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Dorm Dilemma

Brynne Herzfeld and Rachel Foreman

April 29, 2018

Brynne’s take: I started out my roommate search with the University of Texas housing application, where you can select preferences about noise level, extroversion vs. introversion, how early you plan to get up and even how much you smoke. The system matches you up with people who answered similarl...

Art college applicants face unique challenges

Khan holds one of her pieces  in front of her. Applying to an art college requires not only creating art, but also writing about it.

Kelly Salinas, Staff Writer

October 2, 2017

The autumn of senior year is full of many things: football games, homecoming court, and the looming stress of college application deadlines. And while most people apply to colleges like Texas A&M and The University of Texas, some students apply to an entirely different world of college education: art...

College vs. Cinco

Snovia Moiz, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2014

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

Baylor University's Burleson Hall

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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

Ezekiel Cullen Building

Eryn Lyle, Staff Writer

November 14, 2014

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

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

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...

Rising AP test prices could prove costly to College Board, students

April 15, 2013

For the first time in more than a decade, the average score of Advanced Placement tests increased last year, according to a statement College Board released in February. The upward trend ended a ten-year pattern of stagnating or declining test scores. A price increase to $89 per exam- $93 for local ...

Moore twins commit to separate universities for sports

Sisters Angela and Amanda Moore outside of their third period class in their chosen college gear.

Rachel Childress, Staff Writer

November 2, 2012

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

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

A much younger Pao with her older cousin, Jonothan James. Pao describes her cousin as a

Michelle Chong, Features Editor

May 15, 2012

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

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...

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