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21st Century Diversity

21st Century Diversity

Rohit Bolla, Reporter

October 19, 2015


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The American public school system is one of the most diverse institutions on the planet; Catering to the over 56 million children living in one of the oldest examples of a true cultural fusion. Schools right now have an incredibly colorful student body. We are at the pinnacle of human society where people a...

Seven Questions Heading Into Football Season

Seven Questions Heading Into Football Season

Michael Ramirez and Nick Kucholtz

August 27, 2015


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After a heartbreaking playoff overtime loss to McKinney North and a long offseason of preparation, it is finally time for the Wakeland Wolverine football team to take the field again. Tomorrow night, the Wolverines kick off their season against Lake Dallas at 7:30. Before this year’s campaign begins, ...

Love, A Senior

Love, A Senior

McKenna Blair, Editor in Chief

May 18, 2015


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Dear underclassmen, You're so excited to be a senior. Ready for prom, and college, and parties, and getting out of high school. And who can blame you? We've all been there, when high school looks a million miles long and you feel like you'll never leave. Senior year is amazing. It's freeing. Half...

A Solution to the Problem

A Solution to the Problem

Gabriella Johnson, Design Editor

April 28, 2015


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The problem in today’s society is that it’s right and wrong, yes and no, black and white. To every problem, there can only be one solution, as proven by standardized tests. Somehow, one answer became THE answer, disregarding context to the issue. More importantly, with the recent events taking place...

Fuel To Ferguson Flames

Fuel To Ferguson Flames

McKenna Blair, Editor In Chief

November 26, 2014


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This was the story of two criminals. One criminal was an eighteen year old boy by the name of Michael Brown. His crime was the theft of five cigarillos from a store in Ferguson, Missouri, where he resided. He had threatened the store manager, who called the police. He later ignored the request of a ...

Secret Social Media

Jessica Hammond, Sports Manager

November 18, 2014


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"Twitter Beef." Some students eat, breathe and live it. Drama on social media has become a show and a favorite past time for students. With the rise of cyberbullying, as documented in a study by a UK-based internet market research firm, kids are more affected by what is said online that physical bul...

Sassy But Classy: The Dress Code Dilemma

Jessica Hammond, Sports Manager

October 28, 2014


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The installment of new dress code sweeps taking place during some 1st and 2nd period classes have some students outraged. The fact that a student’s outfit is being looked at in detail to check for its appropriateness seems to be the end of the world for some. Words complaining that “AP’s have nothing...

New Age Bullying: Why We Must Adapt

McKenna Blair, Editor In Chief

October 20, 2014


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On Saturday Oct. 4 in between the baseball and the softball fields, white tables, a dunk tank, a DJ booth and some bounce houses were set up for the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program Welcome Rally. Students and teachers rushed to prepare, but when five o’clock rolled around, the student volunteers...

Xbox One: The One For You?

Xbox One: The One For You?

Trey Brooks, Journalist For Wakeland Access

January 24, 2014


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Xbox One First Impressions Microsoft, creators of the popular video game consoles: the Xbox 360 and Xbox, have released a sequel to their prior two consoles.  This sequel is titled the Xbox One.  Although the name seems simple and unattractive, the system itself holds many interesting surprises...

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