Monthly Archive: November 2017

Texas State Fair

The Annual State Fair of Texas is held in Dallas at historic Fair Park. It has taken place ever since 1886 except for varying periods during World War I and World War II, usually...

First To Fly

For many students across America, college is a huge step and complicated process. However, for first-generation college students, college is a complete nightmare. We have many more obstacles in our path, and many questions...

IT (2017): The New Classic

           Horror. Horror is a somewhat subjective term to describe scary movies these days. When you first think of horror, what comes to your mind? I’m sure many would say...

‘Im in the band’

Mesquite might be your boring, average suburban town, but but that doesn’t mean you can’t find any talent in it? ‘Mellow Doggie’ is an indie jazz band that has acclaimed a lot of recognition...

Out Of Control

Guns can be used for two things: protection or an instrument of violence and chaos.  Recently, at a concert in Las Vegas, used military grade weapons were used by one person to shoot at...

No Announcements

This year’s administration has decided to stop daily second period announcements, and instead, use other techniques to deliver important information, such as Twitter. Although this idea seems harmless, it causes great confusion and opposition...

Justice for Detroit

Detroit, a movie that sheds light onto the racially driven raid of an Algiers motel room in 1967, has been critically reviewed since its release date on Aug. 4. Before the movie hit theatres,...

Hate, White Supremacy and Change

Following the attempted removal of a confederate statue in Charlottesville, VA, a swarm of protests ensued. The protests served as a catalyst for a resurgence of white nationalist, neo-nazi, alt-right and KKK ideologies. As...

Trump’s Trans Ban

In July, President Trump sent a tweet suggesting a ban to would be put into place to keep transgender individuals from serving and enlisting in the United States military. While outrage has ensued from...

Know Your Role

In high school we can refer to the seniors as the grandparents, reminiscing on their high school careers and observing all the lower grade levels. The juniors are the adults, not all the way...