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Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Bipartisanship

November 12, 2012
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If ever a man should have been rewarded for his insights and foresight, George Washington should have been after warning the youthful Union of the dangers of the bipartisan political system, including sectionalism and disunity, in his late eighteenth century farewell address. More than two centuries...

Opposing viewpoints part two: Why I support Romney

Camryn Fuller, Staff Writer
November 5, 2012
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When it comes to politics, there are many different beliefs. One is never more right than the other, and everyone is entitled to their own opinion. My opinion is that Mitt Romney will be the salvation that this country needs. One of my favorite things about the Romney/Ryan campaign is their health...

Opposing viewpoints part one: Why I support Obama

Trevor Nichols, News editor
November 5, 2012
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This November, Americans will vote whether to keep President Obama in office for another four years, or elect Governor Romney to the presidency. For the following reasons, I support re-electing President Obama. I support Obama’s education policy. He has supported governmental programs to make college...

Sticks, stones may break bones but words can hurt also

Snovia Moiz, Staff Writer
November 2, 2012
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I looked around the bus; every seat was filled with teenagers. They were laughing, listening to music, talking to each other. I did not want to sit where someone already was, and the line behind me was getting impatient. I kept walking until I came upon an empty seat. It was towards the back, sighing...

Why sex ed should be taught in Texas schools

November 2, 2012
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With Texas schools putting forth strong efforts in order to educate students about math, language, English and other subjects, little emphasis is placed on sex education. Curriculum is taken a step down, as the topic of sex is rarely mentioned in health classes. Matters such as pregnancy prevention...

‘Don’t Stop Believin’ in change for radio

Emily Burleson, Staff Writer
October 5, 2012
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Calling all Houston music radio stations; abort mission. It is time to revamp the way the you play music. An epidemic of overplaying is sweeping Houston airwaves and it’s time for a change. Radio stations should work on introducing new music to listeners they would not otherwise hear and vary their...

Student’s story of losing boyfriend to accidental death

Student’s story of losing boyfriend to accidental death

Camryn Fuller, Staff Writer
October 5, 2012
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I remember the heat of the sweltering June sun. I remember hoping to grow  in my faith at Alto Frio Baptist encampment. I remember meeting him. Tall, tan and dreamy, there he was, Thomas Ray Vickery, my Mr. Right. In the blink of an eye, Tray became that ray of sunshine that made each day worth livi...

Satire: district cuts staircases throughout Katy ISD

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
October 5, 2012
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At the start of the new school year, the district implemented a plan to eliminate several staircases within Katy ISD schools. The cuts are due to an inability to hire enough stairs in the transportation department this year. “The administration ran into some issues trying to keep our stairwells,”...

No shoes, no date, no problem

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
October 5, 2012
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Having trouble finding the perfect homecoming date? Do not worry, you are not alone. Aside from those annoying couples that date for ages, finding a homecoming date has become the challenge of the century. This year, however, you do not have to stress over who your date will be. No balloons or rubber...

Why hip-hop deserves more credit

Why hip-hop deserves more credit

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor
September 25, 2012
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As hip-hop continues to grow amongst teenagers, so does parental disapproval from adults and even other students. However, the stimulating and expressive lyrics seem to be overlooked. Common misconceptions about hip-hop include that the genre itself promotes sexism, racism, violence and other derogatory...

Majority rules when it comes to top stories

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Staff Writer
April 5, 2012
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As matters such as the presidential election, violence corrupting third world countries and strings of heroism continue to be the main points emphasized in the media, many people begin to form opinions on such issues. However, these viewpoints may be distorted, and influenced heavily by the majority. This...

Crowd funding creates medium for collective success

Crowd funding creates medium for collective success

April 5, 2012
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In a capitalist society, the general public is trained to believe in the idealistic vision of prosperity and success through hard work. Thus, in past generations the American dream inspired people to embody the notion of upward social mobility through self-sufficiency, abandoning those in poverty under the j...

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