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The un-bee-lievable truth

The un-bee-lievable truth

Story by Mikayla Zverina, staff writer September 20, 2019

No one thinks twice about swatting at a bee or destroying a beehive, but these things have a bigger impact than most people realize. Several bee species have officially been added to the endangered species...

Junior Ruth Heinemann plays the piano.

Instrumental skills

Story by Ruth Heinemann, staff writer September 16, 2019

Sometimes your parents are right. When I started playing piano I was 9 years old, took a lesson once a week and got my own piano. To be completely honest, in the beginning I wasn’t passionate about it....

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Beige in Beijing

Story by Stephanie Jumper, staff writer September 12, 2019

As the early beams of light cascaded on the Beijing airport at 6 a.m., I took note of my new surroundings and compared them to Texarkana. The buses were nothing special. Just your run of the mill people...

Dog sits in isolation waiting  to be adopted at the Texarkana Animal Shelter. Only dogs with good temperament can be moved to the adoption floor of the shelter.

Adopt, don’t shop

Story by Phoebe Neff, staff writer September 10, 2019

Animals unwanted, dumped on the side of the road. Animals abused, pitted against each other in cruel gambling rings. Animals displaced, ripped from their families by tragic natural disasters. Countless...

Shikata Ga Nai (it cannot be helped)

Shikata Ga Nai (it cannot be helped)

Story by Charli Hueter, Staff Writer May 20, 2019

Dorothy screamed before my eyes. Though clearly dated, the grayscale film did little to alleviate the churning in my stomach. While Dorothy frantically called for her beloved Toto, I watched something...

Your default font

Your default font

Story by Charli Hueter, staff writer May 16, 2019

"The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog." Write it down so all letters are on deck for what you’re about to find out. While they may not be that different in meaning, the way that we write these...

Student copies worksheet off of classmate. Determination to achieve high standards of academic success often leads students to resort to cheating in order to get by.

May the best cheater win

Story by Kate Morgan, staff writer May 7, 2019

My swim practice ran late. I barely made it to theatre rehearsal on time, and when I got home in the late hours of the night, there was a pile of homework sitting on my desk to ensure that I will not be...

graphic by Maddie Anderson

Down in history

Story by Maddie Anderson, opinion editor May 3, 2019

James Buchanan (1857-1861) James Buchanan served as the 15th president of the United States, serving immediately prior to the American Civil War. Following his election, Buchanan, a staunch supporter...

Graphic by Maddie Anderson

What’s in a flu vaccine?

Story by Ashlyn Winters, staff writer April 10, 2019

Each season, the flu virus hits harder and harder. Although there are available flu vaccinations, most of the time the strand is wrong. I have been very lucky. I have never had the flu in the past, but...

Social disservice

Social disservice

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer April 3, 2019

Some walk right past me, ignoring the “hi, how are you?” I ask each patron. Some give me a half-hearted wave and head for the bar. Others give me time to ask each question and seat them promptly. But...

graphic by Victoria Van

Thinking elementally

Story by Grey Johnson, culture editor March 14, 2019

Mental health plays an integral part in every student’s academic career, directly affecting their ability to conduct themselves in everyday situations, classroom environments, and professional settings....

One year ago a fatal school shooting took place in Parkland, Florida and shocked the nation. The anniversary of this event reminds the country that gun control is still a topic that should be closely examined.

Missed the mark

Story by Maddie Anderson, opinion editor March 8, 2019

Thousands of students and adults bowed their heads in a moment of silence. Feb. 14 marked the one year anniversary of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting in Parkland, Florida that killed 17 people. The...

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