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Unprepared teens choose life career

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer In today’s age, as a 16-year-old student, I am allowed to dictate what college I think fits me the best. If I were born on a leap day, I would be exactly four years old, pressured to take the world by storm but not allowed to decide on the president that might decide my future. I […]

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Racial ignorance hurts students, adults nationwide

By Pranathi Chitta Staff Writer Recently, I went to a Business Professionals of America (BPA) competition and I was quite surprised during the awards ceremony. When I was called onto the stage, the announcer failed to correctly pronounce my last name. She soon asked me to correct her and tell her how to pronounce it, which made me feel better, […]

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U.S. map shows status of marijuana decriminalization laws across the states; Colorado has become the first state to sell the drug for recreational use. MCT 2014

Economic factors: marijuana

By Alex Dalton Staff Writer Marijuana in Colorado is a controversial debate that has been ongoing since 2013 when the law passed to legalize the practice. Only behind Washington, Colorado is one of the first states to hop on this new trend. Texas conservatives are not on board with this new way to get our state in an economic balance […]

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Twins share high school experience

By Alexandra Dalton Staff Writer  Coming into high school having a twin brother can be both comforting and suffocating. There will always be someone there for you when feel upset and need someone to count on, but there will also be someone there when you mess up; someone that will see all of your dirty laundry both at home and […]

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Honest truth: Girls deserve more respect from guys

Honest truth: Girls deserve more respect from guys

By Alex Nicoll Staff Writer “Guys are oblivious.” When one of my female friends was venting to me about how a guy she had a crush on never noticed the “signs” she gave, I took offense to it. I thought to myself, “Not all guys are that incompetent. We are smarter than girls give us credit for.” I told her […]

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