The Eagle's Tale

New standard raises accountability for person texting a driver

Caitlin Finley, Staff Reporter

October 14, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Cautionary posters blanket school hallways, commercials warn drivers in between TV shows, and assemblies alert students of its hazards. Very few high schools are untouched by the tragedies caused by texting and driving. Lately,...

Dark skin, darker consequences

Cortlyn Dees, Editor-In-Chief

April 22, 2013

Filed under Opinion

As prom season approaches, girls flock to the nearest electric sources of sunlight day after day to cook their skin until the maximum peak of darkness is reached before the summer months arrive. The mental image of a bronze skin...

Human trafficking affects Texas, not just faraway places

Jayden Beatty, Associate Editor

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Human trafficking is fast becoming one of the most prevalent evils, fitting the definition of a crime against humanity. An estimated 27 million people worldwide are enslaved at any given moment due to human trafficking. Often...

Pretty is as pretty does: Distracted driving not worth cost

Jayden Beatty, Associate Editor

March 7, 2013

Filed under Opinion

One in five women apply makeup while driving. These sobering statistics leave me with one question. Ladies, are we really so obsessed with our appearance that we would kill for it? I can assure each and every female that sacrif...

Couple’s kind hearts start chain reaction

Maisie Dyer, staff reporter

February 12, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Working as one of four female employees at Fat Boys BBQ restaurant I am surrounded by boys who chop meat and keep fire burning all day, so they’re not exactly in touch with their feminine sides. One night in particular I...

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