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Shakespeare in love

Shakespeare in love

Story by Cate Rounds, staff writer

November 13, 2018


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Texarkana Repertory Company (TexRep) has been putting on productions for the past 28 years, and their most recent is “Shakespeare in Love.” The play tells the story of a fictional relationship between William Shakespeare and a young woman, Viola, who pretends to be a man in order to perform in on...

Drawdown for the goal

Drawdown for the goal

Story by Raelyn Albert, staff writer

November 13, 2018


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The Lady Tigers soccer team organized a drawdown fundraiser and banquet on Nov. 6. “We have two traveling tournaments, so the money will be used to help cover the expenses of our hotels and our food,” said coach Hillary Fowler-Cloud. “Obviously we play in the colder months so [the money] will help get...

Preliminary predicament

Preliminary predicament

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 9, 2018


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A possible change is underway for TISD curriculum after the College Board announced that it would certify certain schools to be Preliminary Advanced Placement, or Pre-AP, schools. These schools would be allowed to offer certain courses with the Pre-AP designation. However, the College Board would charge ...

Gifts for good causes

Gifts for good causes

Story by Caden Rainwater, staff writer

November 9, 2018


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The world’s largest Christmas project of its kind, Operation Christmas Child uses gift-filled shoeboxes to reach out to children all over the world. Over the last 25 years, Operation Christmas Child has collected hundreds of millions of boxes and sent them out to over 150 countries. “My favorit...

Taking initiative

Taking initiative

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer

November 7, 2018


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On various weekends, all across the country, the Perry Initiative Outreach Program brings in aspiring medical students to participate in a day of presentations and hands-on learning experiences. The program partners with colleges, medical centers and high schools to host these events and draw high scho...

Exercising voting rights

Exercising voting rights

Story by Victoria Van, editor in chief

November 7, 2018


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Register. Vote. Be heard. Midterm elections gained traction from citizens across; one out of six were first time voters. Seniors in particular headed to the polling stations to cast their vote yesterday on Election Day. For some, the power to vote is a key part of being an American citizen. The numbe...

Midterm election results

Midterm election results

Story by Joseph Rodgers, editor in chief

November 7, 2018


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As the midterm election results swept over the media nationwide, political pundits were correct in the prediction that the Republicans would make gains in the Senate and the Democrats would flip control of the House of Representatives. In Texas, Senator Ted Cruz narrowly edged out of a fierce compet...

One state in a debate

One state in a debate

Story by Craig Crawford and Joseph Rodgers

November 5, 2018


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As the midterms approach, voters take a look at what each candidate has to offer— namely Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz who are racing for the position of Texas senator. Ted Cruz Senator Ted Cruz is the current Republican incumbent running for reelection in the state of Texas in the 2018 midterm electi...

Folkin’ around

Folkin’ around

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 4, 2018


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Beavers Bend State Park is located in McCurtain County in southeast Oklahoma. It is home to a  vast number of cabins and vacation hot spots. McCurtain County is about two hours from Texarkana, making it an easily accessible and reasonable distance to travel. The driving distance to Beavers Bend ...

Past in the present

Past in the present

Story by Grey Johnson and Addison Cross

November 3, 2018


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The stereotype of a history class lecture is long, boring and completely useless. However, the members of History Club have a different view. The club has been around for a while, but this year is their first to participate in a competitive event known as National History Day. “You know how you do projects for a ...

Crowned Captain

Crowned Captain

Story by Margaret Debenport and Addison Cross

November 2, 2018


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High heels pinched the grass of Tiger Stadium at Grim Park as the Homecoming Court made their way across the field with a cool November breeze. Senior Sarah Grace Boudreaux was named the Homecoming queen from the 12 girls on court at the football game against the Wylie East Raiders. “I’m so...

Pigment of imagination

Pigment of imagination

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Briefs, NEWS, TOP STORIES

The 2019 Literary Magazine is now open for submissions ranging from literary works to illustrations and photography. The Literary Magazine is a long-standing tradition that showcases student work and supporting creativity. Its support of intellect started in 1964, with the Art, Journalism and Eng...

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