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Thoughtful Thursday: Neon lights

Thoughtful Thursday: Neon lights

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

September 19, 2019

I’ve always considered myself to be a moth. I have a strong fascination for neon lights. Often, I’m asked what color scheme I would describe my soul as and the answer is neon. I fell quite in love with neon signs and neon photography the summer before my sophomore year. I remember capturing various...

Thoughtful Thursday: A full moon on the beach

Thoughtful Thursday: A full moon on the beach

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

September 12, 2019

Planet earth is home to countless majestic beauties. One I was able to witness in its full glory was a full moon on the beach. My family and I walked along the shore in the darkness of a summer night in June. It made the sand and the ocean present itself in midnight hues. I could hold up a color swatch...

Photo Friday: Spirit week

Zoe Alvarez, Photo Friday columnist

September 6, 2019

Thoughtful Thursday: Spirit week

Thoughtful Thursday: Spirit week

September 5, 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 school. They are both the oldest high schools in Laredo. The campus is decorated with green and gold streamers, posters, ...

Hasbro under fire for “Monopoly Socialism”

Hasbro under fire for “Monopoly Socialism”

August 26, 2019

After great controversy with “Monopoly for Millennials,” Hasbro is back in the ring with “Monopoly Socialism.” The premise of the board game is to play as socialists, the winner becomes a capitalist. The game is based around socialism. Regardless of the simple concept, it made things a lot...

Twenty One Pilots comes to SA for first time ever

Twenty One Pilots comes to SA for first time ever

August 23, 2019

Set list: Jumpsuit Levitate Fairly Local Stressed Out Heathens Legend We Don’t Believe What’s on TV The Hype Lane Boy Nico and the Niners Neon Gravestones Smithereens Bandito Pet Cheetah Holding on to You Ride Cut My Lip My Blood Morph Car Radio Truce Chlorine ...

Thoughtful Thursday: Back to school blisters

Thoughtful Thursday: Back to school blisters

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

August 22, 2019

Once again, it’s that time of year where everyone is coming back to school. We all wear our newest clothing, show off our freshest haircut, but most importantly, we show off our newest kicks. There’s nothing like a new pair of shoes. We live to show off the bright white soles and clean fabrics....

Thoughtful Thursday: All my friends are musicians

Thoughtful Thursday: All my friends are musicians

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

June 13, 2019

Going to a fine arts school comes with its unique perks. I remember sitting in my combined dual class in the recital hall when the realization hit me, the majority of the class were musicians. All my friends are musicians and have knowledge in the fine arts field. It spans from band, orchestra, and mari...

Thoughtful Thursday: Music recommendations

Thoughtful Thursday: Music recommendations

Zoe Alva, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

June 6, 2019

I believe there are various acts of courage. Recommending music to friends or others is most definitely one of them. Our taste in music is our own little corner of privacy. It’s one of the very aspects that makes up our personalities, perception of the world, and emotions. Our taste in music is whe...

Thoughtful Thursday: Clothing, outfits, and style

Thoughtful Thursday: Clothing, outfits, and style

Zoe Alvarez, Thoughtful Thursday columnist

May 30, 2019

I became aware of style when I first started watching HGTV as a child. I started to understand aesthetics which lead to my love of photos, songs, moments, and ideas that matched with certain concepts. It was then that I started to develop my sense of style. I saw what colors complimented each other ...

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