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Student tattoos more than just body art

Student tattoos more than just body art

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Co-Editor in Chief
February 19
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Tattoos have traditionally been associated with rebellion, yet some teenagers are redefining what it means to be inked. From symbols of faith to hope, tattoos are proving to be more than the stereotypes that have defined them for ages. Josie Harry, Senior Inspired by astrology and mathematics,...

Former student leaves legacy

Former student leaves legacy

Sofia Guevara, Feature Editor
February 17
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"Everybody said the same thing,” English teacher Marcia Simmons said. “That this was a child who made you feel good about yourself, who was so special, who had that great smile waiting for you.” The morning after Christmas, 2012 CRHS graduate Chelsea Jean Larsen, age 20, died from injuries ...

The Introvert Extrovert Debate

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
February 17
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The Matter of It All  Grey and white has quite literally become the new black. Grey and white matter in the brain that is. “You have to remember that everybody has differences in their brains,” school psychologist Dr. Courtney Alison said. “The brain is very complex. There are a bun...

CRHS fine arts department presents: ‘Spamalot’

Sofia Guevara, Features Editor
December 18
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Costumes Junior Stephanie Huisman is costume crew head this production. As crew head, Huisman receives orders from directors and oversees a team of seven people. They research costumes and designs, and then order or make them. “I’m in charge of making sure that everything happens smoothly and tha...

Drawn to life: Senior chosen to attend, display art at festival

Drawn to life: Senior chosen to attend, display art at festival

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief
December 17
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There are more than 200 chalk murals that span three city blocks. There is chalk dust in the air which mingles with the music and chatter of the crowds. Right in the middle of it all is Anuska, scrubbing at the pavement with her chalk as she carves out her own work of art. But senior Anuska Martinez...

Senior makes All-State for third time

Senior makes All-State for third time

Molly Wade, Co-Editor in Chief
December 17
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It is his time now. He is shaking down to his knees as he begins to play his viola, the viola that he has been playing for almost seven years now. He is alone as he plays the concerto. Accompanied by varsity members of orchestra and band, he still feels lonely when he plays solo. A year later senior...

Gravity gets real

Rachel Childress, Digital Media Editor
October 30
Filed under Entertainment, Features

As cinematography becomes more realistic, Director Alfonso Cuaron uses cutting edge graphics to create a new bone chilling reality in his new film Gravity, which is one of the most intense movies in theaters now. Sandra Bullock, plays astronaut Ryan Stone who travels up to space on a trial mission a...

Senior gymnast signs to University of Pittsburgh

Maura Rowell, Entertainment Editor
October 28
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Senior Maegan Higdon has officially accepted a full-ride athletic scholarship to the University of Pittsburgh for gymnastics. Higdon, who suffered an 8-month long period of injury after hurting her shoulder, could not believe that she had been chosen for the scholarship. “I was surprised...

Back to the future

Snovia Moiz, Voice Editor
October 28
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Though they may have never met each other, Peter Neumann and Victoria Smith already have one thing in common. Ten minutes past seven. Neumann glances around him, students have begun filing in. He sees the excited first day faces and chatter. Twenty minutes past seven. As Smith does one more check...

Moms behind mums

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
October 17
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It all started out as a simple gesture of affection when a boy gave his significant other a chrysanthemum flower the week before the annual homecoming dance. Since then, the tradition of mums still remains in the southern states,but this time it’s bigger and better. The size, the objects and the amoun...

Fall shows center on “The Wizard of Oz”

Sara Saavedra, Staff Writer
October 17
Filed under Features, News

Cinco Ranch Theatre Company and Cougar Band’s fall shows. The band’s show "If I Only Had..." is performed at every varsity game at halftime and CRTC’s "The Wizard of Oz" will open Oct.10 and run through Oct.12. Both fine art departments chose the Wizard of Oz independently and found that it worked out...

Sophomore self-publishes first fantasy novel

Emily Burleson, News Editor
October 8
Filed under Features

Sophomore Beth Robinson loves storytelling, in virtually every form. “I have no idea why,” Robinson said. It is this love, this passion that led her to write, edit, manage and publish her own novel, “Talismen: Birthstones.” “I wanted to get it published before I turned 15,” Robinson...

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