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A curious incident

A curious incident

Story by Salem Karr, staff writer

February 10, 2019


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If you enjoy a murder mystery with a twist, you’ll love “The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.” This play focuses on 15 year old detective and mathematical genius, Christopher Boone. While struggling with an unspecified mental illness, Christopher is determined to solve the murder of...

A helping paw

A helping paw

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

January 25, 2019


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It is two in the morning. Deep within the comfort of your dreams, you are awakened by the sound of heavy breathing. A cold tongue meets the warmth of your nose, and all hopes of returning to sleep flee at the sound of a crisp bark from your fluffy companion. You know it, and he knows it. Only together ...

Split personality

Split personality

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

January 22, 2019


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The abandoned factory’s fluorescent lights dimly flicker. The red clay that was once made into bricks stained the cheerleading uniforms of the teenage girls chained to the walls. A man roller skates through the room cheering himself on and raving about how much fun it is to be a carefree nine year o...

Singing in the public’s eye

Singing in the public’s eye

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

January 14, 2019


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Movies like “Singing in the Rain,” and  “The Wizard of Oz” were the golden age of Hollywood. Movie musicals were the biggest blockbusters of the time, but they fell out of the limelight. Now with new movie musicals such as “La La Land,” “The Greatest Showman,” “Mamma Mia” and mo...

Red Dead Redemption 2

Red Dead Redemption 2

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

December 23, 2018


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Train explosions, bank robberies and shootouts with the authorities fill the lives of the vicious outlaws of the west. Fighting for their lives across the great American wildlands, these criminals experience crazy stories — stories that are told in Rockstar’s newest game, Red Dead Redemption 2. The game earned $725 million in its first weekend of...

Insane for Deranged

Insane for Deranged

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

December 22, 2018


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Springing up in Texarkana, an anticipated restaurant, Deranged Donuts/Pizza/Tacos is garnering attention from social media with its promises of trendy, delicious foods that cater to various audiences. The restaurant will be located at 4101 Jefferson Ave. within the parking lot of the Jefferson Market....

Strong suit

Strong suit

Story by Zane Johnston, staff writer

December 18, 2018


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“Uno!” Growing up, this was a word often uttered and more often heard with just a twinge of disdain. However, no matter who was saying it, it always sparked a rush of adrenaline and excitement. A similar satisfaction could always be obtained by telling someone to “go fish,” and nothing ca...

New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

New Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

December 16, 2018


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When the master hand strikes down and the crazy hand punches up, good and evil are left behind with only survival on their minds. Enemies become allies and allies become enemies. In this fight, it’s every person for themselves. The new Super Smash Bros. Ultimate game was released on Dec. 7 for the Nintendo Switch. This is the fifth installment in the Super Smash Bros. game series. Over time, Nintendo made changes to each game with every release, but this is the first time to include a multitude of new characters and stages. “It's far better than the previous games with lots of new designs are in this game that I really like,” senior Victor Camacho said. “I love that they added every single character that existed in the past Smas...

Remedies to become festive

Remedies to become festive

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

December 15, 2018


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A warm fire is burning. Presents sit under the Christmas tree waiting to be opened. You hold hot chocolate while watching snowflakes fall outside. Christmas is a cherished time of the year, but it can be hard to feel festive. Here are some ways to truly get into the Christmas spirit. Christmas movies ...

Helping hands

Helping hands

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

December 8, 2018


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At any given time, there are various opportunities available for any individual to reach out and aid a local organization. If you want to make a difference in the community, check out these volunteer activities.   Jamisons' Center of Kindness, Inc: At Jamisons’s Center of Kindness, t...

Exposing commentary Youtubers

Exposing commentary Youtubers

Story by Addison Cross and Molly Kyles

December 3, 2018


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Jake Paul, Dr. Phil and Billion Surprise Toys. Just three examples of vastly different entities connected by an unlikely thread. A thread that takes these videos, whether offensive, awkward or just weird, and makes something new. These creators are the recyclers of the web, stripping the cringe from ...

Nutcracker excitement

Nutcracker excitement

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 30, 2018


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Pointe shoes tap across the wooden stage as boys and girls portray a special Christmas scene. Snowflakes and Spanish dancers turn round and round as the music plays out. This is what dancers look forward to all year. This is “The Nutcracker.” For decades, “The Nutcracker” has been a Texarkana holiday t...

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