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Students participate in the Homecoming Pep Rally just four weeks into school

Students participate in the Homecoming Pep Rally just four weeks into school

September 14, 2018

The football coaches had their eyes set on a game versus Garland for Homecoming resulting in an unusually early Homecoming week in mid-September. Pep rally emcee Erik Archilla said school spirit is...

Senior Interact Helps Fallen Richardson Police

Senior Interact Helps Fallen Richardson Police

April 3, 2018

After weeks of fundraising by Senior Interact, Physics teacher George Hademenos and Principal Chris Choat presented a check for $500 to the Richardson Police Department on March 23rd in honor of Officer...

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Richardson Reads Hosts Dave Eggers
Gender Bender

Gender Bender

October 4, 2018

While swords clashed, actor Kira McKnight chokes a male actor in the theater department's production of "Macbeth," which reversed the gender roles to show women in positions of power. Theatre Director...

Addams Family

Addams Family

February 12, 2018

For the annual musical, the theater department put on the "Addams Family" February 1-4 with the help of art department, choir, dance, orchestra and band.The "Addams Family" cast and crew spent about two...

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Football Finishes with 5 Wins
One Win Away

One Win Away

November 9, 2018

This season comes down to one of the most hyped football games in Richardson's history tonight at Eagle-Mustang Stadium against rival Lake Highlands.The matchup is the final game of the regular season...

Eagles Fight for Playoff Berth

Eagles Fight for Playoff Berth

November 2, 2018

After beating Berkner 34-20, the football team is in a playoff scramble for the fourth and final spot in the district as they head into tonight's game against Duncanville, the number two team in the state.Richardson,...

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Cruisin’ to the Show
Going APES over new space

Going APES over new space

December 10, 2018

  Hands streaked with dirt, Kathleen Cutting works on her soil lab measuring pH levels with colorful tabs filled with chemicals in the new greenhouse that sits on the roof. The 2016 bond granted...

Teaching for the Stars

Teaching for the Stars

November 21, 2018

When physics teacher Derek Hammons visited the Johnson Space center, he saw the original Apollo control room which would send his career on a new trajectory. Hammons attended a teacher space camp called...

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Crimson Tide Cashes in on Past Success

Jacob Richman, Staff Sports Writer
December 13, 2017

On Sunday, the College Football Playoff committee showed they are still stuck in the 1970s by giving the Alabama Crimson Tide the 4th seed in the playoff. Alabama is one of, if not the greatest college football programs in the country with 16 national championships, but that shouldn't be a factor in who gets to play on the biggest stage in the FBS. Should the Cowboys be allowed in the Super Bowl...

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The FCC’s Dangerous Decision on Net Neutrality

Alex Nowak, Staff Writer
December 13, 2017

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai announced that the agency would vote to undo Obama-era net neutrality rules on December 14. The rules keep companies like Verizon, Comcast and other large internet service providers (ISPs) from slowing down websites or otherwise controlling users overall internet experience. The FCC board should vote to maintain current net neutrality regulations...

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Tussling with Rules Against Transgender Athletes

March 3, 2017

Euless Trinity’s Mack Beggs shines a light on the growing debate surrounding transgender athletes. The 17-year-old wrestler is transitioning from female to male, but the UIL rules have forced him to wrestle females based on his birth certificate. He won the state UIL wrestling meet last Saturday to cap an undefeated season. These one-sided matches are not entertaining nor fair to any of the opposing...

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