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Picture Plenty

Picture Plenty

Campbell Wilmot, Managing and Social Media Editor

November 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Entertainment, Front Page, Opinions, Student Life

They say “A picture is worth a thousand words,” but is that really the case?   Picture this. You’ve just returned home from spending a few hours hanging out and eating dinner with a group of friends. Now you are home and you get on your phone. How many photos did you and your friends tak...

Tori Kelly Makes a Brave Move with “Hiding Place”

Tori Kelly Makes a Brave Move with “Hiding Place”

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

October 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

Switching music genres is a risky move in the music industry that rarely pays off, but with the right fans and the right voice, a successful transition is possible. Tori Kelly proved this with the release of her second album on Sept. 14, 2018. Kelly’s first album embodied a classic pop debut album with ...

Cinnamon and Sugar Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes

Cinnamon and Sugar Pumpkin Spice Doughnut Holes

Claire Burkett, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

Ingredients Pumpkin Doughnut Holes 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp salt 1 tsp ground cinnamon* 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg* 1/4 tsp ground ginger* 1/4 tsp ground allspice* 1/4 tsp ground cloves* 1 egg 1/3 cup buttermilk 1 tsp...

It’s Fall Y’all

It’s Fall Y’all

Claire Burkett, Reporter

October 16, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

As fall begins, so does the many sweater weather days and sipping of pumpkin spice lattes (PSL). Curling up with a good book on a rainy day with some steaming cider in hand is the perfect dream for a fall day. With the fall season come some very ‘interesting’ trends on and off the runway such as ...

Sushi Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening

Sushi Restaurant Celebrates Grand Opening

Lauren Kraus, Reporter

October 10, 2018


Filed under Front Page, Reviews

On Saturday, Oct. 6th, Flower Mound added a tasty restaurant to their array of restaurants with the grand opening of Sushi Tobi, located at 4130 Justin Rd #114, Flower Mound. Sushi Tobi offers a variety of choices including delicious appetizers which consist of edamame, crab puffs, egg rolls, and even d...

Inside Scoops on Turtle Gelateria

Inside Scoops on Turtle Gelateria

Zachary Tait, Karina Navarro, and Lauren Kraus

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

The smell of fresh made gelato fills the Dallas Farmers’ Market as passionate workers create their own twist on the classic treat. The Gelato Festival, held Sept. 29 through 30, is the largest gelato celebration in the world. Originally, the festival was held in Europe, however, the first Americ...

Cafe Gecko Features Mexican-Caribbean Cuisine

Cafe Gecko Features Mexican-Caribbean Cuisine

Sloan Dial, Lauren Metcalf, and Kristjan Feltes

October 10, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Cafe Gecko’s slogan is ‘Foods from Sunny Latitudes’, a restaurant that prides itself in their Mexican-Caribbean menu and tropical cuisine. The owner, Dennis Dial, graduated from Texas Tech in 1978. After college, he moved to Dallas so he could get a job in the business world. He interviewed ...

Hozier Music Drops After Four Years

Hozier Music Drops After Four Years

Sarah Crowder and Joe Walsh (Headline Writer)

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions, Reviews

After a long four year hiatus for fans, Hozier has finally released new music in the form of a four-song EP - Nina Cried Power. Announced on Aug. 31 and released on Sept. 6, the EP has already enjoyed immense success. From the four songs, we get a taste of everything Hozier is known for, with all of ...

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Crazy Rich Asians Proves to be Successful

Faith Stapleton, Senior Reporter

September 6, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews

In its opening weekend in the United States, the movie Crazy Rich Asians made just over 26.5 million dollars. As an adaptation of the 2013 novel Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan, the new movie has received positive feedback, earning a score of 93% on rotten tomatoes.   The movie was a lovable...

Battle of the Cones

Battle of the Cones

Sarah Crowder, Reporter

July 4, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page, Reviews, Uncategorized

Recently, Argyle has become home to a plethora of new businesses and restaurants. These shops add to the charm and draw of Argyle, but have also added a bit of friendly competition. For instance, in the case between Snappy Snow and Gnome Cones, our two local snow cones shops. Gnome Cones: Gnome cones is one of ...

Trivia Game Takes Internet by Storm

Trivia Game Takes Internet by Storm

Jaclyn Harris, Editorial Manager

March 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

With an average of over half a million players a day, the online game HQ Trivia has become an incredibly popular pastime for many netizens. The trivia game airs Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and 9 p.m., with a cash prize shared between winners, who have to answer a series of increasingly difficult...

10 Things To Do on a Rainy Day

10 Things To Do on a Rainy Day

Kayla Ralph, Reporter

March 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Front Page

Although most people dread rainy days, you can find something good in everything. Just because the weather is gloomy, doesn’t mean you have to be. Here are 10 ways to beat the boredom of rainy days. 1. Binge watch your favorite T.V. Show/Movie Everyone loves a good trip to their local movie theat...

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