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Attendance incentive program: a disaster waiting to happen

Taylor Williams, Editor

October 3

Filed under Opinion

This winter, as the first semester concludes, students will not be preparing for weird semester test schedules and two hour long exams. Instead, students will have already worked towards perfect attendance all year in order to...

Movies: education or entertainment?

October 2

Filed under Opinion

Admit it, we all love being able to relax in class and watch movies. When a teacher turns down the lights and pops in a DVD, many students are inclined to just sleep. Movies may be a new and even better way to educate kids in...

Lunch incentive program replaces semester exams: Promising program or a disaster waiting to happen?

October 2

Filed under Opinion

The first day of school was met with many new faces and many new changes. Between half of the students now participating in STAAR testing to the many new educators, these differences could be found everywhere. But perhaps the...

Affirmative Action shouldn’t determine college capability

October 2

Filed under Opinion

Scholarships and college admissions are extremely hard to come by. The pool of students vouching for them is massive.  Kids in high school can spend up to five years working on their GPA. Studying all night and completing college...

Red light cameras to be added to Amarillo streets

Taylor Williams, Editor

October 1

Filed under Opinion

The Amarillo traffic commissioners have scheduled various meetings to discuss the topic of adding more red light cameras to intersections. Although a final decision has yet to be made, many commissioners push for this addition,...

Employers invade personal space

Taylor Williams, Staff Writer

May 10

Filed under Opinion

Many applicants or potential applicants have already discovered employers have begun checking Facebook pages and other social networking sites during the hiring process, allowing them to edit their profiles beforehand to make...

Starve yourself now for a skinnier tomorrow

Maddy Cunningham

May 1

Filed under Opinion

Skinny, slim and sexy: America's new and improved dream girl. Who wants curves or meat on their bones? Working for a body that is fit and healthy just sounds like too much, well, work. The "cure?" Less food, less workouts and,...

Let’s get ethical: media loses moral value

Brandi Hutcheson, Staff Writer

April 30

Filed under Opinion

Twelve year old Kate flips on the television, unaware that the channel is set on MTV. The show seems innocent enough at first. Two teens seemingly in some sort of relationship and young enough to be in eighth grade are pictured...

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