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10 College Essentials

10 College Essentials

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

June 15, 2018


Filed under Opinions

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...

10% – an opinion

10% – an opinion

ColinH, Business Manager

February 5, 2018


Filed under Opinions

As many of you are aware, the State of Texas has a law where the top 10% of students in their high school class get automatic admission to any state school, and in the case of the University of Texas at Austin, it’s raised to 7%. This law puts students at highly competitive schools (such as Cy Woods)...

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

Leadership: An Overblown Attribute?

ColinH, Staff Reporter

September 14, 2017


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

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...

Overambitious

Overambitious

ColinH, Staff Reporter

February 9, 2017


Filed under Opinions

In modern day high schools, students are getting more and more ambitious. This isn't necessarily a bad thing, as students are becoming more productive members of society before they are even fully fledged members to begin with. But a quick conversation with a parent or someone of the previous generation...

Rant: Sorry I’m Poor

Rant: Sorry I’m Poor

LeahT, Entertainment Editor

September 26, 2016


Filed under Opinions

To the girl who complained about having too much money for financial aid: I am sorry you do not qualify. I am sorry your family makes several times more than mine. I am sorry your family has a big house and a nice pool and does not struggle to pay rent for your small apartment every month. I am sorry...

Facing the Facts

Facing the Facts

Jordan Miller, Editor-in-Chief

June 24, 2016


Filed under Opinions, Showcase

If you are like me, then you are already stressing. It is not even a month into summer but all I can think about is that this is my last summer at home before I graduate. I am planning on attending college in the fall of 2017, and I just keep thinking about everything that needs to be done to apply to...

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