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Risky Roads

Risky Roads

by Baysia Herron, Creative Director

March 9, 2019

As students travel to and from school every day, they are faced with numerous dangerous situations on the road. In the area surrounding the school, there are even more hazards for students both on the road and on the sidewalks adjacent to the road. The density of cars in the area grows with each ...

In Response To Lawsuits, Apple Gives User More Control Of Devices

In Response To Lawsuits, Apple Gives User More Control Of Devices

by Baysia Herron, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

In December, Apple encountered numerous lawsuits regarding their decision to slow down older phones to prevent unexpected shutdowns. This month the company will release iOS 11.3, which will allow iPhone users to disable performance throttling. While Apple should be more transparent about the performance...

Locks, Lights, IDs in Sight

ID camera at the Fine Arts building during lunch on March 4.

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

March 6, 2019

The smooth electronic bell echos down the halls of the school, a noise that you can’t help but compare to that of an airplane seatbelt signal. You make your way to class, tugging on the ID badge hanging around your neck, and wondering why the school even needs to make all these changes. Starting Feb...

Tomi’s Tunes: Valentine’s Edition

Tomi's Tunes: Valentine's Edition

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Art is thought of as the best form of expressing one’s self. Valentine’s day is right around the corner, and some people might be dreading it while others can’t wait to shower their significant other or friends in love. Here are some songs that can capture how you’re feeling — whether it’s sadn...

Five Spots for Every Valentine’s Outing

Five Spots for Every Valentine’s Outing

by Gracie Warhurst, Reporter

February 13, 2019

For some, Valentine’s Day might be cheesy, overly-popularized or just downright upsetting. In today’s age, Valentine’s Day is no longer just a celebration of romance but one of relationships of all kind: Galentines for girlfriends and Palentines for bromance. Even though the stress of having a b...

Top Five Best Super Bowl LIII Commercials

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

February 8, 2019

This year’s Super Bowl was one of the most boring and disappointing we’ve ever seen. From being the all-time lowest scoring to Travis Scott and Maroon 5 denying us a performance of “Sweet Victory,” everything about what went down on the field left a lot to be desired. Our only hope for entertai...

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — What will you choose?

“Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” — What will you choose?

by Elena Hamlin, Reporter

February 7, 2019

Netflix released its first interactive movie, a stand-alone film of the popular dystopian series “Black Mirror”, “Black Mirror: Bandersnatch” on Dec. 28. While the Black Mirror series is episodic and has no set plot, the movie follows its common theme of a technology takeover — but this time you...

Superb Take on Super Bowl

Rams punter Johnny Hekker punts the longest recorded punt in Super Bowl history.

by Travis Humphrey, Sports Editor

February 5, 2019

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 –...

“9 to 5”: Worth the Time

Actors perform on stage during a 9 to 5 rehearsal on Jan. 23.

by Aysia Lane, Reporter

January 30, 2019

With years of watching theater productions and being a part of them, you could say I’ve become a critic. I peer into the wings of the stage to see the behind-the-scenes madness, notice when actors break character or miss notes, and over-analyze the director’s choices. Honestly, I give myself too...

Support not Oppose

Migrants wait to sort through donated men's clothing as women stand in line elsewhere at a sports complex sheltering various migrant caravans trying to reach the U.S. border, in Mexico City, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018.

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

December 18, 2018

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...

Let Teachers Talk

Richard Sklar delivers a lesson to his IB History of the Americas class.

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

December 11, 2018

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...

Effect of Pill Policy on Females

Effect of Pill Policy on Females

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

November 21, 2018

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...