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Sadly, we all will need to do our own laundry eventually. No one wants to show up to classes with a week-old ketchup stain or throw away a brand new white shirt because of a coffee mishap.

Column: How to do laundry

Sophia Craig September 24, 2021

Disclaimer: I am in no way a professional at really anything but especially not “adulting.” High school teaches us how to do a lot of things. We know how to label the parts of the cell, how to conjugate...

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Rating Met gala outfits

Shriya Mukkavilli September 17, 2021

Like many of us, I spent Monday night in my pajamas, judging celebrities strutting across the beige carpet of the Met Gala in outfits that cost thousands of dollars. While I wouldn’t consider myself...

Remarks: What are your thoughts on wearing masks in school?

Remarks: What are your thoughts on wearing masks in school?

Harrison Hamre September 10, 2021

Masks are currently a heavily debated topic across the state and at the school. At the most recent school board meeting on Monday, Aug. 30, parents protested masks due to the rising number of COVID cases...

We ordered a half pepperoni half sausage pizza, our tried and true toppings.

Review: Zalat Pizza

Alanna Reed September 7, 2021

To most Flower Mound teens, pizza is a staple of their diet. Ask any of them and they will gladly rattle off their favorite pizza joints.  Zalat Pizza could be the newest edition to this list. Located...

Review: Tastes of TikTok

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...

I used to be quiet and never stood up for herself, and my mom spent my childhood trying to change that. It was like a switch was flipped my sophomore year of high school.

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...

It’s made me believe that even in the tough times, late nights and seemingly unwinnable situations, it’s important to take a step back, take a breath and have some fun.

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...

Through their reporting, journalists give a voice to the voiceless, sharing stories of grief, hope and everything in between.”

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...

When my parents talk to me in Telugu, I respond in English. Every time I try to open my mouth and speak it, the words catch and I stick to what’s safe.

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...

After a year of isolation, it may be difficult for students to be thrown back into a social environment next school year. However, forming connections with other people is extremely important to our overall well-being and will make it easier to get through hard times.

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...

I could be agnostic, existentialist, or maybe, somewhere in my soul, I’m still a Hindu, but it doesn’t matter to me anymore.

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...

A lot of people love their moms, but I can truly say that my mom is my best friend. She and I know each other so well that I can trust her with anything.

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...

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