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Recommendation letter

Recommendation letter

by Sevval Erenkol, Reporter

January 18, 2020

New generation

New generation

by Sevval Erenkol, Reporter

January 16, 2020

Deodorant damage

Deodorant damage

by Fatima Malik, Reporter

December 26, 2019

Deodorant has always been just another daily necessity for me; I didn’t think much about it. One day, I looked in the mirror and realized the skin by my shoulders had begun to darken. I figured it would go away on its own, but the darkening only became worse. I talked to my doctor and figured out my...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: December

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: December

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

December 20, 2019

With increasingly chilly days and post-finals exhaustion setting in like the recent overcast weather, motivation is slipping for many students. Since most don’t have a major project to complete over winter break, once school starts up again in the new year, it’s normally an uphill climb to get back int...

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

December 19, 2019

There’s a quote by musician Kevin Michael McKeehan that goes: "A lack of boundaries often invites a lack of respect." This statement can apply to various areas of your life, but especially to relationships. If you expect to be treated with respect and regarded as your partner’s equal, then you a...

Great American Retreat

Great American Retreat

by Andrew Cox, Advertisement & PR Manager

December 18, 2019

A recording emerged of France’s Emmanuel Macron, Canada’s Justin Trudeau and the United Kingdom’s Boris Johnson mocking President Trump at a Buckingham Palace reception following a Dec. 4 NATO summit for having an unscheduled press conference outside the event, which caused delays. On the sur...

Senior wishes he was peasant for college applications (Satire)

Senior wishes he was peasant for college applications (Satire)

by Andrew Cox, Advertising & PR Manager

December 11, 2019

Satire Typing away on his MacBook Pro, senior Brad Abbot struggles with his college applications in a search for ways to make his life sound miserable and make admissions officers feel bad for him. “I can’t help but feel like all of these disadvantaged students have a massive advantage over me,...

Pop culture or cultural appropriation?

Pop culture or cultural appropriation?

by Isis Martin, Reporter

December 10, 2019

Parents and students call Plano ISD home and describe it as one of the most diverse and inclusive school districts within the state. However, for many minorities and culturally ethnic groups on campus, this doesn’t feel true. In the hallway about two weeks ago,  a conversation between a female stu...

Speak up, please

Speak up, please

by Sonali Menon, Online Editor

October 24, 2019

At the end of the eighth grade, I was organizing my freshman year schedule and realized that I had no space to fulfill the communications course credit required by PISD for graduation. Desperate to maintain the format of my schedule, I opted to take professional communications during summer school, one of th...

Keeping up with Trumpdashians

Keeping up with Trumpdashians

by Andrew Cox, Advertising & PR Manager

October 9, 2019

The White House recently lost another performer in its circus—John Bolton, the now ex-national security advisor, is the latest victim of President Stable Genius’ Twitter account, “fired” via tweet after offering to resign earlier. Bolton was and is a warmonger responsible for some of the mor...

College is overrated

College is overrated

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

October 9, 2019

It’s that time of year again: college application season. To some, college can represent freedom and independence. To others, it poses a financial challenge to lower-income families. After high school, students should look toward post-secondary education, but that doesn’t necessarily mean going to a fou...

Posters promote discriminating dress code

Posters promote discriminating dress code

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

September 18, 2019

A bright pink poster with a jagged magazine cut-out of a woman wearing a white, low-cut and see-through blouse accompanies another picture of a girl wearing a modest, striped shirt. While the white blouse receives a caption indicating the consequences for wearing similar clothes to school, the striped ...