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Rant in 212: pumpkin spice and everything nice

Rant in 212: pumpkin spice and everything nice

Regan Grant, Web Editor October 12, 2021

  August 24 is officially the first day of "Basic Girl Autumn", the season where every girl flocks to their nearest Starbucks to order the pumpkin spice latte. Now I will admit, pumpkin spice is...

How to pass your class

Eshal Warsi, Co-Editor-in-Chief October 12, 2021

With the end of the grading period just around the corner, Wildcats are feeling the pressure. While some may want to get straight A’s, others would love to pass the class. Whatever your goal, here are...

The boys bathroom with the water shut off to prevent students from going in.

Vandalism in the name of internet clout

Emily Gibbs, Staff Reporter October 12, 2021

The well-known social media app TikTok has taken the world by storm, and yet again it has proven that the teenagers of today are influenced by just about anything that will get them likes. The most recent...

The top 3 movies of this summer

The top 3 movies of this summer

Connor Bickham, Staff Reporter October 6, 2021

This year's summer was quite eventful. With people finally going to the theaters, they got to see new movies and enjoy them. Here are  the best three movies that have come out this summer.    The...

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How To Ace College Applications

Eshal Warsi, Editor-in-chief September 27, 2021

After three years of high school, seniors have finally reached the apex of their secondary academic career: college. Ironically, most upperclassmen have no idea how the application process actually works....

McDonalds soft serve ice cream.

The malfunctioning machines at McDonalds need to be addressed

Regan Grant, Web Editor September 27, 2021

If you have ever been to McDonalds and gotten ice cream, you should consider yourself lucky. It has become a well known fact that at most McDonald's locations, the ice cream machine has some type of problem...

Medical masks hang on a dryer with clothespins by wuestenigel is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Why you still need to mask up

ReganG April 5, 2021

Even though the mask mandate has been lifted in Texas, you should still wear your mask in public spaces. In case you have forgotten, we are still in the mists of a global pandemic that has taken countless...

Valentines Day: The Bad and the Ugly

Valentines Day: The Bad and the Ugly

Ryan Zach, Staff Reporter March 1, 2021

We all know the feeling. It’s the middle of February, it’s just starting to warm up, and candy costs twice as much as it should. That’s right, Valentine’s Day lingers closer and you haven’t done...

Happy Valentines Day by C.P.Storm is licensed under CC BY 2.0

Valentine’s Day: the good, the great and the awesome

Eshal Warsi, Co-Section Editor March 1, 2021

Every February a movement emerges. It includes single teenagers and adults who are bound by a single connection: hating Valentine’s Day. However, the disdain for Valentine’s Day is misplaced. This...

Two photos showing the extreme diversity here. Believe it or not, these photos were taken mere hours apart.

Rant in 212: Texas Weather

Ryan Zach, Staff Reporter February 10, 2021

Having lived in Houston for my entire life, I’m no stranger to the absolutely manic weather patterns we get down here. With that being said, I still get completely sideswiped by a sudden cold front or...

Guide to passing the school year

Connor Bickham, J1 student December 16, 2020

Passing the school year is one of the most important things you can do. It can help you find a career and prepare you for the future. If you are passing, then you don't have to worry about your parents...

DCPS Walkout, Independence Ave, Not My President by Lorie Shaull is licensed under CC BY-SA 2.0

Why the 2020 election feels existential

Eshal Warsi, Co-section Editor November 23, 2020

  ivil unrest has become a real possibility following the 2020 election, no matter who wins. However, the possibility of such an outcome is not due to candidate rhetoric: it is an indication of...

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