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Covering the Bronco Nation.

The Rider Online | Legacy HS Student Media

Covering the Bronco Nation.

The Rider Online | Legacy HS Student Media

An Ode to Ranch Market

An Ode to Ranch Market

Luke Bellinger, Staff Writer January 16, 2023

If you drive north past the corporate office buildings in Irving and brave the five-over-one apartment complexes of Richardson, you will eventually arrive at a magical place called Plano. Growing up as...

Whitfill writes about the privileges he gained when he turned 18.

The Privileges of Turning 18

Connor Whitfill, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

Nobody is ever ready to become an adult. Days away from my birthday, I felt unconfident and scared for my future. I did not feel ready.  Once a person turns 18, they’re considered an adult, in at least...

Opinion: New Exemption Policy Incentivizes Students to Attend School While Sick

Opinion: New Exemption Policy Incentivizes Students to Attend School While Sick

Luke Bellinger, Staff Writer December 28, 2022

For the 2022-2023 school year, Mansfield ISD no longer allows COVID-19 sick days to be considered “excused absences” for test exemptions. For students to be exempt from a final test, they cannot have...

Craziest Day of My Life

Craziest Day of My Life

Isaiah Manning, Staff Writer December 13, 2022

Nov. 9, 6 a.m. I woke up and groggily got ready for the beginning of what I would soon find out to be the craziest day of my life. In the next 30 minutes, I prepared myself for the day and began the hour-long...

Taking Inspiration From The Big Leagues

Taking Inspiration From The Big Leagues

Cameron Hooper, Staff Writer November 3, 2022

To kick off this year’s NFL Monday Night Football, the Seahawks faced off against the Broncos. In the previous offseason, the Seahawks traded their star quarterback, Russell Wilson, to the Broncos. This...

Birthday Blues

Birthday Blues

Luke Bellinger, Staff Writer October 20, 2022

It’s 8:40 pm, Thursday, Sept. 15, 2022. I get home after an hour of driving practice and silently step toward the kitchen. I am fatigued, after eight hours of school, three hours of work, and an hour...

Nguyen writes about his love for acting.

Finding My Calling

Colin Nguyen, Staff Writer October 13, 2022

After I got my revised schedule the first day of school my sophomore year, I saw a class that I didn’t realize would change my life, my friends and even my personality forever. To start off, if you...

My Place in Journalism

My Place in Journalism

Luke Bellinger, Staff Writer October 6, 2022

Hi! My name is Luke, and I am a staff writer for The Rider Online. I joined Newspaper halfway through the fourth week of school with literally no experience in journalism, so I'm definitely in over my...

Fierro writes about her anything-but-normal high school experience because of COVID.

Anything But An Ordinary High School Experience

Leilani Fierro, Editor in Chief September 29, 2022

Oh, high school. A pivotal time in any teenager's development stage. A universal experience we all share, but I think the class of 2023 has had anything but an ordinary high school experience. Our freshman...

With the Queens recent passing, Hinerman writes about the difficulty of death, yet the comfort of remembering those lost.

Here One Day, Gone The Next

Blake Hinerman, Assistant Editor September 22, 2022

The Queen of England is dead. Her passing quickly made global news, flooding social media and news outlets with announcements and tributes to the late monarch. For some reason, every post I saw about the...

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