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Movie scenes you may never see

Fernando Martinez, Staff Writer

December 13, 2018


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In a generation where we have access to virtually anything, the thought about lost media and knowing we may never get to experience it for ourselves seems unnatural. Maybe one day these rare items will be recovered, but for now the few facts and evidence we have leaves them to our imagination. King Ko...

The real stories behind Disney

Lauren Medellin, Staff Writer

December 12, 2018


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These are the real origins of the stories behind the Disney princesses. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umqRthM2KK4 When the 1937 film snow white and the seven dwarfs was released they became a huge hit, and was the first from all the princesses. We’re all ...

Photo Friday: A night on Route 66

Zoe Alvarez, Photo Friday coulmnist

November 30, 2018


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The American Southwest: I've always been so attracted to that region of the United States. It's the place that takes us back to the time of diners, neon signs, vintage cars, and more. After stumbling upon a photo of the Teepee Curios neon sign on a travel magazine, I was entranced and eager to fin...

What are friends?

Julieta Lopez, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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What is a friend exactly? Is it someone you meet out of nowhere, someone you trust, someone you love. To me, a real friend is all that and much more, it’s somebody that cares for you, helps you out, and treats you like a sibling. He/she is someone who loves with all their heart and no matter what....

Singing is my favorite thing to do

Jacqueline Mata, Staff Writer

November 27, 2018


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Liking something is a very common thing in a person’s life. In my situation, I like to sing a lot, usually when I sing I sing really loud. Not a lot of people have heard me sing, but usually, when they get the chance to hear me they compliment me in it. For me, singing helps me show people the talent...

Photo Friday: My brother’s in the J.W. Nixon band

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


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The photographer's junior year, first semester consisted of her brother's band events. As a freshman snare in the drum line, her brother's freshman year, first semester was full of pep rallies, football games, competitions, performances, and more. The photographer was given the opportunity to ...

The Bug: My community in 651 words

Justyne Bernal, The Bug Columnist

October 5, 2018


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I have lived in Laredo, Texas, all my life. This community has allowed me to gain a different perspective of the world. It holds a unique position between two countries that allows Laredo to have a variety of different people and cultures. Since this city has a story of its own, I am proud to have grown...

Observations: Birth control pills can benefit underage females

Observations: Birth control pills can benefit underage females

Aryanna Rodriguez, Observations columnist

September 20, 2018


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Birth control pills are a contraceptive pill that is used by females to prevent future or unwanted pregnancies. The prescription for these oral contraceptive pills is available to teens that are 18 and older in some states. In other states, they are not available to teens under the age of 18 unless they...

One year, four concerts

One year, four concerts

Zoe Alvarez, Staff Writer

August 21, 2018


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A new year brings us many new opportunities. For some, it’s to travel, try new things, discover themselves, and much more. For me, it’s the opportunity to go to concerts. A new year means new albums/music which means more artists going on tour and concerts to attend. This year gave me a wonderful...

Non-free speech and its consequences

Milton Hattem, Staff Writer

March 28, 2018


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Non-protected speech is not protected by the Constitution, and can often be identified as slander, threats, solicitation of crimes, and other forms of speech with the intent to commit a crime, defame, hurt, or threaten someone. Things such as posting false information to harm someone’s reputation,...

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