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The Netflix buzz

May 26, 2020

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, some students have had a plethora of time on their hands. A lot of them have filled that void with one thing: Netflix. Binge watching series on Netflix has become quite popular recently, so get ready to take a peek and see what students of Texas High have bee...

Graphic by Kaitlyn Rogers.

Pandemics and privacy

May 9, 2020

As of April 16, 2020, there are 66 people in Bowie County whose conditions control our entire lives. There are 66 people who, for no fault of their own, have shut down the city, turned bustling shopping centers into abandoned warehouses and sent the town into a blinding panic. There are 66 people who pro...

Junior Cort Rainwater sits isolated in his truck while looking out at the Texas High School Campus. Students did not return to in-person classes following spring break due to COVID-19.

The light at the end of this tunnel

May 1, 2020

The American public would all like to believe the best in each other. We would like to believe that every citizen is willing to self-isolate as long as needed. We would like to believe that citizens will heed government warnings to forgo gatherings and work from home. We would like to believe that wh...

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Quarantine fun

April 21, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has caused many restaurants, stores and other public places to close to avoid spreading the virus. Citizens have been asked to self quarantine and some places have even enacted a curfew. With all the time that people are spending at home, it’s easy to get bored and sit in be...


Cinematic COVID complications

April 18, 2020

Due to the spread of coronavirus shutting down public places, most movie theaters have closed their doors indefinitely. Because of this, many movie productions have decided to postpone the releases of their new movies. While many movie and TV show releases are being put off, some movies and shows have...

Junior Makenzie Hofert poses with her guitar. She has adopted new hobbies, such as playing instruments, during this time of social distancing.

Social distancing diaries

April 12, 2020

Over the past week, I have documented what I’ve done during this entire isolation period. There have been numerous ups and downs to being forced to stay at home. I found many new hobbies to take up some of my spare time and found some creative ways to keep all of us at home entertained. This is ho...

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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...

Graphic by Margaret Debenport

Curbing the COVID-crazies

March 21, 2020

Spring break for Texas High School students was officially extended to another week as of March 16, but, under the circumstances, that week doesn’t call for days of roaming around town with friends. Bowie County reported the first known case of coronavirus on March 16. With health officials urging Americans to stay at home and practice social distancing in order to “flatten the curve,” practicing social d...

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