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Flags not lowered to honor American hero

When U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle was shot and killed at a Texas shooting range early this month, Governor Rick Perry did not order flags to be flown at half-mast. While the nation hung their heads in grief, flags remained flying high. Many believe the correct honor and respect was not given to this American hero. Photo by Nikki Dabney.

March 1, 2013

By Nikki Dabney Staff Writer When our nation suffers from a tragedy or loss of an American hero, all government buildings, public schools and military bases are ordered to fly their flags at half-staff. This is a symbolic way for the country to grieve and show its respect. When Texan U.S. Nav...

Special luncheon to honor National Merit Commended Students

October 30, 2012

By Thomas Hair Opinions Editor Every year, there comes a time in October when every high school student in America must sit down and complete the Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test (PSAT). This test is more than just a way to get out of class or practice for the "real" SAT. For many students, it...