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Life after Death

Austin Rickerson, sports editor October 29, 2013

The memories of that August night are fuzzy. The four grams of cheese heroin, a mixture of heroin and Tylenol PM, he bought in Flower Mound. A blur. The ride back to the Colony after snorting two of the...

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Sabrinas story

Sabrina’s story

Marisa Charpentier, Editor in Chief October 16, 2013

Senior Sabrina Renteria started it in the eighth grade. She did it because she was bored. She did it because she had seen it before. She did it to see if she could.     Sitting in her friend’s bedroom,...

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Maintaining contact

miranda chiechi January 15, 2013

  He was there, but at the same time he wasn’t. It was Christmas morning at the Demers’ household. Junior Ben Demers and the rest of his family were woken up by his little sister in the...

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Teacher looks back on church shooting

Teacher looks back on church shooting

ryan mcdearmont October 17, 2012

The day was September 15, 1999. A mere four months after the massacre at Columbine High School. It was a regular day for 17-year-old high school senior Amanda McKnight, a current Briarhill Middle School...

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Chemicals in food become subject of investigation

Jasmine Sachar and Molly Spain January 23, 2012

    contain an illegal fungicide last week, the issue of the safety of the U.S. food supply is now being questioned. The illegal fungicide in the contaminated orange juice has been linked to liver...

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Junior reflects on anorexia throughout middle school years

Molly Spain, In-depth and Opinion editor May 20, 2011

During her middle school years, junior Ali Williams* could not go to sleep until she felt her rib cage. She would lie on her bed and trace slender fingers along her flat stomach searching for the contours...

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Column: Club experience leaves scars

Molly Spain, Entertainment editor May 18, 2011

  Just say no. Growing up, I never thought I’d actually have to use those three simple words we are taught throughout middle school. Yet, three weeks ago these words were all I wanted to mutter....

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Venture to the greener side

Luke Swinney and Lauren Rose, Editor in Chief and In Depth Editor December 2, 2010

Students explore vegetarian dietary habits The images flashed across the screen. Sick piglets thrown against the hard concrete slab on the slaughterhouse floor. Forklifts operated by muscled workers...

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Depression meds give students options

Luke Swinney and Alex Cain, Editor-in-chief and reporter November 2, 2010

She stopped eating in middle school. It wasn’t an eating disorder, but junior Allison Turner’s* appetite still began to dwindle rapidly. If she managed to get anything down, she felt sick to her stomach....

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The darkest of summers

Devon Miller, Feature Editor November 2, 2010

Ian Drew lies in bed in a silent room. His empty brown eyes trace patterns on the ceiling. He’s so consumed by feelings of sadness and negativity that he can’t make himself get up. He doesn’t really...

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