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Harriet Tubman Named As the New Face of $20 Bill

Last June, Treasury Secretary Lew Jacob L. Lew announced that the new face of the $10 dollar bill would be a woman, replacing Alexander Hamilton. The burst of indignation that came from the American people due the replacing Hamilton quickly faded into cries to instead replace Andrew Jackson, cries that the United States Treasury took into account as... Read more »

  • Perfect gifts for a perfect mom

    Perfect gifts for a perfect mom

    David Rangel

    April 29, 2016

    Mother's day can be one of the most stressful holidays. What do you get someone that does so much for you? Here are a few ideas: A sentimental gift with a picture Websites like Shutterfly, Walgreens, and Walmart give you the chance to take a picture and put it certain objects like ; a blanket, a pillow, a key chain or a ceramic tile. This could be a current picture or one from your childho... READ MORE »»

  • Fun things to do during Summer that cost little to no money

    Fun things to do during Summer that cost little to no money

    Kylee Ackley

    April 29, 2016

    With Summer quickly approaching students are constantly thinking about what their plans are going to be. One thing that can hinder plans is how much it will cost, so here's a list of fun activities that cost little to no money! Go for a hike Hiking is an activity that cost no money. You can bring along friends, listen to music and have a good time, but remember to bring plenty of water, apply su... READ MORE »»

  • Panama Papers Expose Systemic Corruption

    Panama Papers Expose Systemic Corruption

    Akhila Reddy

    April 7, 2016

    Approximately one year ago, an anonymous figure naming himself 'John Doe' contacted a German Newspaper  Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was a whistle blower who had just facilitated the largest leak in modern history, revealing 11.5 million documents, 2.6 Terabytes of data that exposed widespread, system corruption in a series of documents already dubbed 'The Panama Papers' that detail how the rich and ... READ MORE »»

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  • Presidential Profile: Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Presidential Profile: Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Caitlin LaCour

    March 24, 2016

    We've all heard the names by now- Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders. We've watched the Republicans spar with verbal insults and acerbic Twitter tweets, observed as the first-ever Democrat-Socialist promoted his socialist ideas as he rose in the polls, and awaited the verdict for the Benghazi Trial. This campaign has seen a diverse cast of characters- a Socialist, a former reality-TV... READ MORE »»

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton takes part in a Center for American Progress roundtable discussion on "Expanding Opportunities in America's Urban Areas" in Washington.

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  • Donald Trump Deconstructed

    Donald Trump Deconstructed

    Akhila Reddy

    March 21, 2016

    After suffering through months of Donald Trump's shenanigans and watching his inexplicable meteoric rise in the polls to become the Republican front-runner, it's time to address the phenomenon of his win. Donald Trump, and to an extent Bernie Sanders, are a response to the frustration the average American citizen feels at the endless bureaucracy, corruption, and general inefficiency found in our... READ MORE »»

Students Honor Teachers at Top 10% Banquet

Akhila Reddy

    Every year, Georgetown High School holds the 'Rising Stars' banquet for the top ten percent of the senior class, in addition to having separate ceremonies for the other classes. The 'Rising Stars' banquet is unique in that if offers the top ten percent of the senior class the opportunity to honor one specific teacher, sitting down with the teacher  to eat dinner and receiving the opportunity to give a short speech about the said teacher. The process began approximately a month...  Read More »

April 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Students Begin Campaigning for Student Government

April 15, 2016

.   Around many hallways in the school, new posters have seemingly sprung up overnight as Student Council Elections begin. Brightly colored and with fun logos and catchphrases,...  Read More »

‘On Broadway’ Coming to Georgetown

March 30, 2016

Coming to this small town in Central Texas is the once-in-a-life-time 'On Broadway' experience. A show compromised of five professionals who have played leading roles in many popular...  Read More »

Georgetown Goes Green

March 8, 2016

This small, Texan town is making national waves as it becomes the largest town ever to go completely green by 2017, abandoning fossil fuels in exchange for renewable sources of...  Read More »

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At Home During Spring Break

Rachel Petty, Features Editor

  We are less than two weeks away from spring break where we will be greeted with an entire week of freedom away from tests, homework, quizzes, and projects. What...  Read More »

February 29, 2016 • 0 comments

Dressed For Love

February 11, 2016

Singles on Valentines Survival Guide

February 9, 2016

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Inspect A Gadget

Read better, Sleep better

David Rangel

Apple has released some information about their next update (iOS 9.3). It is said that it will have a "Night mode" function. It will use your current location and the clock...  Read More »

January 12, 2016 • 0 comments

Apple’s smaller iPhone

December 16, 2015

Apple’s Latest TV

December 4, 2015

Shatter-Proof iPhone?

