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All or Nothing
Vanisa Kumar, Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

Troy High School, as well as many rival schools, can't deny our football team has been crushing it lately with the wins. With the season coming to an end, it is important to acknowledge and recognize our team's achievement and dedication to their game, and take time to analyze who or what they may owe their success to.   Football coach Brady Blackwell expresses what he believes the team's...

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Heartbeat Bill Put in Place
Heartbeat Bill Put in Place
Luanni Ford, Website Editor-in-Chief • October 25, 2021

On Sept. 1 2021, in Texas,  a new condition was added to the Heartbeat Bill, stating that a person could not terminate a pregnancy beyond six weeks, after the first heartbeat is detected . If a woman was to have an abortian past six weeks, it wouldn't be a criminal offense, but it would have the grounds for a lawsuit. Anyone who, according to Roe v. Wade, “knowingly engages in conduct that aids...

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Viral Devious Licks Trend
Lola Pinneo , Business Editor • October 25, 2021

A popular social media trend emerged on the Tik Tok app called ‘Devious Licks’. This trend consists of students taking and vandalizing things in their schools. The trend mostly affects the bathrooms, but students also steal things out of classrooms and community spaces.  This is happening at Troy High as well, almost every bathroom has been affected by it. This has caused bathrooms to be shut...

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Day of the Dead
Day of the Dead
Nidhi Kuchulakanti, Body Copy Editor • October 25, 2021

Coming up on Nov. 1 and Nov. 2, Day of the Dead is one of the most celebrated holidays in Mexico. Although it originated from, and is mainly celebrated in Mexico, the holiday is also celebrated by many people all around the world. Day of the Dead is a day dedicated to bring in joy for memorial and block out anguish. It is filled with celebration and memorial in remembrance of people’s late loved...

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A New Look and Feel
A New Look and Feel
Matthew Grabowski, Staff reporter • October 25, 2021

  Over this past summer,  the librarians and construction workers worked hard on  revamping Troy High School’s  media center. The media center was in dire need of revamp,  and is now looking better than  ever for the new school year.  The shiny and modern media  center makes the school feel  new, chic and calm.   The new media center affects many people here at Troy  High School....

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Troy High Survival Guide
Troy High Survival Guide
Madeline Hiser, Social Media Editor • October 22, 2021

High school is a roller coaster of a million emotions, with drama, mishaps and time to make some of the best memories of a person’s  life. But having fun in highschool can be harder than the movies make it out to be. Surviving highschool is different for everyone, but these general tips and tricks could help students stay on track to having good grades, surviving and thriving here at Troy High. Junior...

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Michigan Superintendent proposes a longer school year
Emma Mertz, Staff Reporter • March 26, 2021

As many students struggle to find a sense of normalcy over this past year, many find it unsettling to hear about the possibility of an extended school year. On February 3, Michigan superintendent Michael Rice made a statement proposing the idea of extending the school year to make up for any lost learning time students may have missed due to the pandemic.  Although the proposal has been pushed...

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APs…Online or In-Person…?
APs…Online or In-Person…?
Praneetha Ankisettipalli, Staff Reporter • March 3, 2021

COVID-19 — the pandemic that not only shook the entire world, but also altered many lives in unimaginable ways. In comparison to the large scale problems the world is facing at the moment, the troubles students are going through during these tough times might come across as silly and unimportant. But, what a student is going through is something many would not understand, unless they are a student...

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Whats The deal With Midterms?
"What's The deal With Midterms?"
Andy DeGrand, Print Editor-in-Chief • January 12, 2021

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, there are over 130,000 K-12 schools that are currently 100% virtual in the United States. Regardless of how students feel about their district's virtual learning plan, they can't avoid that January, the month of midterms, is approaching.  “My friends and I haven’t heard any news on how midterms are gonna be like this year, or if we’re...

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The Race to a Covid Vaccine
Manny Al-Nsour January 12, 2021

With the total number of COVID-19 cases rising higher and higher each day, the race to create a viable vaccine nears its end. The Food and Drug Administration met Thursday, Dec. 10, and voted in favor of Adam Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine. Although the vaccines have been through extensive testing and approval, many people are still skeptical. The most common concern is that the vaccine was rushed,...

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