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Betsy DeVos Confirmed

Betsy DeVos Confirmed

KyleR, Acting Managing Editor

February 7, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Through great Senate debate, Betsy DeVos has been confirmed as the Secretary of Education on President Trump's Cabinet. The confirmation comes on a wave of controversy over Devos's plans for education in the United States based on very different ideas than previous Secretaries of Education. The confirmation...

A Wall Rising

A Wall Rising

BenG, Staff Reporter

January 26, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

After much debate over whether or not he will truly go through with his campaign promise, newly-inaugurated president Donald Trump moves forward with an executive order, signed Wednesday, January 25, to begin construction and payment of the famed border wall running along the southern United States border...

Tornado in the South

Tornado in the South

Emily H, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

With rough winds whipping through Texas and a new wave of politics sweeping across the nations, there has not been very much focus on the tornadoes decimating part of the country. Regions of the southeast are in shambles as storms hit cities and communities, destroying livelihoods and even lives in their...

A Dog’s Accident

A Dog’s Accident

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

January 19, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Since the release of the trailer for the upcoming movie, “ A Dog’s purpose” people have been highly anticipating it, spreading the trailer all over social media platforms like Instagram and Twitter. But almost a day ago, a video of one of the dogs used on set was posted online, and many people...

The Accidental Attack

The Accidental Attack

KaeT, Staff Reporter

January 18, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

On January 17th, there was an explosive outrage from the Nigerian people as it was reported one of their army jets mistakenly dropped a bomb into a refugee camp. The accidental drop wounded and killed refugees and humanitarian workers alike, including soldiers and members of the Red Cross, the casualties...

Most Unfortunate Series

Most Unfortunate Series

KiaraS, Copy Editor

January 13, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Today, Netflix released the first season of its highly anticipated new original series. It is the television adaptation of “A Series of Unfortunate Events,” a 13 book series that follows the tragic events of the three Bauldelaires children after their parents die in a house fire. The first book of the origin...

Houston Rodeo 2017 Lineup

Houston Rodeo 2017 Lineup

FeliciaH, Managing Editor

January 10, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Southerners do not just have the four traditional seasons, they have five; the extra one being Rodeo season. The Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo turns the traditional event of barrel racing and bull riding up a notch; musical acts ranging from George Straight and Tim McGraw to ZZ Top and Fall Out Boy...

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

Trump’s Controversial Cabinet

KaeT, Staff Reporter

January 6, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Now that it’s January, President Obama’s term is drawing to a close as the former members get ready to leave. On January 20th, Donald Trump will officially become the United State’s 45th president. As the day draws nearer, Trump has already picked his selections for the cabinet that will accompany...

NAACP Sit-In Protesters Arrested

NAACP Sit-In Protesters Arrested

ColinH, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under In The World, News, Showcase

Donald Trump's announcement to name Jeff Sessions, the junior Senator from Alabama, to be the United States Attorney General has caused some upheaval. This announcement was made merely days after Trump becoming President-Elect, but just recently prompted a reaction from the NAACP ( National Association...

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

Autism Linked to Vitamin D Deficiency

TeresaH, Staff Reporter

January 3, 2017


Filed under In The World, News

Vitamin D deficiency can lead to numerous diseases including certain cancers, rickets, diabetes, hypertension, glucose intolerance and multiple sclerosis. However, a recent study by researchers from the Queensland Brain Institute has found that vitamin D deficiency also shares a possible link with aut...

Protestors at TAMU

Protestors at TAMU

KaeT, Staff Reporter

December 7, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

This afternoon, a guest will take the stage at Texas A&M University to speak to the public. His presence, however, has not been kindly received. White nationalist Richard Spencer was invited to speak at the University, the event has left people criticizing both A&M and Spencer. People from around...

Dakota Access Pipeline Brought to a Halt

Dakota Access Pipeline Brought to a Halt

JordanM, Editor-in-Chief

December 5, 2016


Filed under In The World, News

On December 4, 2016 the Army Corps of Engineers denied the easement through Lake Oahe for the Dakota Access Pipeline. This decision will halt construction of the controversial pipeline and explore other environmental options, a victory for protesters against the pipeline being so close to the source of...

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