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Superb Take on Super Bowl

Superb Take on Super Bowl

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Slider, Sports

The New England Patriots continued their dominant reign of the NFL, taking down the Los Angeles Rams, 13-3, on the back of a strong defensive performance in the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Ga. on Feb. 4. The Pats have won three of the last five Super Bowls, and – although it pains me to say –...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Slider, Top Stories

Recently, I had one of those moments that made my brain freeze for a few seconds before resuming with its regularly scheduled programming — if you’ve ever seen those videos of the fainting goats, you know what I’m talking about. It all began when my aunt asked me, “So, where are you thinking ab...

Holly Jolly Stress

Holly Jolly Stress

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns

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...

Support not Oppose

Support not Oppose

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

From slaves to immigrant workers, the immigrant community has been working since the beginning of the nation to become the backbone of the country. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, immigrants make up 13.5 percent of the total U.S. population, and the U.S. foreign-born population is 43.7 million. Acc...

My Time in the New Mexico Mountains

My Time in the New Mexico Mountains

by Luke Miller, Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Columns

From hiking cliff-sides to tormenting YouTuber look-alikes, we experienced it all. In the summer of 2016, my close friend Parker, crew Bravo-621 (621 is the date we began the trek) and I set out to Philmont, the most prestigious of the four main BSA high adventures located in Cimarron, N.M. in orde...

Let Teachers Talk

Let Teachers Talk

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Slider, Top Stories

At its core, school is a place for learning, growth, and the development of critical thinking. According to the PISD student/parent policy guide, teachers have the responsibility to maintain a classroom that is conducive to learning. If we want to foster discussions that lead to learning in our classroom...

Addictive Problems

Addictive Problems

by Jonathan Savage, Reporter

December 6, 2018


Filed under Columns

Minors use of e-cigarettes recently became an important topic in the media. JUice USB Lighting (JUUL) is a major manufacturer of e-cigarettes and one of the fastest-growing startups in the world. Their mission is to help smokers switch from tobacco cigarettes to a less dangerous option, as cigarette ...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: November

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: November

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

November 30, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Top Stories

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...

Effect of Pill Policy on Females

Effect of Pill Policy on Females

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

November 21, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

My first day as a junior started off in excitement but quickly came to a halt. Third period rolled around and I walked down the halls in a rush to arrive at the class I had anticipated all summer, American Studies. After the bell rang, my excitement was suddenly replaced with nausea and heat flashes. T...

Ladies and Gentlemen, our President

Ladies and Gentlemen, our President

by Elena Hamlin, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

President Donald Trump praised Republican Congressman Greg Gianforte, who body-slammed Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs, saying, “Any guy that can do a body slam, he’s my guy,” and mimicked the assault. This most recent form of attack against the media occurred on Oct. 18, but Trump has always expres...

Mindfully Controversial

Mindfully Controversial

by Saifiyah Zaki, Digital Media Editor

November 7, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Opinion

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...

In Defense of Self-Defense

In Defense of Self-Defense

by Hayden Schrauff, Reporter

November 5, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Slider, Top Stories

Violent crimes make up a large portion of the overall crimes committed at schools, which may include anything from physical attacks without a weapon to sexual assault and robbery. During stressful times such as high school, students should not have to worry about being helpless if they are put in these...