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Survival of Trump’s First Year = Government Shutdown

Rebekah Williams, Staff Writer

January 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

As President Trump celebrates one year in office, the government celebrates by shutting down because of a budget that could not be passed and signed by the president by midnight on Jan. 19. The shutdown will cause government ...

New Schedule to create Academic Opportunities: Q&A with students

Natasa Dobras, Staff Writer

January 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion

For a week now, students have been attending meetings that discuss the new FLEX schedule, especially the purpose and fundamentals of FLEX time. Starting next week, students will begin engaging in FLEX time and many have express...

Best Christmas Lights to See in Amarillo

Casey Stavenhagen, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Filed under Opinion

With the Christmas season fully in motion, many people are looking for fun, festive, and free activities. Activities to provide people with a good time for free are rare, but they do exist, and one of the best festive activit...

Holiday Traditions: Evolving or Dying?

Maci Weathers, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The so-called disappearance of "classic" traditions around the holiday season has sparked a battle between those who believe these traditions are dying and those who think they are evolving. Those times right next to the fire an...

Senioritis: Fact or Fiction?

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-In-Chief

November 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Senior year can be both an exciting and daunting time for students. While there are many things to look forward to during senior year such as senior events, prom, and graduation, there are also many stress-inducing events suc...

Disconnected: How Technology is Interfering with our Lives

Abigail Hurtt, Editor-In-Chief

November 16, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A family sits around the table, and the room is silent except for a T.V. humming in the background. Each family member is gazing intently below them, absorbed by the fluorescent glow of a screen. Although they are all in the same...

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