Raider Echo

Nhu Nguyen and Stephanie Akhimien

Nhu Nguyen and Stephanie Akhimien

Elena Gary, Designer

March 22, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"The most traumatic experience I've had so far is Junior year, honestly. You already know why, it's because of physics." Nhu Nguyen, 11. "[I think] middle school, y'know? It's like a phase-changing experience. Everyone is still in their elementary, pubescent feeling. Everyone is going through a lot...

Cecilia Perry

Cecilia Perry

Elena Gary, Designer

March 20, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"School schedules definitely negatively impact my life. I'm so stressed out, especially because it's junior year and there's just so much work to do. I'm up until the crack of dawn, [I get] no sleep. [I definitely] maintain a social life, I hang out with my friends every weekend. It's hard but you can...

Esrom Hagos

Esrom Hagos

Eden Amberber and Leyla Siraj

March 20, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"[This spring break] I saw Migos. Quavo pointed at me. It was the best thing. [Migos] was two and half hours late and had random acts on beforehand which was kinda lame but then Yung Nation came on and I got excited. They said my favorite line, "My money is taller than Tim Duncan dunkin'." Esrom Hagos,...

Ray Le, 10

Ray Le, 10

Jeffrey Candelaria, Designer

December 26, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"I'm proud of how i did on my finals." Lee said. "I actually spent a lot of time studying which is something i hardly ever do, and i was prepared for them. Though there were a couple like whap and algebra that i could've done better on, but I still passed both classes so its alright."

Ashley Puentes, 11

Ashley Puentes, 11

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

December 21, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I kinda think that we shouldn’t have [final exams] because it’s not fair to evaluate somebody’s knowledge just on one term,” Puente said. “People panic on test day and I just don’t think we should have them.”

Oscar Alvizo, 11

Oscar Alvizo, 11

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

December 20, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I work on cars daily. I go to a lot of car shows, and you go and see who wins,” Alvizo. “Whenever you get to the races, i don’t know how to really explain it. You just really try to see who wins, and that’s basically all i like to do.”

Anica John

Anica John

Miranda Molina, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

"[My family and I] are going to Cancun for Thanksgiving. It's suppose to be a nice place," Anica John, 12

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.”

Thu Ngoc Nguyen

Thu Ngoc Nguyen

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“[Police brutality is] stupid, because they should do better background checks on these policemen they are hiring.”

Thi Phan

Thi Phan

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“The police have been doing some weird things lately. But because of the outrage based on the opposition, I think that they should figure out a way to stop everything, calm down, then get back to their job.”

Josh Hare

Josh Hare

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I feel that [police brutality is] a real problem in America, especially lately, so I feel it should stop. I think that it’s messed up how some police officers will abuse their power. They just take it too far, which is why you see all these news stories. Now there’s riots."

Matt Clarke

Matt Clarke

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I believe brutality of any kind is wrong, and especially when it comes from people in authority who might be abusing their power and the interest of their own personal ambitions. I think police brutality is an issue. I think it is wrong. And I think we need to find a way to address it.”