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Women’s Rights, Time Travel, and Sexual Misconduct

Miranda Blakeman, writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Hypothetically, let’s say I could time-travel. Out of every cringe-worthy moment, every bad haircut, and every instance of complete embarrassment (the list keeps on growing),  I can’t say my heart’s stuck on undoing these mistakes. Instead, I’d like to have a word with my freshman self; she...

Music in Teenage Lives

Jackson Martin, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

As Music in Our Schools Month comes to an end and the executive administration begins to roll out cuts in arts funding, the time to emphasize how big a role music plays in the lives of teenagers nationwide is at a forefront. According to a Gizmodo article, the average American spends up to 4 hours ...

Logan Steals the Show

Logan Steals the Show

Landon Simmons, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Films often widely vary in terms of quality. There are the mediocre movies, the so-bad-they’re-good movies, the classics, the movies that just try too hard, and then there’s Logan. Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster finds itself on an entirely new level of movie. It’s similar to “Deadpoo...

Houston, We Have a Problem

Andrea Caulk, Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Thrills, chills and kills: all the ingredients required to make an exceptional suspense story. On March 24 a film was released into theaters, and it is out of this world. Life is hands-down a movie that will keep you on the edge on your seat. If you like disturbing images, aliens, astronauts, blood an...

The Lego Batman Movie Review

The Lego Batman Movie Review

Autumn Walters, Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Legos, the toys many of us grew up playing and building with, though popular before, have been making an even bigger name for themselves lately. With the recent success of The Lego Movie, it only made sense that a sequel, or a spin-off, in this case, would be made. This successor happens to be The Le...

The Walking Dead: Explosive Midseason Premiere

The Walking Dead: Explosive Midseason Premiere

Andie Woodcox, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Last week on February 12, Walking Dead fans everywhere once again tuned in to AMC on Sunday night to watch The Walking Dead, myself being one of them. We were treated to the mid season premiere, where we were once again brought into the world of the living dead, and the few survivors fighting to stay...

A Potential New Club

A Potential New Club

Landon Simmons, Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under News, Opinion

We should be very grateful for our new school and the students who attend it. The building itself is very safe, and there seems to be very little bullying among peers. That’s not to say that our school is perfect, however. Bullying does happen and people do get hurt, both physically and emotionally...

10 Things to Do Before You Graduate High School

10 Things to Do Before You Graduate High School

Belinda Cheng, Write
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

There’s only 3 more months until graduation, but that’s still plenty of time to complete this bucket list! In no particular order...   Join a sport Sports are a great way to make new friends and are a fun way to become physically active! If you don’t know how to play and are wary of being the ...

Timeless Review

Timeless Review

Hayley Watson, Co-Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Last October, NBC aired its new show Timeless among its fall season line-up. I stumbled upon it late one night, and was intrigued by what I saw. I sat down, watched the episode, and the rest, as they say, is history. With Timeless’s first season wrapped up, a review of this surprising series is defi...

A Show For Everyone

A Show For Everyone

Miranda Cox, Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

The Fosters is a highly popular show about a lesbian couple raising their five kids one of which is one of theirs from a previous relationship and the rest are adopted from foster care. The family in this show has been through many trials and triumphs including their oldest getting accepted but then den...

College Ready, But Socially Unprepared

College Ready, But Socially Unprepared

Mariah Cox, Writer
March 2, 2017
Filed under Opinion

For the past several years, college and career readiness has been a focus for our school. As I’m writing this, the TCIS is hosting a college and career readiness week.  Once we reach high school, we choose a career path and are expected to take classes in that field, because it makes up more prepar...

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Procrastinating

A Procrastinator’s Guide to Procrastinating

Chelsea, Writer
February 23, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Whether we choose to admit it or not we all procrastinate, in fact I procrastinated on writing this article about procrastinating. Even though everybody procrastinates it can become a huge problem, especially to students in high school, so it is important to keep procrastination  to a minimum. But fear not my...

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