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The Growing Problem of Overtourism

Gondolas sailing in Venice, Italy

EvanH, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

In recent years, countries all around the world have been experiencing a relatively new problem called overtourism. Overtourism occurs when cities are crowded with so many tourists that it starts to affect the quality of life for permanent residents and, sometimes, ecosystems. Overtourism is regularly oc...

Minding Your Health

Minding Your Health

FiorellaP, Managing Editor

December 12, 2019

A new piece of legislation has been proved in attempts to help students who may need mental health help. The bill, which was proposed by state Rep. Jason Villalba, would force high school students to have regular mental health evaluations in order to remain in the general student population.  House ...

Hollywood’s Bleeding

Hollywood's Bleeding

FiorellaP, Managing Editor

December 10, 2019

You may or may not know Post Malone, but there’s no doubt you’ve probably heard him on mainstream radio millions of times. The American singer, songwriter and rapper has gained high acclamation for blending musical genres, including hip hop, pop, trap and rock, with his introspective songwriting a...

I Hope YOU Get it

Freshman Erin Doyle as Maya in Godspell at Imaginnation Theatre in 2018.

MackenseyD, Online Editor

December 4, 2019

Theatre: where people express themselves through a character they have developed and worked hard on, that is of course if you get cast.  The number one concern of all people in “the biz’” is whether or not they will “book it.” That’s industry speak meaning the actor in question got the r...

TikTok Takeover

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ReganG, Staff Reporter

November 1, 2019

On almost every teenager's phone around the world lies the newest form of social media: TikTok. TikTok is a social media app for creating and sharing short videos and sketches. To many, it seems like TikTok just popped up out of nowhere. However, TikTok has been around for a few years, previously k...

Perfect Beginning

Nationals Stadium during the 2019 National League Game

EvanH, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2019

With an end to an exciting and nail-biting 2019 season, the Major League Baseball postseason began on Tuesday, Oct. 1. The postseason began with the National League Wildcard game where the Milwaukee Brewers took on the Washington Nationals. After such an exciting season, the average fan would expect no...

The James Charles Incident

19-year-old James Charles has been making beauty videos since 2015, but it's uncertain how much longer he'll be doing it.

DaphneT, Copy Editor

May 17, 2019

Over the past few days, there’s been nonstop talk in the school and on the Internet about a recent scandal involving James Charles. You might be asking yourself questions such as “Who is this James Charles person?” “Why is everyone talking about him?” “What is the big deal with this guy?...

The Grammy’s 2019 Goes Girl Power

A Grammy award

FiorellaP, Buisness Manager

February 14, 2019

The Grammy Awards is a special ceremony held annually by the American National Academy of Recording Arts to celebrate and honor various talented artists in the record/entertainment Industry. This years 61st annual Grammy Awards held on February 10th, featured many new nominees as well as a surprisin...

Critics Choice Movie Awards: Winners

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JerahB, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2019

The Critics Choice Movie Awards aired January 13th, 2019. This award show is presented annually to honor cinematic achievement. Here are the list of winners for each category.   Best Picture   "Black Panther" "BlacKkKlansman" "The Favourite" "First Man" "Green Book"...

Gender: Redefined by Trump

A label for a public transgender bathroom facility

SarahW, Editor In Chief

October 24, 2018

After Obama's administration took steps towards a more inclusive definition of the term 'gender,' the Department of Health and Human Services is pushing Trump to establish a legal definition of 'gender.' Trump's administration has since stated that their definition of gender is defined by one's biological...

In-N-Out is coming to Houston

A meal from In-N-Out.

PaigeR, Staff Reporter

October 20, 2018

The famous burger chain, In-N-Out burger has purchased property in Katy at the intersection of I-10 and Katy Fort Bend Road. It has been a long time coming for this chain to reach Houston. There have been a few suspicions since 2017 about this mouth-watering arrival, yet there was no confirmation...

Beto Vs. Cruz

Democratic Donkey & Republican Elephant

MadisonF, Staff Reporter

October 17, 2018

On March 6, Beto O’Rourke and Ted Cruz were announced as the two candidates running for this year’s general election for U.S. Senate in Texas. Cruz, a Houston native, and Republican hopes to seek a second term after being the Junior U.S. Senator for Texas since 2013. But on the opposite side of the...

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