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Mindfulness

Mindfulness

SarahW, Copy Editor

September 28, 2017


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Practicing mindfulness is the most important skill I have acquired throughout high school. Students, myself included, tend to sacrifice their mental connection for academic success, this is why mindfulness is greatly important for students specifically. To define mindfulness, it’s a mental state ac...

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


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I often look around and see that people all across the school are constantly vying for ‘leadership’ positions. It seems to be the most valued or one of the most valued aspects of the high school experience and with good reason. Having a leadership position, can definitely bolster your application...

Beat the Bell

Beat the Bell

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2017


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Find all alternate routes to minimize any delays caused by crowds. Do not linger in the halls. Yes, it is fun to stand and talk with your friends, but not only are you wasting your own time, but you are delaying others. It is time to learn how to walk and talk at the same time. Listen to the warnin...

The Problem With Body Positivity

The Problem With Body Positivity

Sarah W, Co Copy Editor

July 14, 2017


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Personally, I am kind of a fitness enthusiast, which probably explains my stance on the movement. I do not support the body positivity movement because I feel that in some cases the concept brings positivity to obesity, why support something that is so deadly and unhealthy? I promote a healthy lifestyle,...

What I Want to Accomplish

What I Want to Accomplish

KiaraC, Entertainment Editor

May 19, 2017


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I hope to one day travel the world and take pictures of everything that make me feel alive and inspired. I want to create a combination of fashion and human connections in a magazine designed for anyone with a sense of youth and excitement. Ensure financial security for myself and my loved ones. Go...

Is a Hot dog a Sandwich?

Is a Hot dog a Sandwich?

JustinV, Staff Reporter

May 11, 2017


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The most polarizing question of our century has been whether or not a hot dog is actually a sandwich. From the heated presidential debates last fall to daily conversations, the topic of what exactly a hot dog is has dominated headlines recently. Both sides have convincing cases, but alas, there is a...

Summer Savings

Summer Savings

KiaraSt, Copy Editor

May 5, 2017


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As this school year comes to a close, students are left asking themselves, “what should we do this summer?” Kids are left sitting at home thinking there is nothing for them to do, but contrary to popular belief, there are a ton of activities to do around the Houston area- and for cheap too. So gra...

Blackbear

Blackbear

KaylaP, staff reporter

May 5, 2017


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I am personally dependent on music. I can’t sing or play an instrument, but I’m almost always listening to music on Spotify, the radio, YouTube, anything. I always have someone new in my library and my obsession for the past 6 months has been an artist that goes by the name Blackbear. I would ...

Judging a Book by its Cover

Judging a Book by its Cover

KaeT, Acting Social Media Editor

April 19, 2017


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All my life I’ve heard one question more times than I care to admit, “Hey, are you okay?” When I say I’m fine it’s always the same response, “You don't look okay.” There’s a very simple reason as to why I don't look okay, and it's called genetics. I actually inherited this stern looking...

Damaging Entertainment

Damaging Entertainment

LeahT, Reporter

April 19, 2017


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Disclaimer: My opinions are purely based off of the few episodes I have seen and the actual book "Thirteen Reasons Why" For many, ‘Thirteen Reasons Why’ is purely entertainment. The show recently aired on Netflix and is currently blowing up, especially with the younger crowd. I myself read the book ...

Are Amusement Parks Really Worth It?

Are Amusement Parks Really Worth It?

FallanW, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2017


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Last weekend I went to Six flags in Dallas with my family. There I noticed some things, and questioned the true hype and excitement of  amusement parks. First off let me say Dallas, for me, is way more crowded than San Antonio and a lot less fun. I mean, yeah their rides are more interesting and exciting,...

Candy is Not a Snack

Candy is Not a Snack

KaylaP, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2017


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Do people really consider candy a snack? That’s the question that has been on my mind after coming upon a YouTube video where people created a song that contained the line “candy is not a snack, if you think that you are wack” and honestly I couldn’t agree more. A snack is something people eat between ...

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