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Schoology: a Great Addition or a bad new Software?
Schoology: a Great Addition or a bad new Software?
Nathan Spector, Reporter • October 13, 2020

  9 weeks ago when we returned to school, we were greeted by Schoology. Schoology, if you didn't know already, is a new program that RRISD uses this year straying away from the familiar Google Classroom. People have had very mixed reactions to the program as you will see in the article.  I have interviewed various students and a teacher on...

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What's The Deal On Extracurriculars?
Sabrina Kim, Reporter • October 9, 2020

As school nears the end of its first nine-week segment, school is lowly inching towards opening up. Sports like volleyball and football are beginning to have tryouts and practices, and game procedures are already in the works. But sports aside, how could clubs, theatre, and other extracurriculars start back up? Would students even want to go back, if...

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The Big Blue Button- an In-depth Look
The Big Blue Button- an In-depth Look
Sawyer Grimaldi, Editor • October 8, 2020

As the need for small group interaction become more and more widespread during online school, teachers are turning to the Big Blue Button. BBB is built into Schoology where teachers can assign students to a breakout room where they can talk amongst themselves.  The problem though, is that teachers and students alike both agree that there are some issues...

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Playing Modded Minecraft with Friends
Playing Modded Minecraft with Friends
Nathan Gentle, Reporter • October 15, 2020

You get on your computer after a day of schoolwork and all you wanna do it play some video games you get on Minecraft a world filled with imagination and wonder but after...

Steve in Smash | The Greatest Gaming Crossover
Steve in Smash | The Greatest Gaming Crossover
Milo Catuogno, Reporter • October 13, 2020

  You don't have to be a diehard Smash Bros. fan to know the latest news in the FGC; Minecraft Steve & Alex are joining the Smash Brothers roster on October 13...

The Social Dilemma
The Social Dilemma
Lena Boas, Editor • October 9, 2020

The Social Dilemma is a Netflix documentary (2020) about the dangers of social media. Everyone has probably heard about the problems with social media, but this movie isn't...

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Steve in Smash | The Greatest Gaming Crossover
Trends in Social Isolation

Trends in Social Isolation

October 2, 2020

Humans—especially younger humans—are confusing. Their patterns,...

In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

In Memory of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

October 2, 2020

"I had three strikes against me. One, I was Jewish, two I was a woman, but the killer was I was a mother of a 4 year old,"

RRISD Has Not Addressed the Lack of Social Interaction at School

RRISD Has Not Addressed the Lack of Social Interaction at School

October 2, 2020

Social interaction is something we all need. If it is hanging with friends...

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The Social Dilemma
Rocket League: Why Should You Play It?

Rocket League: Why Should You Play It?

October 6, 2020

Rocket League is a well-known game, which, at its core, is just car soccer....

Minecraft Steve Announced as the Newest Fighter in Super Smash Brothers

Minecraft Steve Announced as the Newest Fighter in Super Smash Brothers

October 6, 2020

Minecraft has taken the world by storm, with over 126 million players....

Movement in Video Games (CSGO)

Movement in Video Games (CSGO)

October 6, 2020

Advanced movement in games something that really needs to come back but...

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How NFL, NBA, and MLB players are taking a stand against Social Injustice

How NFL, NBA, and MLB players are taking a stand against Social Injustice

September 16, 2020

Social injustice is a hot topic on everyone minds recently,...

New Things To Learn When You Have The Time

New Things To Learn When You Have The Time

May 11, 2020

Now that we have a bunch of extra time on our hands...

Why Are So Many People Altering their Hair Right now?

Why Are So Many People Altering their Hair Right now?

May 11, 2020

If you have been on Youtube, Instagram, or any social...

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