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At a crossroads 

At a crossroads 

December 8, 2018


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The expansion of the railroad system into Arkansas and Texas in the 1870s led to a town that would be called Texarkana. No one knew who coined the name, but one thing was for sure: transportation would be vital for the town’s success. Nearly 150 years later, so much and so little has changed. Texa...

How to pick the perfect college

How to pick the perfect college

Story by Molly Kyles, feature editor

November 28, 2018


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Chaotic and stressful, the choice of which college to attend is a daunting one. But when picking the place to spend the next chapter of life, fear should not be the primary emotion. Sit back, relax, make a couple of pros and cons lists, and get excited about the future. Maybe someone does not have a definitive top...

Opening a closed door

Opening a closed door

Story by Anna Grace Jones, in depth editor

November 18, 2018


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Room 49, a composition of rooms that quarters several classes that serve the special populations of Texas High. Within its boundaries, a self-contained class, vocational and life skills classes, and speech pathology offices can be found. For students who have no reason to travel to Room 49, the distin...

The age of accessible learning

The age of accessible learning

November 18, 2018


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Efforts to create an inclusive environment for special education and those with physical disabilities creates a better educational setting for all. These stories give a closer look into the lives of special population students, teachers and parents.

The college choice

The college choice

Story by Craig Crawford, print managing editor and in-depth editor

October 24, 2018


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High school and college are the most formative part in someone’s life. College carries prestige and honor, rigor, challenge and opportunity—  all of which combines to provide students with the best backbone for a rewarding life. The bridge between these two institutions can be a harrowing jump, but mo...

The application process

The application process

Story by Anna Grace Jones, in-depth editor

October 15, 2018


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A student’s senior year is marked by many things: their last watermelon supper, new classes, the start of a final football season, and for most incoming seniors, the commencement of the college application process. While this may seem complicated and blatantly daunting, understanding the basis of this...

Financial Aid: What you should know

Financial Aid: What you should know

Story by Misty Lopez, in depth editor

October 2, 2018


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Financial student aid opened on Oct. 1 for the 2018-2019 academic year. This is a free application that can determine how much financial aid upcoming undergraduates, current undergraduates and graduates can receive. Students who are military veterans or who are currently serving in the military are als...

Making it work

Making it work

Story by Craig Crawford, in-depth editor

September 28, 2018


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There exists a stigmatism around money that warps our ideas about life outside these walls.  It is money —the governing ingredient in the global melting pot— that first separates these two spheres of life, one behind school walls and the world beyond it. We find it seeping into our world from all...

Head in the clouds

Head in the clouds

May 25, 2018


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Vaping is the sensation taking the world by storm. Its popularity as a recreational device is increasing, though originally intended to be medicinal. Many questions remain hidden inside the smoke.

The price of a life

The price of a life

March 7, 2018


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She sits in the shadows, an understood label plastered across her back. For sale. Not just her body, but her life —her soul. She is reduced to being nothing more than a commodity, to stay in the shadows and remain silent. This is the only life she knows.  

Identity breach

Identity breach

December 14, 2017


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Your name. Your identity. Your life. All summed up in a series of numbers, its importance disregarded – not out of ignorance, but rather a lack of awareness. These numbers in the wrong hands, and your life is no longer your own.

The legality of Net Neutrality

The legality of Net Neutrality

December 13, 2017


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There is no doubt that the internet wholly revolutionized life during the 21st century. The assets of the future are truly at the tip of our fingers: a mere click from the truth, a quick swipe to uncover happiness, a minute touch to unlock an intangible world. This eclectic, encompassing system has infiltrated...

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