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Break is coming

Break is coming

Rusty Kemp, Staff

March 11, 2020

Break’s are a time for people to travel and spend time with family over the break from school. Though we want to get away from school it’s still important we study a little. There’s plenty of things you can do for example hit the gym or just nothing at all. Some may want to chill and forget about...

Bag of air for $5.69, anyone?

Bag of air for $5.69, anyone?

Alexander Ramirez, Staff

March 11, 2020

We are now in the year 2020.... a new decade, and believe it or not, we’re still getting bags of air instead of chips and I'm done with this nonsense. If I'm paying $5.69 for a party size bag of Takis I expect it to be at least 90% full of chips, not air. But no, I open the bag, put my hand inside...

Memoirs of a victim of the Coronavirus

Memoirs of a victim of the Coronavirus

Melissa Pardock, Chief Writer

March 11, 2020

Memoirs of a victim of the Coronavirus It’s no secret. The world is experiencing a crisis. While this story should serve as a testament as to how people are being indirectly affected by the outbreak of this virus, it should not be the only thing that convinces you of its importance. Around the world,...

Destruction Settled in Your Footsteps

Destruction Settled in Your Footsteps

Arabia Parkey, Online and Social Media Editor in Chief

March 11, 2020

Movement 515 is an art-filled community where students around the Metro meet twice a week to create poetry, music, graffiti, or dance. These students work to speak their truth and create the change needed in their communities. This group changes students’ lives by providing platforms where they are...

Tik Tok on the Clock

Tik Tok on the Clock

Ripley Miller, Staff

December 18, 2019

Living in a world where change is in constant rotation, adaption may sometimes be harder to adjust to compared to others. Social media is one of the biggest changes in our generation. With constant updates of what others are up to, what they're eating and who they’re with, social platforms consume...

Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Amber Hagler, Photo Editor

December 17, 2019

Ever wonder who makes the newscasts that you see every day?  These videos are made by your peers! The Husky Media Group has student lead productions, including the Daily News. The faces behind this are ones that you never see on screen, Jada Poindexter and Joel Segura. Both are juniors in th...

Underrated Superstars

Underrated Superstars

Alexander Ramirez, Staff

November 18, 2019

Underrated, underappreciated... lunch ladies. Yes, lunch ladies are single-handedly the most unappreciated staff members in the school system. Here at Hoover, we have the nicest lunch ladies around, with a deadline to get the food prepared and served every day, lunch ladies Martina Castellanos and...

#SeniorSzn

#SeniorSzn

Elyse Hiskey, Content Editor in Chief

November 12, 2019

With this school year underway, the class of 2020 has shown no hesitation to jumping on board of the Instagram trend #SENIORSZN. Whether it's for the nostalgia of it being their senior year or just to show off their senior pictures.  “I felt like I should since it was my last first day of high sch...

Memoirs of a Drum Major

Memoirs of a Drum Major

Melissa Pardock, Copy & Opinion Editor in Chief

October 28, 2019

It’s Saturday, October 19. I pull into Hoover’s parking lot with my mom, feeling rather apprehensive. ‘Why?’ you may ask. Well, for the first time in over a decade Hoover’s marching band is competing at the state level. I’m especially nervous due to the fact that I’m a drum major and partly...

What does it take to be a student athlete?

What does it take to be a student athlete?

Amber Hagler, Photo Editor in Chief

October 22, 2019

Student athletes are faced with a lot. Practice and games five days a week, jobs, extracurriculars, and schoolwork. But, what does it take to be one and to be successful at it? Student athletes are always students first. That requires significant time management, commitment, and dedication on their behalf....

Struggling Spirit

Struggling Spirit

Ripley Miller, Staff

October 7, 2019

Every year, we celebrate through joining together and wearing silly costumes to celebrate our school spirit. But when creativity lacks, many fall along with it. Spirit week is an activity lots of high schools participate in, and many look forward to. But 2019’s turnout of fun costumes flowing through...

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