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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...

A Long Way From Germany

A Long Way From Germany

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter October 31, 2018

A hop, a skip and a jump away from home. Or in this case, a plane ride. It’s a big adjustment coming from a foreign country to America, and sophomore Marvin Dolle decided to do just that for his education. Dolle...

The Tea on Food Science

The Tea on Food Science

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter June 4, 2018

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...

School Remodeling Underway

School Remodeling Underway

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter May 7, 2018

Bathrooms, hallways and history are being remodeled as school renovations take place in the upcoming months. Teachers' walls are bare, hallways have a new gleam, and some bathrooms now have doors with...

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...

Student celebrates Islamic festival

Student celebrates Islamic festival

Riley Sims, Reporter January 3, 2017

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...

Marine’s Family Misses Only Son

Marine’s Family Misses Only Son

Braedon Harris, Reporter January 3, 2017

Having a family member in the military is a struggle for millions of households. For sophomore Nataly Cardona, this became a reality when her older brother joined the Marines. “After my brother graduated...

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Hannah Majerczyk and Eden Amberber January 3, 2017

Life seemed to be blissful for a teenage girl. But her life changed in the blink of an eye. At the age of 15, sophomore Sydney Taylor lost an important family member, her father. One dark night, a car...

Martin Tran

Martin Tran

Lillian Tram, Project Manager November 11, 2016

“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

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

Josh Hare

Josh Hare

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter November 3, 2016

“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...

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter November 3, 2016

“[Police brutality is] awful. I think they're going to the extreme when they do stuff like that. It's wrong how cops are so quick to pull out a gun when they're equipped with a taser and equipped with...

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