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WHY YOU SHOULD LEARN ANOTHER LANGUAGE
Nhi Nguyen, Feature Editor • May 25, 2021

As students in the state of Texas, one of the first languages we are introduced to in school (besides English) is Spanish. Most schools require at least three language credits for high school students to graduate. These requirements might be a source of dread for some students.    Learning a new language can be very difficult. Studying a new language includes learning new vowels, letters, and sounds. So if it’s such an arduous feat, why should we learn new languages?   The first steps of learning a new language can be very difficult, but once you learn a new language, the doors of communication are opened twofold. In acquiring new knowledge of a language, you are able to communicate with new people all around the world.    The...

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YOU ARE OWLSOME MAY RESPONSES
YOU ARE OWLSOME MAY RESPONSES
Enya Ratkic, Kati Moffett, and Sarah Jagnow June 4, 2021

The “You Are Owlsome'' club here at iUniversity Prep started with a simple idea of spreading kindness throughout our school. Started by Kati Moffett, Enya Ratkic, and Sarah Jagnow, the small idea has blossomed into a school-wide act of generosity. We’ve received 115 responses so far, with 12 of those being in the month of May.  We truly appreciate everyone’s kindness and couldn’t be more proud of our fellow students here at iUP! If you would like to submit an act of kindness, please use this form. We will provide a list of all responses we receive each month. That being said, here are...

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HEALTHY SNACKS
HEALTHY SNACKS
Thanh-Xuân Nguyen, Staff Writer • May 25, 2021

It's always breakfast, lunch, and dinner! Breakfast, lunch, and dinner! But what about the in-between snacks? By having healthy snacks throughout the day, you are not only full from tasty foods but also...

HOW TO DE-STRESS
HOW TO DE-STRESS
May 23, 2021
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A UNIQUE FAIRYTALE
Susannah Otstott, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021

From tutus to pointe shoes to a little girl’s dream, ballet has been appreciated for decades. People would spend their evenings watching ballets and enjoying the theater....

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June 3, 2021
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Hello! I am DJ Johnson and I am a ninth grader at Iuniversity Prep. I love journalism and writing, I am also heavily into coding and engineering. My job at iHoot is Staff Writer. This is my first year...

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS
Lauren Burgess, Staff Writer • June 3, 2021

College is a very important part of the steps to becoming an adult following high school. However, college can be very expensive depending on multiple different factors such...

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COLLEGE DORM DO'S AND DON'TS
Emily DeMotte and Mia Sanchez Miller May 5, 2021

National College Decision Day is May 1st, which means many seniors here at iUP have already committed to schools for the fall and are looking forward to their next 4 years...

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HANGIN
HANGIN' OUT WITH SUMMER
Thanh-Xuân Nguyen, Staff Writer • May 21, 2021

With summer just around the corner, I’ve compiled a list of a few places for teens to hang out with friends and family. While cases/death rates of the Coronavirus are slowly...

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WHY I THINK YOU SHOULD GET A FRIENDLY COMPANION
Mikayla Talty, Staff Writer • May 20, 2021

What did you always want as a kid? Have you ever wanted a pet?! I know I did. Maybe you did too! Turns out there might be some psychological...

“We can always find something to be thankful for, and there may be reasons why we ought to be thankful for even those dispensations which appear dark and frowning.”

Albert Barnes
WATERMELON SUGAR
WATERMELON SUGAR
Susannah Otstott, Staff Writer • May 12, 2021

While it may be a song, I don’t know about you, but I will be indulging in some sweet watermelon this summer season! From fresh fruit to light...

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