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Protesting for the planet
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The dirty truth about recycling
The dangers of anger

The dangers of anger

March 31, 2019

It was the best of years; it was the worst of years

It was the best of years; it was the worst of years

March 17, 2019

Need for gun control never nearer

Need for gun control never nearer

February 28, 2019

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The Wright stuff
He’s called ‘Ace’ for a reason

He’s called ‘Ace’ for a reason

April 17, 2019

Taking her shot (put)

Taking her shot (put)

April 11, 2019

Lucky No. 13 is McCallum’s kind-hearted warrior

Lucky No. 13 is McCallum’s kind-hearted warrior

April 5, 2019

Senior co-captain Maddy Stine overcomes asthma to lead basketball program with her good heart, resilient spirit

Mac track does the Texas Relays

Mac track does the Texas Relays

April 2, 2019

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Flavor Profiles: Pork Gyoza and Negi rice bowl
Chalk It Up

Chalk It Up

March 20, 2019

Rhodes Traveled: May the forts be with you

Rhodes Traveled: May the forts be with you

March 10, 2019

Food Review- Ben and Jerry’s Milk and Cookies Ice Cream

Food Review- Ben and Jerry’s Milk and Cookies Ice Cream

February 19, 2019

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From soldier to songwriter
Proust Questionairre: Steven Strong

Proust Questionairre: Steven Strong

April 12, 2019

A push-button issue

A push-button issue

March 29, 2019

Why they left McCallum

Why they left McCallum

March 21, 2019

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A Knight at the MAC
In the sixth episode of ‘The S-Word,’ sophomore film students discuss their upcoming projects

In the sixth episode of ‘The S-Word,’ sophomore film students discuss their upcoming projects

April 15, 2019

From soldier to songwriter

From soldier to songwriter

April 14, 2019

In the fifth episode of ‘The S Word,’ the winter guard reflects on its historic season

In the fifth episode of ‘The S Word,’ the winter guard reflects on its historic season

April 10, 2019

Artist Profile: Marlee Foster

Artist Profile: Marlee Foster

April 8, 2019

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A Knight at the MAC
Surveying South Congress

Surveying South Congress

April 9, 2019

Mac track does the Texas Relays

Mac track does the Texas Relays

April 2, 2019

A fitting end to the Yellow Brick Road

A fitting end to the Yellow Brick Road

March 26, 2019

Momentum a debut for some, a farewell for others

Momentum a debut for some, a farewell for others

March 12, 2019

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Garrison to retire after 16 years as principal

Sophie Ryland, co-editor in chief
April 19, 2019

When Winsley Melancon was displaced from New Orleans in 2005 by the devastating Category 5 Hurricane Katrina, her life changed. She was living in the Austin Convention Center, well aware that she could not return to her old school, her old friends. When her mother went looking for a new school for her, a bus driver recommended McCallum. Immediately upon arriving at the McCallum campus, principal...

The Wright stuff

Evelyn Griffin and Kennedy Weatherby, guest reporters
April 18, 2019

For as long as he can remember, Aiden Wright has loved basketball. His father taught him when he was 4, and it was love at first swoosh. Recently, he has played for Kealing Middle School, Texas Harwood Prospects, and after being the only freshman to make the varsity basketball team last semester, he now plays for McCallum. Although his skills are indisputable, some may wonder if Wright is accepted...

He’s called ‘Ace’ for a reason

Steven Tibbetts, sports editor
April 17, 2019

The Shield: When and how did you get started with baseball? Abraham (Ace) Dietz: I started in second grade in this little league tournament and then I played for Northwest Little League and then I went to Pony and then I played club for ABC and then I played some select ball in middle school and then tried out for McCallum and got on. Over the summer I play baseball also, so it’s like a year round...

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