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Thrills of the Perot

Thrills of the Perot

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

October 18, 2019

The Perot Theatre will be hosting ghost tours and screening classic Halloween movies this upcoming weekend. On Oct. 18, people can purchase tickets through the perot website for a haunted tour featuring the history of the Perot. There's a 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. tour for that Friday night. On Oct. 19, there w...

Clowning around

Clowning around

Story by Sophie Spakes, news editor

October 17, 2019

Most Americans knows about the year of the clown, 2016. People ran around waving knives dressed up as clowns, hence  the name “killer clowns.” From wearing clown masks to robbing stores to chasing young children away from their bus stops, these clowns did it all.  After these occurrences, states such as Mich...

Fear behind the phobia

Fear behind the phobia

Story by Aislyn Echols, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

Most people are afraid of at least one thing in their life. What they are afraid of can vary from person to person, but the reason behind the fear can be the same throughout. When it comes to fear, people only see what is on the surface, but they often ignore the root of that fear. Scarring events i...

Orange is the new black

Orange is the new black

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer

October 10, 2019

The full moon towers in the night sky looking over your shoulder at the old pictures. Your fall fashion choices haunt you like the ghost of your wardrobe’s past. Re-leaf your future self and follow these tips to revamp your autumn apparel.  Pumped-up kicks  Pumpkin spice up your old looks with some brand new...

The internet’s quest for aliens

The internet’s quest for aliens

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer

October 8, 2019

If more than a million citizens forced their way in a secretive military base, could the guards stop them? Could the raid prove decades of conspiracy theories on extraterrestrials true? Could the internet realistically rally enough participants in such a short time? The internet answered these questio...

Redefining OK

Redefining OK

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

October 7, 2019

The Coca Cola Company looms large as one of the world’s most successful businesses, recognizable by its ruby colored cans and cursive fonts alone. However, even the beverage industry’s apex predator must search for a new schtick on occasion.  Many corporations today grow complacent as their popularity incr...

Up, up, away

Up, up, away

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer

October 4, 2019

On Sept. 21, Oak Point Park hosted the annual Plano Hot Air Balloon Festival to celebrate 40 years of ballooning. People from all around came to this event for food, entertainment, games and the glow of the hot air balloons. Although the actual balloons weren’t able to be assembled due to high win...

Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

Top types of food Texarkana needs to have

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

October 4, 2019

If there’s one thing that unites all people, it’s food. Everybody likes to eat. However, Texarkana, despite its abundance of American and Mexican options, is deprived of several other cuisines that many cities have the luxury of eating and bonding over. Based on a student poll, our town is in ne...

Spooky stories to tell in the dark

Spooky stories to tell in the dark

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

October 3, 2019

A full moon takes over the October night sky. You sit with your friends around a campfire and listen to horrifying stories that send chills down your spine. With Halloween quickly approaching, be sure you don’t forget to share an iconic scary story or two to get them into the frightful spirit.   ...

Hallow-teen spirit

Hallow-teen spirit

Story by Bailey Hawkins, staff writer

October 1, 2019

With Halloween right around the corner, you might be wondering how to get into the spooky spirit, especially if you feel too old for trick-or-treating. If you’re a teenager trying to make Halloween plans, here's a list of activities to get you into the festive mood. 1.Brave a haunted house Six Flags over Texas h...

Diet or deny it

Diet or deny it

Story by Bailey Hawkins, staff writer

September 29, 2019

When it comes to weight loss, there is no shortage of pills, detoxes and teas advertised to help shed the extra pounds. But do weight loss pills work, and are they healthy? “I think [diet pills] may work temporarily, but it’s not a permanent solution,” junior Payton Smith said. “If you just want...

Paws for a cause

Paws for a cause

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer

September 28, 2019

Animal shelters are always in great need of volunteers to help with the little things they don’t have time for. Many people are under the impression that helping the animal shelter is a long-term commitment that requires a lot of work, but that is not the case. Here are a few quick and easy ways t...

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