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Voice of the next generation

Voice of the next generation

Brooke Vincent

May 11, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Showcase

Only a year since graduating high school, Brooke Lopez has taken on a multitude of new responsibilities at the University of Texas at Dallas reflecting her former busy high school career. But now only a freshman in college, Lopez will don her name on the ballot during the Wylie City Council election...

Clinton declares candidacy for 2016 election

Clinton declares candidacy for 2016 election

Claire Dinshaw

April 23, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Showcase

Hillary Rodham Clinton is now, officially, running for president. Her announcement puts an end to the widespread speculation regarding a potential 2016 presidential bid which began in 2012. Clinton declared her candidacy on Sunday, April 12th through a pre-taped video which was posted on her website....

Texas judge blocks launch of immigration program

Texas judge blocks launch of immigration program

Jenan Taha

April 16, 2015


Filed under Local & World News

Following President Obama’s immigration reform policy of November 2014, Texas Federal Judge Andrew Hanen issued an injunction on February 16 to temporarily block the new immigration program from launching, hindering roughly 5 million illegal residents from working legally in the U.S. The lawsuit...

Keystone XL Pipeline stirs debate in Washington

Keystone XL Pipeline stirs debate in Washington

David Girbino

March 6, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Showcase

The Keystone XL pipeline is one of the most controversial and hotly-debated issues of today’s political landscape. The $8 billion dollar Canada-to-Texas pipeline will, when completed, transfer thousands of barrels of crude oil from Canada’s Tar Sands to the oil refineries in Texas and the Gulf...

Students have an ‘obligation to join the political process’

Students have an ‘obligation to join the political process’

Janette Aqyirre

March 5, 2015


Filed under School News

On Monday morning, Congressman Andre Carson sat down for a question and answer session with students in the Ben Davis theatre. The Q&A, led by Wayne Township superintendent Dr. Jeff Butts, gave students an opportunity to voice their opinions on state issues. Students were able to use the #RockTheWayneVote...

Hong Kong down but not out in struggle for democracy

Hong Kong down but not out in struggle for democracy

David Girbino, Mayfield High School

February 11, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Opinions, Showcase

The fires of protest blazing in Hong Kong cannot be allowed to die beneath the heel of the “People’s Republic” of China.

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President Obama stands his ground in 2015 SOTU address

President Obama stands his ground in 2015 SOTU address

Talia Hendel, Staples High School

February 11, 2015


Filed under Local & World News, Opinions

As the granddaughter of a former democratic Senator, blue is definitely in my blood. However, I found myself questioning several of President Barack Obama’s proposals while watching his State of the Union address. He was very convincing and I agree with many of his statements, but there seemed to...

Scandal strikes the streets of D.C.

<i>Scandal</i> strikes the streets of D.C.

Sophie Haddad, Carlmont High School

February 11, 2015


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Opinions

Red wine spills on the white couch. Twenty-five seconds more and they've made the capture. Screams are stifled and scuffles silenced. The next red substance to stain the furniture isn't wine. Scandal, an ABC television series, kicked off its winter premiere with surprise and enigma. Season four con...