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Quarantined cash

April 7, 2020

With restaurants closing, businesses shutting down and people’s jobs being thrown out the door, it’s no shock that money is tight. While your wallet may be a bit lighter than it was before the pandemic, there are many different ways to make some extra cash without leaving the safety of your home...

Photo Illustration by Peyton Sims

College money in the making

March 16, 2020

Your final year of high school is flying past you in a whirlwind of college applications and essays. Just when you thought the race to get your applications done was over, you realize you forgot to sign up for Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). FAFSA is a form completed by current and prospecti...

Easy money

Easy money

April 11, 2019

Having a steady job while managing schoolwork and other activities can be pretty challenging. Most jobs have demanding hours along with tax deductions, leaving you with hardly enough money in your paycheck and wondering if it’s all worth it. However, with the right kind of job, you can set your own hours ...

Pictures worth painting

Pictures worth painting

November 2, 2018

Kids are encouraged to become astronauts and engineers, to work on trains and aircrafts and spaceships. Those ambitions are spoon-fed to every student with an academic intelligence. When China started to surpass the United States in the 1990s and began to take the hold in their burgeoning power strug...

People are spending money recklessly instead of saving up for a rainy day. The wallet used to be full until the money was wasted.

Penny pinching tips

May 21, 2018

Money. It’s an item that has acquired so much value over the years — the one thing that powers the world and keeps the economy booming. But are people spending too much? Summer is one of the best parts of the year. It’s full of fun and warm weather. For most, the summer includes having a j...

Sprinting for scholarships

Sprinting for scholarships

November 3, 2017

The fourth annual Dash 4 Cash will take place Saturday at 9 a.m. at the track. The event is hosted by Volunteers In Public Schools to raise money for a scholarship fund for the graduating class. In the past, the event has raised approximately $20,000. This year the event is geared toward sponsorships a...

The great monetary debate

The great monetary debate

December 21, 2015

Starting in 2020, new $10 bills will feature a woman. However, some people believe that a woman should also replace Andrew Jackson on the $20 bill. The following viewpoints discuss the reasons why Jackson should or shouldn't be featured on the $20 bill.

The old man with a plan

Story by Alex Heo, sports editor

December 21, 2015

When the U.S. Secretary Treasury Jack Lew announced that starting in 2020, a woman will be featured on the $10 bill, many Americans were enthusiastic and deservingly so. Suggested women to share the $10 bill with Alexander Hamilton, such as Eleanor Roosevelt and Susan B. Anthony, are women who deserve the respect that comes with being on the bank note. However, many others are arguing that a woman should get a bill for her own. In most debates, the most often solution suggested is taking former U.S president Andrew Jackson off th...

It makes no cents

Story by Leah Crenshaw, viewpoint editor

December 21, 2015

I’m going to ask you to solve a mystery. It goes like this: In 1914, a former president who bitterly hated banks, paper money and the general happiness of most Americans was placed on the $10 bill. Why? This man was replaced 15 years later by Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury of the United States who came here as a 15-year-old and went on to fight alongside George Washington himself for our freedom. Unfortunately, this mystery gentleman did not fade away into the obscurity of forgotten curr...

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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