Good teachers encourage, build kids up

TX. Teachers

I sat in my government class, listening to my teacher drone on about the amendments of the Constitution yet again — my only forms of entertainment being the doodles on my page and a tally of how many times said teacher looked up to the ceiling, desperately saying “retirement....


Can we step back and cross nation's great divide?

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Just like the tectonic plates beneath us, our country is becoming increasingly divided. Political parties are constantly at each other’s throats and nothing is getting done. This is not limited to political issues; we’re constantly bickering over trivial matters and silly rivalries....


The TX. 10: Things we do NOT want to find in our Easter basket

Chocolate easter eggs and sweets on wooden background

1. Chocolate bunnies 2. Jelly beans 3. The grass stuff 4. Cadbury Eggs 5. Peeps 6. Dollar-store chocolates 7. A real bunny 8. Egg-shaped gumballs  9. Licorice, especially pastel/rainbow licorice 10. Raw eggs — TX. Staff


Bottom Line trivia

Titanic on an old photo, Belfast, Northern Ireland

The Titanic was the first ship to use the SOS signal.


See the world while teaching English abroad


A lot of people dream of traveling the world when they are still young, but that, unfortunately, isn’t a reality for many of those people. Let’s be honest, traveling, especially international travel, is expensive and can be scary when you’re young with newfound independence....


School walkout 'right thing to do'

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On Feb. 14, 17 lives were lost in the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School  shooting, and 14 people were injured. The event is ranked No. 9 on the list of the United States’ deadliest mass shootings and sparked a critical debate on gun control. Student survivors spoke out, even though...


These scholars merit 'sterling' marks

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Each year, more than 1,000 students compete in schools and regions across the state of Utah for the coveted title of Sterling Scholar. So, wondering what exactly a Sterling Scholar is? And what it takes to be one? Looks like you’ve come to the right place. The official Sterling Scholar...


The TX. 10: Best Marvel Cinematic Universe films

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1. “Thor: Ragnarok” 2. “Doctor Strange” 3. “Spider-Man: Homecoming” 4. “Black Panther” 5. “The Avengers” • Story continues below video  6. “Captain America: The First Avenger” 7. “Iron Man” 8....


Bottom line trivia

TX. Lemons

One pound of lemons contains more sugar than one pound of strawberries.

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