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Printed Perfection

Printed Perfection

Hannah McCrory, Feature Editor March 5, 2021

Ahh books, from biographies to fiction, from self-help to cooking, books are able to teach and engage our minds in a wholly unique way. However, with the advent of e-books and audiobooks, it appears that...

Up in Smoke

Up in Smoke

Does LHS have a vaping problem?
Hannah McCrory, Feature Editor March 5, 2021

The scent of cotton candy wafts down the hallway, leading an enticing trail towards the girls’ bathroom. What could be making this enticing scent? No, it is not a sweet sugary treat, it’s Karen and...

Not My Pleasure

Audrey Smith, Editor-in-Chief November 8, 2019

Devoured by hungry students after a long day, served at every concession stand, and even forced down our throats at every school event, Chick-fil-A. Home of the most boring and less than mediocre menu,...

Social Media in Congress: Progressive or Invasive?

Social Media in Congress: Progressive or Invasive?

Audrey Smith, Editor-in-Chief August 27, 2019

Since the early development of social media and cell phones; elders who find unreliable pigeon mail and immobile wall-mounted chunks of junk the almighty way to communicate have resisted technology. Whether...

Graduation Parties: Pointless or Memorable?

Graduation Parties: Pointless or Memorable?

Is this tradition worth all the hype?
Andrew Johnson, Staff Writer May 7, 2019

As the school year moves into May, one thing is on all senior’s minds: graduation. What goes along hand in hand with graduation are parties. Most people believe graduation parties are beneficial and...

Long Days, Short Years

Long Days, Short Years

Should we go back to school early in order to leave earlier?
Rylee Babino, Opinions Editor April 23, 2019

Long Days, Short Years By now, almost everyone in Longview ISD is aware of the fact that we will be losing a week out of our 2019 summer in order to go back to school on August 19th, 2019. It’s no surprise...

Are Uniforms Beneficial?

Are Uniforms Beneficial?

Sage Thompson, Opinions Editor February 1, 2019

This article almost doesn’t need to be written. After all, we know the general consensus: next to standardized testing, a uniform-style dress code is the most-hated menace of students around the nation....

One student's eggnog latte

Eggnog – The Truth

Carmen Vermillion, Staff Writer December 14, 2018

Eggnog is a traditional drink that most people like to consume during the holiday season. Some people use it in recipes and some people drink it straight from the bottle. But what I don’t understand...

Two of the types of coffee cups used

Christmas Coffee Controversy

Sage Thompson, Opinions Editor December 14, 2018

The holiday season is upon us. We’ve already been inundated with pumpkin spice, and peppermint is soon to follow. Cracker Barrel has been having ornament sales since August, and your endearingly odd...

Lowering the Voting Age: A Precarious Poll

Lowering the Voting Age: A Precarious Poll

Sage Thompson, Opinions Editor November 8, 2018

As election time rolls around yet again, the age-old debate has resurfaced: Should the voting age be lowered to 16? It seems we are rapidly approaching that possibility, as Washington D.C. has already...

Are ID'S a good IDea?

Are ID’S a good IDea?

Weighing out the benefits and drawbacks of requiring student IDs
Anna Ward , Staff Writer November 8, 2018

    This school year came with a new stipulation: IDs.  Students now have to have their IDs readily accessible in case a teacher or administrator asks for it.       The IDs are needed in the school...

Sophomore Caeden Bishop studies the literature book

Busywork: Beneficial, or Burdensome?

Rae Smith, Staff Writer October 2, 2018
If I’m being honest here, I've learned so much more piddling around on YouTube than I have by actually doing any extraneous, unnecessary worksheet.
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