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Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Story by Maddie Gerald, staff writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

In case you weren’t aware of their rising popularity, podcasts have became their own form of popular media especially with students. The advancement of podcasts has led to the surge of well-informed teens around the country. They listen in on opinions on current events as they happen, hearing real-time...

An unimaginable movie

An unimaginable movie

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

April 17, 2018


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At first, you may think a movie based on a song will be only mediocre. “I Can Only Imagine” destroys these thoughts and exceeds expectations. It brings hope. It is inspiring people everywhere, leaving almost everyone in the movie theater sniffing, teary-eyed and red-faced as they leave. “I Can ...

Write for someone, not anyone

Write for someone, not anyone

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

April 12, 2018


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In every city there’s an underground current constantly flowing, an atmosphere of intense competition intertwined with art- a silent rivalry centered on who can speak the best truth. Although creativity isn’t a genuine product of contest, it is fueled by a hungry endeavor to reach the next step:...

One more thing to cross off

One more thing to cross off

Story by Emily McMaster, copy editor

April 9, 2018


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As the second semester is in full speed and graduation is around the corner, seniors only have a few months left of being high-schoolers. Soon, many will be leaving Texarkana to embark on a brand new journey. The past four years have flown by in the blink of an eye, but there is still time for seniors...

Where dreams come true

Where dreams come true

Story by Joseph Rodgers, news editor

April 6, 2018


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Currently, a trip to Walt Disney World or a login to Netflix will take you to the “Happiest Place on Earth,” but soon, you will be able to enjoy your favorite Disney content all in one place from the comfort of your own living room. In Fall 2019, Disney will launch a new streaming service for its television shows and movies and will remove nearly all of its content from Netflix, Hu...

A different perspective on love

A different perspective on love

Story by Jhovany Perez, feature editor

April 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

Funny, charismatic and relatable are all words that can be ascribed to the new movie “Love, Simon,” a movie based on the book “Simon vs. The Homosapien Agenda.” Starring Nick Robinson as the protagonist Simon Spier, the movie follows his coming out story along with his developing romantic interest...

Surpassed my ‘Expectations’

Surpassed my ‘Expectations’

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 3, 2018


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From her humble beginnings as a Disney star, to topping the Billboard charts, Hayley Kiyoko proves that the power of dedication can manifest success. Her debut album, “Expectations” was released on March 30 -- racking up favorable reviews from Teen Vogue and GQ. Representing a side of pop that he...

The scandals of JFK

The scandals of JFK

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

April 2, 2018


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Probably the most popular president in both life and death, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was elected president in early 1961 after a tight race against vice president Richard Nixon. Armed with his charismatic personality and an aura that exuded patriotism, Kennedy was and continues to be an American fan-favorite....

What kind of prankster are you?

What kind of prankster are you?

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

April 1, 2018


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A scheme develops inside their head. They soon sneak up to their clueless culprit and suddenly release water from a bucket from above their head. The victim gasps. “April foooools!” is yelled and surrounding laughter is heard. During the first day of April, some people partake in a tradition of pulling...

Blast to the past

Blast to the past

Story by Emilee Slayton, staff writer

March 29, 2018


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The 80s was an intriguing era. Big hair. Bright makeup. Strange clothes. The most interesting part of this time were the movies. Movies from the 80s exemplify this time period by amazing soundtracks and a great storyline. They impacted me in many ways from a treasure hunt with friends, to intergalactic ...

Huddling together

Huddling together

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

March 27, 2018


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Thanks to the developers of Huddle Labs Inc., people are able to associate with their preferred community, whether it’s based on sexual orientation, comedic view or any type of disorder support group. On this app, you can express your feelings or talk about the troubles you are going through. “Lif...

The face of music

The face of music

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer

March 23, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Top Stories

The 20th century was a wild time for music. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The Beatles and The Rolling Stones became famous when a British music craze swept America. Chicago and The Eagles thrived with soft rock. Hip hop was created along with disco. Over the past 100 years, music has changed and changed u...