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Three best memories of my 2k16

Dafne Naranjo, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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January 2016, well I was still an 8th grader, it was also my 14th birthday and I really didn’t do much a part of waiting for February to come around. When February came around that’s where I kind of celebrated my birthday a bit because we were going to Eagle Pass for competition. I met so many new peopl...

Short lives and how we live them

Emilia Vela, Staff Writer

January 6, 2017


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The simple and known saying “Life is short,” is something I believe now in my life more than ever. I was recently told a story by one of my family members who works in a hospital. She told me about a patient she had who had died earlier that morning from Pancreatic Cancer and how he lived for as...

Journalism instructors are unique among all teachers

Mark Webber, Journalism instructor

December 29, 2016


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November 29's journal topic, "If you were to give Mr. Webber a journal topic, what would it be? Please explain," brought forth a number of very interesting responses. Normally I don't read journal responses but I had to read this one, and what I read surprised me. About one-third to one-half of answers...

My philosophy about life

Anna Davenport, Staff Writer

December 16, 2016


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My philosophy about life. You will feel pain, loss, suffrage and tragedy. You will also experience happiness, joy and success. Don’t spend your free time thinking “It’s alright if I keep on failing, I’m still young,” or “In the future I’ll do this and that” because your future will...

Love yourself first

Lucero Rea, Staff Writer

December 15, 2016


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We live in a world full of judgment, and that gets to some people. Not everyone has the confidence that is needed, but nothing is more beautiful than being confident. Personally, I rather people think I’m “narcissistic” than someone whose self-confidence is not there. Thinking you are not...

Books vs ebooks

Belen Silva, Staff Writer

December 14, 2016


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Technology has influenced the way we learn, react, think, and create. It is now a monumental part of our daily lives and without it, our world would probably crash and burn. Don’t get me wrong, some of these electronics have saved lives, literally and figuratively, whether it’s AED machine that can...

Last year for the 90s babies!

Delilah Gonzalez, Staff Writer

September 19, 2016


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This year is the last 90s babies’ senior year! The last 90s babies are kids that were born in 1998 or 1999 and are graduating I`n 2017. And I’m a 90s baby. I’m ready for my last year in high school. Yes, there will be stressful moments, fun days, but overall unforgettable memories. Firstly, se...

First day of junior year

Maddie Dion, Staff Writer

August 25, 2016


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August 22, 2016, was the day I started my junior year. The night before it was really hard for me to go to sleep, eventually I did. That morning my mom came and woke me up and I did. I was super nervous for that day. Eventually it was time for me to go to school. When I got to school it was oka...

Is this nation doomed?

Homer Arevalo, Staff Writer

May 27, 2016


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In the past years, we have had some great political leaders. Presidential candidates have always shown great promise which made choosing amongst them a real challenge. Even though America has made some great mistakes, like electing George W. Bush, twice. We have made the right choices in some other...

Thoughts about my freshman year

Kirsten Gutierrez, Staff Writer

May 26, 2016


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Many people have their own opinions and experiences about freshman year. Most probably their experiences are different compared to mine because they probably went to upperclassmen parties, drank alcohol, or even did spectacular and out of the ordinary things. On the other hand, I didn’t do any of...

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