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Real Talk: Memorial Day

Real Talk: Memorial Day

Julia Savage, WTV Staff Reporter
May 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

WTV’s Julia Savage hits the halls to ask students if they know the reason for Memorial Day.

All Voices Matter: depression isn’t one size fits all

All Voices Matter: depression isn’t one size fits all

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When people think of depression, people think of constantly negative people who always talk about how sad they are and how the world has no meaning--basically, they’re just pessimism in human form. However, that’s not exactly the case. There are many types of depression; each different. Some people ...

Sincerely Sydney: strict parenting style can backfire

Sincerely Sydney: strict parenting style can backfire

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 23, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Every high schooler has different rules and boundaries set by their parents. A majority of the time parents set those limits to keep their children safe and protect them, however at what point do those limitations end up having the opposite effects? A common misconception is that parents who raise their child usi...

Say it Louder: wealth does not equal happiness

Say it Louder: wealth does not equal happiness

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 22, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Growing up-especially when you’re young- it is very easy to compare your family’s financial situation to others without even realizing it. Looking at your own clothing items or belongings and comparing them to another’s is a prime example of this. This can set unrealistic expectations early on in one’...

Real Talk: protesters

Real Talk: protesters

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
May 19, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to ask students how they feel about the protesters outside of school.

All Voices Matter: diversity on television is inspiring

All Voices Matter: diversity on television is inspiring

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

So far, 2017 has been one of the greatest years for television and various streaming services-especially those with diverse casts. No matter what service or station someone is watching, there is more diversity on television than ever before. Among a few of the highlights: The Get Down - a musical dra...

Sincerely Sydney: wrong place for protest unrelated to school

Sincerely Sydney: wrong place for protest unrelated to school

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Many students, staff and community members are aware that an anti-abortion group and those opposed to their message have been in front of the school this week. Everyone has the right to protest and voice their opinion, but the way part of the protest is being conducted may not be the most effective w...

Opinion: let people be who they want to be

Opinion: let people be who they want to be

Emma Marom, Guest Contributor
May 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

“Ew, that's so gay.” Walking down the hallway and hearing people use others sexuality as an insult and reason to demean is one of the most disappointing experiences of high school life. Seeing other members of the LGBT community being afraid to be themselves because they’re scared to be bull...

Say it Louder: adjusting testing schedule would benefit students

Say it Louder: adjusting testing schedule would benefit students

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor
May 15, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

With AP testing officially over, STAAR tests a thing of the past for another school year, and Frisco ISD not having final exams, many students on campus feel school is pointless these last few weeks. And on the face of it, those that feel this way may be right. But don’t blame the school or even Fris...

Real Talk: Snapchat update

Real Talk: Snapchat update

Peyton Leonard, WTV Staff Reporter
May 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Peyton Leonard hits the halls to get student opinion on the new snapchat update with extended time limits.

Sincerely Sydney: rushing to grow up

Sincerely Sydney: rushing to grow up

Sydney Gish, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Columns, Opinion

Now more than ever, it is not uncommon to hear others talking about how college will be so much better than high school or how they can’t wait to turn eighteen. In this generation, the innocence of childhood seems like a thing of the past. Educators and child psychologists have said that absentee parent...

Editorial: where we’re not matters more than where we are

Editorial: where we’re not matters more than where we are

Wingspan Staff
May 9, 2017
Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Showcase

If there’s anything that binds all students together in one broad category, it’s a shared distaste for school. Understandably, stress is the cause of the majority of this pseudo-hatred toward school, but it’s also inadvertently led to a complete lack of gratitude for education in general. Lots of stu...

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