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Get The Facts Straight: Hurricane Florence

by Marcus Realing, Staff Writer

September 25, 2018

Filed under Opinions, State/Nation/World

Hurricane Season has arrived, and it’s already in full force. Over the course of September, over a million citizens have been affected by Hurricane Florence. There’s many people in need, and various ways to help. What i...

Armed with plastic

by Ari Shaver, Staff Writer

September 6, 2018

Filed under State/Nation/World

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

Filed under Featured, State/Nation/World

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

Filed under Featured, State/Nation/World

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...

Are you APauled?

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

February 13, 2018

Filed under News, State/Nation/World

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...

Get the facts straight: Government Shutdown

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Featured, News, State/Nation/World

The government effectively shutdown last Friday following a Senate blockade of extended federal funding. The blockade was due to conflict between Democrats and Republicans over protections for undocumented immigrants brought to the count...

Taking the knee: A powerful platform or unpatriotic?

by Bri Branscomb, Assistant Editor

September 29, 2017

Filed under Featured, State/Nation/World

President Donald Trump's remarks on Friday regarding NFL players taking a knee during the national anthem have sparked both outrage and support, as many more in the league have joined their colleagues in their form of peaceful prote...

A’s to Be a Longhorn

by Rebekah Hui, Staff Writer

September 26, 2017

Filed under News, State/Nation/World

Recently, The University of Texas at Austin announced that their policy for automatic admission is changing from 7% to 6% for the Class of 2019. As a world renowned public research university in the second fastest growing state...

Get the facts straight: DACA

by Kyle Gehman, Editor-In-Chief

September 14, 2017

Filed under Featured, State/Nation/World

Last week, President Trump made a series of announcements threatening the immigration program, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. Although the news of Hurricane Irma has allowed DACA news to fly more under the radar...

Lend a helping hand

by Bri Branscomb and Logan Griffin

September 10, 2017

Filed under Featured, News, State/Nation/World

Hurricane Harvey was a devastating storm that hit the Texas coast on August 25. It hit residential areas situated near the coast and resulted in massive flooding in these areas that destroyed entire towns. This has led to thousand...

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