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High school sports creates academic stress

Julian Albright, Sports Editor

February 15, 2017

It is 6:20 a.m. and is time for varsity basketball player Chanel Rice to wake up for school. Rice, a junior, understands that school is crucial, which is why she makes sure everything is ready to go the night before. “I already...

Cyberbullying: the new schoolyard bully

Jakob Giles, Staff Writer

January 4, 2017

Most people find themselves online just about every day. Whether it is to check email, do some homework, hop onto Instagram or send a Snapchat, we find ourselves spending a lot of time in the cyber world. Just like the real world,...

Food in the Lou

Food in the Lou

December 12, 2016

ACT/SAT reflects wealth not brains

Daniel Pomerantz, Staff Writer

November 23, 2016

The ACT and SAT are far from perfect. These tests have been shown to be both culturally and statistically biased against African Americans and Hispanic Americans, and in favor of white Americans. This is because of clear racial-income...

Organizations offer students opportunities

Pablo Lopez-Reyna and Jacelynn Allen

March 11, 2016

Finding the right activities to get involved with in high school can be difficult. However, once it is discovered, it can make all the differences in your life. ¨Right now we're kicking off the toy drive to benefit Lydia´s...

Technology raises need for instant gratification

Tave Hollins, Staff Writer

March 2, 2016

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

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....

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