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Teacher Struggles with Frightening Student Debt

Teacher Struggles with “Frightening” Student Debt

Ava Bush, Sports Editor February 6, 2019

Marauder alum Kathryn Richmond, 29, unlocked her phone and opened her LISD email. Richmond’s heart skipped a beat — four more parent emails had flooded into her inbox within ten minutes. That meant...

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Setting the Bar High

Setting the Bar High

Ava Bush, Sports Editor February 6, 2019

Mackenzie Hayward, then 14, stood at the end of the runway, gripping the pole between her hands. The crowd was silent, and Hayward could feel every eye on her. The officials had stopped the entire meet...

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The dream job

The dream job

Marcus alumnus co-founds video game streaming business
Chloe White, Editor-in-chief January 1, 2019

Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., Game Attack live streams video games — everything ranging from the newest blockbuster game to old classics — on Twitch. On screen, it seems that...

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Forced to Flee

Venezuelan immigrant starts new life in US
Reya Mosby, Writer December 11, 2018

Apr. 27, 2016 On the way out of their home country, the Venezuelan family was on high alert. Though they had work visas to legally enter the United States, they had heard the horror stories of the corrupt...

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During theatre’s 24-Hour PlayFest, junior Savannah Decrow plays a teen activist during the Kent State Shooting.

Broadway Baby

Nikhila Bulusu, Writer December 7, 2018

The quiet chatter of people as they entered the auditorium and the rustling of Playbills were amplified in freshman Savannah DeCrow’s ears as she waited inside the small house set on the stage. Her...

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Family flees Turkey, senior moves to Texas alone to finish high school

Family flees Turkey, senior moves to Texas alone to finish high school

Ava Bush December 5, 2018

In 2016, senior Metin * sat in his room in Ankara, Turkey, typing an equation into his calculator, when he heard the sudden chiming of the doorbell. His hand shook as he set his calculator down, wondering...

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Mr. Marcus contestants

Mr. Marcus contestants

Meet the seniors of the annual Mr. Marcus pageant
Nikhila Bulusu, Writer November 28, 2018

 The year’s most anticipated competition is back with 14 new young men competing for the Mr. Marcus crown. From cutthroat dance battles to hilarious walks across the runway, Mr. Marcus is an event...

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Junior Julia Campopiano digitally paints on her personal iPad by using her finger and the app Procreate. To find Campopiano’s YouTube channel search her name.

Doodles to digital

Junior shares digital art through YouTube channel
Kendall Cooper, Copy Editor November 2, 2018

The American Airlines Center was packed with fans anxiously waiting for Panic! at the Disco to take the stage. Junior Julia Campopiano rushed around the stadium desperately trying to find a crew member....

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A Race Against Time

A Race Against Time

Theatre hosts annual 24-hour PlayFest
Reya Mosby, Writer November 2, 2018

Time was running out and the anticipation grew the closer it got to the final performance. It was crunch time, and the actors were rehearsing their scene for the last time before they went on stage. The...

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Congressman Beto ORourke held a rally in Fort Worth

A campus divided

Partisan split renews student engagement
Samantha Thornfelt and Nikhila Bulusu November 2, 2018

The partisan split Just turning on the local news is enough to hear people arguing about the nation’s political climate. Walking around school, it’s common to overhear heated debates about breaking...

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Chelsey Reichenberger stands on the court before the volleyball game waiting to receive her award. Her shy side came out as everyone in the stands had their eyes on her. She said all the attention made her feel nervous.

Volleyball honors young cancer survivor

Alex Anderson, Feature/News Editor November 2, 2018

The crowd talked amongst themselves as the volleyball players warmed up on the court. Their yellow “Cheerful for Chelsey” shirts brought a pop of color to the stadium. As the girls started to play,...

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On our way

On our way

From politics to passions, students share diverse summer adventures
Chloe White and Alex Anderson October 12, 2018

Fighting for representation Story: Chloe White As senior Jenna Chang walked into Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s office, he shook her hand, as he did with everyone else in their small group. He asked for...

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