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HB 2497 and HB 3979 would promote patriotic education and restrict the teaching of critical race theory and current events.

Recently passed patriotic education legislations restrict teaching of critical race theory and current events

By Chiemelie Chinweuba, Staff Writer June 1, 2021

On May 31, the TX House and Senate passed both "patriotic education bills" House Bill 2497, aka the 1836 project,  and House Bill 3979. Both will be implemented starting in the 2021-22 school year.  House...

Film Review: Raya and the Last Dragon- the latest of Disney’s failed attempt at diverse representation

By Chiemelie Chinweuba, Staff Writer April 9, 2021

Do you know how to swim? I don’t, but Raya and the Last Dragon made me want to learn.  From Aladdin to Zootopia, Disney continues to dazzle its audience with beautiful scenes and meaningful themes,...

The task of getting into and applying for colleges can be daunting for any high school student. Three people who have walked that path share their experiences here.

2 College Graduates and A College Student Address Common Concerns on College Decisions

By Chiemelie Chinweuba, Staff Writer March 8, 2021

College decisions can be hard for many highschool students. There is much to be considered, the price of the college, the area it’s in, what you’ll study. The list goes on. This all varies depending...

A Poetic Gingerbread Cookie Recipe

By Chiemelie Chinweuba and Kallisti Clemons December 16, 2020

We have never made gingerbread before. And while Kallisti treats baking like a paramour I find it to be quite the chore.   I remember baking when I was young  It was messy,...

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