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FAFSA Changes

FAFSA Changes

Inaara Muhammad, Staff Writer

February 16, 2016

Stressing about how to pay for college? The US Department of Education estimates about 20 million students use The Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, to obtain federal student aid for college each year. Many colleges and private organizations also use FAFSA to determine eligibility ...

The Year of Pokémon

The Year of Pokémon

Adrian Casas, News Editor

February 12, 2016

Ladies and gentlegamers, the world is changing. The Pokémon world that is. Since this is the 20th anniversary of when the original pair of Pokémon games were released, Nintendo and Gamefreak have been making ground-shattering announcements and a Japanese gaming magazine named CoroCoro has also b...

Obama by the Numbers

Obama by the Numbers

Blake Roye, Staff Writer

January 22, 2016

The Academy Awards Boycott

The Academy Awards Boycott

Bayley Bogus, Editor-in-Chief

January 21, 2016

Following Martin Luther King Jr. Day, two A-list African-American actors have declared their boycott for this year’s Academy Awards, complaining about the lack of diversity, as no person of color was nominated for this year’s honors. Actress Jada Pinkett Smith and producer Spike Lee announced they...

Obama’s Gun Control Laws

Obama’s Gun Control Laws

Inaara Muhammad, Staff Writer

January 20, 2016

Complaints arising from felons buying firearms through the web has sparked a political debate regarding gun control never before seen to gain attention. On January 6, President Obama released his plan of action against the gun violence crime rates. Through these established precautions, Obama said he hope...

Estrogen Saves Lives

Estrogen Saves Lives

Adrian Casas, Page Editor

December 8, 2015

The land is decimated. There are holes the size of craters. Men and women lie on the ground, some dead, some severely injured. Many will die because of blood loss; But they don’t have to. After 19 years of research done by Irshad Chaudry at the University of Alabama Birmingham, female sex hormones have been found to help treat with extreme blood loss aft...

Blue Bell’s Back

Blue Bell’s Back

David Hoyt, Opinions Editor

November 11, 2015

After more than six months off the shelves, Blue Bell Ice Cream made it’s grand debut last Monday, filling store shelves and tummies of customers. Back in April, for the first time in its 108 year history, Blue Bell made a full product recall after a Listeria outbreak that killed three people. The...

Trimming Down Domestic Violence

Trimming Down Domestic Violence

Bayley Bogus, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2015

Every nine seconds, a woman in the U.S. is beaten or assaulted. On a typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls to domestic violence hotlines worldwide. One in four women will experience domestic violence in her lifetime. These are only three shocking statistics out of a list of ...

Water Polo Cut as Sport After Injury

Water Polo Cut as Sport After Injury

Nathan Smernoff, Staff Writer

November 9, 2015

The water polo team was cut as a sport in October following a complaint from a parent whose child was injured during a scrimmage. The parent complained to the principal after her son was scratched in the face, resulting in the team’s immediate disbandment. Water polo was a non-UIL sanctioned sport, h...

Supplies for Students

Supplies for Students

Inaara Muhammad, Staff Writer

October 30, 2015

In Guatemala, only three out of 10 children graduate from the 6th grade. Although education is funded by the government, the will to learn is not the only requirement one needs to attend school. Children must possess school supplies in order to be successful in their studies and advance to the next gr...

CFB Lands Deal With UNT

CFB Lands Deal With UNT

Blake Roye, Staff Writer

October 20, 2015

CFBISD joined 13 other school districts September 13 in the University of North Texas’ “Eagle Advantage” program. The program allows seniors automatic admission into UNT before Fall and juniors admission at the end of the year as long as both are in the top 20 percent of their class. “We crea...

Band Season

Band Season

David Hoyt, Opinions Editor

October 15, 2015

Last Saturday, the Creekview band competed in the Classic on the Lake marching band contest placing first in their class and third overall. They competed against several bands from around the area and placed favorably. “We did very well on Saturday” Band director Thomas Stephan said. “We accomplished...

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