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Anonymous, Guest Writer

May 10, 2017

Filed under Columns, Opinion

She’s lying in bed again. That’s all she does these days. That’s all she can do. I muster up the strength to go into the room again and sit in the chair next to her bed. “This is her chair,” I think to myself,...

Just Ask

Miracle Cox, Reporter

May 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Depression. It's more than just a 10 letter word. It's more than a mental disease. It's a demon, it's a different person that haunts and has control of one’s life. It's a killer, it's a nightmare. It's like a devil that ...

Netflix’s ‘Deidra and Lainey Rob a Train’ tells heartwarming story, lacks depth

Luisa Perry, Entretainment editor

April 7, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Reviews

Sydney Freedman’s sophomore film Deidra and Lainey Rob a Train tells the story of Deidra Tanner, a high school senior who takes care of her sister Lainey and brother Jett while their mother is in jail and their father continuously...

Life Without Coffee

Life Without Coffee

April 3, 2017

Time to Breathe


December 8, 2016

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

As the dust settles on the historic and unprecedented presidential election of 2016, we are left to make sense of the result. For some, the air is fresher than it has been for a while. But for many others, the rubble remains as a...

Not one or the other but somewhere in the middle

Luisa Perry, Entertainment Editor

October 5, 2016

Filed under Columns, Opinion

No soy de aqui ni de alla. I’m not from here or from there. It is a phrase often used by the children of hispanic immigrants, born in America to foreign parents, who live in a cultural limbo. While this doesn’t apply to...

Safety Measures Necessary for Student Productivity

Sumin Son, Reporter

June 18, 2016

Filed under Columns, News, Opinion

Schools have installed security measures to ensure student safety, such as video cameras, metal weapon detectors and entry control. In addition, some schools host periodic drug checks by a trained animal. Each school should have...

RRISD Does Not Delay School Much to Student’s Dismay

Griselda Maya, reporter

June 14, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Inclement weather has been monitored by Round Rock Independent School District and surrounding districts. RRISD tweeted on Sunday night that they would continue to observe the weather and if needed announce schedule changes. Whil...

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