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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

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Marcus High School's Online Newspaper

The Marquee

Editorial: Trans students should be included in sports

The Marquee Staff May 16, 2022

On Oct. 25, 2021, Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 25 into effect which states that student athletes in grades K-12 must compete based on the sex they were assigned at birth. UIL currently allows...

We spent a lot of time together. Somehow, she always knew when I was upset, and spent those days clinging to me.

Maggie and me

Marley Roberson March 11, 2022

I blame my older brother for a lot of things, but I have to give him credit for his obsession with getting a dog. When I was in 4th grade, he convinced my mom to get us a black lab puppy we named Maggie. Maggie...

It wasn’t that I wanted the title of “girl with ADHD”, but that I wanted to have an answer. An answer to why I struggled academically where others didn’t and why I felt like my thought process never matched anyone else’s.

Regaining focus

Alex Thornfelt March 11, 2022

It’s 3:15 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon and all I can taste is blood. For the past hour I’ve been bouncing my leg and biting my inner cheeks as I race to finish my human geography test. The words...

Often times, young kids are exposed to and participate in antisemitism without understanding the history behind it.

Staff editorial: Holocaust comparisons are inappropriate

The Marquee Staff February 9, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won superior in-depth package in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. It went on to win Best 0f the Best for Objective Writing....

I felt that The Weeknd tried to incorporate so many unique elements that he failed to create a cohesive piece.

Review: “Dawn FM” disappoints

Marley Roberson February 1, 2022

The Weeknd’s new hit album, “Dawn FM,” has topped charts around the world, with over half a billion streams worldwide since its release on January 7th. The praise and hype surrounding this release...

I appreciated their efforts to make me feel welcome, but the food wasn’t going to make up for the lost time.

Worlds away

Vanessa Cardoso January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This column was finalist for commentary in the 2022 Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. Last summer, I traveled to Mexico City to visit my extended family. I had not seen...

If you wear clothes that are out of the ordinary it stands out to people, but that doesn’t matter.

Finding my style

Harrison Hamre January 25, 2022

I have always cared about the clothes I chose to wear. As a kid I would dress up in a mix of random items ranging from superhero capes to ski goggles with a stethoscope around my neck and my custom yellow...

When its time to move on

When it’s time to move on

Garrison Acree January 25, 2022

On the corner of Pollard Drive in Tyler, Texas sits a charming little house. It’s nothing special – just a one-story brick house with a two-car garage and a well-kept garden. Just over the wooden fence...

The main course, and perhaps the most controversial at the dinner table is turkey. Should you deep fry or roast your turkey?

Let’s talk turkey

Marley Roberson November 22, 2021

Whether you’re hosting the Thanksgiving feast, or heading to someone else’s house, your aunts and uncles will reminisce on the good old days, and the stories of their childhood Thanksgivings. They...

I remember long walks in the chilly fall evenings where he would quiz me over Beatles trivia. My dad is the reason I am obsessed with that band. Those memories are very close to me.

Split down the middle

Alanna Reed November 22, 2021

Editor's note: This column won second place for online personal columns in the 2022 ILPC contest. Their arguing was unavoidable. Word after horrible word punctured my skull like a stake. From the sidelines...

I quietly hated my name because it wasn’t Sue or Emily.

The girl on the box

Muna Nnamani November 17, 2021

Editor's note: This column won first place for commentary in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest as well as Tops in Texas for print personal columns in the 2022 ILPC contest. It also...

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