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Humans of Allen: Cate McSpadden

Humans of Allen: Cate McSpadden

Natalie McMahon, Online editor

5 days ago


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“[last] week was Boo Bowl. I love Boo Bowl because it is super fun to see everyone dressed up in their costumes and who had the most creative one. Tallenettes is is especially fun because all the girls on the team are so much fun, and make my day so much better. Performing with them has been the highligh...

Humans of Allen: Radina Skerlev

Humans of Allen: Radina Skerlev

Julia Zaksek, Sr. managing editor

November 15, 2017


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"My family is from the country of Bulgaria. My mother moved [to the United States] when she was 29 and my father moved when he was 22. Although I was born in America I’ve been to Bulgaria at least ten times, probably more than that. The longest period of time I’ve been in Bulgaria is six months,...

Humans of Allen: Nashly Cruz

Humans of Allen: Nashly Cruz

Christine Odwesso, Staff writer

November 10, 2017


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“I did IB because I saw it as something different than AP. In AP classes I feel like you study the material, take a test and that's done, but in IB you start applying the knowledge you learn in all your classes and I think that's really fun.”

Humans of Allen: Ashlynd Storm

Humans of Allen: Ashlynd Storm

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

November 10, 2017


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“Everyone says you meet the best people senior year, and they were right. This year I have made some amazing friends and have gotten closer with my group of friends that we call the #Latesquad. I’ve really enjoyed having a group of friends to do life with and am soaking up every moment.” ...

Humans of Allen: Emma Hernandez

Humans of Allen: Emma Hernandez

Stephanie Scarano, Staff writer

November 9, 2017


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“My goal this year was to have my picture on the [hallway] wall and now that I’ve achieved it, my next goal is to get published in National Geographic.”  

Humans of Allen: Alex Adams

Humans of Allen: Alex Adams

Jenna Sturgeon, Staff writer

November 9, 2017


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“The most fascinating thing about language to me is that it gives you the ability to communicate with millions of other people all around the world. You [have] the opportunity to learn about another culture and put yourself in somebody else's shoes, and look at [the] world from their viewpoint. I a...

Humans of Allen: Nicole Kim

Humans of Allen: Nicole Kim

Tate Peterson, Photo editor

November 2, 2017


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“After moving schools, I took advantage of the opportunities I did not have at my old school by joining Student Council during my sophomore year and was accepted into the Peer Assistance Leadership Program for my junior year. It was through these programs that I have grown a deeper appreciation for...

Humans of Allen: Sidney Swartzbaugh

Humans of Allen: Sidney Swartzbaugh

Morgan Pryor, Staff writer

November 2, 2017


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“The Office, season 7, episode 19, minute 14:45.”  

Humans of Allen: Micaela Chaparro

Humans of Allen: Micaela Chaparro

Divya Jagadeesh, Editor-in-chief

October 30, 2017


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"When I was younger, my brother and I were kind of opposites, and we were polarized. He was very into science, math and logic, and so I kind of didn’t have a niche. So I decided that I’d start reading and writing, so I have my own thing to do. And once I started doing it, it’s cliche that I liked ...

Humans of Allen: Abby Weller

Humans of Allen: Abby Weller

Jasmine Davis, Staff writer

October 30, 2017


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“They say that love finds you at your lowest point. In whatever shape or form, it swoops in and saves you from drowning in what seems to be a never ending cycle of a life becoming dull and unlivable... and I needed to be saved. Middle school was the worst years of my life, I felt like nothing was g...

Humans of Allen: Amara Emele

Humans of Allen: Amara Emele

Maya Morriswala, Jr. managing editor

October 27, 2017


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“I like the curriculum, the way it is set up. [My favorite subject] is history because it’s a really interesting class. You get to learn a lot."

Humans of Allen: Mayanna McMahon

Humans of Allen: Mayanna McMahon

Alyssa Holloway, Staff writer

October 27, 2017


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“My family influenced me a lot with running, considering both my parents ran and my brother ran in high school and part of college. It’s most likely been the best decision I’ve ever made in my life, to get involved with running, and it turned out that something that wasn’t big in my life tr...