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Leonardo DiCaprio: Environmental Activist

Leonardo DiCaprio: Environmental Activist

by Briana Lao, Copy Editor

April 21, 2017


Filed under Features

As Earth Day (April 22) approaches, it is important to recognize public figures who have made efforts to improve the environment that we live in. Not all environmental activists are recognized with Nobel Peace Prizes, and in actor Leonardo DiCaprio’s case, he is revered more for his acting while his e...

Wright Way to Fly

Wright Way to Fly

by India Agar, Staff Writer

April 19, 2017


Filed under Features

The field of clean transportation expands as the Wright Electric Company introduces its plan to design a fully electric aircraft during the next 20 years, alongside investing companies such as Combinator, AirBnB, Dropbox and Zenefits. Wright promises to replace petrochemical consumption with battery-...

Kicking Her Way to Success

Kicking Her Way to Success

by Madison Moseley, Co editor-in-chief of design

March 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Sports, Sports Top Stories

The crowd cheers as senior Nimra Wasiq accepts her second place medal at the Pan American Taekwondo Union Competition. After six years of practicing taekwondo, first-degree black belt Nimra is trying out for the Pakistan National Team. Nimra was put into taekwondo by her parents in the 6th grade...

A Day Without America

A Day Without America

by Jack Orozco, Staff Writer

February 27, 2017


Filed under Features

A large population of immigrants started a protest entitled “A Day without Immigrants” all over the nation. This started when President Trump  signed executive orders concerning immigration policies and prompting discussion to deport non criminal immigrants in out of the country.In a reaction to...

Gearheads’ Playground

Gearheads’ Playground

by Alex Alcocer, Staff Writer

February 22, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News, News, Photos

A look into the state-bound Autotech Class One of the observations in large high school campuses all around the country is the ease in which a person, group or organization is lost in the commotion. The same could be said with the Automotive Technology Class, hidden in plain sight of the students th...

Twins Awarded $100K

Twins Awarded $100K

by Van Malone, Sports Editor

January 12, 2017


Filed under Features, Local News, News, U.S News

  Juniors Adhya and Shriya Beesam won a $100,000 scholarship from the Seimens Science Competition in Washington DC. The competition lasted from Dec 2-6. They won a $6,000 team scholarship for developing a computer program to diagnose schizophrenia earlier in patients by using brain scanning and psychiat...

Amazon Domination

Amazon Domination

by Taheera Washington, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, World News

  With online shopping becoming the trend nowadays, it’s only natural for websites like Amazon to take advantage of this opportunity. The website has shot to new heights with its technological advances to change the world and lead it into a more tech-savvy way of shopping, perfect for C...

Where Are They Now?

Where Are They Now?

by India, Agar

November 2, 2016


Filed under Features

University of Texas, Austin junior Karan Mahendroo shares his story of using the knowledge he gained in high school in order to improve his adult life by managing his time wisely and prioritizing what matters to him. Mahendroo is a full-time student, works with start-up companies, dabbles in fashion, journ...

Texas-based Whole Foods opens newest store at CityLine

Texas-based Whole Foods opens newest store at CityLine

by Spencer Humphrey, Head Designer

April 18, 2016


Filed under Features, Photos, Top Stories

Richardson's CityLine development welcomed its newest business on April 13, when Whole Foods opened its doors to the public. The Austin-based grocer is best known as a healthy and natural alternative to shopping at traditional big box grocers, and it also stands out in the design and features of its...

A Guide to the 2016 Presidential Campaign

A Guide to the 2016 Presidential Campaign

by Ayesha Farid

March 22, 2016


Filed under Features, News

*Originally posted on Nov. 9, 2015, Updated on Mar. 22, 2016 Should we watch Netflix or the news? It's often a difficult choice and we have a tendency to choose the former. It's more entertaining and there are a lot fewer Republicans. In all seriousness, it is important to realize that Donald Trump...

Urine for a show

Urine for a show

by Naveen Inim, Creative Director

January 21, 2016


Filed under Features

The lights go out, teachers and students are long gone, but in the Fine Arts building, tech theatre is just getting started. “A lot of people don’t know how much is involved with tech,” senior Alexis Eades said. “There’s costumes, hair, makeup, set building, props, painting the set, lighting...

Christmas classics: where are they now?

Christmas classics: where are they now?

by Blake Williams, Staff Writer

December 17, 2015


Filed under Features

As the holiday season approaches, it’s nice to sit by a warm fire, drink hot chocolate and watch great holiday classics. Here are some that you just can't miss.                     A Christmas Story This 1983 film is about a young boy named Ralphie Parker, whose Christmas hol...

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