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....

Students glorify school fights

Olivia Pomranka, Guest Writer

February 16, 2016

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

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

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...

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