Wildcat Tales

Amazon Echo, while high-tech and stylishly modern, have rightly elicited suspicion and concerns in citizens.

Alexa invades citizens’ privacy, creates paranoia

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief March 8, 2018

    Smart devices, such as the Amazon Echo, may be allowing the government to listen to citizen’s conversations as part of a security database.     According to Amazon.com, the Amazon Echo...

While contact sports do provide dangers to players, the risk is well worth it and changing the rules would have a negative effect on American sports and players. (photo used with permission by Pixabay)

Rules of contact sports should not be altered

Benjamin Patterson, Sports Editor March 8, 2018

    The NFL and the NCAA have gone far enough, and they need to stop altering the rules and the game of football to make it safer.     In September, Robert Grays, a defensive back from Midwestern...

Representatives from North Korea
approach the 2016 Olympics.

North Korea competing in the Winter Olympics

Lauren Girgis, Editor-in-chief February 15, 2018

    North Korea’s participation in the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics should set off security concerns, as the country may hold ulterior motives beyond extending a friendly hand in sports showmanship...

Youtuber Logan Paul horrifies world

Logan Badgett, Staff Writer February 15, 2018

  By now, most teenagers and avid watchers of internet videos have heard of or witnessed the recent “antics,” a more civilized word for outstanding feats of cultural insensitivity, of famous Youtube...

LimeBikes help citizens see cities with ease.

LimeBikes provide cheap, affordable transportation

Abigail Thomas, Editor-in-chief February 15, 2018

    LimeBikes, a stationless bike rental service, has pedalled its way to Dallas bringing convenient, carbonless transportation to city life.       Launched in June of 2017, the company’s...

Female leads still have long way to go

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor January 11, 2018

    Strong and confident female leads have been evident in television for years, and superhero movies have started to catch on, but still have a long way to go so that women have the representation...

Superhero stance proven to boost self-esteem

Abbey Cole, Staff Writer January 11, 2018

    Striking a superhero pose is the best way to win over a girl or pass a test since posing like a superhero increases confidence and self-esteem.     The stereotypical superhero stance in...

Houston Texans hero, JJ Watt high fives a fan as he helps to load boxes for hurricane relief. (photo by Getty Images, used with permission)

Sports heroes still out there despite negative media

Benjamin Patterson, Sports Editor December 8, 2017

    Despite the recent controversies of the NFL that have killed the reputations of some of the brightest stars, there are several players that have done great things with their money and time off...

Black Friday is a waste of time, does not benefit shoppers

Logan Badgett, Staff writer November 13, 2017

    With promises of low prices, short supply and hordes of combative shoppers, Black Friday presents itself as one of America’s most excessive “holidays.”     Black Friday is an all...

Readers should avoid fake news, clickbait

Logan Badgett, Staff Writer November 7, 2017

    In an age of widespread internet usage, media literacy becomes crucial in discerning fact from fiction.     Media literacy is being able to analyze and evaluate digital publishings, something...

The Origin of Species is a book that is banned in the US because of  how wildly outrageous it's ideas were when it was published.

Banning books violates freedom of speech, censorship is harmful

Bella Savarese, Staff Writer October 30, 2017

     The First Amendment provides Americans with freedom of speech, so some might be surprised to learn that censorship is alive and well in the form of banning books.     Banning books...

Seniors Marlei Dismuke, Colin Beaton and Abri Rhodes wear their mums for Homecoming last year.

Mum-mazing mums

Regan Munstedt, Opinion Editor October 26, 2017

    The great tradition of mums epitomizes the saying that “everything is bigger in Texas.”     The tradition of boys giving their homecoming dates a mum goes back as far as a century...

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