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A taste of culture

A taste of culture

Story by Assad Malik, video editor-in-chief May 28, 2021

Somewhere between my birth and enrolling in “First Baptist Preschool” at the age of 4, I noticed a peculiar aroma lingering around members of my family. Not a pungent or sour smell, but it followed...

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A dummies guide to changing a tire

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer May 4, 2021

Sadly, AAA, Onstar and your parents can’t always be there for you every time you need a tire change. Learning to change a tire is not just a convenient skill to have, but it is also a safety measure....

Mayowa Onare writes his name on the white board in his classroom. Despite Onares full name, he goes by Abraham.

Say my name

Story by Peyton Sims, editor in chief April 8, 2021

Ota Ibayomi Sugbon Oluwa Mayowa Abraham Onare. These seven words are not the mere jumbling of letters that many perceive them as. They represent a culture. They’re an identity. They’re a name. While...

A senior points at his constellation during a starry night. Theres many events to look forward to in 2021, including a few meteor showers.

What’s to come

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer March 5, 2021

It was Dec. 31, 2020 and the clock was ticking down the seconds to tell the new year. Midnight marked the end of 2020 and the beginning of 2021. As the year was almost here, most wondered what would happen...

submitted photos. While the snow trapped students inside, their furry friends couldnt resist playing in the snow.

Four-legged friends have fun in winter weather

Story by Graci Henard, staff writer March 2, 2021

Seniors Malley Wallace and Endsley Norman sled down a snowy hill on Feb. 15. While the cold weather has proved to be fun, some people struggle with knowing how to properly tackle the snow.

The cold never bothered us anyway

Story by Cate Rounds, editor in chief February 17, 2021

Ah, Texas. When people think of Texas weather, they usually think of intense heat, unbearable humidity and drastic changes in weather that leave the locals unsure of wearing shorts or an overcoat. Winters...

In todays age, young love is shared more behind a phone screen rather than a  dinner table.

Rethinking romance

Story by Peyton Sims , editor in chief February 14, 2021

The candle lit dinners. The endless bouquets of roses. The showering of kisses. All are likely expectations of your dream date but are rarely seen outside of a Hallmark movie. In today’s age, relationships...

While Valentines is a common holiday loved by many, its likely they dont know its origin.

What’s not to love

Story by Zoe Rushing, staff writer February 13, 2021

Cupid, red roses and cards with sweet little notes have all become common symbols of Valentine’s Day, but how and where did this holiday even come from? Well, here are some answers to Valentine’s Day...

With parents checking on  their teens whereabouts, this can cause stress for their child.

Tracking the trust

Story by Reese Langdon, staff writer January 29, 2021

As teens become seemingly more rebellious, parents are looking for new ways to keep track of their children’s every move. Life360 was created in 2008 and has become increasingly popular due to concerned...

One of the most raised questions to everyones skincare routine is what products will work best for them.

Skincare for all

Story by Katey Pappas, staff writer January 17, 2021

All skin is beautiful, no matter the color or age. Everyone should be able to take care of their skin and let it be as healthy as possible. As someone who has experienced basically every skin type due...

Why not make school a little less of a drag by expressing yourself in a fun and fashionable way?

How to be fashion-forward at school

Story by Maria Rangel, staff writer January 6, 2021

Gen Z’s obsession with TikTok is usually seen in a negative light. It’s all too common for teens to put off homework in favor of staying up until 2 a.m. watching these videos. They can’t be blamed,...

With 2020 coming to a close, we can find it difficult to have hope in a new year.

Our 2020 vision wasn’t so bright

Story by Peyton Sims , editor in chief December 31, 2020

You’re gathered with your friends on Dec. 31 of 2019. The clock reads 11:59 p.m. With confetti poppers in one hand and a drink in the other, everyone anticipates the moment the clock strikes midnight....

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