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  • Looking Through Lenses: Flashes of Photographer’s Life

    Looking Through Lenses: Flashes of Photographer’s Life

    Dante Fields, Staff Writer

    May 7, 2014

    She looks into life through a glass lens, never thinking about the big pictures but about the little details. Capturing moments with a Canon Rebel T3i  is one of her passions and loves. Junior Karla Garcia is a 17 year old photographer addicted to taking pictures and seeing her stunning success come to life. “The Christmas of my Freshman year is when I decided to buy a camera, a Canon Rebel T3i,” Garcia said. “I thought it would be a good idea to document my high school years.”  She didn’t really know how to use it but as a sophomore she joined Photo Journalism and actually learned the camera basics. “One of the people who helped me out a lot was my friend Danny Castro,” she said. “He helped me with actual commercial photography.” Garcia wanted to document things like her life in JROTC, friends, and family, her plans were to carry the camera around every day and take pictures of the little things in life. “I actually did do it for a whi...

  • Senior Slide Show Needs Photos

    Senior Slide Show Needs Photos

    Emiley Crittenden, Staff Writer

    April 25, 2014

    With the count down to graduation dwindling down to double digits, senior activities such as Senior Breakfast and Senior Celebration are quickly approaching. In order to stay on top of information, dates, and times, students and parents are encouraged to check their Skyward email as often as possible. In...

  • Chicken Express Grand Opening

    Chicken Express Grand Opening

    Jon-Michael Person, Staff Writer

    April 7, 2014

    Chicken Express was recently built off of Camp Wisdom and Lake Ridge in Grand Prairie, Texas, and opened Mar. 19, 2014. Many people are excited about this new establishment. It makes sense because the nearest Chicken Express aside from the newly built one is off of Collins St. In Arlington, Texas. This gives Ch...

  • Dairy Queen Under Construction

    Dairy Queen Under Construction

    Jon-Michael Person, Staff Writer

    April 7, 2014

    Dairy Queen is now coming to the Grand Prairie-Arlington area with a new restaurant opening off of Great Southwest Parkway. The first Dairy Queen store opened in 1940 in Kankakee, Illinois, and this is the first one within this city. This is the first Dairy Queen here in Grand Prairie, Texas, and this has a lot...

  • Grand Budapest Lives Up to Expectations

    Grand Budapest Lives Up to Expectations

    Suwa Aburime, Staff Writer

    April 4, 2014

    “Why do you want to be a lobby boy?” M. Gustave inquired. “Who wouldn’t, at The Grand Budapest, sir?” A hesitant, young Zero responded. In short, The Grand Budapest Hotel chronicles the lives of a lobby boy named Zero and a charismatic concierge named Gustave H. after finding out that a hotel guest, ...

Senior Takes Trip to National Sports Center in Colorado

Dante Fields, Staff Writer

He snowboards down a 10 thousand foot mountain it going 30 miles per hour, feeling the cool air on his skin right before he face plants in the snow. He gets back up...

Deca Competetor Advances to Internationals

Kristen Borrego, Staff Writer

The close-knit team of eighteen future entrepreneurs and leaders recently competed at the Texas DECA State Career and Development Conference in Dallas; and one lucky competitor’s hard wor...

Fight Against Teen Dating Violence

Alex Flores

1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime and 1 in 10 high school students have been purposefully hit, slapped or physically hurt by a boyfriend or...

Going for Gold: Student Diver Advances to Regionals

Emiley Crittenden, Staff Writer

  Hours of dedication, and four years of preparation have led to this moment; one final attempt at competing in a high school dive meet, and one final attempt at brea...

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Lady Hammerlock The Baroness

Lady Hammerlock The Baroness

Kaseem An-Noor, Editor

The latest DLC for Gearbox Australia Borderlands the Pre-Sequel released this past Tuesday January 27th for both Xbox 360 and the Ps3. The Expansion is $9.99 or free for all...

Exodus: Gods and Kings

Ridley Scott’s new film really hit it home for local moviegoers and myself. When Exodus:Gods and Kings made its release...

The Big Question sayslove is a  feeling of warm personal attachment or deep affection, as for a parent, child,...

Mean Girls 10 Year Anniversary

Ten years ago yesterday, one of the most quoted films of all time was released. On the surface, Mean Girls may appear to...

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Kobe Bryant Out For Season

Rex Reyes, Staff Writer

On Wednesday, Kobe Bryant was announced to be out for the season after a successful surgery on his torn right rotator cuff. Bryant injured the shoulder on January 21, after...

Kyrie Irving Scores Career-High 55 Points

On Wednesday night, the Cleveland Cavaliers faced the Portland Trail Blazers in an inter-conference-match up hosted at The...

Cleveland Cavaliers Acquire Timofey Mozgov

In the absence of LeBron James, the Cleveland Cavaliers have been active, making roster changes to strengthen the teams weaknesses....

Curry Closes In On LeBron In All-Star Voting

As of January 8th, Warriors guard Stephen Curry (958,014) is about 13,285 votes behind LeBron James (971,299) in total votes...

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