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The VSCO-pocalypse

The VSCO-pocalypse

Story by Cate Rounds, entertainment editor

September 24, 2019

An epidemic is plaguing the world. It’s taking seemingly innocent teenage girls, and filling their hair with scrunchies and their hearts with vengeance against plastic straws. You know they’re getting nearer with the sound of their deafening laugh… sksksk and I oop and I oop. The sound of their ...

How to make a small town fun

How to make a small town fun

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

September 19, 2019

In big cities tall buildings break through the clouds. Concerts and festivals light up the city every weekend. Yellow taxis cruise down the street, not making it far due to severe traffic. Texarkana, on the other hand, doesn’t have much of that. It can be difficult to make plans with you friends whe...

As luck would have it

As luck would have it

Story by Cate Rounds, culture editor

September 13, 2019

Cross your fingers, knock on wood, step on a crack and you’ll break your mother’s back. From hopeful wishes upon stars to unlucky black cats crossing your path, superstitions have defined society for centuries. Each culture has their own beliefs that define them. Some are thought to bring good luck ...

It ends here

It ends here

Story by Logan Diggs, news editor

September 5, 2019

Most people have phobias ranging from big, hairy spiders that seem like they crawl faster than the speed of light to feeling like they're in a dark raging sea when in a pool. A very common phobia is the fear of clowns. However, it isn't strange to be creeped out by an extremely kid friendly entertai...

13 things you should do besides watch ’13 Reasons Why’

13 things you should do besides watch ’13 Reasons Why’

Story by Addison Cross, editor in chief

August 23, 2019

“13 Reasons Why”, a critically acclaimed Netflix original series, has been working effortlessly over the past two and a half years to glorify suicide, sexual assault and teenage substance abuse. As the time comes for its third season to begin streaming, here is a quick list of 13 things you should do...

Storytelling evolved

Storytelling evolved

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor

May 22, 2019

Headline: Storytelling evolved Subheadline: Is audience interaction on the rise? Grey Johnson, culture editor The appeal of movies is that you can relax and watch something that is out of the ordinary. Often, movies can be a doorway to allowing the audience a good look into the world of the...

Deals on Thrills

Deals on Thrills

Story by Peyton Sims, culture editor

May 20, 2019

As summertime approaches, some may find themselves looking at their empty calendars as they begin to think about all of the exciting vacations they desire. The only problem is that a majority of the places they want to travel to are far beyond their budgets. However, the perfect affordable vacation ful...

Evolution of board games

Evolution of board games

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

April 30, 2019

Once the main attraction for rainy days, board games still attract lots of attention from youth today. Most board games have one thing in common: completing an objective results in one becoming the winner. Board games have changed throughout the years to entice the current youngest generation. Early 1...

Easy money

Easy money

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer

April 11, 2019

Having a steady job while managing schoolwork and other activities can be pretty challenging. Most jobs have demanding hours along with tax deductions, leaving you with hardly enough money in your paycheck and wondering if it’s all worth it. However, with the right kind of job, you can set your own hours ...

Monsters and Bangs

Monsters and Bangs

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

April 8, 2019

“Caution: This product contains caffeine and should not be used with any other caffeine products.” You shrug the warning off, despite the red flags it plants in the depths of your mind. This morning has been rocky, and, to be honest, the average cup of joe won’t be able to handle the loads of ...

Questioning the questionnaire

Questioning the questionnaire

Story by Zane Johnston, staff writer

March 27, 2019

After endless questions asking you for your favorite colors and foods, you’re certain that there is nothing the website doesn’t know about you. However, when Buzzfeed tries to tell you that you are a unicorn when your magical creature spirit animal is so clearly a dragon, you start to second-gue...

Passion for fashion

Passion for fashion

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

March 7, 2019

Fashion trends come and go, and as we embark into a new year, people are becoming interested in new clothing combinations. However, it can be quite difficult to put together an outfit that you’re pleased with, and trends can simply be too difficult to keep up with. Considering we’re not far into the year, ...

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