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Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Ana Gutierrez, Staff Writer
May 11
Filed under Entertainment

As the last day of high school approaches, so does the first day of college for most seniors. With freedom comes responsibility, including knowing what food to eat and what exercise plan to follow from the first year in college until the rest of your adult life. Although Ramen Noodles and Pop Tarts...

Let the Games begin

Let the Games begin

Ana Gutierrez, staff writer
April 5
Filed under Entertainment

Action-filled thriller The Hunger Games opened in theaters Friday, March 23, bringing in $155 million by the end of opening weekend. Despite minor plot changes, filmmakers captured the significant parts of the story and added a splash of their own imagination, resulting in a captivating and blood pu...

Second British Invasion

Ellie Sedgwick, staff writer
April 5
Filed under Entertainment

About fifty years ago, four boys from Liverpool swept the world away with their catchy songs, funny haircuts and general popularity. The Beatles were one of the first British bands to hit America, and with them came many more, like the Rolling Stones, The Who and The Bee Gees. The popularity of the English...

“There’s an app for that”

“There’s an app for that”

Madeline Brisson, Staff Writer
April 5
Filed under Entertainment

If apps are not your favorite thing about smart phones, I do not know what is. These are some great hits currently available in the app store. 1. Where’s My Water $.99. Where’s My Water is yet another addicting puzzle game. It challenges you to dig a perfect path with the swipe of a finger...

“Hats Off” to Chevelle

Sebastian De Castro, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Entertainment

The trio Chevelle proved themselves as true rock stars with their sixth album, “Hats Off to the Bull.” After a slight decline in their popularity since 2002’s “Wonder What's Next”, Chevelle returns with heavier guitar riffs, deep and melodic lyrics, steady drum beats and a killer bass. It’s...

Surbugatory vs. real life

Molly Wade, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Entertainment

Nose jobs, neighbors that are a little too friendly, and fluffy white dogs named after sports drinks define the new hit-TV show where all characters live in ‘a bubble of ignorance’, except for teenager Tessa Altman. The show follows the adventures of Tessa after she and her father, George, move fr...

Singers shine on stage at Cinco Sings

Singers shine on stage at Cinco Sings

Ellie Sedgwick, staff writer
February 9
Filed under Entertainment

The choir program hosted the fourth annual Cinco Sings on Jan. 19 with five novice performers dropping their apprehension to sing and perform. "It was really fun," sophomore Abbey Roberts said. "I felt like I would not get in at all. I was not nervous until I messed up my lines. That was when my voic...

No fuse for Dynamite

Sebastian De Castro, Staff Writer
February 9
Filed under Entertainment

According to Entertainment Weekly, a staggering 9.5 million viewers watched the premiere of the animated TV show Napoleon Dynamite on Jan. 15. The second episode experienced a rather significant drop in views. The show can best be compared to King of the Hill since the animation and humor is similar. ...

Golden Globes recognizes feature films, television achievements

Golden Globes recognizes feature films, television achievements

Shiva Mirzahaidar, staff writer
January 18
Filed under Entertainment

On Jan 15, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association aired its annual telecast of the Golden Globes. The star-studded award show featured the year’s biggest films, several of which were nominated in multiple categories. Ricky Gervais, who returned as host for the third year straight, once again offered...

Album Review: Coldplay enters 2012 with new, electronic sound

Album Review: Coldplay enters 2012 with new, electronic sound

Sebastian De Castro, staff writer
January 6
Filed under Entertainment

After 11 years since their initial debut, Coldplay has finally released their fifth studio album, Mylo Xyloto, while moving into a more mainstream, electronic-pop sound. Nostalgic fans will certainly feel betrayed with Coldplay’s new style of music, abandoning their old style of Brit-pop and anth...

Fall television lineup experiances fallout in quality, ratings

Molly Wade, Staff Writer
December 9
Filed under Entertainment

Before all the glittering prospects of fall television overwhelm the masses, take a moment to remember the shows that have fallen. Many of these fallen favorites have not physically disappeared. They have just eluded our minds for some time. Perhaps it all started when that new preview for that awesome...

Katy ISD students co-write, direct film exposing cruelty

Anita Farsad, Co-Editor in Chief
December 9
Filed under Entertainment, Features

He was a kid just like anyone else, perhaps 16 or 17 years old. He likely woke up every morning at six, dressed accordingly and probably sat quietly beside you in algebra, itching in his seat as he was relentlessly mocked by students for his sexual orientation. The unconventional aspect of this story...

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