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Spirit of the Green & Gold

Spirit of the Green & Gold

Spirit of the Green & Gold

Beef its in the Freezer

Beef Packers: Unjust Monopoly or Efficient Producer?

Emma Stevenson, Writer January 13, 2023

Currently, within the United States, there are four major packers that kill 80% of beef cattle. These packers are Tyson, Cargill, JBS, and National Beef.   The current packer situation is unfair, deceptive,...

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The Absence Of

Lexi Anchondo, Writer December 8, 2022

The art of counting, and numbers, began in about 4,000 BC, in one of the earliest civilizations. The numbers spanned from one to infinity, and were used a lot in common day life. The first zero was recorded...

A hotdog.

Is a Hotdog a Sandwich?

Grace McIver, Writer December 5, 2022

There is a lifelong question of if a hotdog is a sandwich. The definition of a sandwich is “an item of food consisting of two pieces of bread with meat, cheese, or other filling between them.” The...

Matched socks vs. Mismatched socks

Matching or Unmatched?

Lizzy Garcia, Writer December 1, 2022

There are many kinds of socks that people can wear, whether they be matched or mixed up. The many opinions on this are not impactful, but is important to some.  Socks should be mismatched for good...

Should Springlake-Earth Allow Semester Test Exemptions?

Should Springlake-Earth Allow Semester Test Exemptions?

Braileigh Goe, Writer November 4, 2022

The semester test exemption for high school students has been a recurring topic circulating at Springlake-Earth, allowing certain students to skip their semester test with a few conditions. The student...

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Road Hazards: The Teenage Dream

Lexi Anchondo, Writer November 2, 2022

Around the world, underage driving has become more prominent. Some teenagers and preteenagers have started driving motor vehicles without proper licensing and titling, especially in rural areas. In Texas,...

Pineapple Pizza

Pineapple and Pizza Don’t Mix

Lizzy Garcia, Writer November 2, 2022

There is an age old debate about whether pineapple belongs on pizza. On both sides of the argument, people believe passionately that they are right. Today the record will be set straight. Pineapple...

Is Dual Credit Appropriate for High School Students?

Is Dual Credit Appropriate for High School Students?

Taytum Goodman, Writer October 10, 2022

There has always been a debate on whether dual credit is appropriate for high school.    Dual credit should not be allowed for high school students to take because it causes so many problems for...

The monthly salary of a teacher in Texas.

Educators: They Shape Our Future

Grace McIver, Writer September 23, 2022

Educators shape the future of the world. People depend on educators to teach the new generations to be better people, have smart decision-making skills, and have common ideas of how basic job would look...

UNDER the Influence

UNDER the Influence

Emma Stevenson, Writer September 23, 2022

There has been uproar about lowering the drinking age from 21 to 18. American children have decided that they need alcohol at a quicker point in life. Like many other laws that have been established in...

Stack of Money

The Government Institution that is Killing Small Town America

Lynnsey Mahler, Writer September 20, 2022

The federal income tax the United States uses today was officially implemented in 1913. The system uses tax dollars from local governments to fund municipalities in the area. Controversy exists over the...

To Test or Not To Test?

To Test or Not To Test?

Lexi Anchondo, Writer September 9, 2022

Standardized testing has become a major staple in schools all throughout the U.S. It began in 1959 as the first American College testing exams, or ACTs. Texas is one of many states that require high school...

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