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The Competition of a Lifetime

The Competition of a Lifetime

Eden Jones, Staff Writer

May 3, 2019

VASE, a visual arts scholastic event, allows for anyone to express their creative side through competition. Judges inspect the art through a personal interview. Once the interview ends, the judges score the artwork on a scale from one to four. Four means the artwork exceeds expectations...

Celebrities Empower Fellow Women

Celebrities Empower Fellow Women

Magen McMillian, Staff Writer

March 19, 2019

The 61st annual Grammy Awards started with a bang. Five celebrated stars walked onto the stage; the host Alicia Keys, former First Lady Michelle Obama, actress Jada Pinkett Smith, as well as performers, Lady Gaga and Jennifer Lopez. They spoke boldly about how music empowered them as young women and the impor...

Lunar Eclipse

Lunar Eclipse

March 6, 2019

A Lunar eclipse occurs when the moon passes into the earth's shadow. The shadow allows for the sun’s light to pass through Earth's atmosphere and illuminate the moon. This special eclipse causes the moon to appear red, and scientists label such a phenomenon in January as a wolf blood ...

Men’s Basketball Makes it to Playoffs

Men’s Basketball Makes it to Playoffs

February 26, 2019

As the noise from the screaming fans echoes throughout the gym, coaches call out to their players guiding them each step of the way. The timer continues to tick closer and closer to zero, and then the buzzer sounds, indicating another Eagle win. With a new best overall record of 34 wins to 3 losses, the V...

WHAT-A-GAME

WHAT-A-GAME

February 26, 2019

The varsity boys’ basketball team participated in a tournament for small schools in the area December 27-29 during winter break. The team brought home a winning title, as well as hope for the remainder of the season. The Whataburger Basketball Tournament took place at Chisholm Trail High School in Sagina...

New York Abortion Laws

New York Abortion Laws

Taryn Holmes, Assistant editor-in-Chief

February 25, 2019

On January 22, New York passed the Reproductive Health Act concerning the abortion laws of the state. The previous laws regarding abortion restricted the time required to get an abortion to 24 weeks after pregnancy with exceptions deriving only from extreme medical problems threatening the...

Why the DEFY Media Scandal Matters

Why the DEFY Media Scandal Matters

Nate Carr, Editor-in-Chief

February 19, 2019

On November 6, the multi-channel network (MCN), DEFY Media laid off all of their employees, froze their assets, and left over a million dollars in limbo. The money now sits in the possession of a bank called Ally Bank. Numerous other media outlets covered this ordeal, however, the end of DEFY brought numero...

Lack of Lockers

Lack of Lockers

Taryn Holmes, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

February 11, 2019

From pencils and notebooks to teachers and homework, certain objects represent integral parts of attending school. Another example of a school icon lies in the generic locker, one aspect of school obviously absent from DHS. Although the list of advantages versus disadvantages seems never en...

Government Sparks Ripple Effect Amid Closure

Government Sparks Ripple Effect Amid Closure

February 10, 2019

Amidst the partial government shutdown that took effect December 22, people continue to grow impatient with the circumstances. As the shutdown progresses, multiple agencies close and this results in a ripple effect to other businesses throughout the United States. The prolonging of the government...

Reactions to Reflections

Reactions to Reflections

February 6, 2019

Thanks to modern technology, videos and stories quickly spread with the click of a button. Among the plethora of online videos, cats reacting to their reflections prove popular. These videos receive much attention, but despite the appearance of mindless antics, they actually reflect scie...

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