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Students and staff express themselves through fashion

Students and staff express themselves through fashion

Mira Nalbandian and Leah Schroeder

February 28, 2020

Using their clothes to express their feelings and personality, students and staff describe what goes into their fashion choices and the impact it has on their daily life....

Road to recovery: senior Vickey Karl pursues her passions after successful open-heart surgery

Road to recovery: senior Vickey Karl pursues her passions after successful open-heart surgery

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

After being diagnosed with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, also known as the thickening of the walls of the heart, senior Vickey Karl learned that she would need a very risky surgery to save her life. She started to develop the condition when she was born, but it went unnoticed until she found out at a ...

Students seek new opportunities through South Tech

Students seek new opportunities through South Tech

Tre Bell, Staff Writer

February 5, 2020

Walking into South Tech High School, you see a variety of different programs that help guide students on a route alternative to traditional academics.   “I didn’t know if I was making the right decision because you miss three classes out of your day.  I didn’t want to miss important classes, ...

Alina Dunder

Alina Dunder

Brinda Ambal and Drew Boone

November 5, 2019

Staying true to her values, senior Alina Dunder has never let the impacts of social media influence her lifestyle. Instead of looking to others for cues, Dunder chose to look within herself when she was younger. “It affects a lot of people in different ways,” Dunder said. “I never wanted ...

Anna Butler

Anna Butler

Brinda Ambal and Drew Boone

November 5, 2019

Junior Anna Butler believes it is in her best interest to abstain from social media for now. In middle school, Butler participated in various platforms of social media. However, her transition to high school was discouraging. The content people posted entertained certain faux personas of themselves....

BREAKING: Rampant plague ravages senior class

BREAKING: Rampant plague ravages senior class

Tyler Kinzy and Kathryn McAuliffe

November 1, 2019

In what the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warns may be the worst outbreak since the bubonic plague, a sudden pandemic has emerged, inflicting widespread illness among the senior class. “It’s hard to describe. One night I’m full of energy at a Halloween party, and the next thing I knew, my ...

Longhorns hoping to trample Colts at annual Mayor’s Cup game

Longhorns hoping to trample Colts at annual Mayor’s Cup game

Madi Foppe, Ava Kayser, and Megan Hoenecke

October 17, 2019

Once a mere placeholder on the varsity football schedule, the annual Mayor’s Cup game against Parkway Central has evolved into a highly-contentious affair between the two crosstown rivals. Fresh off a historic victory last year, the Longhorns look to defend their home turf–and possession of the Cu...

Senior Alexis Nadreau lands herself a pilot license

Senior Alexis Nadreau lands herself a pilot license

Jacob Stanton, Staff Writer

October 14, 2019

Flying at 1,000 feet, peering down at the city of St. Louis, senior Alexis Nadreau does what she has been learning since she was 7 years old: flies an aircraft.  “Flying is one of the things I am really passionate about. I flew a lot when I was a kid, and I developed an interest over time,” Nadr...

Meet Madi: Senior and Make-A-Wish ambassador

Meet Madi: Senior and Make-A-Wish ambassador

Zoe DeYoung, Staff Writer

October 7, 2019

Whether it be chance or fate, the Longhorn Council decided all funds this year will be supporting the Make a Wish Foundation and the wish of someone who will start walking the halls alongside us for the first time today. “We knew that in order to keep it local, it would be really cool to find a...

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