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A trip for the books

Teens browse through signed copies of books at  the North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving, Texas.

Story by Peyton Sims and Andrea Loredo

March 11, 2020

On Saturday, March 7, The Texas High Library Club had the opportunity to attend the North Texas Teen Book Festival in Irving, Texas.The students that attended had the opportunity to buy books, meet authors and meet new people who share their love for books.  “You don't have to wait for someone to tel...

Real price of beauty

Real price of beauty

Story by Ruth Heinemann, staff writer

March 6, 2020

Over the last few years, the beauty industry has been growing continuously thanks to influencer brands and corporations like Kylie Cosmetics, Morphe, and Anastasia Beverly Hills. When influencers like Jeffree Star, Tati, or Nikkie Tutorials started to revolutionize social media platforms, those brands q...

The future of fashion

Graphic by Margaret Debenport

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor

February 27, 2020

Models strut down the runway, making history as they debut the fashions of the future. Like most things in high fashion that simply don’t make sense, collections that debut in the fall are meant to be worn in the spring, and vice versa. This leaves time for fast fashion brands to mimic the trends set ...

Evolution of artists and fans

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Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer

February 26, 2020

Every move, decision or mistake that a celebrity makes the world knows about or discovers within seconds. Many fans have slowly but surely developed an unhealthy obsession with the pop culture world, wanting to know anything and everything about their “idols.”  Stans, or “biggest fans,” want to ...

TikTok tunes

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Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer

February 26, 2020

“Hot Girl Bummer.” “Sweet But Psycho.” “GOMF.” Three songs part of an ever growing category the internet has claimed as its own. These titles might not ring a bell, but each tune is recognizable if one listens to them for a few seconds. 15 seconds to be exact. These songs, among many more, have gained tr...

Comfort the afflicted, afflict the comfortable

THS alumnus Jerry Mitchell will speak to students Feb. 28 about his new book.

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer

February 20, 2020

An open secret is the worst kind, and there has never been a more offensive open secret than the hate crimes committed during the Civil Rights Era. Hate, violence, and murder were all ignored, covered up and left untouched. Years later, investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell dug up the evidence to pursue jus...

Money moves

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Story by Brooklyn Watson, staff writer

February 14, 2020

Winning the lottery is a big deal for many adults. Scratching six numbers, hoping every number will match. If they win the jackpot, they can receive an abundance of money. However, it is very rare for someone to win the lottery. Many adults would spend the money on a mansion or a car that fits all of their...

Everything you can learn from watching “Love Island”

Everything you can learn from watching “Love Island”

Story by Margaret Debenport, opinion editor

February 12, 2020

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you put a bunch of twenty somethings looking for love in a dream house on a beautiful island with no connection to the outside world? Well, of course you haven't, but the creators of hit show “Love Island” have, and the results of their experiment have...

Confronting conflict with comedy

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Story by Doug Kyles and Makenzie Hofert

February 11, 2020

One of the most perilous times for a country’s citizens are the hours following an act of war. Looking back historically, the aftermath of the tense situations that might pull the country into a war are usually met with fear, as citizens are left wondering if the events will escalate into the next glo...

Girl power to the max

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Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

February 11, 2020

“You know what a harlequin is? A harlequin’s role is to serve. It’s nothing without a master.” These are the first lines of the initial “Birds of Prey and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn” trailer. These words are said by Harley Quinn herself. And she believes them, until sh...

Watch away the rainy day

Photo illustration by Peyton Sims. A teenage girl sit on her couch with a blanket and popcorn ready to enjoy a classic film.

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

February 11, 2020

You’re curled up on your couch as you listen to the falling rain outside. The rain drops bounce off the window pane, making it difficult for you not to doze off. When the stormy weather keeps you from leaving the comfort of your home, a cozy movie day is the perfect alternative to going out. If yo...

The downside of vitamins

Taking vitamins or supplements should not replace eating a healthy diet.

Story by Ruth Heinemann, staff writer

February 8, 2020

Vitamin C for breakfast, multivitamins for lunch and a mineral supplement for dinner. Taking vitamins is part of the daily routine for millions of Americans. The popularity of vitamin and mineral supplements has been increasing rapidly over the last decades. This is why the vitamin industry made a rev...

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