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Life After High School

by Arslan Polani, Staff

April 26, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

It’s that time of year again for high school seniors to finally become adults. While some may be heading off to college, others are diving into the world looking to start careers and make a living. The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) reported that 82 percent of high school students gra...

Reduce, Reuse, (Don’t) Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, (Don’t) Recycle

by Van Malone, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

It is well known that the school doesn’t recycle. Most of the recycling bins around school have both bottles and wrappers, both cans and chip bags. Why wouldn’t we just recycle? One problem is the students and faculty are not putting the correct materials in the correct bins. Simple as that....

Top Six Late-Night Talk Shows

Top Six Late-Night Talk Shows

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

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinion

Late-night talk shows have been a staple of American television since the ‘50s. While the hosts and show title have changed over years, the basic format popularized by Johnny Carson, the “King of Late Night” remains the same. These shows typically feature a monologue poking fun at the events of tha...

Taheera’s Hits – February Music

Taheera’s Hits – February Music

by Taheera Washington, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Music, Opinion, Reviews

With music, every month is out with the old and in with the new. The month of love brought music lovers alike together with the unexpected collaborations, great tunes and expecting releases in store for February.  From albums to singles, here are just a handful of the hits of February. Albums ...

Propaganda Power

Propaganda Power

by Madison Moseley, Co-Editor-In-Chief of Design

March 2, 2017


Filed under News, Opinion, U.S News

President Trump has become notorious for taking to Twitter to express his political views and other ideals, which has become a pivotal factor in terms of diplomacy and informing U.S. citizens on the state of the American government. Despite the various opinions on Trump’s tweets, they have spurred a pos...

Cabaret Nights

by Briana Lao, Copy Editor

March 1, 2017


Filed under Reviews, Top Stories

Cabaret Nights are not a rare occurrence at the school. The musical theatre program plans a Cabaret Night on an almost monthly basis and the student showcases do not disappoint. Featuring food and talent from Mr. Brian Grunkowski's musical theatre production class, students are invited to perform...

And The Best School Is…

And The Best School Is…

by Arslan Polani, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Earlier this year, I felt the urge to leave Plano Senior and come back to Plano East. People thought I was crazy for making the move in February, a time of year where everything is put into place and moving full steam ahead. After going to Williams for my freshman and sophomore years, I was stuck doi...

Dealing With Rejection

by Inayah Minniefield, Staff Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Opinion

I’ve been interested in Rice University since the seventh grade. I didn’t have a clue where I wanted to attend college, so I did what any millennial would do- I went to Google. I searched “the best colleges in Texas” and Rice was in the top four on every website As I matured and my time in sec...

“I DECIDED” To Write This

“I DECIDED” To Write This

by Van Malone, Sports Editor

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Music, Opinion, Reviews

Big Sean’s newest album “I DECIDED” released on February 3, amidst the hype surrounding Migos and their album “Culture. Overall this was an out-of-character album in the tempo of the works. It opens with “Light” featuring Jeremih to a slow beat, akin to many of Big Sean’s music. The slow, me...

Kehlani Review

Kehlani Review

by Inayah Minniefield, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Music, Opinion, Reviews

Following the cheating scandal that occurred last year, budding singer Kehlani’s career had been deferred in the popular opinion of our generation, but is making a comeback with the release of her new album “SweetSexySavage” on Jan. 27. Fourteen out of the 19 songs included on this album are explicit,...

On Top of Glory

On Top of Glory

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

February 7, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Edge. Consistent wow factor. Death defying stunts. Seamless song shifts. Clean Choreography.  All of these are attributes of the Super Bowl LI halftime performance headlined by Lady Gaga, a singer infamous for her weird style and edgy glam pop vibe. Gaga performed the entire show with no guest performers whatsoever...

Texas Sports Corner January 29

Texas Sports Corner January 29

by Joey Erickson, Staff Writer

January 29, 2017


Filed under Columns, Local News, News, Opinion, Photos, Sports

I would first and foremost like to say hi to all the Hockey fans out there. I am an avid hockey fan and have also played the game much how long? of my life. But today I will focus on the Dallas Stars. I’ll be giving weekly updates of news, games, and scores for the team while including some of my opin...

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