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Faculty members watch their children grow, graduate

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Elizabeth Hale, staff writers
May 15
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   From their child's first steps to the great strides across the stage during graduation ceremonies, many parents have been by their child's side helping to navigate their lives together. The relationship between child and parent becomes stronger when family members find themselves at the same schoo...

Violinist discovers power of music, pursues music therapy

Violinist discovers power of music, pursues music therapy

Michelle Chong, Features Editor
May 15
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There are some things she can remember clearly about him. When she could not sleep at night, he would sing "You’ll be in my heart" by Phil Collins from the Disney movie Tarzan. He used to take her to Galveston Beach to swim. He taught her music. Most of all, he was her loyal companion to the very end...

From sky to stage; Hunt pursues theatre dream

Molly Wade, Staff Writer
May 15
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With the high stress of finding a major and choosing a college, decisions have to be made. Sometimes the outcome is unexpected and sometimes the answer was there all along. For senior Haley Hunt, choosing her future was not easy. “I was actually between theatre and aviation,” Hunt said. “My...

Student pursues musical composition at Urbana-Champaign

Student pursues musical composition at Urbana-Champaign

Molly Wade, Staff Writer
May 15
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The music industry is something rarely thought of as a probable career. Senior Bert Zhang is one student who is on his way to majoring in music composition. He will be attending the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this coming fall. “When I was five my mom signed me up for piano lessons...

Finding ways to fill ‘gaps’

Ellie Sedgwick, Staff Writer
May 15
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Most students have a very clear idea of what they are going to do after high school. They might go to their parents’ old school, or go to one that specifies in the job they want the most. But for senior Naomi Mather, she has a different idea. “I am taking a gap year, because I honestly have...

Jaska goes hard ‘Corps’

Madeline Brisson, Staff Writer
May 15
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Legacy plays a big role in Texas Agriculture and Mechanical College’s Corps of Cadets, but it is not that senior Rob Jaska feels he must follow in his family’s footsteps. It is rather that after hearing all of his family’s great experiences with the program, he cannot help but feel inclined to si...

Waters receives highest Dean’s List award

Waters receives highest Dean’s List award

Gabrielle Deckelman, staff writer
May 15
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Covered in green from head to toe, she provided the talent necessary to help take her team to the top, and with not even a clue in mind, she walked away with one of the highest recognitions available to a Robotics team member. Senior Elizabeth Waters received the For Inspiration and Recognition of...

Senior follows in family’s footsteps, joins military school

Senior follows in family’s footsteps, joins military school

Kiana Garcia, staff writer
May 15
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   Since childhood, senior Johnathan Leyba has been aspiring to join the Navy in order to follow in his father’s footsteps. After much perseverance and anticipation, Leyba received news in earlier this year that he will be joining the United States Naval Academy’s class of 2016.    "It started w...

Senior flies towards future

staff writer, Trevor Nichols
May 11
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Senior Bradley Learned, unlike many others who are undecided on their future careers, has a plan. After graduation on June first, Learned knows not only where he is going to college, but also what his career will be, and exactly how he plans to achieve a job within his future professional field. After...

On the pursuit of happiness; how depression can interfere

Shiva Mirzahaidar, staff writer
April 5
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Depression: a ten-letter word that carries the weight of ten tons.  It is used to express a condition of general emotional dejection and withdrawal. This psychological illness is made up of “feelings of hopelessness and helplessness,” psychologist Gayle Fuller said. “It is a depressed mood...

Seniors win international competition, grant money

Seniors win international competition, grant money

Amy Yu, Co Editor-in-Chief
April 5
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Besides rubbing elbows with the vice president of nutrition for Kraft Foods; multiple National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers; and a professional motorcycle racer who holds the world record for the assembling the fastest electric superbike, among others, seniors called the Philippa...

Seniors win international competition, grant money

April 5
Filed under Features

Besides rubbing elbows with the vice president of nutrition for Kraft Foods; multiple National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) researchers; and a professional motorcycle racer who holds the world record for the assembling the fastest electric superbike, among others, seniors called the Philippa...

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