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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...

Humans of Allen: Theo Wease

Humans of Allen: Theo Wease

Jasmine Davis, Staff writer

October 25, 2017


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“I lost my big brother when I was 4, he was the most passionate person I knew about football [and] that drives me everyday to work harder. Now that he's gone my mindset is 'Go get it done', but my parents stay on me 24/7 like I know he would. I fell in love with the game of football since day one,...

Humans of Allen: Caitlin Parent

Humans of Allen: Caitlin Parent

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

October 25, 2017


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“[I work at] Raising Cane's. I’m constantly at work. I practically live there. I mean I just make chicken all day. My job is like my friends and my family, they just take really good care of us. We’re paid really well, they plan different activities for us for holidays, and we get all major holidays o...

Humans of Allen: Sonia Bhargava

Humans of Allen: Sonia Bhargava

Alyssa Holloway, Staff writer

October 25, 2017


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“This is my first year at Allen, and it’s just a big change from my old school, Imagine. I came back to Allen for the freedom, the more variety in electives, volleyball, clubs and organizations offered here. Imagine was really small, but didn’t have a lot of freedom in choosing electives or the ca...

Humans of Allen: Ethan Story

Humans of Allen: Ethan Story

Christine Odwesso, Staff writer

October 23, 2017


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"Music, specifically rap, shows a different side of life than what most people see. Society is often viewed through the eyes of the majority. Well, what about those inner city kids who grow up with nothing? Rap gives them a voice, a purpose- it's educating. Albums like good kid, m.A.A.d city, Illmati...

Humans of Allen: Claire Bendiksen

Humans of Allen: Claire Bendiksen

Audrey Vieria, Commentary editor

October 23, 2017


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“I am a member - and unofficial officer, since we haven’t held elections yet - of the Gay-Straight Alliance, also known as the GSA. I love it because it creates a place within the school where I feel like everyone embraces me for who I am without prejudice. It helped me grow as a person, and it’s...

Humans of Allen: Adrianna Hinson

Humans of Allen: Adrianna Hinson

Maria Solis, Staff writer

October 19, 2017


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What drew you to music and to being in the musical? “I'm honestly doing it cause I want to be apart of something talented. I also wanted to kinda push myself to be as great as the other Encore girls. They’re all so talented, I literally wonder sometimes how I even made it into encore. Regardl...

Humans of Allen: Reneé Hawfitch

Humans of Allen: Reneé Hawfitch

Stephanie Scarano, Staff writer

October 19, 2017


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“Theatre has always been something for me that's like a comfort. I can come in to whatever performance and just be myself, and there's nothing wrong. You can do a thousand plays and you’ll never be wrong. You can always approach it at your own angle.”

Humans of Allen: Austin Galletti

Humans of Allen: Austin Galletti

Kaitlyn Ingram, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


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"I'm a wedding florist with Holly Viles Designs based out of Allen. Each wedding is different based on the client's own personality and styles. I get to have artistic freedom with whatever I do, so if I'm doing a centerpiece on a table, my boss basically tells me that this is the direction that we are go...

Humans of Allen: Tyson Vanderpool

Humans of Allen: Tyson Vanderpool

Tea McGilvray, Staff writer

October 18, 2017


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"I've been playing basketball since 3rd grade I didn't start really getting into it [until] last year. I've been playing almost every day really working towards playing for some team in the future. My goal is to get a tryout for the legends next year. "