O.G. Fans Disappointed By The Grinch

Caroline Aguilar, Editor-in-Chief

December 17, 2018


Filed under Reviews

Imagine Entertainment left us hooked back in 2000 with “How the Grinch Stole Christmas,”and now, Universal Pictures released “The Grinch” 18 years and one day later. The movie was well animated, and the vivid colors really bring the characters to life. The plot of the story is the same as the...

Reuben Foster Domestic Violence Controversy

Jalen Garrett, Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorials

The National Football League (NFL) has been in an unyielding battle with domestic violence and other legal issues for years, and Reuben Foster has once again pushed the stereotype that the NFL is a league full of players who are violent towards women or can’t keep themselves out of trouble. Foster,...

Instant Family Review

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

December 17, 2018


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“Instant Family” is a film that is based on the real life events of Sean Anders, the director and co-writer of the film, and about his experiences in fostering children. When many people try to decide if they should foster a child, they believe that they are doing it for the good of themselves...

School Grouping Into Success

Cristopher Tule, Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Student Life

The goal of most parents and teachers is to set up their children and students for success. There are many systems available to help students achieve their goal. One of these is the grouping of students based on their academic abilities. The effects of this practice are promising. It should remain within...

Blackpink Jennie Solo Debut

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Reviews

Jennie, from K-pop girl group Blackpink, is the first member to debut as a solo artist. Her track “SOLO” has quickly reached international success in various of countries around the world - it reached number one on worldwide iTunes song chart. This doesn’t seem to be much of a surprise for a Blackpink mem...

“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” Review

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

November 27, 2018


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“The Girl in the Spider’s Web” is the third film of the Lisbeth Salander series based on the novels by author Stieg Larsson. Claire Elizabeth Foy plays the awe-inspiring character Lisbeth Salander. Foy has experiences acting out a strong-minded and spirited female characters, like her days playing...

Freddie Mercury Is On the Big Screen Once Again

Ian Dacus, Writer

November 27, 2018


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“Bohemian Rhapsody” came out on Friday, November 2, and it was a big hit with an opening weekend gross of over $51 million. The movie is a biographical film that follows the life of Queen’s lead singer, Freddie Mercury, and it ends with Queen’s Live Aid performance at Wembley Stadium in London....

BTS Delivers Speech at United Nations

Keila Rubealcaba, Writer

November 14, 2018


Filed under Editorials

Bangtan Boys (BTS) gave a speech at the United Nations General Assembly about their “Love Yourself” campaign on September 24. Their campaign partnered with UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund) to end violence against children and teenagers. The leader of the group, Kim...

Chance for Unity In the United States

Jessiyah Sanders, Writer

November 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials

Last month, Kanye West was interviewed by TMZ’s Harvey Levin to discuss several different topics, including his idea of bringing Colin Kaepernick to the White House with President Donald Trump to bring unity in places they differ. It’s no secret that President Trump is not a fan of Kaepernick’s...

Discussions About Race in Class

Aabha Kc, Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Teachers are influential role models for many students, ranging from what they teach to the discussions they have in class. Students learn from teachers, so it is important for teachers to openly talk about race and racism in the classroom. “Teachers provide an example of how I should live my...

Cold Fronts and Rain Disrupt Student Routines

Aabha Kc, Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Since last week, the temperature in Texas has dropped significantly with the strong cold front that moved in, dropping temperatures into the low 40s and bringing an increase in rain. According to Dallas News NBC 5 forecast, this October is already the second wettest month this year, with September...

The Promise Leading Students to Success

Cristopher Tule, Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

The Dallas County Promise is back for a second year in a row. With senior year rolling by fast, the encouragement from teachers to sign the pledge is increasing daily. By offering free acceptance to any of the seven community colleges in the Dallas area with little requirements and the ability to...

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