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Destination Health

Destination Health

Katharina Santos, Staff Reporter

February 8, 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.

All Voices Matter: equality for race and sexuality

All Voices Matter: equality for race and sexuality

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

February 7, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

February, the shortest month of year, is Black History Month. It’s a month where we celebrate not only black history, but also black culture. We honor the many historical and influential black activists, leaders, inventors, educators, and more in hopes of spreading knowledge of their impact on histor...

The importance of giving back feedback

The importance of giving back feedback

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Story Carousel

Students are constantly getting feedback from teachers on papers, tests, performance in class, and much more. But, students never get a chance to give feedback to the teachers and that should change. The worst school memory is related to a specific teacher for more than 57 percent of students. If...

Keeping up with Kanika: search for the highs amidst your lows

Keeping up with Kanika: search for the highs amidst your lows

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

February 5, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Little victories are important. Learn to acknowledge them. Admittedly, sometimes I feel beat down. Like nothing’s going right. Maybe I’m having a streak of bad luck, or perhaps that week isn’t my best week. In those times, it’s easy and almost inevitable to feel like you’re not doing e...

Say it louder: productivity is key

Say it louder: productivity is key

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

I never thought that finding something to do with my day aside from work would be an issue considering the time and effort that school requires, but now that I’m done with school at 12:15 p.m. every day, this has been a reoccurring struggle for me. Everyone who lives in Frisco talks about how boring...

Real Talk: Hidden Talents

Real Talk: Hidden Talents

February 1, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk

WTV's Prachurjya Shreya hits the halls to ask students about their hidden talents.

All Voices Matter: breaking out of our personal spaces

All Voices Matter: breaking out of our personal spaces

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

It’s natural for human beings to want to be in spaces that we find comfort and safety in. Call it what you will, safe spaces, clubs, friend groups, whatever; in the end, we just like to have a sense of belonging somewhere. And that’s not a bad thing, but in light of the current political climate,...

Booking time for independent reading

Booking time for independent reading

Ashika Deshpande, Guest Contributor

January 30, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Walking into class, and seeing the agenda with a long list of assignments to get done is dreaded by many students. Starting English class by jumping straight to the lesson isn’t as motivating or fun, but having 10 minutes to do some independent reading is less irritating and relaxing. Many English clas...

Keeping up with Kanika: focusing on people, not places

Keeping up with Kanika: focusing on people, not places

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

January 29, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

This weekend I had the privilege of debating bills and passing legislation in the Texas Senate down in Austin due to my involvement in YMCA’s Youth and Government program. From talking to lobbyists and the governor’s cabinet to making friends and connecting with those around me to engaging in n...

Say it Louder: dealing with depression

Say it Louder: dealing with depression

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

January 28, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

The problem with most teenagers who get depressed often, is that they continue their unhealthy habits and coping mechanisms while wondering why nothing is changing. I feel like I can say this with confidence because I was (and still sometimes am) guilty of this. When you’re feeling depressed, it’s very...

Real Talk: Girl Scout Cookies

Real Talk: Girl Scout Cookies

January 25, 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 Girl Scout cookie flavors.

All Voices Matter: pressure of higher education

All Voices Matter: pressure of higher education

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

January 24, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

I come from a family with only a few college graduates. My sister graduated from university when I was in my single-digits, and my cousin is currently in community college to get her prerequisites out of the way. My sister had guidance from her dad’s side of the family, but my cousin had no one...

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