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A New Era

A New Era

DaphneT, Copy Editor

November 12, 2018

The 1980s are known by many as the Golden Age of video games, the age of arcades, the Atari system and such classics as “Pac-Man”, the original “Super Mario Bros.” and “Pong”. However, compared to today’s games, the graphics of old are nothing more than a little white blip on a screen. ...

Learning How to Love Myself

Learning How to Love Myself

BrandonC, Managing Editor

November 6, 2018

As a child, I knew two things: video games and solitude. The older generation may look at that and push the blame onto me, saying it was my own fault for not going outside and making friends, but it was never my intention to be so isolated at such a young age. All I ever wanted was to have friends of...

Is It Worth It?

Is It Worth It?

KaitlynO, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2018

Starbucks is a well known and well liked company that sells coffee and bakery type items. Everyone seems to be obsessed with this chain, but is it really worth all the hype?   Some of Starbucks’ drinks are good, but are they good enough for what their priced at? Most of Starbucks’ drinks...

What College Claims the Title for Best College Football Stadium?

What College Claims the Title for Best College Football Stadium?

ErinE, Online Editor

October 4, 2018

College football stadiums are the heart and soul when it comes to college game days. Texas is lucky enough to be home to some of the best stadiums in the nation. Kyle Field, Royal Texas Memorial Stadium, and Jones AT&T Stadium are three of the best stadiums and can be identified by their capacity...

All About the Eyes

All About the Eyes

SamanthaO, Staff Reporter

October 3, 2018

Yes, the rumor is true, mascara is made out of bat poop. That bat poop is the exact thing that makes your eyes pop and shine. Mascara is a girl’s best friend; it’s almost like an accessory to your outfit. Anyone can put on a trash bag, add a belt and mascara and be ready to go. Now I’m not going...

The Best of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

The Best of Brooklyn Nine-Nine

CarolineS, Online Editor

September 30, 2018

Brooklyn Nine-Nine, a show that has captured the hearts of many viewers, has five season of amazing narrative to offer. Not to mention a sixth season on the way. This comedy show revolves around the fictional detectives of the 99th precinct in Brooklyn, and follows them solving cases and living life....

Best teams in college football

Best teams in college football

CooperG, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

 Alabama: Alabama who is always a to team, looks even better this year than ever. With quarterback Tua Tagovailoa in the back field, the Tide look like on of the best offenses in the country. For the first 4 games of the season Alabama is averaging 44 points per game, and 539 yards per game, and t...

The JIMBO ERA is alive and well

The JIMBO ERA is alive and well

ErinE, Online Editor

September 17, 2018

In December of 2017, Texas A&M University made the drastic addition of making Coach Jimbo Fisher the new head coach. 10 months later, that hire has Texas A&M Football making program history. Texas A&M has started off the season hot, to say the least. While, A&M does have one loss on...

The Office: Best Cold Opens

The Office: Best Cold Opens

Sarah W, Editor In Chief

September 12, 2018

At the start of every episode of The Office is a cold open. They’re usually quick witted and add no contribution to the episode’s plot, but somehow, everyone (myself included) loves these short sketches. With that being said, I’ve taken it upon myself to manually rank my favorite cold opens. ...

Seeing Both Sides

Seeing Both Sides

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

July 29, 2018

Everyone can agree on the fact that favoritism in any situation is wrong. Let me preface by stating that I am proud to admit that I am on the receiving end of the favoritism. There are always two sides, or even more, to any story or argument, and any situation involving favoritism is not an exceptio...

10 College Essentials

10 College Essentials

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2018

Moving into college dorms is an exciting but stressful time, and with the seemingly endless list of things to pack and remember, it is easy to forget some items in the shuffle. Here are 10 items you might want to remember to bring:  1. Hangers Provided by: Wikimedia Commons If you are bringing clothes that nee...

Writing versus Testing

Writing versus Testing

CarolineS, Co-online editor

May 25, 2018

I went to a small private school for the majority of my life. Now, as a sophomore, I’m here at Cy Woods. Lots of things are different between the two schools, but the most predominate change was in my English class. At my old school, I received major grades on essays. These essays were not like...

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