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Debate Breakdown

Debate Breakdown

Hannah Garcia, Features Editor
April 3, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Story

Policy With the round just beginning, junior Devyn Hinds looks to her partner in confusion about what the opposing team just asked in their time of questioning. Unable to speak, her partner remains silent while watching Hinds try her best to avoid answering the question. The worry of saying the w... Read more »

Procrastination Plagues Students

Procrastination Plagues Students

Kendra Washington, Staff Writer
March 9, 2016
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Sophomore Jaden Chapman presses the home button on her cell phone and sighs when she sees the time, knowing she probably won’t get much, if any, sleep that night. She turns her attention back to the pile of homework she must finish, realizing that she should have begun her homework days ago when ther... Read more »

Seemingly Flawless

Seemingly Flawless

Hannah Shaffer, Staff Writer
February 29, 2016
Filed under Features, Top Story

A ding from her phone notified *Jane of a new Twitter post. She picked up her phone to see what was happening, and there she saw it. Another seemingly flawless picture of a girl with perfect hair, perfect clothes and ideal body proportions. She tapped on the heart to signify that she liked the picture, but... Read more »

The Name Game

The Name Game

Hannah Garcia, Features Editor
February 17, 2016
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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
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
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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
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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
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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
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
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 »