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2018 Super Bowl Ads

by Maddie Badowski, Creative Editor

February 10, 2018

Our staff got together after the 2018 Super Bowl and discussed our favorite commercials based on humor, meaningfulness, cleverness and success in getting us to consider actually buying their product. Here are our top seven, ranked from least favorite to most favorite: ...

Benefits of Bullet Journaling

Benefits of Bullet Journaling

by Maddie Badowski, Creative Editor

January 24, 2018

Nothing drives me silently insane more than witnessing a classmate rummage through a backpack filled with nothing but loose sheets of paper. They’re always all crumpled up, folded and overflowing. It’s one of those things that I hate watching but can’t look away from. In my past few years as a...

Protection or Privacy

Protection or Privacy

by Saifiyah Zaki, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Every time someone uses an electronic device, they hand over information. Most people are so used to it; they never stop to think what even the smallest action could be giving away about them. In typing a text, their favorite greeting pops up on the prediction bar. Their keyboard knows how they speak, ...

Social Media Empowers Adolescents, Gives Them A New Voice

Social Media Empowers Adolescents, Gives Them A New Voice

by Baysia Herron, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

Social media, especially Twitter, allows many teenagers to find their place in the world, and gives them a chance to be heard. It allows them to be more aware of world issues, be open about their struggles and express their opinions. Social media has empowered adolescents and lets them have a voice in t...

Give Me Space

In the morning, senior Aswathi Thomas stresses over homework in the IB Commons.

by Taheera Washington, Copy Editor

October 17, 2017

A student balancing a certain grade point average (GPA) on top of extracurricular activities, projects, homework and the stresses of life cannot simply cram it all in one night. There’s an exception to every rule, but there comes a point where it’s all too much, and most will rely on finishing ass...

Bringing the Dark Web to Light

Bringing the Dark Web to Light

by Pantea Jamshidi Nouri, Digital Media Editor

September 26, 2017

Curious millennials across the world have recently accessed the dark web through a separate browser in search of an adventure through the forbidden section of the Internet. Although the Internet seems relatively large to the majority of its users, it’s shockingly a lot larger than we think. The surfac...

Life After High School

by Arslan Polani, Staff

April 26, 2017

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...

Taheera’s Hits – February Music

Taheera's Hits - February Music

by Taheera Washington, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017

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 ...

Cabaret Nights

by Briana Lao, Copy Editor

March 1, 2017

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

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

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...

Pinky Power

Pinky Power

by Elise Miller

December 1, 2016

There is moment that I’ll never forget. A moment that every student and faculty member will cherish forever. A moment that seemed to bring us all together despite our differences. The kickoff was coming up and as the band got ready to play the “Eye of the Panther” everyone in the student section...