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President Donald Trump speaks during the NRA-ILA Leadership Forum at Georgia World Congress Center. Photo by Hyosub Shin

Capstone of Trump’s 100 days

May 3, 2017

One hundred days have passed since the ground-shaking inauguration of President Donald Trump. On that Inaugural Day, millions of people around the world were either rejoicing or cursing the ground they stood on. Tensions were high, and regardless of how you saw the situation, emotions were rampant. Overall,...

Junior Colton Johnson receives help from senior Grace Hickey with putting on his stage makeup. Johnson played the role of Pascal in “The Axeman’s Requiem.” Photo by Odin Contreras

UIL show gives junior new perspective of theater

April 19, 2017

“I can’t, I have rehearsals.” This phrase quickly became integrated into my everyday speech. For 15 actors and actresses, four techies and four alternates, it became the repeated decline to plans. A day off was rare, almost unheard of during the months of February and March, as the cast bro...

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Rosebuds dance to be held April 19

April 18, 2017

This year’s Rosebuds Dinner Dance will be held Wednesday, April 19, from 6-8 p.m. at Texarkana Country Club.  All members can bring a date if they wish. Members can get their tickets from Ms. Downs before Thursday, April 13. The cost for a couple is $35 and the cost for one is $15....

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Society must stop shaming

April 13, 2017

Slut, body, intelligence, abortion and even filter. These are just a few of the millions of “shaming” fads that my generation, although not the first, has contributed to in recent years. The concept of shaming has heavily influenced today's society, producing negative energy among our peers. What ...

Sophomore Kevin Jacob works on his homework with focus. Jacob has kept up a rigorous work ethic to be accepted to the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science.

Sophomore accepted into prestigious college program

April 10, 2017

He studies. He reads. He writes. He calculates. He takes AP classes. He attends meeting after meeting. He fills out document after document. He applies. He is accepted. After two years of hard work, sophomore Kevin Jacob will follow his brother’s footsteps and will study two years at the Texas ...

Guided missile destroyer the USS Sterett launches a Tomahawk missile. President Trump authorized 59 Tomahawk missiles to be launched against a Syrian air base on April 6, 2017. Photo by U.S. Navy

Trump orders missile strike on Syrian air base

April 7, 2017

Thursday evening, President Trump ordered a military launch of 59 Tomahawk missiles on a Syrian government air base. The launch was purported to be in retaliation to the chemical airstrike on the northern edge of Khan Sheikhoun Tuesday morning which killed at least 86 innocent people, including 26 c...

Resident Nancy Warner, center, gets a hug from Sherry Pagakis as she surveys tornado damage to her house on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 in Naplate, Ill. Neighbor Kip Frazier is on the right. Photo by Zbigniew Bzdak

Staying safe during tornado season

April 7, 2017

As March ends and April begins, the central United States nears the roughest season of weather it will endure all year. Tornado season in Texas typically begins early April and winds down towards the end of May. On average, Texas experiences 120-130 tornadoes a year, more than any other state. The brunt...

Sophomore Kaitlyn Cross exits the batters box after a base hit in the third inning in the Lady Tigers game against Greenville March 31, 2017. Texas High defeated Greenville 10 - 0.

Girls softball takes down Bobcats

April 6, 2017

The Texas High Lady Tigers continued their softball district season with an outstanding 10-0 victory against the Hallsville Bobcats on March 31. “We had one of our best games of the season,” coach Robbie Hatfield said. “We had great pitch and defense, and we scored several runs. Hallsville hit...

Sophomore Sarah Jane Paddock and junior Jillian Ross celebrate after a 5-2 victory against Greenville on March 7. The girls soccer season ended March 24 after a loss in playoffs.

Girls soccer reflects on season after tough loss

April 5, 2017

The Lady Tigers soccer season ended on Friday, March 24 with a tough loss in the first round of playoffs. Texas fell 3-0 to Poteet High School in Mesquite. With an overall season record of 16-7-2 the team finished third in district. “Our season started off like it did last year,” sophomore Sa...

Get slimed with a recipe for a grody green goop. Guests can take it home in their goodie bags. Photo by Ronnie Andren

April Fools antics

March 31, 2017

April Fools Day. The day of lost trust. It’s 24 hours of practical jokes and utmost expanded creativity. For those unable to use that side of their minds, here are 7 hoaxes that will insure your reputation as class clown of the day and be a gullible person’s worst nightmare. Although the date fa...

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