Sleepless in School

Sleepless in School

Shalavé Cawley, Features Editor
October 17, 2014 • 761 views
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Washing dishes for seven and a half hours really drains a guy. It’s almost midnight and senior Michael Peterson has just gotten home from his job at Mellow Mushroom. Unfortunately for Peterson, he can’t go to bed just yet. He has an essay due the next day in English, an essay he hasn’t even started.... Read more »

ISIS: What You Need to Know

ISIS: What You Need to Know

Anna Jordan, Staff Writer
October 6, 2014 • 958 views
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What Does ISIS Stand For? “ISIS” stands for the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham. Al-Sham includes Lebanon, Israel, Jordan, Iraq, Syria and Kuwait. Why Should Students Have Knowledge of the Controversy at Hand? As the generation of the future, we need to become educated on... Read more »

Remembering 9/11

Remembering 9/11

Jacob Friedberg and Phillip Smith
September 10, 2014 • 1,084 views
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It started off as an ordinary September day but quickly turned to smoke-filled skies and streets full of terrified people. As the people of New York City started their daily routines, they were interrupted by a horrific terrorist attack. This attack would devastate the nation and change it forever.... Read more »

100 Happy Days

100 Happy Days

Alanna Zaskoda, Editor-in-Chief
August 29, 2014 • 758 views
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Sulking at home and complaining about a bad day seems to be much more common than racing home to brag about a good one. Bad situations seem to have much more power over the outcome of your day than good situations. That’s the purpose of 100... Read more »

Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Catfished: Social Media Scam Exposes Minors

Ka’Leif Hodge, Staff Writer
May 20, 2014 • 3,918 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 • 843 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 • 732 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 • 386 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 • 346 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 • 1,179 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 »