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The Alabama Crimson Tide will always be a powerhouse in the FBS, but the CFP committee can't value reputation over results.

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...

The FCC's Dangerous Decision on Net Neutrality

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...

The Talon staff believes that athletes should compete against athletes of the same gender, not the sex assigned on their birth certificate. Illustration by Emma Jean Shuemake

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...

Photo credit: Emma Shuemake

5 Tricks To Survive Final Exam Week

December 9, 2016

By Isabel Costian As exam week creeps closer, and 52-page review packets are launched at unprepared students, it's easy to get overwhelmed. It's hard enough taking unit tests, and now your teachers...

The Talon Recommends Hillary Clinton for President

The Talon Recommends Hillary Clinton for President

November 7, 2016

With the tumultuous campaigns of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton coming to a close, many Americans are still trying to determine who deserves their vote. Over the past year, Trump and Clinton have divided...

Illustration by: Kat Dowling

Do’s and Dont’s of the Library

October 26, 2015

By Anne GarseaQuick! Find your 2015-2016 school ID. We're taking a trip to the library, the best place in the school for quiet, peace, and for you to get lost in a good read. The library can be a nice...

Photo by Shae Spades

Top Four Things You Need to Do at the Fair

October 11, 2015

Fair day is right around the corner, and whether you decide to go on the designated day, or ditch class to go on a less crowded day, here are the top four things you should do at this year's fair. 4)...

Not Just a matter of Pride – Opposing Views on Gay Marriage

June 20, 2015

Pro – When James Obergefell first filed a lawsuit in July 2013 to be recognized by the state of Ohio as the spouse of John Arthur, he unknowingly triggered a chain of events that would take his case...

This Semester Will Rock Because I’ll Show You How

January 7, 2015

By Haley Yates 2015 is here. This means 5 months until graduation for seniors. For others, it means 5 months until you can sit around your house and lazily watch reruns of Breaking Bad. Either way,...

Haley Yates’ Legs Take on the No-Shave November Challenge

November 5, 2014

By Haley Yates October 31st. Men around the world whip out their Gillettes and strip away the stubble from their necks. For the next 30 days, November becomes a month of competition, seeing which...

The First Pep Rally Was Bomb, and I'll Tell You Why

The First Pep Rally Was Bomb, and I’ll Tell You Why

September 29, 2014

By Haley Yates "All About that Bass" boomed through the loudspeakers. Short skirts twirled around bouncy, dance-y bodies. A huge crowd of wide-eyed freshmen packed the stands. The Netflix-themed pep rally...

Photo illustration by Laney Lynn

Tips and Hints for Freshmen

August 29, 2014

By Mubarrat Choudhury High school – the final frontier. A complex maze with twists and turns ending with either salvation or persistent administrators. One wrong turn and you could end up in the...

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