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A digitally constructed image created by junior Wes Phipps represents the new TikTok ban colleges are enforcing. Without TikTok, a lot of my college friends now need to rely on other sources to gain a mental break and comfort, senior Riya Meka said. When students are depressed, it certainly affects the people around them, ultimately negatively impacting everyone as a whole.

Texas universities censor students with TikTok ban

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
January 30, 2023

In response to Gov. Greg Abbot’s banning of the social media platform TikTok from all government issued devices, public universities across Texas are blocking access to the popular app on the campuses’...

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Graphic created by Julian Baron. Universal Studios plans to build a kid oriented theme park in Friscos Fields development. 
“Over the next few weeks I will continue to provide ongoing information regarding the Universal Studios proposal,” Cheney posted on his official Mayor Facebook page.

New Universal Theme Park finds home in Frisco

Shreya Srivathsan and Jacob Turner
January 24, 2023

On Jan. 11, Universal Parks and Resorts announced that a new theme park will be developing in Frisco. City Council is expecting to decide on whether or not to officially approve the park on Feb. 2.  “Over...

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Junior, Cecilia Trieu, viewing one of the informational boards for the Rock Hill Expo night.

Annual Expo night promotes clubs, programs for students

Cadence Chacon and Cecilia Trieu
January 20, 2023

Expo Night is an opportunity to showcase various sports, clubs and course options for the following school year. Each of these many groups have representatives there to promote their programs for the course...

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Digitally constructed image created by Jade Kratochvil represents the Internets obsession with Wednesday. Along with millions of others, TikTok creator @maisteriousttv performs the dance featured in Wednesday. Credit: TikTok

Netflix’s “Wednesday:” details and season 2

Jade Kratochvil, Editor-In-Chief
January 10, 2023

Gothic filmmaker Tim Burton directs his first TV series and it’s a huge success. The Netflix original “Wednesday” dropped on Nov. 23. Within a week of its release, “Wednesday'' set a new record...

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Digitally constructed image created by Zoey Wilcox that represents the factors that play into the law President Biden signs into effect over marriage equality.

Respect for marriage act

Zoey Wilcox, Staff Reporter, Rock Hill Radio Director
January 10, 2023

On Dec. 13, 2022, U.S. President Joe Biden signed the Respect for Marriage Act (RFMA) into law, effectively deciding that the federal government will respect all marriages from same-sex and interracial...

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Rock Hill Round Up: Jan. 9-14

Rock Hill Round Up: Jan. 9-14

Ananya Nandyala, Reporter
January 9, 2023

Here’s your look at what’s happening this week on Rock Hill campus.

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A graphic representing HB 896, a bill regarding social media.

State representative files bill to ban social media for minors

Tolu Oyesanya, Reporter
December 16, 2022

On Dec. 7, Republican State Rep. Jared Patterson filed HB 896, a bill that would ban social media for children under 18 years old. To verify a user’s age, the bill requires the user to provide a picture...

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Care Crew prioritizes connecting with senior home residents

Care Crew prioritizes connecting with senior home residents

Yasmin Garada, Staff Writer
December 12, 2022

  A new and up-and-coming club, Care Crew, hosted its third monthly event on Sunday, Dec. 11. at 2 p.m. at Tribute Senior Living, an assisted living and memory care facility in Prosper. This...

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Gathering around the fire, board members of MSA contributed to make this event possible. We make sure everything is planned, and we set up costs, funds, and none of this would’ve been possible without our board members, senior and vice president of MSA Yasmine Garda said. We don’t do anything without everyone’s or the majority’s approval or opinions. There will be future events just like this one that MSA will host for the next semester.

MSA bonfire brings students together

Dana Garcia, Assistant Editor
December 12, 2022

  By exploring different cultures, friends and families gathered to experience the “S’mores with Lores'' bonfire on Thursday, Dec. 8. at 5:30 p.m. at Prestwyck Park. Due to weather changes...

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Featured is staff writer Cadence Chacons 2022 Spotify wrapped. Her number one artist of the year was Taylor Swift.

Wrapping up the year with Spotify

Cadence Chacon and Cecila Trieu
December 8, 2022

Spotify released its yearly wrap-up of 2022 for all Spotify listeners. Spotify Wrapped started in early December of 2016 when Spotify began to track the audio activity of users, giving users a summary...

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Showcased is one of the beams displayed at the event with signatures from parents, students and others who participated.

PISD hosts second ‘Sign the Beam’ tradition for Walnut Grove

Dana Garcia, Assistant Editor
November 18, 2022

The Walnut Grove High School beam signing was opened to families this past Wednesday, Nov. 16 with a DJ, Kona Ice, and bounce houses. It was held at the Prosper ISD Children's Health Stadium to introduce...

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Rock Hill Round Up: Nov. 7- Nov. 11

Rock Hill Round Up: Nov. 7- Nov. 11

Lola Swiderski
November 8, 2022

Here’s your look at what’s happening this week on Rock Hill campus.

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