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The Vine Disappearance

The Vine Disappearance

Bekah Pinedo, Staff Writer

December 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

A few months ago Twitter announced that it’s counterpart, Vine, will be shut down within the coming months. When the app is terminated, users will no longer be able to upload content, nor will they be allowed to download the app to their phones. The announcement has left many users and creators with many ques...

First Amendment Rights Within Schools

First Amendment Rights Within Schools

Payton Whittaker, Editor in Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Just as there are rules about what can be said at home, there are rules about what can be said in schools. Contrary to what some people think, this does not violate the First Amendment Rights. The First Amendment is a right for a broad audience, that audience being America. On a more specific leve...

The Do’s and Don’ts of Comforting Those with Mental Disorders

The Do’s and Don’ts of Comforting Those with Mental Disorders

Izzy Smith, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life, Uncategorized

Mental disorders such as anxiety, depression, and bipolar disorders are common in teens and adults all over the world, so chances are you probably know at least one. Mental disorders are not an easy concept to grasp, and many people are uneducated on how to talk to their peers about this subject. I...

December Doings

December Doings

December 2, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Santa’s Downtown 5k Dash - December 3 At 9:30 A.M. on Saturday, Santa’s Downtown 5k Dash will kick off, snaking through Downtown Carrollton and the Carrollton Highlands neighborhood. The 5k costs $25 for race day registration, and awards will be handed out for each gender and age group. More Info: ...

Marching Season Review

Marching Season Review

Emma Hoffman, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

On November 4, the Creekview team competed against Newman Smith. This was at the last football game of the season, and also marked the end of the Mustang Band’s marching season. From July to November, the Creekview band worked tirelessly to perfect their marching show. Over the summer, members pr...

New Menu for DECA Store

New Menu for DECA Store

Inaara Muhammad, Managing Editor

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

The Mustang Cafe, also known as the DECA Store, is all stocked for students to shop at during lunch. This year, the cafe features a new menu and serves a variety of foods, drinks, snacks, and electronics. “We have some great new items such as Flamas Doritos, yogurt and ICE drink,” Lori Wood, ...

Pipeline Protests: When Water and Oil Mix

Pipeline Protests: When Water and Oil Mix

Breanna Mitchell, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

What started as a handful of peaceful protesters praying on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation in April 2014 has escalated into thousands of protesters, over 400 arrests, and over one million people showing support for the protest via Facebook. First proposed by Energy Transfer Partners in 2014, the 1,172 mi...

War in Yemen

War in Yemen

David Hoyt, Editor of Foreign Affairs

November 30, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Since March of 2015, research has shown the country of Yemen has been embroiled in a bloody conflict that has largely been overlooked by western media. It has been estimated that more than 10,000 people have been killed, and 20 million more are in need of aid. Yet unlike Syria, Yemen isn’t getting...

Mustang Student Showcase

Mustang Student Showcase

November 28, 2016


Filed under Multimedia, Showcase, Sports, Sports Showcase, Student Life

Student Showcase - Spencer Olsen | Cinematography Mustang Media had a Q & A session with sophomore Spencer Olsen who aspires to become a cinematographer in the future. Olsen said he currently self-produces videos as a hobby, but hopes to make it a professional career. The video above is...

TEKS…ing Students

TEKS…ing Students

Payton Whittaker, Editor in Chief

November 16, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase

Censorship. The process of suppressing anything that is seen as obscene, offensive or disruptive. Parents censor what their kids listen to or watch when they are at home to protect them from things that are considered unsafe; but perhaps the real danger comes from a lack of information. Schools, ironic...

Creekview’s Thoughts: Pre-election

Creekview’s Thoughts: Pre-election

Payton Whittaker, Editor in Chief

November 10, 2016


Filed under News, Showcase, Student Life

Although we already know the results of the election, it did not match up with what the students of Creekview thought. Mustang Media conducted two polls on Twitter. One that asked who people thought would win the election with the results being 72% in favor of Clinton and 28% in favor of Trump ou...

High School without Peers

High School without Peers

Izzy Smith, Staff Writer

November 7, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

For most high school students, the average week day means going to a public school for roughly seven hours, then coming home. However, students that are enrolled in online school, such as sophomore Maya Ochoa, have a different daily routine. “I started online school this year, and I already love it,” ...

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