Why Teens Hate Daylight Saving Time

Why Teens Hate Daylight Saving Time

Solomon Marshall, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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Daylight saving has two sides of the same coin, where on one end there is the bliss of an extra hour of sleep. While on the other end there is the unforgiving loss of an hour of sleep. Now, this doesn’t sound like a huge trade-off but, a loss of an hours’ worth of sleep is torture to teens. Mental...

Are the Kardashians Doing it for the Money?

Are the Kardashians Doing it for the Money?

Tyleah McNair, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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A new story has recently been released about the Kardashians that has many people talking. Supposedly Khloe Kardashian’s spouse and the father of her child. NBA player Tristian Thompson has cheated. This story instantly blew up when the blogs mentioned Jordyn Woods who is Kylie Jenner’s best friend...

Host-less Oscars: Success or Shamble?

Host-less Oscars: Success or Shamble?

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019


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There have been some great Oscar hosts in the past such as Neil Patrick Harris, Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres, and James Franco. The 91st Oscars changed the award show forever when it was decided that there would not be a host this year. It was unknown how this year’s Oscars would turn out due to...

28 Days of Black History

28 Days of Black History

Solomon Marshall, Staff Writer

February 27, 2019


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February has been painted as a month of promise for blacks since their vibrant and influential culture is celebrated. During this month, people are educated on African Americans who made an impact on society. Ever since 1976 Black History Month has shed light to many black activists, inventors, and...

President Donald Trump on The US Job Growth Rate

President Donald Trump on The US Job Growth Rate

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019


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In comparison to in recent years, the US job growth rate has started growing and October of 2018 marked the highest recorded wages since 2013. President Donald Trump has worked with the Federal Reserve to reduce the unemployment rate and get more people into the labor force. Throughout the 2018...

Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Holiday Lighting Festival Tradition

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

December 18, 2018


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The holidays are approaching, an exciting time for all around the world. In Denton Texas, the newly planted Lee Walker tree will have its inaugural lighting ceremony. The Lee Walker tree is an important commorancy of all in the community of Denton and held an important significance to all. In recent...

Lighting the Menorah

Lighting the Menorah

Mya Stengel, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


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Two thousand years ago in a land not yet separate from the Syrian-Greek empire, a small band of dedicated Jews led by Judah the Maccabee defeated one of the mightiest armies on earth. It was on that night that a miracle was created out of a single cruse of oil. The group had set out to light the menorah...

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Ways to Save During the Holiday Season

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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The holidays are nearing and although you might want to please everybody by getting them the best gifts, it does not mean you need to go bankrupt while doing so. Gift giving is a big part of the holiday season, but it can get pricey. Here are several ways to keep money in the bank during the holiday...

Best Technology Of 2018

Best Technology Of 2018

Luke Schwengel, Staff Writer

November 28, 2018


Filed under World News

With Christmas right around the corner, it’s a good time to look back on all the new technology and gadgets that 2018 has brought us.  So far, the year has brought us all sorts of cool new technology, like the newest iPhone and Samsung. One of the biggest releases of 2018 comes from Apple. On September...

Synagogue Shooting Brings Religious Issues To The Foreground

Synagogue Shooting Brings Religious Issues To The Foreground

Susannah Lehr, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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How does it feel to be unable to practice your own religion for fear of being shot and killed in a holy place of worship? As a country, we must do something to discourage the numerous shootings that have broken out across the nation in recent years. The gunning down of innocent people at the Tree of...

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Yes, Donald Trump Threatened the Migrant Caravan (and, Yes, He Lied About it)

Alec Faraday, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, World News

I briefly quarreled with my father the other day regarding the freedom-seeking migrant caravan on the southern border. He said I misrepresented a Trump quote. The debate was prompted after I read a headline that said something along the lines of “Trump Threatens to Shoot Migrants who Throw Rocks.”...

Colorado School Districts Introduce four-day Weeks

Colorado School Districts Introduce four-day Weeks

Angelica Nina, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018


Filed under World News

Colorado recently announced a 4-day school week that has been in effect for the past month. They believe that the shortened week will cut costs by $1 million in the first year. Other states are starting to implement the same schedule as Wyoming, Florida, Montana, Oklahoma, and Oregon.   By not operating classes on Mondays, the school district will only have to pay for school bus services and substit...

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