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Being vegetarian for three weeks

Being vegetarian for three weeks

Nicholas Trammell, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

I see myself as a veritable carnivore, grew up eating meat my whole life, and I prefer meats to most other foods. Never in my life did I ever really think to stray away from it. But with Thanksgiving and food on my mind, I issued myself the personal challenge of going without any type of meat until ...

Daughters aren’t lying with this new album

Daughters aren't lying with this new album

Fathan Kelley, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Rock band Daughters’ newest album titled “You Won’t Get What You Want” lives up to their reputation of an ever-evolving sound in each new album. Specific to this one is a marching anxiety with the newer sounding tracks (“Satan In The Wait”, “Ocean Song”), and some songs that stay true to...

Head to the Polls

Head to the Polls

Megan Barrett, Staff Writer

November 5, 2018

Megan Barrett

More like common bore

More like common bore

Nicholas Trammell

November 5, 2018

In 2009, 48 states instituted the Common Core Standard for schooling on all grade levels K-12. The goal of the standard is to prepare students for higher education and allegedly prepare them for the career world. Since then, around the nation students are continuously building unneeded stress from c...

Following in your footsteps

Following in your footsteps

Brooke Thornton, Editor-in-Chief

October 29, 2018

The moment you hit send on that Facebook post, the second you share something on Instagram it is out there in the internet forever attached to your digital footprint along with embarrassing family pictures, messages to friends, and anything else you post. The ability to write, post, or publish somethi...

Saginaw goes up against Crowley for Homecoming Game

Touchdown. Blayne Taylor prepares to catch a pass. This would be one of the three touchdowns in the game.

Fathan Kelley, Staff Writer

October 16, 2018

The homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 28 ended with a loss to Crowley with a score of 53-28. Wide receiver Blayne Taylor made over half of the points with three touchdowns. “It’s a team effort,” Taylor said. “We all went out there and played our game and did the best we could do, but C...

Blood Harvesting

Nicholas Trammell, Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

Health Occupation Students Association and the Red Cross organized a blood drive that was held in the dance gym on September 20, receiving 78 donations in one day to give to hospital patients in need. Over the course of the day, they ended up surpassing their original donation goal of 73 one pint d...

Boys gymnastics wins State

The boys varsity gymnastics team poses for a picture after winning State.

Brooke Thornton, Staff Writer

May 10, 2018

Fans from across the state filled the gym, anxiously waiting to see if sophomore Joseph Bryant will execute his high bar routine flawlessly or crumble under the pressure of being the last gymnast on his team to compete at the State Championships. Bryant focused on his actions and stuck a difficult l...

Track team takes top ranks

Junior Taziana Tubbs jumps a hurdle.

Lizzie Creighton, Staff Writer

April 26, 2018

The sun is beating down on you, the wind against your face, your heart is beating fast. The track is clear, the finish line is now in sight. Your body aches and sweats profusely, you’re pushing your limits, giving it your all. There’s bystanders flanking the track cheering, encouraging you to ke...

Working for the win

Working for the win

Nadia De Leon, Staff Writer

April 25, 2018

The color guard team competed at North Texas Color Guard Association Circuit Championship. While there, they received a silver medal. Junior Varsity color guard, finished their season with a first division rating. Practicing everyday helped the team become cleaner in their routine and fiercer in techniq...

Putting for gold

Jade Staudt, 11, swings her club after lining up for the shot.

Brooke Thornton, Staff Writer

April 24, 2018

The varsity girls golf team placed second in the 6-5A district tournament on April 2-3 and will represent Saginaw at the regionals golf tournament in Lubbock, Texas beginning on April 23. Junior John McMann will also compete in the regionals tournament after placing third individually at the district to...

Swinging to the top

Sophomore Brandon Justice doing p-bars.

Jake Price, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018

Teams from all over the region lined up ready to compete in the  regional gymnastics championships on Wednesday, April 4. The team received a new high score of 217.65. Alyssa Stack, Marybel Pina and Josalyn Hernandez and the boys team all qualified to go to state. "It was a great feeling because it had bee...