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Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

SATIRE: I miss freshman me

SATIRE: I miss freshman me

Cassie Valdez
May 14, 2018
Someone take me back to freshmen year.
Win by losing

Win by losing

Cassie Valdez
May 8, 2018
Before you waste your time, remember that some battles just aren't worth fighting.
Not to get political but

Not to get political but

Cassie Valdez
April 27, 2018
Don't base potential friendships off of political beliefs.
SATIRE: PRO/CON: Nursery rhymes: the real banger

SATIRE: PRO/CON: Nursery rhymes: the real banger

Cassie Valdez
April 20, 2018
Nursery rhymes are the outright best form of music.
Dance, dance, revelation

Dance, dance, revelation

Cassie Valdez
April 12, 2018
School dances are overrated, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't go to them.
Times ticking

Time’s ticking

Cassie Valdez
April 3, 2018
There's only a limited amount of time in high school; don't let it go to waste.
Anything But Normal yearbook to be distributed next month

‘Anything But Normal’ yearbook to be distributed next month

Cassie Valdez
April 3, 2018
Yearbooks will be distributed on May 7.
Protests are welcome (sometimes)

Protests are welcome (sometimes)

Cassie Valdez
March 9, 2018
Protests are an important right that citizens have, but they aren't effective without a clear purpose.
An Hour In ... the Lip Sync Battle

An Hour In … the Lip Sync Battle

Cassie Valdez and Maggie Shepard
February 23, 2018
Numerous clubs participated in the first ever Lip Sync Battle hosted by Journalism.
President Barack Obama delivers a health care address to a joint session of Congress at the United States Capitol in Washington, D.C., Sept. 9, 2009. (Official White House Photo by Lawrence Jackson)
 
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In the FBI we (should) trust

Cassie Valdez
February 9, 2018
The Nunes Memo is an attempt by House Republicans to silence the Russian investigation that threatens President Donald Trump's role in office.
The American Dream(ers)

The American Dream(ers)

Cassie Valdez
January 24, 2018
Despite the government shutdown, the fate of DACA has yet to be rescued.
Cheers to a new year

Cheers to a new year

Cassie Valdez
January 6, 2018
Blissful ignorance is great until you realize there's no escaping the consequences.