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Naya Domingo is a currently a junior and is a second year member of the Student Leadership Team. Besides Student Leadership, Domingo is involved in Student Council, PALS, AVID, softball and is currently the school mascot. After high-school graduation, Domingo plans to go to college and major in kinesiology, hopefully one day opening up her own sports medicine practice. Domingo believes that representation in media is the first  step to empowering girls.  She decided to write this column to help shed light on the significance on the importance of women being properly portrayed on all media platforms.
Media outlets must strive for equal representation of women, fair representation of social justice issues
Naya Domingo, guest columnist • March 1, 2021

I’m a young woman and a young woman of color. Society doesn’t make it easy to be either one of those things. I’m proud to be who I am (don’t get me wrong), but...

An unreliable reflection
An unreliable reflection
February 25, 2021
A trading card salute to the boys basketball seniors
The magnificent freshmen seven

The magnificent freshmen seven

February 26, 2021

Mac swimmers qualify for state in six events

Mac swimmers qualify for state in six events

February 16, 2021

Stepping up as leaders

Stepping up as leaders

February 5, 2021

McCallum qualifies 12 swimmers for regional meet

McCallum qualifies 12 swimmers for regional meet

February 3, 2021

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Wonder Woman 1984 is not a ‘Total Eclipse of the Heart’
Fulfilling the four-course meal challenge with one stop

Fulfilling the four-course meal challenge with one stop

February 1, 2021

‘The Mandalorian’ brings back the spirit of Star Wars

‘The Mandalorian’ brings back the spirit of Star Wars

December 28, 2020

Making yourself at gnome

Making yourself at gnome

December 19, 2020

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Jackson and Nate Baugh smile and act silly from their backyard playground after school — keeping recess going even after hours.
Recess back in session
Madelynn Niles, co-copy editor, co-A&E editor • March 1, 2021

Good things about third grade during COVID: more recess, no homework, cool masks. Bad things: less friends at school, you can’t play tag. According to third-grader...

Holding hand-decorated care packages, members of the Brown Girl Collective smile at their first ever event on Oct. 24. BGC hosted their care package distribution at Zilker Park. The event was a success, giving away around 30 boxes to BIPOCs and LGBTQ+ members. Photo originally posted on the  @browngirlcollective.atx Instagram account. Reposted here with permission.
Boxes made with love
February 27, 2021
Fish No. 24: “Dirty Politics”
Can’t hold it any longer

Can’t hold it any longer

February 24, 2021

Fish No. 23 — “Campaign Team”

Fish No. 23 — “Campaign Team”

February 19, 2021

Jacob’s ladder knows no limit

Jacob’s ladder knows no limit

February 13, 2021

Fish No. 22: “The Confrontation”

Fish No. 22: “The Confrontation”

February 12, 2021

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A trading card salute to the boys basketball seniors
Winter storm leads to systemic power, water outages

Winter storm leads to systemic power, water outages

February 23, 2021

Mac swimmers qualify for state in six events

Mac swimmers qualify for state in six events

February 16, 2021

Meet the multiple multiples of McCallum

Meet the multiple multiples of McCallum

February 9, 2021

Perusing paintings in a pandemic

Perusing paintings in a pandemic

February 2, 2021

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A trading card salute to the boys basketball seniors

Kennedy Weatherby, staff reporter
March 2, 2021

After its loss to the Kingwood Panthers in the second round of state playoffs last Wednesday, the varsity boys basketball team has completed its 2020-21 season. Led by a core group of eight seniors, the Knights had one of their most successful seasons in team history, ending with a final record of 17-7 and a winning percentage of 71 percent, the highest winning percentage for the Knights in more than...

Recess back in session

Madelynn Niles, co-copy editor, co-A&E editor
March 1, 2021

Good things about third grade during COVID: more recess, no homework, cool masks. Bad things: less friends at school, you can’t play tag. According to third-grader Jackson Baugh, going back to elementary school in person after remote learning is horribly awesome. “Awesome because I’m back at school,” he explained, “horrible be- cause we have to wear masks all day.” His little...

Media outlets must strive for equal representation of women, fair representation of social justice issues

Naya Domingo, guest columnist
March 1, 2021

I’m a young woman and a young woman of color. Society doesn’t make it easy to be either one of those things. I’m proud to be who I am (don’t get me wrong), but think about all the odds stacked up against young women, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color), and people in poverty. It’s taken us way too long to finally get a woman in a position of power. It’s taken us way too long to...

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