Staff Standoff

Reel People or Reel Originals?

//PICTURED ABOVE: Lately, many Disney live action remakes have come out or are scheduled for release. The “Cinderella” remake was released in 2015 and did well with audiences and Disney fans. Stick With What...

Staff Standoff: The Band is Back

The Jonas Brothers were pop icons of the 2000s. Recently they made a surprise comeback bringing the band back together and releasing new singles such as “Sucker.” Our staff debates whether the new Jonas...

Staff Standoff: Big Brother or Big Data?

With the rise of Big Data—an expansive collection of data from digital platforms representing a source for ongoing discovery and analysis—this innovation has been turning some heads. Whether in your eyes it’s a potent...

“Stepping” into the Portal

//PICTURED ABOVE: Views editor Emily Wu, copy editor Ponette Kim and managing editor Paige Halveson ‘Tis the season, but Christmas presents are not the only surprises seniors will be getting during this time of...

A Tricky “Sip”tuation

Over the past few months, the nation has debated whether or not straws should continue to be used in spite of their ecological damage. In this issue, writers of The Fourcast take a stance...

(Tech)nically Speaking…Is Alexa Worth It?

PRO-ALEXA She’s not a friend, she’s not your sister, she’s not even a person. Yet she lives in your living room and you talk to her frequently. She can recite the recipe for vanilla...

Staff Standoff: April Showers or May Flowers?

April Showers by Mary Orsak There is no greater day of the year than April 1. Aside from the antics of April Fool’s Day, this day welcomes my favorite month of the year. While...

Staff Standoff: D.I.Y. or Buy?

Homemade Gifts By Aurelia Han, Editor-in-Chief Christmas morning 2015. I slide on my favorite reindeer slippers before braving the harsh winter weather that cast over Dallas that year. To my surprise, a package about...

Staff Standoff: Is He Our President?

COMPROMISE By Mary Orsak To preface this article, I must admit that I despise President Donald J. Trump. His megalomania, ignorance of history and puerile temper render him incompetent to hold the most powerful...

Best of the Brew

In honor of National Coffee day on Sept. 29, we’re putting plain black coffee up against fancier coffee, everything from lattes to frappuccinos. Each type has its pros and cons, but which one is...