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A new place for politics

A new place for politics

September 27, 2019

Two of our school’s most controversial clubs, at odds with each other for years, are no more. The Teenage Republicans and Young Democrats clubs disbanded at the end of last school year. From the ashes, the Texas High Political Society was designated as the new place for politics on campus. An unprecedented mov...

Divided states of America

Divided states of America

January 30, 2019

It ruins families. It ruins friendships. It causes arguments at the workplace. It surrounds us in everything we do on a daily basis. It’s called politics. We are not supposed to talk about politics at family gatherings and we often remain silent when any discussion that is even semi-political co...

Thanksgiving discussions

Thanksgiving discussions

November 20, 2018

Sound of silverware hitting plates and joyous laughter fills the air. Suddenly, you hear your parents, grandparents and everyone in attendance erupt into shouts of disagreement and disgust. You look around and wonder what could have stopped this. Thanksgiving dinner is a time when family meets to enjoy a meal ...

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

April 18, 2018

In case you weren’t aware of their rising popularity, podcasts have became their own form of popular media especially with students. The advancement of podcasts has led to the surge of well-informed teens around the country. They listen in on opinions on current events as they happen, hearing real-time...

The power of music

The power of music

February 7, 2018

Music is influenced by many factors from love, jealousy, hate, politics and expressing the views of a person. Music is universal and can be used to spread messages from one person to another, spanning genres and artists alike. 1) “Over the Rainbow” by Judy Garland The song was released as par...

Encounters with Clintons leaves lasting impressions

Encounters with Clintons leaves lasting impressions

December 22, 2017

A little girl stands attentively and looks up hopefully at the podium.  Her mom says, “This woman is very important.”  “Why is she important?” the child asks. “Her husband was president until right before you were born, and she could be the first woman president.” That...

Staying ‘woke’

Staying ‘woke’

October 18, 2017

In today's world it is increasingly important to be aware of what is going on in society. Developments across the world are happening every day, and it is to a person's advantage to be educated in global affairs. Take this quiz to see how caught up you are in national and international news. What ...

The Inauguration of Donald Trump

The Inauguration of Donald Trump

January 20, 2017

  On the steps of the Capitol where 44 other men took the same solemn oath to serve their country, Donald John Trump inserted his name into history by placing his hand on the Bible and taking up the duties of the office of the president of the United States. Trump was inaugurated today in Washington, D...

Let’s get political

Let’s get political

October 3, 2016

Last minute preparations are made as notecards are gathered, glasses are filled with water and sweat is removed by makeup teams. Thousands of miles away, debate-enthusiasts fill their solo cups with Coke as they prepare to watch the grand spectacle. Some students are equipped with “Make America G...

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