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Thoughtful Thursday: Nostalgia

Thoughtful Thursday: Nostalgia

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

October 17, 2019

Lately, I’ve experienced a great amount of nostalgia. Every memory brought chills yet warmth to my skin. I could only describe the sensation as being wrapped in soft blankets. I couldn’t help but smile as memories played in my mind. I revisited my youth when a friend of mine gave me a bouquet...

Conspiracy Theories: Mandela Effect

Gabriela Martinez, Staff Writer

September 27, 2019

The Mandela effect is one of the most famous conspiracies known. The very first Mandela effect and where it got its name from is from a man named Nelson Mandela.  Nelson Mandela led the anti-apartheid African National Congress which was accused of conspiring to over throw the state in 1964. He wa...

Photo Friday: Neon Lights

Zoe Alvarez, Photo Friday columnist

September 20, 2019

As a photographer who calls herself a moth, I have a great love for neon lights.  

Debatable: What to consider while “Making America Great Again”

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

September 16, 2019

“People are not born to hate or love; it is not we who change time, but time who changes us.” -Anonymous As students, we go about our days blindsided by the dilemmas others face. We rush through hours of worrying only about our needs instead of contemplating challenges faced by others daily....

Debatable: To test or not to test?

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

To test or not to test? An irrevocable question that could alter the course of an individual’s life. It is a well-known fact that teenagers acquire numerous hormonal imbalances before reaching their majority; yet, adolescents are expected to make decisions that will affect them for the remainder of...

The Poetry Hub: Emma Lazarus

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

September 5, 2019

Poetry is a depiction of someone’s most vulnerable thoughts. It is a gateway to a person’s very own Elysium, completely surpassing Cerberus as each epic constructs a meaning with mundane flicks of pen on paper. The artist of the week is a woman famous; yet, she is barely regarded: an oxymoron that...

Thoughtful Thursday: Spirit Week

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday Columnist

August 30, 2019

Once again it’s that time of year; Martin vs Nixon. To provide a little backstory, this is the most important game of the season due to the great rivalry between Nixon and Martin high schools. They are both the oldest high schools in Laredo.  The Nixon campus is decorated with green and gold streamers, pos...

Spotlight: The world’s oxygen is running out FAST

Mauro Flores, Spotlight Columnist

August 27, 2019

While the wildfires raging in the Amazon rainforest may up raise an "international crisis," it’s hardly an accident. Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo called for an "urgent international meeting" to address the fires and "to take all the measures, actions and sanctions necessary to stop this humanitaria...

The Poetry Hub: Olivia Gatwood

Vivian Coleman, Staff Writer

August 27, 2019

Poetry may not teach you to “bottle fame, brew glory, or stop death”; however, the spoken art form can “bewitch the mind and ensnare the senses.” Welcome to the Poetry Hub, a safe haven for those to discuss pieces ranging from spoken word to Dylan Thomas. Whether you are “raging against the...

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