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‘You are not alone:’ Others also suffer from depression

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

October 17, 2015


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Do you feel like a complete failure in life and like there’s no way out of this mess? Many teenagers feel the same way. In fact, 20% of adolescents are diagnosed with a depressive disorder by the age of 18 according to physchcentral.com From online sources I found out that depression is a mood...

Waffle Iron: The clown prince of crime

Waffle Iron: The clown prince of crime

October 2, 2015


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Hello, my name is The Joker. You may also know me as the clown prince of crime. I used to be a normal person but after having my wife killed and being thrown to a chemical container I started to look great having green hair with green eye color and white pale skin and also for my purple three-piece...

Observations: An encyclopedia of my ordinary life

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations

September 23, 2015


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This is an encyclopedia of my ordinary life. In this encyclopedia you will find some of my interests, what makes me who I am, some experiences, and my observations or thoughts. I did this encyclopedia during the weekend because in my AP English class it was an assignment. I enjoyed doing it because i...

Observations: 81 days out of 365

Observations: 81 days out of 365

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations Columnist

September 17, 2015


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June 4th was the last school day of my sophomore year. My friends are happy because it was the last day of school, and sad at the same time because we’re not going to see each other till the next school year. I was anxious to know if I passed to 11th grade. It was 4:00 p.m. and the teachers let us out ear...

Pretty Sweet: Skateboard culture diverse and builds character

Pretty Sweet: Skateboard culture diverse and builds character

Nikolas Herrera, Pretty Sweet Columnist

September 8, 2015


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Nowadays, many people within our city of Laredo struggle to find something to do to with their day to day lives, whether these things include going to the movies, mall or even to a library. However, what many fail to realize is that within our ever-growing city, is also an ever-growing culture of ...

Waffle Iron: Fishman looks ahead

Waffle Iron: Fishman looks ahead

Michelle Fraire, Waffle Iron cartoonist

May 7, 2015


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The Bug: Reach out for help if you are feeling depressed

Martha Inguanzo, The Bug Columnist

May 6, 2015


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The teenage years can be tough, and it’s perfectly normal to feel sad or irritable every now and then. But if these feelings don’t go away or become so intense that you can’t handle them, you may be suffering from depression. Depression can lead to very serious damages upon themselves or among...

Observations: Fast and Furious Seven takes series to a new level

Observations: Fast and Furious Seven takes series to a new level

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations columnist

April 22, 2015


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Have you seen The Fast and the Furious movies? The seventh was released recently and it’s been the number one movie in theatres. This movie is mostly about fast cars and it teaches a life lesson: to never turn your back on family. The Fast and the Furious movies are mostly about the world of drag...

Observations: To Serve and Paw-tect

Delilah Gonzalez, Observations Columnist

March 5, 2015


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I’ve heard people say that dogs are ugly and dirty, but on the other hand people say they're heros. A dog can be a mess, but they can also protect their owners, and a dog can also be a hero to serve its country and be someone’s loyal best friend. Dogs are playful, caring, and super protective....

The Bug: The choking game is nothing to have fun with

Martha Inguanzo, The Bug Columnist

February 16, 2015


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Parents need to be super careful with their children. There is this new activity going around; some children actually call it game. Let me make something clear. It is not a game! Don’t listen to what your peers tell you. It is extremely dangerous! The choking game is a dangerous practice of...

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