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Ezra Morales

Ezra Morales has 21 articles published.

Ezra Morales is well rounded, hard working senior and Managing Editor for The Polaris Press. You can catch him running for cross country, playing soccer, or working at the craft store and Trans Student Educational Resources. He is passionate about changing the world and making schools safer for the LGBTQ+ community.

About Ezra Morales

Ezra Morales is well rounded, hard working senior and Managing Editor for The Polaris Press. You can catch him running for cross country, playing soccer, or working at the craft store and Trans Student Educational Resources. He is passionate about changing the world and making schools safer for the LGBTQ+ community.

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Best of the fest: Students advance in UIL film competition

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The curtains are drawn, the lights go out and the 2018 UIL Young Filmmakers Festival commences at the historic Paramount Theater in downtown Austin on Wednesday, February 28, 2018. People in attendance included Media Technology teacher Mr. Roger Soden and a group of Ann Richards Media Technology students along with hundreds of other advisors and…

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March Matters: Shedding Light on remarkable affairs that occur this month

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March is filled with lots of fun springtime events, along with some more serious celebrations that often don’t get commemorated. Here are some noteworthy events that you can observe throughout the month of March. All month- Women’s history month Women’s history month was first celebrated in March 1987 and is recognized as a month to…

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It’s getting hot in here: Flu epidemic sweeps hallways

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Snot filled tissues are overflowing the trash cans around the Ann Richards School as one of the United States’ worst outbreaks of the flu since the Bubonic Plague has begun making its way through the hallways. Due to the 2018 flu student attendance is at an all time low for the year and things only…

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It’s the end of the world as we know it: New Netflix original series review

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Based off of the short film and graphic novel of the same name, The End of the F***ing  World, a new Netflix original series, tells the story of two British teens: Alyssa and James. James believes he is a psychopath, however, the only way he can know for sure is if he murders someone. This…

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Handmade Holidays: Simple do-it-yourself gifts you can create in minutes

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Are you on a budget but want to give your friends well thought out gifts? These ideas are not only charming and heartwarming, but easy to make and super affordable. Hand-decorated ornaments Buying clear plastic ornaments and painting them by hand is the essential homemade craft to give to all of your friends and family.…

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Technology 101: Students review new computers used for school work

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At the September 13th high school back to school night, each Ann Richards high school and eighth-grade students were given their own individual Chromebook laptops that were to be used both inside and outside of the classroom. To get a feel for how the Chromebooks have been working so far, the Polaris Press analyzed survey…

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Charitable charities: Where are your donations actually going?

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During times of disaster and tragedy, one of the first things people worry about is money. Gas/food prices rise, basic necessities like clean clothes and clean water are out of reach, and thousands of dollars in damages have occurred. The people effected turn towards donation centers to fulfill their needs while they try to rebuild…

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Far out: New space telescope will be able to view the entire history of universe

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Have you ever wondered what it would be like to see how the universe first looked after the Big Bang? Well, NASA seems to have the solution for you. The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST), formerly known as the “Next Generation Telescope”, is a new and innovative galactic-metal-baby formed by NASA in collaboration with the…

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SXS-Digits: A look at the stats and facts of South by Southwest

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“The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.” –via sxsw.com Today marks SXSW’s 31st year in the business and overtime SXSW has grown in popularity locally, nationally and globally. Here are some…

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Creativity in conflict: Women share their stories about life during the Israeli-Palestine war over land

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Last Monday, February 13th, the founder of Creativity for Peace, Dottie Indyke, and four women who have been a part of the organization visited ARS to discussed with students the conflict between Israel and Palestine. Creativity for Peace is an organization that encourages young women in the Israeli-Palestine land to participate in a summer camp…

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Up on their feet: Dance team conquers at competition

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This past Saturday, February 4th, the ARS Starlettes competed in the MA Dance competition hosted at Bowie High School under the direction of dance sponsors Ms. Doy Roberts and Ms. Danielle Willie; captain Giani Bright, 11 and co- lieutenants Beverly Castellanos, 12, and Keyla Blanco, 11. The team won sweepstakes for all three of their…

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I wanna get better: My personal journey through mental health recovery

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I woke up to a killer headache and the sun shining through my windows, not knowing what had happened the night before. No, I was not hungover, I was recovering from one of the worst mental breakdowns I have had in my life. When I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with clinical depression…

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