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A young girl plays outside with her stuffed bear. Childlike games are often forgotten as people grow and mature.

Age old memories

May 9, 2020

When it comes to growing up, not many people find it easy to leave behind some of the joys of childhood. It may be hard to let go, but everyone must grow up at one point or another. Although it can be...

Junior Cort Rainwater sits isolated in his truck while looking out at the Texas High School Campus. Students did not return to in-person classes following spring break due to COVID-19.

The light at the end of this tunnel

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer May 1, 2020

The American public would all like to believe the best in each other. We would like to believe that every citizen is willing to self-isolate as long as needed. We would like to believe that citizens will...

Friend or fiend?

Friend or fiend?

Story by Bailey Hawkins, staff writers April 30, 2020

 graphic by s. rowe Toxic relationships do not only apply to romantic partnerships. Sometimes, friendships can turn out to be just as abusive and damaging. Rather than...

In the roller coaster of ups and downs that high school offers, these eight reasons supporting sophomore supremacy make it clear 10th graders are in a great position. For the most part, sophomores get away with using their remaining youth to avoid responsibility and emerging adulthood to justify their freedoms. 

Sophomore supremacy

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer April 17, 2020

While they may not be as optimistic as freshmen, as dedicated as juniors, or as mature as seniors, sophomores are in the high school sweet-spot, the “Goldilocks Zone,” of all four years at Texas High....

Senior Clara Smith sits at her dining room table working on her assignments. Texas High School transitioned to online education following the spread of COVID-19.

That’s so old-school

Story by Doug Kyles, staff writer April 16, 2020

It’s true that looking up from your phone to discover you’ve just spent the entirety of another day in quarantine on social media or Netflix is no good feeling. But, if you all haven’t forgotten,...

Graphics by Peyton Sims. Unbeknownst to many, smiling can have a positive impact on a person's health, social skills and future.

Say cheese

Story by Emma LeFors, staff writer April 15, 2020

One of the most well known facial expressions is the smile. Some people do it quite often, but for others, it is like trying to catch a grizzly bear doing a backflip. Although everybody knows what a smile...

Presidential candidate Vermin Love Supreme, a performance artist, anarchist and activist, marched during a protest march on Sunday, September 2, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democratic National Convention is scheduled to run from September 4th-6th. (Jeff Wheeler/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)

A tyrant you can trust

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer April 14, 2020

We hear speeches from famous figures, read books about important subjects and watch the news for life-changing events. There are many ways in which an idea can be delivered to the public. However, it seems...

Graphic by Brooke Knight.

Keep it to yourself

Story by Joseph Asher, staff writer April 13, 2020

Almost every kid in America has heard their mom say those famous words after being scolded for talking about someone in a less-than-pleasant way. "If you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say...

Junior Makenzie Hofert poses with her guitar. She has adopted new hobbies, such as playing instruments, during this time of social distancing.

Social distancing diaries

Story by Makenzie Hofert, staff writer April 12, 2020

Over the past week, I have documented what I’ve done during this entire isolation period. There have been numerous ups and downs to being forced to stay at home. I found many new hobbies to take up some...

Graphic by Allyson Smith.

Hollywood horrors

Story by Emma LeFors, staff writer April 11, 2020

As we watch the newest marvel movie, or see our favorite celebrity singing on stage, we dream of fame and all the benefits that come with it. The fortune and the adoration that comes with being a celebrity...

Submitted photo.

A disappointed delegate

Story by Jenna Williamson, advertising editor April 9, 2020

The United States Senate Youth program is a time when two delegates from each state have the opportunity to travel to Washington D.C. for an event named Washington Week.  Throughout seven days, delegates...

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An attempt to bridge the gap

Story by Sydney Rowe, staff writer April 6, 2020

The majority of kids don’t always see eye to eye with their parents.  Parents can sometimes be judgmental about the things their kids like because they didn’t grow up with it or aren’t completely...

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