November 5, 2015

The future is here: self driving cars

October 22, 2015

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Find Prom Dresses Through the Ruby Slipper

Akhila Reddy

For many girls, Prom is a night that they want to remember forever -a night that can also end up costing an un-affordable amount of money for some girls. The Ruby Slipper...  Read More »

March 28, 2016 • 0 comments

Prom Tickets Going on Sale

March 21, 2016

Semester Exam Exemption Policy

March 1, 2016

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Student Council Stuffed Animal Drive

  Student Council is participating in a community project put on by the Georgetown Area Junior Forum in partnership with the Williamson Advocacy Center to collect stuffed animals for abused or neglected children in our area. During the month of April, which is Child Abuse Prevention Month, do...  Read More »

March 30, 2016 • 0 comments

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Panama Papers Expose Systemic Corruption

Akhila Reddy

Approximately one year ago, an anonymous figure naming himself 'John Doe' contacted a German Newspaper  Süddeutsche Zeitung. He was a whistle blower who had just facilitated the largest leak in modern history, revealing 11.5 million docume...  Read More »

April 7, 2016 • 0 comments

Presidential Profile: Rafael ‘Ted’ Cruz

Caitlin LaCour

  We’ve all heard the names by now- Donald Drumpf, Ted Cruz, John Kasich, Hillary Clinton, and Bernie Sanders. We’ve watched the Republicans spar wi...  Read More »

April 7, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent News Stories

Presidential Profile: Hillary Rodham Clinton

March 24, 2016

We've all heard the names by now- Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders. We've watched the Republicans spar with verbal insults and acerbic Twitter tweets, observed...  Read More »

Zika Virus Raising Concerns in Pregnant Women

February 19, 2016

The World Health Organization (WHO) has recently categorized the Zika Virus as an international health emergency, prompted by the spreading outbreak which has moved from Africa...  Read More »

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Perfect gifts for a perfect mom

David Rangel

Mother's day can be one of the most stressful holidays. What do you get someone that does so much for you? Here are a few ideas: A sentimental gift with a picture Websites like Shutterfly, Walgree...  Read More »

April 29, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Arts & Entertainment Stories

Fun things to do during Summer that cost little to no money

April 29, 2016

14 Shows to Binge-Watch on Netflix

February 4, 2016

Fallout 4 Review

January 8, 2016

7 Great Free iPhone Games

December 17, 2015

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Editorials

What No One Tells You About Getting Into College

Akhila Reddy

Having just been through the application nightmare that is senior year, I've learned many things about the college application process that I wish I'd known before I sent...  Read More »

April 13, 2016 • 0 comments

Donald Trump Deconstructed

Akhila Reddy

After suffering through months of Donald Trump's shenanigans and watching his inexplicable meteoric rise in the polls to become the Republican front-runner, it's time to address...  Read More »

March 21, 2016 • 0 comments

The Republican presidential candidates are great fun

March 21, 2016

New Security at GHS: Lanyards and Monitors

February 18, 2016

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Perfect gifts for a perfect mom

David Rangel

Mother's day can be one of the most stressful holidays. What do you get someone that does so much for you? Here are a few ideas: A sentimental gift with a picture Websites like Shutterfly, Walgreens, and Walmart give you the chance to take a picture and put it certain objects like ; a blanket...  Read More »

April 29, 2016 • 0 comments

Recent Features Stories

Fun things to do during Summer that cost little to no money

April 29, 2016

Panama Papers Expose Systemic Corruption

April 7, 2016

Presidential Profile: Hillary Rodham Clinton

March 24, 2016

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Billboard Top 3 4/20

  Work Rihanna Featuring Drake Panda Desiigner   7 Years Lukas Graham ...  Read More »

April 20, 2016 • 0 comments

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Box Office 4/20

  The Jungle Book (2016) Weekend Gross: $103,261,464 Distributor: Buena Vista Director: Jon Favreau           Barbe...  Read More »

April 20, 2016 • 0 comments

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