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Wallflower film blossoms

Wallflower film blossoms

Elizabeth Hale, Co- Web Editor

November 2, 2012

Generally, movie adaptations of best-selling books have a tough time on the big screen, which was why Summit Entertainment’s The Perks of Being a Wallflower did not excite me at first. I read the book before I entered high school and it is still one of my favorites. When you fall in love with a b...

‘Second time’s the charm’

Sofia Guevara, Staff Writer

October 5, 2012

Upcoming film releases include enticing sequels of past popular films. Which one will be successful at the box office? Which one will break their past film records? Taken 2 Three year ago Taken opened in theaters, which starred Liam Neeson as retired CIA agent, Bryan Mills. Mills’ world turned upsi...

Cinco royalty: getting to know 2012 Homecoming Court

Cinco royalty: getting to know 2012 Homecoming Court

October 3, 2012

  Read on to discover everything you need to know to choose this year’s Homecoming King and Queen. Who will win your vote? Lori Schaefer Q: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A: My dream was to be a pop star and to be singing and dancing on a huge stage for thousands of people. This of...

Experimental group continues to create new sounds

Experimental group continues to create new sounds

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

October 3, 2012

The neo-psychedelic group Animal Collective recently released Centipede Hz, their ninth studio album. The group has been a leader of experimental rock since the start of the new millennium, evolving their garish, vibrant sound into a dreamy collection of roused vocals that are seamlessly weaved i...

Bold second album allows for growth

Bold second album allows for growth

Shiva Mirzahaidar, Voice Editor

September 27, 2012

Indie pop band The XX recently released their sophomore album, Coexist. The London based quartet-turned-trio gained worldwide recognition from their debut album, xx, in 2009 due to its minimalistic, whispery nature. The groups skeletal quality, a trademark sound for them, is present with their latest...

Bravo presents its spin on musical

Bravo presents its spin on musical

Ana Gutierrez, Entertainment Editor

September 17, 2012

The Cinco Ranch High School Bravo Show Choir is currently preparing for its performance of “The World Goes 'Round,” a medley of musical performances written by John Kander and Fred Ebb. The 24 members will begin their first performance of the year, at 7:30 p.m. on September 20. The show is a...

Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Farewell Freshman Fifteen: stay high school skinny

Ana Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 11, 2012

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...

Let the Games begin

Let the Games begin

Ana Gutierrez, staff writer

April 5, 2012

Action-filled thriller The Hunger Games opened in theaters Friday, March 23, bringing in $155 million by the end of opening weekend. Despite minor plot changes, filmmakers captured the significant parts of the story and added a splash of their own imagination, resulting in a captivating and blood pu...

Second British Invasion

Ellie Sedgwick, staff writer

April 5, 2012

About fifty years ago, four boys from Liverpool swept the world away with their catchy songs, funny haircuts and general popularity. The Beatles were one of the first British bands to hit America, and with them came many more, like the Rolling Stones, The Who and The Bee Gees. The popularity of the English...

“There’s an app for that”

“There’s an app for that”

Madeline Brisson, Staff Writer

April 5, 2012

If apps are not your favorite thing about smart phones, I do not know what is. These are some great hits currently available in the app store. 1. Where’s My Water $.99. Where’s My Water is yet another addicting puzzle game. It challenges you to dig a perfect path with the swipe of a finger...

“Hats Off” to Chevelle

Sebastian De Castro, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012

The trio Chevelle proved themselves as true rock stars with their sixth album, “Hats Off to the Bull.” After a slight decline in their popularity since 2002’s “Wonder What's Next”, Chevelle returns with heavier guitar riffs, deep and melodic lyrics, steady drum beats and a killer bass. It’s...

Surbugatory vs. real life

Molly Wade, Staff Writer

February 9, 2012

Nose jobs, neighbors that are a little too friendly, and fluffy white dogs named after sports drinks define the new hit-TV show where all characters live in ‘a bubble of ignorance’, except for teenager Tessa Altman. The show follows the adventures of Tessa after she and her father, George, move fr...

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