Raider Echo

Catholic Church Injustice

Catholic Church Injustice

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under News

Church authorities as high as Pope Francis are being accused of covering up an avalanche of sexual abuse cases ranging from churches in Ireland, Australia and even some located in cities around the U.S. Originally, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano claimed that Francis allegedly rehabilitated ex-Cardinal,...

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...

Tiffiani Cofield

Tiffiani Cofield

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

September 8, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I started a new journey as an educator [over the summer],” Tiffiani Cofield, photojournalism teacher.

Tim Williams

Tim Williams

Lillian Tram and Edith Perez

April 4, 2017


Filed under Uncategorized

“ I might like someone when they show qualities that I find attractive. I once met someone who seemed well-educated and had a sense of humor. Another one of the key things was that they liked sports,” Tim Williams, Government teacher.

Carlos Vasquez

Carlos Vasquez

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

March 27, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland, Uncategorized

"I'm looking forward to going to the beaches [over the summer]," said Mr. Vasquez, teacher.

Allison Stephens

Allison Stephens

Miranda Molina, Reporter

February 1, 2017


Filed under Raiders of North Garland

“I would like to go to more of my students events, like concerts or sports events that they are in. I get to go to a handful, but I want to go to more,” English Language Arts, Allison Stephens

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.”

Struck by lightening

Struck by lightening

Miranda Molina, Reporter

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

As it begins to rain, a bright streak of lightning flashes across the sky and a boom of thunder shakes the ground. Seeing the lightning makes Robotics and Project Lead The Way teacher Sean Denny start to remember the first time he was struck by lightning when he was in middle school. “I have been...

Foster father’s insight

Foster father’s insight

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under Features, Showcase

The cries of a hungry newborn baby broke the silence of the sleepy house. Bleary-eyed and still groggy from sleep, English teacher Matt Clarke stumbled through the early morning darkness and made a bottle for the crying child. He reached for his phone to check the time, but his face was instead illuminated by a st...

Sweet as Honey

Sweet as Honey

Marilyn Bland, Special Contributor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Column, Showcase

Writing about Honey is certainly one of the most difficult things I have done, yet doing so is a way in which I can honor her. The very first moment I touched Honey, I knew something special had happened. Some dogs take a little while to warm to an unfamiliar person, and others stay aloof for a...