Morrison's Departure From GISD

Morrison’s Departure From GISD

Riley Sims, Reporter February 1, 2017

Bob Morrison officially resigned as Superintendent of Garland ISD on December 20. Morrison has worked for GISD since February 2013. The GISD school board announced his resignation without naming an interim...

Career, Technology Students Use Skills to Help Homeless

Career, Technology Students Use Skills to Help Homeless

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 3, 2017

The technology education program has put together a project in which they will create units of shelter for homeless families to sleep in at night. Instructors expect 50 units to be completed by Dec. 16. These...

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief September 28, 2016

Seniors are awash with frustration after vandals burned tire marks on their personalized parking spots. About five parking spots were damaged, including those rented by Deja Sanchez, Lilly Castillo and...

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