Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Ka’Leif Hodge, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014 • 3,788 views
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After an anonymous Instagram account humiliated students who believed they sent naked photos in confidence, students began questioning how and why their pictures could get posted online. However, no one can be entirely sure of where their promiscuous photos may end up, and more often than not, Instagram... Read more »

MISD Invests in New Technology

MISD Invests in New Technology

Kenzie Cowan, Staff Writer
May 8, 2014 • 789 views
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Over the past 15 years, the use of technology killed the greeting card, changed the way we find love, watch TV, read, and even how to discipline children. The average American spends 11 hours using some form of electronic device... Read more »

Art Teacher Debuts Painted Piano

Art Teacher Debuts Painted Piano

Aaron Johns, Staff Writer
May 1, 2014 • 675 views
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Art teacher David Mason’s painted piano debuted on April 18 in downtown Mansfield in front of Lone Star Barbershop as a part of the Mansfield 88 project. Mason’s piece titled Culture Clash is the sixth piano of the project, with the first... Read more »

2014 Seniors Share Post-High School Plans

2014 Seniors Share Post-High School Plans

Henry Jones and Shalavé Cawley
April 24, 2014 • 359 views
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Gluten Free: The Adverse Effects of Celiac Disease

Gluten Free: The Adverse Effects of Celiac Disease

Ashley Richardson, Staff Writer
April 16, 2014 • 293 views
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According to the Celiac Foundation Website, Celiac disease, the constant battle of the digestive system attacking itself everytime gluten enters the body, affects 1 in every 100 people worldwide. Celiac disease forces people to change their diet because gluten is common... Read more »

Students Face Laziness in America

Students Face Laziness in America

Alanna Zaskoda, Staff Writer
April 11, 2014 • 1,038 views
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According to research at the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by 2030 more than 42 percent of Americans are predicted to be overweight. With... Read more »

A Guide to College Preparation

A Guide to College Preparation

Madison Hunter, Staff Writer
April 4, 2014 • 226 views
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The purple wall and the 32 college pennants welcome all students to the Legacy GO Center, along with a table containing brochures and booklets for about 25 different colleges. Behind the table, an informative whiteboard has “It’s Your Education GO Get It” and a miniature checklist... Read more »

Every Day is Twin Day

Every Day is Twin Day

Ben Townsend, Staff Writer
March 31, 2014 • 563 views
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Sophomores John and Joey Stricklin walk the halls, eyes above all of the other students. Both are a towering 6 feet 3 inches and it’s no coincidence; they’re twins. While twins may make a lot of the same decisions, they have their differences and their own stories. Twins look alike,... Read more »

Employment: Jobs You Weren’t Thinking About

Employment: Jobs You Weren’t Thinking About

Kenzie Cowan, Staff Writer
March 5, 2014 • 921 views
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Out of the thousands of jobs that can be chosen there are some jobs that aren't thought of first. Typically, we think of studying to be a doctor, lawyer, psychiatrist or something involving a large business. Although those titles have remained very popular over the years for they make a desirable amount... Read more »

House Bill Five Changes Graduation Requirements

House Bill Five Changes Graduation Requirements

Michelle McDaniel, Staff Writer
February 24, 2014 • 440 views
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Scanning over her course selection sheet, incoming freshman Alexa Petrou circled the courses she wished to take in high school. Along with the classes, she also chose the pathway of study she wanted to take: Business and Industry. Although she knew the decision could affect the rest of her... Read more »