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Look ahead to safety

April 12, 2018

Since 2013, there have been more than 300 school shootings in America. There have been at least 17 shootings in 2018 alone, averaging more than once a week. Students don’t think it will ever happen to them until it does. Under the shadow of this threat, schools must step up to the plate to make their...

Illustration by Victoria Van

Taking our bodies back

March 13, 2018

The first word is a snowflake. Seemingly harmless at first, and not cold enough for anyone to say anything about. But when one snowflake falls, hundreds are bound to follow, and soon the cold words pile up into a frozen avalanche, silencing the ones inside. Sexual assault can, and often does, start with...

Leave me my name

December 19, 2017

We all feel in limbo at school. We feel our energy drained and our mental health sapped by social and academic expectations, but we each have an identity we call our own–at least a large majority does–and our names are a primary part of that identity. The school policy that forbids the use of preferred...

Our right to write

November 3, 2017

We sit in a circle, squeezing onto couches, disregarding any sense of personal space we might have possessed. There is a chatter among us, the sound of loud laughter and people groaning overdramatically as they are forced to accommodate the arrival of one more body on the couch. As one of the editors...

Illustration by Alex O'Gorman

Editorial: TISD bond issue

November 4, 2014

Pushing, shoving and virtually being elbow-to-elbow is an experience that many Texas Middle School students encounter. Overcapacity has turned into an issue that cannot be ignored, and because of this, Texarkana Independent School District has called a bond election that will address enrollment increases...

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