Category: Local

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Besties Beyond Disability

By Elise Siebert Jenks High School has a sibling duo that stands out from the rest. Throughout their lives, they have always spent time together reading and watching movies. Senior Bailie Sexton and Junior Elijah Sexton are not only siblings, but they are also best friends. Elijah has […]

Behind Blithe Spirit

By Charlotte Suttee Blithe Spirit– what an extravagant show! If you’ve been to earlier plays, you may notice how the cast size of the shows shrink as the year goes on. By the time this yearly Spring show rolled around, the number of students behind the production greatly […]

Teacher Walkout Recap

By Jackson Cropper With April rolling around once again, it marks the one year anniversary of the 2018 Oklahoma Teacher Walkout in which teachers all throughout the state stepped out of their overfilled classrooms to urge the state’s legislature to fund public education in a fair and just […]

The Future of Physics

By Jackson Lee At first, it may seem like any other room in the Math and Science building. The desks neatly arranged into 3 long rows, all facing towards the whiteboard on the opposite side of the room. Textbooks and various other assortments of physics related items are […]

Meet the Meat (and egg) Men!

By Camille Jones and Lily Heritage Hundreds of animals squeezed inside a small enclosure, daylight escapes them. The smell of feces so overwhelming that there isn’t anything else to focus on. Animals groan and squeal at the conditions. If you’re in Workun’s AP Lang class, you may have […]

Los Mariachis Review

Food is the one thing that can really bring people together. However, it’s also something that people can get easily tired of. Living in Tulsa, there are the typical popular-but-repetitive food chains. How can we escape the Chili’s of the world? The Trojan Torch is going to help […]

TEDxJenks

By Jackson Cropper We all understand what it’s like to watch a TED Talk in school. The second you hear the drip drip from the red TED logo hitting the screen, you can’t help but have your eyes glued to whoever is about to deliver thought-provoking ideas, and […]