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Holly Jolly Stress

Holly Jolly Stress

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

December 19, 2018

December is the month of festivities, family, friends and lots and lots of delicious food. Ironically, it is also the time of exams, gift shopping and dealing with annoying cousins. Holiday stress is the real winter storm, leading to tons of Grinchy attitudes everywhere. Forty-five percent of Americans...

Guide to Gifting

Guide to Gifting

by Saifiyah Zaki, Digital Media Editor

December 19, 2018

Winter break is approaching quickly and with only one more week to go, we’re all ready to finish up finals and head home to enjoy the holidays. However, under the guise of relaxation and merry-making lies the incredible stress of gift-giving. Soon enough, you’ll find yourself stranded in the middle...

Vegan-friendly Holiday Recipes

Vegan-friendly Holiday Recipes

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018

It’s holiday season and, to me, this means an overwhelming amount of home-cooked food that makes me feel as if I just gained 20 pounds in one meal. Most of these home-cooked snacks usually include lots of butter, eggs and milk. However, if you are vegan or vegetarian, there are still options for you...

Season’s Greeting

Season's Greeting

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

December 17, 2018

How to Practice #SelfCareSunday Before Exams

How to Practice #SelfCareSunday Before Exams

by Abby Blasingame, Editor-in-Chief

December 16, 2018

Some weeks just feel so long. The days are still 24 hours and the weeks only seven days, but there’s a certain point when the daily grind really starts to grind your gears. Something tells me that’s exactly what exam week is going to feel like, so here’s how to best #SelfCareSunday to rejuvenat...

Capturing Cold Photos

Capturing Cold Photos

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

December 14, 2018

As your breath escapes your lips, a white puff fills the air. The temperature drops and nature freezes around you. Winter may seem like a barren season, and a difficult time to take good photos, but part of being a good photographer is turning normally bland photos into unique, interesting ones. The g...

Disney Classics Come to Life

Disney Classics Come to Life

by Aysia Lane, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Walt Disney’s works are, for some people, a staple of their childhood. From their princesses and fairy-tale worlds to their animated creatures, Walt Disney Studios has produced music, movies and stage plays for over 90 years. With a reputation for creating classics, some of Disney’s films are hitting ...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: November

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: November

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

November 30, 2018

While taking a P.E. class over the summer—of course, it was mandatory—my teacher gave the class some advice that stuck with me: it’s harder to force yourself to begin a routine than it is to keep it. He meant this in the context of exercise, but it applies to all areas of life, especially to study...

Stars take on Queen

Stars take on Queen

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

November 23, 2018

When most people hear the word “queen” a couple of things come to mind— hierarchy, the chess piece, or one of the world’s greatest rock bands. Queen is known for its many hits like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” and “Somebody to Love.” Queen’s approach to music was different because of their ...

ASMR Information

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

November 13, 2018

Graphic by Sarah Dolder

Surviving Texas

Diamondback Snake

by Luke Miller, Reporter

November 9, 2018

Just three weeks ago, a fifth grader in Plano ISD was bitten by an unidentified snake during the YMCA Collin County Adventure Camp.  The child was supervised and received immediate care, but it’s not the first time someone uninformed of their environment went from visitor to victim in a matter of second...

Mindfully Controversial

Thumbnail for the first episode of YouTuber Shane Dawson's eight-part documentary series on Jake Paul.

by Saifiyah Zaki, Digital Media Editor

November 7, 2018

Popular YouTuber Shane Dawson released the last episode of his eight-part documentary titled “The Mind of Jake Paul” on Oct. 18, but from the premiere of the series, critics have chided him for giving a platform to the infamous YouTube star. While the controversy surrounding Paul and his friends is undoubt...