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A Long Way From Germany

A Long Way From Germany

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Features

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 is a foreign exchange student from Germany currently attending school here to better...

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...

School Remodeling Underway

School Remodeling Underway

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

May 7, 2018


Filed under News

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 “Not in Service” signs taped to them. School remodeling at North is bringing many changes to happen fo...

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...

Marine’s Family Misses Only Son

Marine’s Family Misses Only Son

Braedon Harris, Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 from high school he went straight into the Marines,” Cardona said. “First he went to boot...

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Student Copes with Loss During Holiday Season

Hannah Majerczyk and Eden Amberber

January 3, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

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 drove on the road with a motorcycle following behind it. A father of two was on the motorcycle, on...

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.”

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."

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Armando Sanchez Jr.

Jeanie Torvi, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“[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 mace to take down civilians without having to pull a gun out on them. Recently, they shot a man who...

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Senior Parking Spots Vandalized

Eden Amberber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 28, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

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 Briana Barajas. “I worked hard on my spot,” Sanchez said. “I’m annoyed because it took me a lo...