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Keeping Up with Kanika: reflecting on Dr.King’s impact

Keeping Up with Kanika: reflecting on Dr.King’s impact

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Story Carousel

In reflection of Martin Luther King Day over our three day weekend, I was reminded of the impact leaders like Dr. King and his civil rights counterparts had in shaping up society. After having been exposed to different forms of leadership my whole life and comparing that to real life examples of those wh...

Real implications of government shutdown

Real implications of government shutdown

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

January 22, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

The government is the midst of the longest shutdown in history, with President Trump and Congress being unable to come to a budget agreement as Trump is adamant $5 billion in funds are appropriated for a border wall. I’ve spent months hearing and reading devastating stories from the border. I’ve...

Real Talk: MLK Jr. Day

Real Talk: MLK Jr. Day

Kennedy Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

January 18, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

In this week's Real Talk, WTV's Kennedy Williams talks to students and gets their opinion on having no school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day.   Powered by Time.Graphics ...

All Voices Matter: we are the future

All Voices Matter: we are the future

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Over the years, there have been countless student protests. There have been protests that were against school budget cuts, ensurement of road safety, better gun control, wars, and many, many more issues. Some were successful, leading to change in legislature, education, or the morals of society, t...

Waiting to drive

Waiting to drive

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Upperclassman can drive themselves to dates, jobs, school, and so much more. But for  freshmen, getting anywhere involves asking parents and siblings to drive us around. This is a challenge on so many levels. In a study by Stage of Life, 61 percent of teens have been in a relationship. While upperclass...

Keeping Up with Kanika: spread positivity to others

Keeping Up with Kanika: spread positivity to others

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

There are two things that absolutely brighten my day: being able to share a good laugh and being able to pay someone a compliment. The former is something that naturally occurs any day, but the latter is something I pay extra attention in putting efforts towards. Think about it. Ever thought someo...

Say It Louder: new year, lack of change

Say It Louder: new year, lack of change

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

January 14, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

When the new year rolls around, it never fails that people delude themselves into the mindset that once that clock strikes midnight, their lives are going to change. The truth is, while it’s fun to make goals for the year and celebrate it, it doesn’t actually mean anything unless you act on it. ...

Real Talk: Texas Legislature

Real Talk: Texas Legislature

Sydney Andros, WTV Staff Reporter

January 11, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

WTV's Sydney Andros hits the halls to ask students about the Texas Legislature.

The flip side to gun violence

The flip side to gun violence

Trisha Dasgupta, Guest Contributor

January 11, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Neighborhood sidewalks are supposed to be painted with children’s colorful chalk drawings, not their blood. But the blood splatters from the numerous shootings plaguing our country also paint a picture, the only issue is that none of us look at it for as long as we should. Another shooting, another headline, another protest. Because right now, the co...

All Voices Matter: separating art from the artist

All Voices Matter: separating art from the artist

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

A six-episode docuseries revolving R&B singer R. Kelly and the allegations against him recently debuted on Lifetime. To many, especially the older generation, this wasn’t anything new, from him being 27-years-old and marrying 15-year-old R&B princess Aaliyah Haughton to the rumors of him running a twisted sex cult in his ve...

Keeping Up with Kanika: reflect, then do better

Keeping Up with Kanika: reflect, then do better

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

January 9, 2019


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

With 2019 ushered in, resolutions are all the buzz. While generally everyone seems to be embracing a new year, I think we should momentarily take a break on pinning all our hopes and optimism on 2019. Collectively as a society we’ve come to agree that the “new year, new me” mindset isn’t ...

District extends grading periods for the better

District extends grading periods for the better

Wingspan Staff

January 8, 2019


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

For years, middle and high school students In Frisco ISD have been rushing to improve their grades, study for tests, and turn in any remaining work six times a year as grading periods come to a close, whereas elementary school grading is structured into four nine-week periods. The district made the r...

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