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Running on a fine line

Running on a fine line

Story by Nathan Morriss, staff writer

February 14, 2019


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All races start at one point and finish at a predetermined spot. Where most races differ, however, is the path between those two points. Run the Line is unique in that the race just so happens to intertwine both Texas and Arkansas. Run the Line is a 13.1 mile half marathon that attracts runners ...

Teaching was his calling

Teaching was his calling

Story by Eryn McDonald, guest writer

February 8, 2019


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His mustache was legendary. He never wore the same tie twice in one year. He loved the Beatles, his dog and his car named Rita. Government teacher John Littmann made an indelible impression on those who sat in his classroom, whether it was from his storytelling techniques, witty humor or abilit...

Battle of the arts

Battle of the arts

Story by Peyton Sims, staff writer

February 8, 2019


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Students from all over Texas will come together to participate in a competition revolving around a specific hobby: art. Paintings, sculptures, photographs and other creative pieces will be brought to Pittsburg, Texas to compete in region 8. Many competitors will gather together in hopes that their wo...

Reviving a dead language

Reviving a dead language

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

February 6, 2019


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Vox Populi. The voice of the people. Centuries ago, Latin was a language commonly spoken throughout the ancient world. As time passed and empires changed shape and form, Latin changed into what is known today as the Romance languages. These languages include modern-day Spanish, Italian, French, Portu...

School’s in session

School’s in session

Story by Addison Cross and Paisley Allen

February 3, 2019


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The Supreme Courts of both Texas and Arkansas made history by joining together and coordinating an event to have two oral arguments in front of citizens from both sides of Texarkana on Jan. 31. One hearing occurred on Jan. 30 and took place at Arkansas High School while the other happened the next day...

Gracing the world with art

Gracing the world with art

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

January 28, 2019


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The Grace Comer Memorial Scholarship Fund art show and silent auction will be held Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Sullivan Performing Arts Center foyer. Grace Comer died during the beginning of the school year and was an avid member of Art Club. This art show and silent auction are contributing to a $5...

Painting the town

Painting the town

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

January 25, 2019


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Texarkana our community: exploring our identity through architecture. This is the theme that painting students utilized for downtown's art gallery. Texarkana’s Regional Arts and Humanities Council asked art students to participate in their art installment series Art Smart. Every few months, artists o...

“Hi, how are you?”

“Hi, how are you?”

Story by Madison Brown, managing editor

January 21, 2019


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Start the conversation. In participation with the “Hi, How Are You?” project, students are encouraged to wear green on Jan. 22 in support of Mental Health Awareness. “Texas High [faculty] attempt to go out of their way to make sure every student feels comfortable in their own skin,” Studen...

Gene eggs and ham

Gene eggs and ham

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer

January 20, 2019


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Clustered regularly interspersed palindromic repeats, or CRISPR, is a recent scientific breakthrough in gene editing technology. Think of it like the Microsoft Word of human genomes, where formerly difficult maneuvers met a much more user-friendly interface. Just as codes must be altered within computer...

New classes for the new year

New classes for the new year

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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For the upcoming school year, seven new classes are being added to the Texas High’s course guide and selection sheet. Although the classes are not set in stone yet, they have been carefully picked and designed to meet the interests of the student population. One of the main coordinators who has worke...

Egg-straordinary accomplishment

Egg-straordinary accomplishment

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

January 17, 2019


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A simplistic and ordinary brown egg has shattered the past Instagram record for most likes, previously held by Kylie Jenner, which had 18 million. The picture was posted Jan. 4 with the caption “Let’s set a world record together and get the most liked post on Instagram. Beating the current worl...

Boy Scouts Winter Camp

Boy Scouts Winter Camp

Story by Jonathan Naples, staff writer

January 16, 2019


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Bundled up in countless layers, scouts were not only given the opportunity to earn merit badges but also to have fun and make experiences that last a lifetime. Camp Preston Hunt hosted Winter Camp in Texarkana, Arkansas, from Dec. 27-30, 2018. Over 300 Boy Scouts attended the camp this year. Scouts choose f...

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