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Senior goodbye: The place I’ll miss the most

Senior goodbye: The place I’ll miss the most

Will Anderson, Staff Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor’s Note: Senior goodbyes are student pieces that reflect on their past years in high school. These pieces take very different perspectives and the prompt was meant to be vague to inspire creativity.  A new entrance with walls built in places where there were once openings for the outside...

Senior goodbye: Lessons I learned through school, not by school

Senior goodbye: Lessons I learned through school, not by school

Blake Pfaff, Social Media Coordinator
May 9, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Editor's Note: Senior goodbyes are student pieces that reflect on their past years in high school. These pieces take very different perspectives and the prompt was meant to be vague to prompt creativity.  I am grateful to have lived in this community for 10 years. Thank you to my parents for co...

Column: How much pressure is too much?

Column: How much pressure is too much?

Nicole Genrich, Staff Reporter
April 28, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Junior Daniela Benigno walks down the hallway trying to make a mental list of all the things she needs to do. Service hours, homework, studying for AP tests, tennis practice, sorting out friend drama, and attending meetings could be running through the her head. Daniela resembles a typical Lovejoy stu...

Prom: Replay of memories vs. big expectations

Prom: Replay of memories vs. big expectations

April 27, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

As prom night approaches, juniors don't know what to expect but seniors are ready for round two. Two TRL staffers, senior Mandy Halbert and junior Mary Catherine Wells, give their views of prom: been there, done that vs. sky-high expectations.

Column: Being native

Column: Being native

Sophie Starnes, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Top Stories

There’s a very specific look I receive when I tell people I’m Native American. There’s a certain gleam of perceived knowledge in their eyes. They think I’m trying to play a trick on them, one they think they’re too clever to fall for. They think they see right through me, and it shows in the...

On the Spot: U.S. role in foreign affairs

On the Spot: U.S. role in foreign affairs

April 20, 2017
Filed under On The Spot, Opinion

The United States is becoming increasingly involved various international affairs such as Syria. In light of America’s recent intervention in Syria, what do you think America’s role should be in foreign affairs? Editor’s note: “On The Spot” focuses on gathering opinions from the school com...

Column: Ambushed

Column: Ambushed

Mandy Halbert, Staff Reporter
April 11, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Just like any ordinary morning, I was snuggled safely in bed, not a care in the world. Until I heard it. The quiet tap-tap-tapping against the window can send ice water through your veins. Shivers. Heart racing. He's here. Before long, I knew he would infiltrate my home. I had to prepare t...

Column: Saving a life, gaining a friend

Column: Saving a life, gaining a friend

Madeline Sanders, Staff Reporter
April 5, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Dogs are the best thing in the entire world. They are soft and cuddly, they love to play, and they make the best companion for mankind. However, many dogs never get the chance to be in a loving home, and instead spend their life in a concrete cage at an animal shelter, on the streets, or in abusive s...

On the Spot: Good and bad of spring time

On the Spot: Good and bad of spring time

Kelsey Carroll and Shae Daugherty
April 4, 2017
Filed under On The Spot, Opinion

North Texas is moving away from the cold chills of winter and towards warmer spring showers. Students give their opinion on allergies and warmer weather. 

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