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Notre Dame Fire Sparks Both Controversy and Unity

//PICTURED ABOVE: Firefighters desperately try to extinguish the fire to save the rest of the building from further damage. On April 15, Notre Dame de Paris burned and lost a significant part of the...

Let’s Talk about Sex

Sexual education has been present in the United States since the 1800s. The National Education Association promoted it to be part of school curriculums nationwide in 1892. This was reaffirmed in 1912, when the...

#OscarsStillSoWhite?

On Jan. 15, the motion pictures academy released the complete list of nominees for 2016 films. Yet again, for the second year in a row, the nominations include little to no minority actors for...

Open Carry Open for Debate

As of Jan. 1, Texas is allowing anyone to openly carry a handgun, yet they must still meet the eligibility criteria to obtain this license. However, many people have been questioning if this will...

Starbucks Cup Provokes Controversy

As the Halloween festivities came to a close , Starbucks unveiled their new two-toned red holiday cup, which deviated from the typical cups elaborately decorated with Christmas-themed illustrations. Starbucks created this new design, which...

Redesigning the Fashion Statement

A look into why women dress the way they do, and the pressure that goes along with it On March 19, the senior class from both St. Mark’s School of Texas and Hockaday met...