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Review: Tastes of TikTok

Sophia Craig July 28, 2021

I love finding new recipes as much as anyone, but a lot of the recipes on TikTok only look edible at best. Every day I find myself scrolling past foods with ingredients I can’t begin to pronounce or...

Senior column: Like mother, like daughter

Madi Olivier May 21, 2021

My mother glared at me from across the kitchen. It was the same look she’s given me since I was little — the one that allowed her to tell me exactly how she felt about me pinching my twin sister...

Senior column: Signing off

Tara Connick May 20, 2021

Herding two of my classmates through the main campus hallways we had never explored would have made any morning stressful, but adding the task of walking into the newsroom made it almost unbearable. I...

Column: Voice for the voiceless

Madi Olivier May 4, 2021

Yesterday was World Press Freedom Day, but it comes at a time when most people respond with one word when I tell them I want to go into journalism: “Why?” And as much as I wish I could make...

Column: Lost in translation

Shriya Mukkavilli April 18, 2021

Ever since I was little, I loved to read. My mom would pick me up from school and take me to the library, where I’d get 10 books for the week. I’d read them at breakneck speed, anticipating the...

Editorial: Rebuilding school community vital next year

The Marquee Staff April 16, 2021

This school year hasn’t been what any of us expected, and it has posed unique challenges to students and teachers. The new COVID-19 requirements were certainly a culture shock, but social distancing...

Column: A path I wanted

Vaibhav Sridhar April 14, 2021

Stepping into a Hindu class for the first time, I immediately felt out of place. Around 60 kids sat on mats on the floor, the guru waiting for everyone to settle down. For the next half hour, we chanted...

Column: My first best friend

Sophia Craig April 7, 2021

As a toddler, I used to sneak into my mom’s bathroom, grab her GreatLash brownish black mascara, and smear it all over my face to make myself pretty like her. I had a mini ironing board and iron...

Column: Hardly a STAAR test

Garrison Acree March 10, 2021

Editor’s note: This story won honorable mention for print personal opinion columns in the ILPC contest. December, 2019. I’m taking the freshman reading STAAR test in the gym. There’s a rug...

Editorial: Representation matters in history curriculum

The Marquee Staff March 3, 2021

We’ve all heard that America is a melting pot with different identities blending together to form one diverse nation. However, from the time we start grade school social studies, we hear stories...

Guest column: Finally seeing me

Reya Mosby February 23, 2021

A picture of Kamala Harris’ parents, a Brown woman and Black man, appeared on my TV as I watched the Democratic National Convention. I looked to my mother and father who looked like the couple on...

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