The Eagle Angle

Keep the train rolling

Parker Primrose, Sports editor

June 1, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Allen is one of the most prosperous and thriving cities in the country, with an incredibly bright future ahead of it. However, if the city wants to reach its potential, it must address its pressing need for public transportation....

Editorial: Teachers are underpaid and overworked

The Editorial Board

May 14, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Teachers may have one of the hardest jobs in the world with the smallest monetary reward, at least in the United States. The national average salary for a teacher is a mere $58,950, which is much less in states such as Oklahoma...

Staf editorial: should medical marijuana be legal?

Maya Morrriswala, Jr. managing editor

April 16, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

With the recent opioid crisis and crackdown on drug dealers, all types of drugs seem to be under attack. While there are drugs that we agree should be illegal like methamphetamines, cocaine and LSD, medical marijuana should b...

Tetherball

Tetherball

Felix Kalvesmaki, Editor-in-chief

April 16, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Time’s up

Francis Salazar, Staff writer

April 13, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Time’s up. The time for ignorance and “locker room talk” is over. No longer are we accepting excuses that men make time and time again. No longer are we allowing predators to continue on as they have. In 2018, their time ...

Editorial: Is it time to amend the right to bear arms?

The Editorial Board

April 9, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

The shooting in Parkland, Florida felt painfully familiar to gun control activists across the country: innocent lives lost, tragedy met with apathy, and shouting on both sides of the aisle who fail to make any real progress. T...

The art of letting go

Francis Salazar, Staff writer

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions

I was playing tag with my cousins — waiting for my mom to get to my grandmother’s house so that my siblings and I could go to my dad’s place. I remember running around the house, hoping not to get tagged. I remember the p...

Flipside: Where is the line on censorship

Christine Odwesso and Francis Salazar

March 19, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Censorship is a bad idea (Christine Odwesso) Censorship has the ability to provide privacy and protection but censorship based on individual sensitivities deprives students of a world of knowledge, the crucial ability to engage ...

Is it really effective to arm teachers?

Maya Morriswala, Jr. managing editor

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions

After the Parkland shooting, I was shaken. Of course, I can’t possibly comprehend the fear and horror felt by the students that were there, and I hope I will never have to understand. However, that doesn’t mean I shouldn...

What A Woman Can Do

Jenna Sturgeon, Staffer

March 8, 2018

Filed under Opinions

Due to genetics, males seem to be engineered to be physically stronger than females. This isn’t necessarily true when in comes to specific individuals, but generally men can build and retain muscle easier than women.   ...