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Why calling it the Chinese virus is xenophobic and offensive

Kristin Gooding, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2020

COVID-19 has been called many names such as coronavirus and the more offensive, Chinese virus, Asian virus and Wuhan virus. Calling this dangerous virus that has infected more than 2,500,000 people worldwide, the “Chinese...

Importance of art education

Kristin Gooding, Editor in Chief

April 22, 2020

Texas loves high school sports from the big pep rallies to the huge crowds at games, there’s no question about the value of sports in Texas. This passionate love for sports often overshadows another integral part of education, ...

Consider another option to college

Kristin Gooding, Editor in Chief

December 11, 2019

GISD has been pushing college since elementary school with countless college days and college nights in high school. It often feels like alternatives to college such as vocational school are overlooked.  Vocational schools are career-focused and te...

Vaping on the rise with serious consequences

Dallas Murray, Editor

November 1, 2019

E-cigarettes have become such a problem in the United States that the U.S. House of Representatives is considering banning the product entirely. Of the 41 million Americans who have reportedly vaped at some point, one specific gro...

Avoid social media pitfalls with these guidelines

Arnold Aureo, Writer

October 18, 2019

According to Brandwatch, a digital consumer intelligence company, there are about 3.5 billion active social media users. With this many people interacting on social media, the possibility of meeting a complete stranger at some poi...

New beat, different beef

Khalil Harry, writer

February 1, 2019

Beef within the rap community is essential. Controversy is a way to draw in not only the ears of listeners but also their mouths through gossip, and their eyes by seeing the drama at hand on television as well as social media. Si...

Guns should be put in check

Dallas Murray

December 14, 2018

Thirteen people were killed in Thousand Oaks, Calif., when a gunman shot up the Borderline Bar and Grill before taking his own life on Nov. 7. According to Business Insider, Thousand Oaks was the 307th mass shooting in the United States. ...

We should be playing more video games

Dallas Murray, Editor

September 20, 2018

As school starts back up for the year, students will see their fair share of homework, quizzes, tests, football games, fine arts performances and much more. With much more on our plates than during summer, more and more p...

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