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Bright colors and prints have become staples in Gios wardrobe.

His own style

Clothes display sophomore's identity
Sophia Craig and Hyunsung Na March 21, 2022

  8-year-old Gio Watson stood in the tall door frame of his mother’s room, in awe of the new purple and white blanket draped on his mom’s bed. He dragged the blanket down the stairs, all over...

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Characters Devin and Olive, played by Abigail Frantz and Jordan Thompson, sit in the car, before going to the mall. They sing along to “Passport” by Ross Newhouse.

Calling the shots

Short film created by junior goes to competition
Marley Roberson January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This story won honorable mention for online entertainment feature in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. The camera rolls as Devin orders lunch for her and her girlfriend Olive. It’s...

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Haidyn was always athletic by nature, but according to Kelly she was also clumsy. Instead of her talent, it was her drive to improve that helped her endure the intense training.

Batting with the best

Student athlete wins international softball tournament
Sophia Craig January 25, 2022

Editor's note: This story won second place for sports stories in the 2022 NFPW At-Large contest. It also won excellent for online feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. As senior Haidyn...

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Rabbi Geoffrey Dennis visits gravestones cemented into a wall in Kazimierz Dolny, Poland. A survivor created this memorial to commemorate graves destroyed by Nazis.

Fogging history’s lens

Local rabbi responds to Holocaust discussions
Alanna Reed January 20, 2022

Editor’s note: This story was part of the Jan. 19, 2022 in-depth package that won best series/project in the Dallas Morning News high school journalism contest. It also won first place for in-depth...

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The new “Cowboy Bebop” had an impossible task: satisfy diehard fans, while staying open enough to welcome new viewers.

Review: ‘Cowboy Bebop’ misses the mark

Hyunsung Na and Vaibhav Sridhar December 7, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of a portfolio that won superior print story portfolios in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. Individually, it won honorable mention for online entertainment reviews. When...

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Junior Emma Sralla prepares to throw the discus. She has competed in track events since she was 9.

Throwing to the top

Discus thrower competes in European Championships
Aishani Raju November 17, 2021

Editor's note: This story won first place for print sports feature stories in the 2022 ILPC contest. It also won superior for online sports feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. It also...

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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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I never had the body that other guys had on social media. My explore page would always be full of guys that looked like bodybuilders.

Column: Going the extra mile

Garrison Acree October 19, 2021

Editor's note: This column won second place for print personal columns in the 2022 ILPC contest. It also won excellent for print personal columns in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. The locker room...

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Senior twins Alsa Khan and Muhammad Jee attend the senior signing event in the cafeteria. Alsa has been involved in Student Council, while Muhammad was on the track team.

Achieving the American dream

Senior twins emigrate from Pakistan, plan to attend top colleges
Madi Olivier May 16, 2021

A lot of words can be used to describe seniors Alsa Khan and Muhammad Jee. Twins. AP students. Alsa, the senior class president. Muhammad, the nationally-ranked athlete and future Ivy League student. But...

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Photography teacher Kathy Toews keeps cameras on a wall in her classroom. They are all different ages and models.

Life in snapshots

Teacher shares father’s love for photography
Shriya Mukkavilli April 15, 2021

Editor's note: This story won honorable mention for print feature stories in the 2022 TAJE Best in Texas contest. When students enter photography teacher Kathy Toews’ classroom, their eyes are...

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It has been about a year since the COVID-19 pandemic put students lives on hold, causing an increase in anxiety and loneliness.

Lost connections

Sophia Craig and Shriya Mukkavilli April 12, 2021

Editor's note: This story was part of the April 6, 2021 in-depth package that won honorable mention for online in-depth packages in the 2022 ILPC contest.  The pandemic has taken a toll on students’...

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However, with anti-Asian hate crimes on the rise amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the undeniable bias of “Seaspiracy” is dangerous.

Review: ‘Seaspiracy’ reinforces anti-Asian racism

Madi Olivier April 12, 2021

The Netflix documentary “Seaspiracy” made waves after its release on March 24, quickly climbing its way up the ranks to the top ten films on the platform. It follows filmmaker Ali Tabrizi around...

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