The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

The student news site of Argyle High School

The Talon

Texas State Capital, March 2022

House Bill 100 Remade to Harm Educational Funding

Tierney Withrow, Reporter May 27, 2023

In March, Rep. Ken King (R-Canadian) introduced House Bill 100, which would help school finance across the state. The original version of HB 100 aimed to give $4.5 billion for school funding to raise budgets...

A Hoverfly collects pollen from a Dandelion in Yellowstone National Park on June 5, 2022.

It’s Time to Rehome Pollinators

Christian Cockrell, Junior Reporter March 8, 2023

Green, lush, manicured lawns. Gardens full of exotic, and invasive plants. That is part of the American Dream, but now the country is facing the consequences of that dream. In the United States, insect,...

A high school student experiences distress while purchasing Taylor Swifts, The Eras Tour, tickets on December seventh, 2022 in Argyle, Texas.

Ticketmaster Scams Taylor Swift’s Fandom

Cate Clark, Go-Photo Manager December 6, 2022

Botched, unfair, and demanding: those are the consuming feelings that fans felt when attempting to purchase tickets to Taylor Swift’s Era Tour on Ticketmaster. Millions of fans went on Ticketmaster to...

Social media has created a false view of dieting for many younger students.

Rise in Diet Culture Linked to Social Media

Nissi Brooks, Reporter November 17, 2022

Tabloids yell from the checkout aisle to stop eating carbs and join the keto diet. Social media tells us to drink chlorophyll water and bell peppers 24 hours a day. Diet culture is the root cause of body...

With Taylor Swifts latest album, Midnights, continues to break records and climb charts. The album was the third most streamed album in a single week just six days after release according to Billboard charts.

Clock Strikes Midnight On Taylor Swift’s New Album

Annalise Bodine November 8, 2022

Singer-songwriter and 11-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift shocked her fans on August 28 when she announced the release of her tenth studio album, Midnights. During her “Video Of the Year” acceptance...

Argyle Town Hall posts sign outside of building, encouraging citizens to vote. Voting lasts from 7 a.m. - 7 p.m. on Nov. 8, 2022.

Students’ Voices Trend on the Ballot

Lauren Schenck, Reporter November 8, 2022

No one under the age of 18 can vote in the United States of America under the 26th Amendment of the Constitution. This is understood by citizens of all ages, but can be frustrating for youth under the...

Junior Regan Dillon and Senior Presley Allen commiserate over their region semi-final loss to Iowa Park at the Bowie Jackrabbits Softball Field in Bowie, Texas on May 28, 2022. The Bowie Jackrabbits defeated the Lady Eagles with a final score of 10-4.

Mental Health Tolls on Student-Athletes

Cate Clark, Go-Photo Manager October 28, 2022

Mental health has become a very prevalent issue for this generation with 38% of women athletes and 22% of men athletes struggling with either depression, anxiety, or mental health conditions according...

Mavis new album Laughing so Hard, it Hurts was released on Oct. 14 2022.

Mavi Releases New Album

Sam Mykel, Director of Visual Media, Sports, & Co-Director of Broadcast October 24, 2022

American rapper Mavi garnered attention in the underground scene in 2019 after he released his first album "Let the Sun Talk". Following the album's release, Mavi began working with better known artists...

A company logo flag waves in front of an Apple store in New York City, New York. Apple announced the new Iphone 14 on September 7, 2022.

Apple’s New iPhone 14 Pro, Worth the Upgrade?

Nicholas West, Director of Photography & Co-Director of Broadcast September 29, 2022

With the release of the iPhone 14 Pro, the big question is “do I upgrade?”. On the outside, this year’s iPhone looks relatively similar to the outgoing model, but there are many new features that...

President Joe Biden announced the COVID-19 pandemic is over in a recent 60 Minutes interview.

President Joe Biden Announces Pandemic is Over

Sam Mykel, Director of Visual Media, Sports, & Co-Director of Broadcast September 27, 2022

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in 2020, there have been over 95 million reported cases with over 1 million deaths in America. Although the number of cases and deaths has been decreasing as vaccines...

Argyle community gathers for the pink out football game at the Argyle middle school stadium on Oct. 8, 2021.

New Bond Raises Issues

Jacob Stroupe, Special Contributer May 24, 2022

A new school bond was recently passed for the building of a new football stadium at the high school. This comes after the move to the new school, which placed the high school away from the current stadium....

Elon Musk Purchases Twitter Alongside Media Outrage

Elon Musk Purchases Twitter Alongside Media Outrage

Grant Parris, Special Contributer May 24, 2022

As headlines surge the media every day, many wonder what’s next for the business ventures of the world’s richest man, Elon Musk. He’s always been known to stir up the media, but his most recent stunt...

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