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Keeping Up with Kanika: the excitement of passion

Keeping Up with Kanika: the excitement of passion

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

It’s a chilly Wednesday in October. It’s nearing 12 o’clock. Yet here I am wading through atorrential downpour that’s soaking my business attire. Nonetheless, I continue to painfully click down the pavement of UT Southwestern in heels. I’m shielded from the rain the moment I climb into ...

Say it Louder: change in direction is okay

Say it Louder: change in direction is okay

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Often times, we have a certain vision of exactly how our lives are going to go. When things don’t go as planned, we tend to go straight into panic mode. What we can’t comprehend during this panic state, however, is that the change in direction is happening because we need to be on a different p...

Real Talk: Halloween costumes at school

Real Talk: Halloween costumes at school

Remi Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week’s edition of Real Talk, WTV’s Remi Williams hits the halls to ask students how they feel about being able to dress up at school for Halloween.

All Voices Matter: Kanye doesn’t speak for me

All Voices Matter: Kanye doesn’t speak for me

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Recently, Kanye went to the Oval Office for a lunch with former NFL player Jim Brown and President Donald Trump. Of course this had the attention of the U.S., but not because of what Trump had been saying, but instead the wild rant that Kanye West went on. I don’t even think his unplanned rant duri...

Build up others rather than yourself

Build up others rather than yourself

Madeline Aronson, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Whether it’s nature or nurture, from an early age, we are has pushed to outdo our peers in any way, shape, or form, we can. In first grade, it may be bickering over who has the best and flashiest stickers. In middle school, it could be bragging about fashion trends that someone got a hold of first. Even ...

Keeping Up with Kanika: the importance of treating yourself

Keeping Up with Kanika: the importance of treating yourself

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

When I get so caught up with school and extracurricular work, I easily get consumed by the anxiety of pending tasks and deadlines, which loom over my head. My friends can attest to this when I go AWOL with my online presence and disappear on text message for periods at a time. I go into resource...

Targeting teens may not be media’s best bet

Targeting teens may not be media’s best bet

Prachurjya Shreya, Managing Editor

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

As the hours dragged by, useless information painfully seeped into my brain. Just like myself, many other young adults spend hours upon hours on the internet everyday but teenagers can easily be manipulated by media (and social media) as they’re going through tough changes in their body. From the ages of...

Real Talk: Early voting

Real Talk: Early voting

Remi Williams, WTV Staff Reporter

October 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Real Talk, Showcase

In this week's edition of Real Talk, WTV's Remi Williams talks to teachers and staff about early voting which begins Monday.

All Voices Matter: your vote matters

All Voices Matter: your vote matters

Aviance Pritchett, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Early voting for midterm elections starts on Monday, that’s next week, as of the time this is being written. During the 2016 election, 51 percent of millenials and 63 percent of Gen X voted--that was the highest voting turnout of those groups since 1996. But that was a presidential election. How...

Living a life well spent

Living a life well spent

Kasey Harvey, Editor-in-chief

October 17, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In a world full of two drastic ends of the spectrum on a scale of happiness from overjoyed to miserable, the definition of a life well spent seems to be a topic of controversy. From wanting to be rich to living on the road, happiness comes in all shapes and sizes. In order to live a life that is ‘well spen...

Keeping Up with Kanika: appreciate the moment

Keeping Up with Kanika: appreciate the moment

Kanika Kappalayil, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Recently I had the privilege of attending my sister’s white coat ceremony hosted by UT Southwestern’s Medical School. The white coat ceremony is a rite of passage in which MS1’s, or first year medical students, finally receive their much anticipated white coats while walking across the stage with an...

Say it Louder: subtweeting

Say it Louder: subtweeting

Emma Crampton, Opinion Editor

October 15, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Most teenagers today have some form of social media. One of them may be Twitter. Twitter can be extremely fun and entertaining and even an escape for some people. However, there are some people that simply aren’t mature enough to keep it fun. Once Twitter (or any social media) becomes nasty ...

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