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High school students experience happiness in a variety ways

High school students experience happiness in a variety ways

May 24, 2019

“I’ve experienced happiness in many different ways and some stays the same,” Daniel Rodriguez, sophomore said. Daniel has played games since the age of four. And his passion for video games hasn’t changed when the years went by. “My first game was Call Of Duty 4 and I enjoyed it. Because...

Two female athletes say it’s a matter of fairness when competing against a transitioning male

Two female athletes say it’s a matter of fairness when competing against a transitioning male

May 15, 2019

Kathleen Molina, sophomore, and Amor Aguilar, freshman, who play softball for Martin High, discussed the case of Mack Beggs a transgender wrestling state champion athlete from Trinity High School in Euless, Texas. Beggs had requested to compete against male athletes, but due to the UIL policy, athletes...

Opinions vary on legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Texas

Opinions vary on legalizing recreational use of marijuana in Texas

December 18, 2018

The state Legislature in its 2017 session passed legislation which allowed a certain amount of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the chemical responsible for most of marijuana's psychological effects, to be used for medical purposes in Texas. This has sparked hope in some that the state will permit treatment...

Creepy and Unexplained: Houston’s infamous double homicide

September 18, 2018

What do you think of when you hear the word “Icebox?” If you thought about a refrigerator, you’re correct. In the mid-19th century, the old and unmechanical version of the refrigerator, the icebox, used blocks of ice to keep food cold. On June 1965, in Houston, a refrigerator, the much more advanced...

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

‘Sanctuary cities’ bill is now the law in Texas

May 18, 2017

Governor Gregg Abbott signed Senate Bill 4 on Facebook Live on Sunday, May 8.  Also known as the "sanctuary cities" bill, it will take effect on the first of September of this year. State Senator Charles Perry introduced Senate Bill 4 on Jan. 23 in the Legislature, which would amend current law re...

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

The Texas State Capital in Austin, Texas

Justyne Bernal, Staff Writer

March 28, 2017

Photo album of the Texas State Capital building in Austin, Texas.

Pro-choice

Angie Bravo, Staff Writer

February 26, 2016

To be pro-choice is to believe that a woman has the right to control her own body, have the right to end a pregnancy and favoring the legalization of abortion. Whereas pro-life is the belief that a fetus should be born despite any challenges or concerns. Nowadays, the nation is almost evenly divided between those who do and don’t think abortion should be legal. Personally, I am pro-choice. I believe a woman has the right to decide whether she will or will not conceive a child. As society progresses and modernizes itself...

Characters galore at the comic con

September 29, 2014

The South Texas Collectors' Expo from Sept. 12 to 14 at the Laredo Energy Arena offered lots of fun for people -- and characters -- alike. ...

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