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Believing in a Cause

by Sam Lopez, Staff Writer

September 21, 2018

Nike recently released their 30th-anniversary ad with controversial former NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick as the frontman, and it has the public divided. The ad says “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything,” r...

Required reading: Does it really benefit you?

by Amanda Nguyen, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Every year, students across Leander ISD have been required to read at least one book over the summer, do an assignment, and take various quizzes and tests over it. Some students do the assignment and get something out of it, bu...

Armed with plastic

by Ari Shaver, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

Chris Wilson, the founder of a Texas company that produces untraceable 3D printed guns was given an extended ban preventing him from releasing them. However, he announced on Tuesday that he has begun selling blueprints despit...

Saying goodbye to Pyeongchang

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2018

For 16 days, athletes from around the world gathered in Pyeongchang, South Korea to participate in the 2018 Winter Olympics. Americans watched as seventeen year old Red Gerard pulled off an upset to win gold at Snowboarding Men’s...

Making a movement

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2018

The Parkland shooting that occured last week resulted in the loss of 17 lives, marking it as one of the deadliest shootings in modern US history, and the deadliest high school shooting in American history. Outrage was sparked n...

Here is my aunt and I at the top of Illiniza Norte. It was a beautiful eight hour climb but very scary at times as several people have died trying to summit.

Destination: Ecuador

February 15, 2018

Are you APauled?

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

On December 13, Logan Paul, a widely followed Youtuber, posted a video of a dead body he found in Japan’s Aokigahara Forest. This video went viral, and strong responses on all forms of social media flooded the internet. 19 days...

The seniors celebrated by having a party during PRIDE time with cookie cake and Chic-Fil-A. The remaining requirements they have to compete are CAS, TOK and testing in May.

4,000 words later…

January 24, 2018

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