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The worst songs of 2015

The worst songs of 2015
December 17, 2015

With 2015 coming to an end, 29 students in fifth period lunch were asked what they thought is the worst song of this year. Results can be seen below.

Ugly truth about tryouts

Senior Fredi Estrada and junior Noah Bankston practice crossing during varsity soccer practice Monday.  Photo by Kedar Collins.
December 10, 2014

I didn’t  want to check the list. Every fiber of my being was resisting the urge to make the dreaded walk up to the field house. All I heard throughout the day was “Have you seen the roster yet?”...

Marijuana, I don’t wanna

Marijuana, I don't wanna
Staff writer discusses his anti-legalization attitude toward marijuana
October 31, 2014

At the very beginning of Red Ribbon Week, a car sat outside. A car just as broken and gone as its previous owner. A car so mutilated, its steering wheel was an actual wheel. Naturally, it became the day’s...

Taking The High Road

Taking The High Road
Staff writer expresses his approval of marijuana legalization
October 31, 2014

As the most mainstream and culturally enriched drug in America with a market worth just over $35 billion dollars, and almost 58% of Americans supporting its legalization, it’s almost a mystery as to...

Lost lunch liberties

Students abide by the new lunchtime procedures. Photo by Nicholas Alvarez.
September 26, 2014

Lunch at Chisholm Trail is like a totalitarian regime; students are herded into the cafeteria where they’re forced to stay for nearly an hour. It’s a loud obnoxious cesspool of noisy people, long lines,...

Early Decision

Early Decision
May 30, 2014

Summertime is here. School ends in less than 5 days and so now I’m left deciding when I will apply to colleges. Hopefully by now you’ve already figured out which schools you’re going to apply...

Organization Essentials

Organization Essentials
Staff members discuss the items necessary to survive school's chaos.
May 16, 2014

I often walk down the hallways viewing the horrors of high school organization with wide eyes. Binders filled to the brim with crumpled papers. Backpacks home to every assignment given during the...

Choosing Your College Checklist

Choosing Your College Checklist
April 18, 2014

“What college are you going to?” This is a question I am constantly asked by teachers, students, and family members. Whenever I answer this question, the follow-up question I receive, as expected,...

Boycott Group Projects

Projects bring more stress than good
March 28, 2014

I sit down at my desk angrily as my teacher drones on and on about another group project we have to do, only this time we don’t get to pick our group. I continue to glare at her as she calls out the...

Make the Best of Counselor Visits

Make the Best of Counselor Visits
March 28, 2014

What I have heard way too often from juniors this week: "I didn’t receive any new information!" This week marks the beginning of junior conferences with counselors, for many the real first step into...

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