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College vs. Cinco

Snovia Moiz, Co-Editor-in-Chief
December 15, 2014
Filed under Features

Chick-fil-a. Football games. Maroon out. LaCenterra. These, among other things, characterize Cinco Ranch. Something most residents and students fail to notice is the seclusion from the outside world that Cinco offers. Sometimes Cinco can seem like its own world. This revelation was very clear for college...

College Application Guide: Baylor University

College Application Guide: Baylor University

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

Ranked among the best Southern Christian Universities, Baylor University prides itself in offering students a top-tier education and research opportunities while maintaining a basis in Christian morals. As the school’s mission statement says: “The mission of Baylor University is to educate men and wome...

College Application Guide: University of Houston

College Application Guide: University of Houston

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

Founded in 1927, The University of Houston is a public college with over 40,000 students attending both graduate and undergraduate school. The college is a research hub located in the business section of Houston, with several contacts to Fortune 500 companies. It is also the second most diverse majo...

College Application Guide: University of Texas at Austin

College Application Guide: University of Texas at Austin

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer
November 2, 2014
Filed under Blogs, Texas Colleges

When you apply for the University of Texas at Austin, one of the required statements you must agree to is the University Code of Conduct: “The core values of The University of Texas at Austin are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each member of...

College decisions needed for senior issue

College decisions needed for senior issue

April 2, 2014
Filed under News

Our staff implores any senior who is attending school in the fall to fill out a form for our senior issue! The final issue of this semester includes two pages that list every senior's college of choice with their name. Those who do not fill out this form will not be included! The deadline for this...

Moore twins commit to separate universities for sports

Moore twins commit to separate universities for sports

Rachel Childress, Staff Writer
November 2, 2012
Filed under Sports, Swimming

Next year, senior Angela Moore will enter Colorado State University and senior Amanda Moore will enter Mount St. Mary’s University. Moving to opposite sides of the country, the twins will be split apart when they go to college. Varsity swimmer Amanda is going all the way to Maryland. After debati...

Going out of state brings whirlwind of emotions

Shiva Mirzahaidar, staff writer
May 15, 2012
Filed under Features

Before the school bell rings for the last time, all the goodbyes are said, and every suitcase is packed, seniors may notice the proximity of the beginning of their college career. While this new adventure involves taking on new responsibilities, branching out, and meeting new people, attending a coll...

Violinist discovers power of music, pursues music therapy

Violinist discovers power of music, pursues music therapy

Michelle Chong, Features Editor
May 15, 2012
Filed under Features

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...

Jaska goes hard ‘Corps’

Madeline Brisson, Staff Writer
May 15, 2012
Filed under Features

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...

Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Ana Gutierrez, Staff Writer
May 11, 2012
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...

Appealing for financial aid: students petition for grants, loans

Taral Patel, News Editor
May 11, 2012
Filed under News

After the initial euphoria or gloom after college decisions came out and with the economy slowly coming back, record college enrollment and the executive branch’s push for increasing student aid helped fuel huge amounts of financial aid appeals. Families have increasingly opened their finances to cover thei...

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