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Choosing the right college: what you need to consider when looking for your future home

Dallas Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Searching for the right college is always a long, nerve-racking process for high school juniors and seniors. Choosing a school is the first step to becoming a young adult and going out in the world. It shows responsibility, determination,...

Ban on your tan: Texas changes law concerning indoor tanning beds

Jessica Gonzalez, Staff Writer

March 24, 2014

Filed under Opinion

Let's face it: getting that perfect, golden summer glow has never been easy. For years, tanning in indoor beds has been used as an alternative to spending an entire day in the sun; however, the state of Texas has now banned the...

Pinching Pennies; Dorm Decorating

Jennifer Wooldridge, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

A home away from home sounds like the perfect get-away to many graduating high school seniors. Settling into dorms, and starting a new chapter of their lives at a new school can’t come soon enough for some students. One of the...

Self-confidence isn’t just a word; it’s a lifestyle

Jennifer Wooldridge, Editor-in-Chief

March 4, 2014

Filed under Opinion

The term self-confidence itself has been overused making it seem redundant and useless. Although I still can be awkward, I don't take let anyone ruin any part of my newfound self-confidence. However, please don't confuse confidence...

Jenny’s Journal

Jennifer Wooldridge, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2014

Filed under Opinion

What is the true meaning of happiness? It’s what we all live for, and what we ultimately want to achieve in all that we do. It can be found almost anywhere at anytime, but it is considered real happiness in different ways to...

Driving with diversions: cell phones aren’t the only deadly distractions

Dallas Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 17, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Student Life

Everywhere you look, there is something that can be distractive while driving. Road signs, barking dogs, and strolling passerby are all examples of this. One can't forget cell phones, radios, and other electronic devices meant...

Cool connections, deadly distractions: Students and social media

Dallas Gonzalez, Staff Writer

February 9, 2014

Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Social media is all around us; from twitter and instagram to vie, tumblr and youtube, there are a million ways to connect and share information online. Today's generation is constantly communicating through these sites. Just walk...

Jenny’s Journal

Jennifer Wooldridge, Editor-in-Chief

November 25, 2013

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Things become hectic around this time  of year. The holidays are almost here, college applications are due, semester exams and even scholarship applications: it seems like they all run together and you’re left trying to juggle...

Memorial Day The origins of the 21-Gun Salute

May 22, 2013

Filed under Opinion

Most sitting American presidents visit Arlington National Cemetery on Memorial Day to lay a wreath on the grave of the Tomb of the Unknowns. By tradition, any presidential visit at this site - or any other U.S. military installation...

Simply Sam

Samantha Latta, Editor

May 22, 2013

Filed under Opinion

The fresh feeling of new scenery, wind in your hair and a long weekend ahead is one of the best feelings in the world. With the same routines playing like a broken record, and the same stresses that haunt you day in and day out,...

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