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Opinion: New Voices Texas fights censorship of student journalists

Opinion: New Voices Texas fights censorship of student journalists
October 23, 2020

People seek entertainment, information and news from the media daily. By holding up a code of ethics, publications have vowed to report factual and credible unbiased news. Under the First Amendment, these...

Opinion: Medical school isn’t always worth your time

Opinion: Medical school isn't always worth your time
October 21, 2020

I’ve heard it too many times now: “My parents want me to go to medical school.” This particular statement always triggers a red flag in my mind. It’s not that going to medical school isn’t a...

Escape to Grandscape

The Grandscape entrance, decorated for Halloween.
October 21, 2020

Where most of the student body is located, it’s common to have to drive to Legacy in Plano or The Star in Frisco in order to have a variety of shops, restaurants and activities. My longing for a fun...

Opinion: Resources for Environmental Awareness

Opinion: Resources for Environmental Awareness
October 14, 2020

The Earth has cared for us for as long as humans have been around, but we have not cared for it in return. We are all busy, so it is hard to incorporate the environment’s needs into our daily lives....

Opinion: trash in the parking lot needs to stop

A disposable mask lays in the student parking lot. Due to COVID-19, masks have become a common item found outside the campus. In addition to general pollution, mask straps have ended up entangled with marine animals causing both physical and internal harm.
October 5, 2020

As a student driver, I navigate the ins and outs of the student parking lot daily. One thing I’ve noticed in the few weeks we’ve been back at school is the amount of trash constantly left in parking...

Opinion: Drive-thru state fair is nothing exceptional

The Big Tex Fair Food Drive-Thru will be open from Sept. 25 to Oct. 18 at Fair Park.
October 1, 2020

The Texas State Fair has been around for 134 years, and has since become immensely popular, attracting a crowd of 2.5 million people in 2019. However – for the first time since WWII – the Texas State...

Opinion: Ruth Bader Ginsburg: a pioneer, a hero, an inspiration

A protestor holds her sign during a rally held in Dallas to honor Ginsburg. Many of these powerful women are inspired by Ginsburg and hope to continue her legacy.
September 28, 2020

After serving 27 years on the Supreme Court, Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away Sept. 18, at the age of 87. Ginsburg was the second female justice to serve in the Supreme Court, and was also the co-founder...

Three local coffee shops for studying

Summer moon in Frisco has a great outdoor seating area, perfect for social distancing.
September 17, 2020

Whether you are doing school virtually, in-person or a mix of both, this is the perfect time to expand your caffeine horizons and support small businesses. COVID-19 has affected many aspects of school...

Senior column: Accepting change

Senior column: Accepting change
May 27, 2020

Since the first day of freshman year in August 2016, I’ve been in room 1315 as a journalism student every day of high school. I hadn’t planned on that, but after excelling in journalism class as...

Opinion: A conversation with actress and activist Jameela Jamil

Photo from USA Today
May 22, 2020

These days, it is too easy to be influenced by media, whether it’s television, social media or the internet. We not only learn and find information from the media, but we find figures who inspire us...

Class of COVID-19

Class of COVID-19
May 16, 2020

I personally think saying that my senior year was ruined is an overstatement. I got the best last marching season I could ever ask for with the band. I didn’t have to do a lot of the sentimental ceremonies...

Tuning in with Leila: Kali Uchis

Tuning in with Leila: Kali Uchis
May 13, 2020

It’s been months since I have heard an album or extended play that appeals to my senses of empathy and serenity. That is, until Kali Uchis released her 10-minute EP, “TO FEEL ALIVE.” Uchis delivered...

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