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Merits of the mask

Merits of the masks

September 22, 2020

There are few things that one can say everyone has in common. However, one can confidently say that the worldwide pandemic of COVID-19 is a shared ordeal. And with this shared problem, comes a shared attempt at a solution: masking up.  Masks. Face Coverings. Protection. It’s our responsibility, ou...

Texas High run through

Face masks for all

September 18, 2020

High school football is no joke in Texas. We live off the excitement before the first game of the season when we are just a city with a dream. This is the unparalleled excitement before each season that is being threatened to be taken away. Having, or not having, a football season affects more than just ...

A student eats his lunch while socially distancing at the table. Texas High decided to add an additional fourth lunch to decrease the amount of people in the cafeteria at once.

May the fourth be with us

September 17, 2020

As the coronavirus pandemic rages on, students and teachers continue to adjust to this alternative school environment. With the first six weeks coming to a close and many online students returning to campus, administrators are having to further adapt to this influx of students. That includes modifyi...

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Teens are disregarding COVID-19 more than ever— here’s why I don’t

September 14, 2020

Today’s youth have responded to the pandemic in a variety of ways, the most popular being a complete disregard for it. This disregard manifests itself mainly in public social settings like bored teens regularly attending large house parties throughout the summer or athletes continuing to be regulars at gy...

Modifying the mask

September 3, 2020

You snooze your alarm and roll out of bed. Your closet and its many possibilities taunts you. After throwing on the first items of clothing that catch your eye, you prepare to head out the door, only partially ready to conquer the day. Right before leaving, you stomp back inside and grab your plain and ...

Putting in the work

So who gets the axe?

August 25, 2020

Year after year, decade after decade, almost an entire century later, and one event has continued to bring together the alumni and fans of both Arkansas High School and Texas High School. The Battle of the Axe, as it’s commonly known, has seen the many triumphs and defeats of the two schools, dating...

Submitted photo. Ellen Allard works on sewing masks and caps to donate to local hospitals and citizens. Many people had scraps of fabric around their house that they wanted to use effectively.

Behind the mask

May 25, 2020

In these trying times, it’s no secret that heroes are walking the hospital halls day and night. However, their safety would be far more at risk without the helping hands of community members that are assisting from their homes– one stitch at a time. Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, facemasks and hospi...

One of the six family members of a graduate snaps a photo while she's on stage. While the situation occurring isn't ideal, families are able to have a more personal experience with one another.

A gradual change

May 15, 2020

  The day they have all been waiting for is finally approaching. They’ve imagined themselves walking the stage, grabbing their diploma, trying to spot their family in the vast crowd, then walking off into a new chapter of their life. Unfortunately, the class of 2020’s dream was soon d...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers.

Pandemics and privacy

May 9, 2020

As of April 16, 2020, there are 66 people in Bowie County whose conditions control our entire lives. There are 66 people who, for no fault of their own, have shut down the city, turned bustling shopping centers into abandoned warehouses and sent the town into a blinding panic. There are 66 people who pro...

As the weeks of quarantine continue, self care becomes more important.

Self care essentials

May 8, 2020

The world is currently facing the biggest challenge of the 21st century. The COVID-19 outbreak has turned our lives upside down and everyday there seems to be more devastating news about the increasing number of infections, cancelled events and stressed out hospital workers. Not being able to see friends a...

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

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 heed government warnings to forgo gatherings and work from home. We would like to believe that wh...

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It’s a good day to dye

April 26, 2020

Whether it’s the fact that salons and barbershops have shut their doors, the immense boredom of staying at home or the anxiety of a pandemic driving these decisions, a new set of hair trends have emerged. It became clear across social media that teens have begun to take their hair into their own hands...

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