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It’s time for young people to vote

October 3, 2020

With social equality issues and a rampant global pandemic, 2020 has been overwhelming for Americans. On top of that, it’s an election year, and our candidates’ opposing positions on both issues have sparked interest in politics and intense partisanship. As a result, voter interest among young people has been at an all-time high. Election Day is just around the corner and registered Texas High students have much to say about voting this Election Year.

Presidential candidate Vermin Love Supreme, a performance artist, anarchist and activist, marched during a protest march on Sunday, September 2, 2012 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Democratic National Convention is scheduled to run from September 4th-6th. (Jeff Wheeler/Minneapolis Star Tribune/MCT)

A tyrant you can trust

April 14, 2020

We hear speeches from famous figures, read books about important subjects and watch the news for life-changing events. There are many ways in which an idea can be delivered to the public. However, it seems that our creativity is lacking in the manner in which we deliver such ideas. Most will stick to ...

Super Tuesday

Super Tuesday

March 2, 2020

Super Tuesday is fast approaching and is the first opportunity for many high school seniors around the country to make their voices heard through voting. On this day, the presidential primaries will be held in 14 states, will comprise of 40 percent of the U.S. population and about one-third of delegates will be up for grabs. This will be another step in t...

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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...

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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

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...

Along with her aunt, Betsy Lavender, sophomore Hollan Borowitz has her photo made with former Secretary of State and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. Submitted photo

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’

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 ...

First Lady Melania Trump, from left, President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence, wave goodbye to Executive One flying off carrying outgoing President Barack Obama and outgoing First Lady Michelle Obama after President Donald Trump's inauguration as the 45th President of The United States on Jan. 20, 2017 in Washington, D.C. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

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...

The Young Democrats (left) and Young Republicans (right) gather in Hunter Davis' classroom to watch the presidential debate. The debate was televised on Monday, Sept. 26.

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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