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  • Seniors participating in the Baccalaureate Ceremony this Sunday wear their graduation gown. No cap, red stole or cords.

  • FISD FEF Scholarship Night 6 p.m. Tuesday at Comerica Center

  • Class of 2019 graduation 7 p.m. May 31 at the Ford Center

Real Talk: Favorite high school memories

Real Talk: Favorite high school memories

May 17, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Jennifer Hernandez hits the halls to ask students about their favorite high school memories.

All Voices Matter: celebrities should suffer consequences

All Voices Matter: celebrities should suffer consequences

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

The latest entertainment buzz surrounds the drama between influencer makeup artists Tati Westbrook and James Charles, with the latter, who is a gay man, being exposed for using his celebrity status to blackmail, manipulate, and prey on straight men. His subscriber count went down by 3 million due to the controversy, and many, both his ...

Avoid the influence of influencers

Avoid the influence of influencers

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

May 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

In the last few years there has been a steady rise in popularity for social media personalities such as Instagram models and YouTubers. These influencers, as they have been coined, are increasingly popular among younger demographics including teenagers and younger preteens. The term “influencer” has co...

The uncategorized feminist

The uncategorized feminist

Sydney Glover, Guest Contributor

May 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

As I started to mature and develop an understanding of the world, I have become more mindful of the differing standards for women and men. My irritability regarding the topic began younger than most and it wasn’t something I talked about often. The media does a lot to help spread the feminist movemen...

Say It Louder: graduating high school

Say It Louder: graduating high school

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 13, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Many students are saddened at the idea of graduation. They are scared or sad by the fact that they are leaving high school and most of their friends. However, it’s a great thing that we’re about to experience because we’re entering a chapter in our lives that holds much importance as we trans...

Real Talk: AP testing

Real Talk: AP testing

Melody Akbari, WTV Staff Reporter

May 10, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

In this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Melody Akbari hits the halls to ask students about AP testing.

All Voices Matter: except those that preach hate

All Voices Matter: except those that preach hate

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

May 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

According to statistics found by the Southern Poverty Law Center, the number of hate groups have risen to a record high of 1,020 in 2018, which is a “30 percent increase roughly coinciding with Trump’s campaign and presidency.” According to The Guardian, in less than a decade, there have been fourteen mass killings committed by pe...

Be comfortable with yourself

Be comfortable with yourself

Sydney Glover, Guest Contributor

May 8, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

One of the hardest questions I’ve had to answer was, “what is your favorite thing about your appearance.” Yes, it seems like such a simple question, however, when first asked this question in a small group setting, silence was the only answer. Everyone looked around the circle waiting for someone to have an...

Serious political change requires action

Serious political change requires action

William Walker, Guest Contributor

May 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

It would seem today that everyone and their mother hates the government for one reason or another, I can’t say I am any different, I am not a fan of where this country seems to be headed. However it would seem that the only way anyone wants to change things is by voting or whining about how ba...

Say it Louder: stopping the Photoshopping

Say it Louder: stopping the Photoshopping

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

May 6, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Most people are now aware of the fact that most of the pictures they see of models in advertisements are not necessarily real. The person is real, but their attributes are drastically changed during the editing process via Photoshop in order to make said product more appealing. Issues lie in this, howev...

Real Talk: Marvel

Real Talk: Marvel

May 3, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Ariela Rodrigues hits the halls to ask staff and students about what they would like to see next from Marvel.

Destination Health

Destination Health

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019


Filed under Blogs, Opinion, Showcase, Story Carousel

Wingspan's Katharina Santos offers advice, insight, and personal experiences revolving around health in her blog: Destination Health.

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