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Behind Ben Boyett’s Smile

Behind Ben Boyett’s Smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
January 23, 2013
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I always thought that TV shows and movies dramatized high school a bit too much. The cliques were too easily defined, bullies still took lunch money and students ate lunch in bathroom stalls. But they did get one thing right: rumors spread like wildfire. What brings the most harm is not how far they...

‘Murica 2013: Solutions we can count on?

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
January 9, 2013
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Last week, Congress managed to avert going over the “fiscal cliff.” The compromise bill evokes memories of recent eleventh hour family Christmas shopping, in that it was a last ditch effort, not very high quality, and contained altogether too much shouting for anybody involved to be happy with the...

Snappy’s pleasantly surprises

Elizabeth Hale, Co- Web Editor
January 8, 2013
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As I walk in to Snappy’s in down town Katy, my senses are overwhelmed, positively and negatively. The restaurant, a smoke filled small building with both short and long tables that sit up to ten people, is full of hustle and bustle. A waitress kindly pointed out my friend to me sitting in the back...

Students come back only to give up resolutions

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
January 7, 2013
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Behind Mariam El Wakil’s Smile

Behind Mariam El Wakil’s Smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
January 7, 2013
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On January of 2011, millions of Egyptians joined to form an uprising aimed at dethroning the president of the time, Hosni Mubarak. What began as peaceful acts of civil disobedience concluded in hundreds of citizens dead and thousands injured by violent responses from governmental forces. Protesters demanded...

Offensive books continue to astound students

Offensive books continue to astound students

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
December 6, 2012
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America needs more elections

Trevor Nichols, News Editor
November 12, 2012
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The votes are counted, the results are in, and we have a final answer. After months of constantly following the presidential candidates’ every move, we finally know who will be running the country for the next four years. President Obama has been reelected to the presidency. Like many others, I...

Behind Nolan Hurd’s Smile

Behind Nolan Hurd’s Smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
November 7, 2012
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The Scout Law states that a Boy Scout must be brave and face danger, even if he feels afraid. He must be cheerful and try to make others happy, even if a smile is hard to find. He must be concerned about others, even when others are concerned about him. Seven years ago, senior Nolan Hurd saw himself...

Homecoming comeback

Homecoming comeback

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
November 5, 2012
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True supporters of politics

True supporters of politics

Molly Wade, Co-Web Editor
November 5, 2012
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Behind Kelly Thomson’s Smile

Behind Kelly Thomson’s Smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
October 24, 2012
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As the Christmas break approaches, Kelly Thomson and her mom try on shoes - Chacos to be exact - for the Costa Rica mission trip planned for the summer. The weather outside is splendid, Christmas music plays in every corner; things just could not get any better.  Yet all of a sudden, Mrs. Thomson begins...

Behind Naimah Urfi’s smile

Behind Naimah Urfi’s smile

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor
October 10, 2012
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Nick Vujicic, a motivational speaker with no arms or legs, speaks through my computer screen. After a few minutes, my attention is no longer focused on his appearance but on his words. "I don't care how you look! I don't care!" he says. Why do many of us care? We work so hard on what we look on the...

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