The Eagle Angle

Briefly Speaking – Week of 1/29

Audrey Vieira, Sr. managing editor

February 2, 2019

Local Allen Eagle Run (Allen, TX) The 2019 Allen Eagle Run is scheduled to begin March 7 at 8 a.m. outside Eagle Stadium. The event features a family fun run, a 5K run and a sponsor area with giveaways and mascot photo-...

Briefly Speaking – week of 9/24

Maya Morriswala, Editor-in-chief

October 16, 2018

Local On Oct. 13, the Foundation for Allen Schools will host its annual gala at the Courtyard by Marriott. This year’s theme is Nashville Nights. About one percent of the 1.6 million juniors, 12 of which are from Allen, who too...

Briefly Speaking – week of 5/8

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

May 15, 2017

Global On May 7, 82 of the near 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram three years ago were released in exchange for suspects of the militant group. The return of the girls is considered the biggest victory in the...

Briefly speaking – week of 4/17

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

April 21, 2017

Global Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau introduced a bill April 13 that would legalize recreational marijuana use. If the bill passes, Canada will be the second country, after Uruguay, to completely legalize marijuana....

Briefly speaking — week of 3/27

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

March 31, 2017

Global The United Kingdom formally began its withdrawal from the European Union on Wednesday. The two-year process comes with multiple obstacles, including future trade deals between the United Kingdom and the EU and the pos...

Briefly speaking — Week of 3/20

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

March 30, 2017

Global British police made “significant arrests” on Friday in their investigation of the attacker accused of perpetrating a knife attack and vehicle rampage through London. The 52-year-old attacker is guilty of previous small-t...

Briefly speaking – week of 3/13

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

March 17, 2017

  Global Syria fired anti-aircraft missiles Friday at Israeli jets that were returning to base after bombing areas of central Syria. An Israeli military spokesman said the jets had already returned to Israeli airsp...

Briefly speaking — Week of 2/20

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 24, 2017

Global Bao Bao, the American-born panda who has spent her life in the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., was moved to her new home in Southwest China on Thursday. This was done in compliance with an agreement with China that all ...

Briefly speaking — week of 2/13

Megan Shankle, Editor-in-chief

February 17, 2017

Global Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has started a campaign meant to persuade the United Kingdom to reconsider their decision to leave the European Union, claiming that citizens deserved to know the terms of Brexit whe...

Briefly speaking — week of 2/6

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

February 10, 2017

Global The city of Falluja, Iraq seems at risk of being recaptured by the Islamic State after Iraqi forces took the city from them in May 2016. Both American and Iraqi security officials worry that the Shiite government can't...

Briefly speaking — week of 1/30

Sara Schleede, Editor-in-chief

February 3, 2017

Global A French soldier shot a knife-wielding man who attempted to attack security outside of the Louvre Museum on Friday. The attacker was armed with a machete and was carrying two briefcases; he started attacking upon refusa...

Briefly Speaking — week of 1/23

Divya Jagadeesh, News/feature editor

January 27, 2017

Global In southern Chile, more than 90 fires have burned through 180,000 hectares of land in one of the country’s worst wildfires in recent history. Chilean President Michelle Bachelet declared a state of emergency last w...