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Crossing into Borderlands 3

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Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

September 25, 2019

With the fall of Handsome Jack, fans of Borderlands asked for more. More loot. More vault hunters. And even more mayhem. Shoot and then loot; that's the law on Pandora. Players will be playing as one of four vault hunters: Amara, a siren, FL4K, a beastmaster, Zane, an operative, or as Moze, a soldie...

A barrier of words

A barrier of words

Story by Andrea Loredo, staff writer

September 25, 2019

Banned for its use of witchcraft. Banned for its use of violence. Banned for its use of vulgar language. There are thousands of books all over the world that contain subjects that are deemed controversial to many people, but those same books can teach students some of the greatest lessons they could...

The VSCO-pocalypse

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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

A group of Texarkana teens embrace each other while laughing. They can now hangout without having to worry about doing the same activities.

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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

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