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The Name Game

The Name Game

Hannah Garcia, Features Editor
February 17, 2016 • 1,280 views
Filed under Features

A substitute teacher begins to call names from the roll call sheet while sophomore Jisella Ayala anxiously awaits for her name to be called. “Gazelle,” the substitute said. “Is Gazelle here?” Ayala sits in class embarrassed. Even after correcting the teacher five times, Ayala was referred to by the wro... Read more »

Trucks at Legacy

Trucks at Legacy

Jacob Friedberg and Nathan Nowlin
February 8, 2016 • 1,296 views
Filed under Features

Here at Legacy, it seems as if trucks in our school’s parking lot get larger and nicer every year. The big tires, loud exhaust and stunning wheels catch the attention of students all around campus, including senior Emily Rohr’s truck. “I’ve grown up with trucks throughout my entire life,” ... Read more »

Tanning Time

Tanning Time

Rebekah Rosenstein, Staff Writer
February 2, 2016 • 968 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

Heart beating steadily, muscles relaxed, she lays under the soft blue lighting of the tanning bed. The silent, sweet serene atmosphere of the enclosed space fills her up with warmth and reassurance. Senior Bailey North represents the 29 percent of high school girls who have used indoor tanning devic... Read more »

Fight Club: School Edition

Fight Club: School Edition

Ava Green, Staff Writer
January 27, 2016 • 1,377 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

Students suddenly scurrying from every line and table disrupts the typical chatter of the cafeteria. Yells of excitement, panic and anger echo through the room as teachers and police officers rush over. Students like junior Angelica Luckert have been the cause of physical fights on school grounds.  One survey ... Read more »

Anxiety: A Crippling Disorder

Anxiety: A Crippling Disorder

Rebecca Goodman and Monica Salazar
January 20, 2016 • 1,647 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

In and out, in and out. In, and then out again. With every breath she felt a bit better. She told herself it would be OK, that it would all be over soon. After she calmed down, she slowly got up and made her way back to the class she was in. She sat back down in her seat, and carried on with the rest of... Read more »

District Returns To Block Schedule

District Returns To Block Schedule

Ben Townsend, News Editor
January 15, 2016 • 1,818 views
Filed under Features

Four years after switching to the nine block a day schedule, Mansfield ISD Superintendent Dr. Jim Vaszauskas made the decision to revert back to the A/B block schedule. Dr. Vaszauskas said the change will benefit high school students by offering better college preparatory options. “If we get right... Read more »

College Readiness: Tips and Tricks

College Readiness: Tips and Tricks

Katherine Powell and Hannah Shaffer
January 11, 2016 • 1,057 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

With silence, the sound of pencils meeting the paper grew louder in senior Kayla Riley’s head. She sat in at her desk at a loss of what to do. This was it; the dreaded SAT. One of the biggest chances to ensure scholarships.  “I was super nervous [about taking the SAT] because I didn’t know how t... Read more »

Trouble with Turf

Trouble with Turf

Fernando Fernandez and Nathan Nowlin
January 5, 2016 • 1,521 views
Filed under Features, Sports Stories, Top Story

Senior Brittany Holt, goalkeeper for the girls’ soccer team, dives for the ball and takes a hard fall to the abrasive turf. The save was successful but she had to deal with a pain in her ear throughout the remainder of the game. Over all the excitement of the game, she forgot about the pain until later... Read more »

Seeing Double

Seeing Double

Phillip Smith, Staff Writer
December 16, 2015 • 1,599 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

Junior Brianna Candia feels a hand grasp her shoulder as a random person in the hallway says “Hey Brittney!” leaving her in an array of confusion and awkwardness. Thinking to herself, Brianna comes to the conclusion that may have been one of the friends of her identical twin Brittney Candia. Similarly... Read more »

Practicing Healthy Hygiene

Practicing Healthy Hygiene

Ashley Bow, Staff Writer
December 11, 2015 • 889 views
Filed under Features, Top Story

Sophomore Laurin Mendelsohn stands in her kitchen ready to make cookies with one of her friends. They wash their hands and begin to bake. After mixing the ingredients, they place the dough onto the cookie sheet to put into the oven. To Mendelsohn, all of these steps were obvious, but there was one step... Read more »