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Driving, responsibility or privilege

Dustin Sanders, Staff Writer

April 13, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Views on driving are very disputed among the populous. Some say that driving is a privilege and others say it’s a responsibility. It is really disputed between adults and generation X. Adults say that driving is a privilege...

Let’s create a bookworm

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

April 11, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Student's should read. English teacher assigns a book to read outside of class and a great moan erupts from the class. Apparently there is a great opposition to reading, some claim it is a waste of time. Reading can make people ...

Support: as a group; not an individual

Mark Pollard, Contributor

April 9, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Every human handles tragedies differently, whether personally or collectively involved. Throughout the past week, such unique differences have become clear as the students of Raider Nation remember Nahum Martinez and grieve p...

Employers have no right to passwords

Maranda Williamson, Contributor

April 5, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Recently, many jobs have begun to ask employers along with their job applications to give out their password and email to social networking sites, such as Facebook or Twitter. The government should prohibit employers from demanding...

Come out and support the soccer teams

Keana Hinds, contributor

April 3, 2012

Filed under Academic, Editorials, Opinions

Wylie East High School may be a new school but they aren’t letting that stop them from going full force to reach their goals. The Lady Raider Soccer team made history this year by being the first team to make it to the second...

Police enforcement is necessary at concerts

Alyssa Garrett, Staff Writer

March 29, 2012

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Fans are screaming, artists are singing and the moment feels so wonderful. What breaks up this so called heaven? The Police. Many concerts in this day and age are now requiring Police assistance at their venues.  Most concerts...

Why are you always right?

Ashley Braun, Opinion Editor

March 26, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Parents contradict themselves when it comes to cell phones Hypocrisy involves a kind of deceit towards people and has turned into a way of life.  Parents lead very demanding lives and sometimes can fall into this type of lif...

Dress for the body you have, not the one you want

Nikki Culver, Advertising Editor

March 20, 2012

Filed under Editorials

High school students seriously need a wardrobe reality check. Pants are made to be worn around the waist, shirts were designed to cover the upper body and boots shouldn’t have more hair on them than the head of the person wearing...

University Interscholastic League

Ana Meraz, Video Editor

March 19, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Schools should focus more on academic activities When it comes to academic activities, Raiders aren’t 63-7. Approximately 15 students, give or take a few at different meets, participate in UIL academic activities. There are events...

Learn the lingo

Caitlyn Bogart, Co-Editor In Chief

March 9, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Hash tags belong on Twitter; not Facebook #havingfun, #likeaboss, #sobored, #winning, #thisisfortwitter. The Twitter fascination of hash tags, to add an extra oomph to a post has transferred over to Facebook. They are two...

College days

Nikki Culver, Advertising Editor

March 1, 2012

Filed under Editorials

Last year, students were allowed two days during their school year to tour colleges without the absences counting against them–something that is a huge concern for those hoping to be exempt from semester exams. This year, however,...

Future teachers get taught

Abigail Reynolds, Staff Writer

February 24, 2012

Filed under Editorials

This past week, Ready, Set, Teach! got to take a look at the other side of education, behind the scenes. Ready, Set, Teach! students took a morning field trip to the Education Service Center and toured the facilities with opening...

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