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Are you too old for Halloween?

Daisy Hernandez, Writer

October 28, 2016

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Ah, Halloween. A time when dress-up is at its finest and dwellings are shrouded in darkness and gore. When children in abundance go door to door begging for candy, not caring about the cavities that are soon to come. For...

Powerpuff girls reboot

Lilly Hollingsworth, Features Editor

May 26, 2016

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Screen Shot taken by Emily Fisher Sugar, spice and everything nice must have been left out of the “Powerpuff Girls” recipe this time around. Cartoon Network recently opted to reboot the classic “Powerpuff Girls” with...

He said she said Breakfast Club

Korey Pate, Editor-in-Chief

May 26, 2016

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Despite being not only one of the most legendary movies in cinematic history, but my personal favorite movie as well, I do have several issues with the end of “The Breakfast Club.” Just about everybody in the world can probably...

Indulgent parents may spoil kids’ lives

Korey Pate, The Mix Editor

April 30, 2015

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Remember when you used to beg your parents for something that all the “cool kids” had? Most of us grew up with the word “no,” and we learned to deal with it. However, that was not the case for every kid. Many kids...

Common core not bore nor chore; it’s your job

Ally Riddle, The Mix Editor

April 30, 2015

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Calling all juniors for a fun-filled four weeks of testing! Okay, so maybe it doesn’t sound that exciting . With common core testing schedule going from April 27 to May 1, AP testing (May 4 to 15) and then more common...

Burnbook needs to burn

Korey Pate, The Mix Editor

April 30, 2015

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"Calling somebody else fat won't make you any skinnier. Calling someone stupid doesn't make you any smarter. And ruining Regina George's life definitely didn't make me any happier. All you can do in life is try to solve the...

No place for steroid users in Hall of Fame

Joshua Louis, Sports Editor

February 10, 2015

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Being in the Hall of Fame for any sport is the highest of honors any athlete could aspire to. Baseball is no different and few have achieved that goal. It would be an absolute disgrace and outrage to let anyone who took ...

Fix society, not people

Ysabelle Orillos, Opinions Editor

February 9, 2015

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“If you are reading this, it means that I have committed suicide.” With those words, Leelah Alcorn ended her life on Dec. 28, 2014, shortly after posting her final goodbyes on the social networking site Tumblr, which went...

Segregation through grades

Rochelle Deriquito, Reporter

February 8, 2015

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No matter where you are in the world, identical classrooms are rarities. This is due to environmental aspects such as seating arrangements. One type of system used by some educators is an arrangement based on students’...

Dress code is really mess code

Dylinn Abts, Online Editor

February 4, 2015

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School is back in full swing and so are the outrageous outfits. Stomachs showing, sagging, and yoga pants are strolling the sidewalks of Arlington once again. What ever happened to the enforcement of the dress code? Girls...

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