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Technology raises need for instant gratification

Tave Hollins, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

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Technology has changed the way we receive, process and obtain information. Why go to a library, when you can use Google? Why print out a map, when your phone can give you the directions itself? Why even wait, in a world where...

Black history evades curriculum, textbooks

Jaylen Williams, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016

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Everything is big in Texas, except for the sections in their textbooks dealing with the African American experience. According to washingtonpost.com, this year state guidelines do not include the Ku Klux Klan or Jim Crow laws....

Students glorify school fights

Olivia Pomranka, Guest Writer

February 16, 2016

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The hysterical screaming that comes from a hallway during a  fight is an unmistakable sound. It acts as an irresistible pull that gets students rushing towards it. A crowd forms instantaneously as punches are thrown and shout...

Mainstream media influences teens

Leanne Whitney, Guest Writer

February 16, 2016

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When you tune out of the real world and into your headphones, you are signing up for much more than just a simple way to relax. If you solely listen to mainstream music, you are in for a big surprise. Mainstream pop, hip hop and rock often objec...

Seminar debate

Alona Jenkins, Guest Writer

February 16, 2016

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It could be said that the seminar system at our school is more controversial than Donald Trump. “Students don’t know how to use the time effectively and then they complain about all the work they have to do,” said Jacob...

Most wanted gift-list

Daniel Williamson, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

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The winter holiday season in the U.S. is typically associated with buying tangible items to show a person’s appreciation. This is apparent with the slew of advertisements for sales and discount days like Black Friday and Cyber...

Cup of cheer: students share traditions

Kathryn Fuller, Assistant Editor

January 7, 2016

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Religions and traditions vary throughout the school population, but it doesn’t take away from the excitement of the approaching holiday season. People are counting down the days until they can eat home-cooked meals that only...

Scholarship advice: Johnson tells all

Xoe O'hara, Staff Writer

January 7, 2016

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Applying for colleges is one of the most stressful times for juniors and seniors in high school, and on top of that finding money to pay for it is even harder sometimes. There are many resources to help students fund their college...

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