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Recognize signs of abuse before it’s too late

Recognize signs of abuse before it’s too late

Marquee Staff April 2, 2019

Editor’s note: this story won second place for editorials in the Press Women of Texas high school contest.  Being controlling, possessive or violent are red flags that appear early in abusive relationships....

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Teen abuse remains widely unreported

Michael Minton, Writer April 2, 2019

Domestic abuse is a widespread problem in the United States, that does not discriminate — according to loveisrespect.org about 1.5 million high school students have experienced abuse in their relationship,...

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Suffering in silence

Junior struggles with an abusive relationship
Skyler Middleton, Online editor April 2, 2019

Anna* giggled as she and her boyfriend, Cole*, sat on a friend’s patio and playfully argued over whether or not Panic! At the Disco was worth listening to. Anna smiled while lightly punching his shoulder...

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Behind closed doors

Behind closed doors

Teen recovers from abusive relationship
Reya Mosby, Writer April 2, 2019

As Kate* sat listening to her teacher lecture, her mind drifted back her to relive childhood memories. Preschooler Kate sat playing with her toys. She stopped when her dad, Rick*, stumbled through the...

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The new American dream

Staff February 7, 2019

Many millenials are forgoing the traditional staples of the American dream — homeownership, children, and independence from parents — not always due to choice, but to student loan debt. While the...

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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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End the cycle of discrimination

Staff December 11, 2018

Since the Revolution, America has been a symbol of hope for those who seek freedom and prosperity. However, The United States has become a hypocritical nation. For hopeful immigrants, America, land of...

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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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Students need to care about recycling

Staff November 2, 2018

A recent Marquee poll revealed that 90 percent of students believe the school should be more environmentally friendly, but only 30 percent of students recycle. The same poll also showed that 62 percent...

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Americans are creating an internal war

Staff November 2, 2018

The country has become more divided than ever in recent years, and now we’re creating our own civil war between political parties. Issues that shouldn’t be partisan are. During the recent Brett Kavanaugh...

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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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Congressman Beto ORourke held a rally in Fort Worth

Texas Senate race draws national attention

Chloe White, Editor-in-chief November 2, 2018

For over two decades, Texas has remained a traditionally Republican state. Most of Texas remains strongly conservative, except for a few border counties and large cities such as Dallas, Austin and Houston....

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