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Real Talk: 12 days of Christmas

Real Talk: 12 days of Christmas

Sydney Andros, WTV Staff Reporter

December 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Sydney Andros tests students knowledge on the 12 days of Christmas.

All Voices Matter: put an end to blackfishing

All Voices Matter: put an end to blackfishing

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Black women have been fetishized for their features for years. We’ve seen the Jezebel stereotype thrive even during this time; from personal experience I’ve seen black women painted as lascivious man-stealers whose beauty is enough to evoke so much envy that it warrants hate, even within our own co...

Outdoor ed but why not drivers ed

Outdoor ed but why not drivers ed

Sydney Bishop, Guest Contributor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

Although it is common to think that all teens want to dive behind the wheel as soon as they turn 16, this sadly is not the case. Only 24.5 percent of Texas 16 year olds obtain their drivers license. With the current laws in place in the state of Texas related to getting a driver’s license, such as a requ...

Keeping Up With Kanika: my heritage

Keeping Up With Kanika: my heritage

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

With Hanukkah having passed and Kwanzaa and Christmas just on the horizon, it’s safe to say we’re progressing fast in the holiday season, nearing the new year. With the practice of so many holidays and customs this winter season, I found myself recently thinking about my own cultural upbringing and ...

Stopping threats is just an app away

Stopping threats is just an app away

Wingspan Staff

December 17, 2018


Filed under Editorial, Opinion

A Snapchat post began circulating among Redhawks on the morning of Dec. 12 depicting a gun and a clear threat with “Liberty” in the message. An email from Principal Ashley Rainwater was sent to parents that morning with Frisco police officers already on campus as they investigated the threat report...

Say It Louder: new experiences coming soon

Say It Louder: new experiences coming soon

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

As the first semester of senior year comes to a close, it’s an emotional time. Thoughts are beginning to sink in that us seniors are almost done with high school. One of the many emotional factors that come with this change in life is leaving your friends. For me at least, I have attended schools in ...

Real Talk: Blood Drive

Real Talk: Blood Drive

December 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Sydney Andros hits the halls to ask students about today's blood drive.

All Voices Matter: put the controller down

All Voices Matter: put the controller down

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

December 13, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

We’ve all got addictions that we aren’t ready to face yet. Like phone addictions. Studies show that it is a very real problem and has a handful of mental health risks. We tell our parents that we totally aren’t addicted to our phones and that we need our phones for many things, like school and wor...

Desperate to drive

Desperate to drive

Allie Lynn, Guest Contributor

December 12, 2018


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: a little blood goes a long way

Keeping Up With Kanika: a little blood goes a long way

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

One pint of blood. Yet three lives saved. It’s amazing what sitting in a chair with a needle in your arm for ten minutes can do for others. Having been a part of HOSA for so long, blood drives now seem like a routine to be involved in. From organizing sign ups, creating hall passes, and handing out sixteen yea...

Say It Louder: looking beyond the stars

Say It Louder: looking beyond the stars

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

December 10, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Story Carousel

People tend to make fun of those interested/invested in astrology, but the concept is very interesting and makes a lot of sense. Basically, how it “works” (or believed) is that the alignment of the stars in the universe affect a person’s mood, personality, and environment depending on when they wer...

Real Talk: December holiday traditions

Real Talk: December holiday traditions

Sydney Andros, WTV Staff Reporter

December 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Story Carousel

On this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Sydney Andros hits the halls to ask students about December holiday traditions.  

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