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Do Not Hesitate, Vaccinate

Do Not Hesitate, Vaccinate

Staff Editorial
January 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase, Staff Editorial

The influenza vaccination has been subjected to skepticism and controversy ever since it was first invented by Jonas Salk and Thomas Francis in 1938. Even so, it is important for everyone six months of age or older to receive the vaccination every flu season, as it offers important health benefits and...

Breaking Barbie Boundaries

Breaking Barbie Boundaries

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
January 25, 2017
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Blonde hair, blue eyes and a tiny waist are the characteristics of the world’s most famous “It Girl,” Barbie. Since her debut in the late 1950s, Barbie has remained a household name for children in over 150 countries. Today, after almost 57 years later, Barbie is finally getting a long overdue...

Revolutionary Revolutionizes Broadway

Revolutionary Revolutionizes Broadway

Victoria David, Editor-in-Chief
January 25, 2017
Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, Featured A&E, OPINIONS, Reviews, Showcase

The musical, “Hamilton,” has been breaking barriers of traditional Broadway productions since its debut. It is a historically accurate, hip-hop, rap and R&B infused musical theater production that tells of founding father and first ever secretary of treasury Alexander Hamilton’s life. It was...

Closing Gaps Between Boys, Girls

Closing Gaps Between Boys, Girls

Viviana Camarillo, Design Editor
November 10, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

It starts the moment a baby is born. Blue caps for boys and pink bows for girls. Gender influences everything from colors to careers, continuing throughout adolescence. Pink is a girly color. Only boys play football. Girls can not do this. Boys can not do that. These ideals are part of a broken and outdated...

Changing Education Expectations

Changing Education Expectations

Jada East, Staff Writer
April 25, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Next year, blended courses will be offered by the district at the high school level. Blended classes are a mixture of the traditional face-to-face instruction combined with online lectures. Blended classes will give students a new experience in learning, and benefit our education system because it off...

Something Worth Talking About

Something Worth Talking About

Larissa Torres and Karlie Rushing
April 15, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Under House Bill 5, foreign language is not always required for graduation. Even though foreign language courses are not required, depending on the plan the student chooses, students should still elect to take a foreign language because of the many benefits it offers to students in the short and lo...

Seniors Save Lives

Seniors Save Lives

Staff Editorial
April 14, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Staff Editorial

The district now requires seniors to learn about CPR before graduation, in accordance with Texas House Bill 897. Throughout the year, all seniors will learn CPR during Tiger Den. The course, developed by the American Heart Association, teaches students how to react in the case of a cardiac arrest em...

PDA in the Hallways: Annoying or Romantic?

PDA in the Hallways: Annoying or Romantic?

March 10, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

Students increase hallway disruptions, rule-breaking by displaying PDA between passion periods In those six short minutes between classes, some students rush to class, some chat with friends and others decide to act out scenes from cheesy romance novels. Relationships and affection are fine, but public...

The Secret Life of Super Shows

The Secret Life of Super Shows

Karlie Rushing, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

“Daredevil,” “Supergirl,” “Agents of Shield,” “Flash,” “Jessica Jones” and “Gotham,” the list goes on and on for the number of superhero comics turned into TV shows. Some look at these shows with a mistrusting eye based on either a bad past experience, or have adopted the closed-minded...

Adversity of Diversity

Adversity of Diversity

March 4, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, Showcase

Movie stars like Halle Berry and George Lopez have joined the glamorous world of James Dean and Audrey Hepburn, but actors of color are still struggling to establish their place in Hollywood. While diversity in the media has dramatically increased in the past decade, many movies and TV shows still feature...

Automatic Injustice

Automatic Injustice

Anna Ta, Print Editor-in-Chief
January 14, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS

A student’s performance in high school is defined by numbers. SAT scores, grades, GPA, and rank defines the next four years in a student’s life after high school. A handful of numbers is in no way capable of producing a full picture of a student’s academic career, yet Texas House Bill 588 uses...

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas creep

Beginning to look a lot like Christmas creep

Larissa Torres, Online Editor-in-Chief
December 10, 2015
Filed under OPINIONS

It happens slowly. An elf here, a reindeer there; no big deal. But everything changes when October arrives. Suddenly aisles ooze red and green, pine needles litter the floor and Santa Claus figurines line every corner watching to see who is naughty and who is nice. Bats and witches are shoved to the...

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