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Senior Ronald Waiter takes a picture of an empty grocery store aisle. HEB, a Texas grocery store, was cleared out before and during the snow storm event in Texas. However, they have been praised for their preparedness before, during, and after the storm.
Students push through Texas snowstorm
By: Thomas Rodriguez, Senior • February 25, 2021

Too much of a good thing can be a bad thing, as many Texans would testify following the recent overstaying welcome of the “Snowvid” snow...

Seniors Tristan McDonald and Rashaun Brunson work on skills in the radiology lab. Normally, they would be able to practice skills on sites. But, because of the pandemic, they are restricted to only being able to practice those skills on campus.
Practicum work experience impacted by COVID restrictions
By: Autymn Browne Lynch January 28, 2021

When COVID hit for the first time, many people lost their jobs and livelihoods. The virus hit the working middle class particularly hard. People...

Coach Sheawn Bedford watches his players during the game against Wagner. Not only does he coach for the boys basketball team, but he is also a teacher of psychology.
In his first year teaching, Coach Sheawn Bedford adjusting to virtual learning
By: Juan Rodriguez Maldonado, Senior • January 20, 2021

Being a first-year teacher might be a nervous and exciting new journey for many, setting up your classroom, getting to know your students, fulfilling...

The girls basketball celebrates their first win of the playoffs after they beat Johnson. At press time, the next round opponent has yet to be determined.
Girls basketball advances in the playoffs with win against Johnson
By: Isabella Sandoval, Sophomore • February 12, 2021

On Thursday, February 11, 2021, the Lady Rockets (13-1) faced the Johnson Jaguars (6-4) for their first playoff game of the season.  To start the first quarter, the Rockets...

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Junior Mason Wallace shoots a free throw during the game against Steele. The Rockets feel to Steele, 71-81.
Boys basketball falls to Steele
By: Brix Baylon, Senior • February 10, 2021

On Tuesday, Feb 9, the Judson Rockets (7-3) hosted a sell-out crowd against the Steele Knights (4-8).  The Rockets are trying to gain their momentum back after losing...

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Junior Anariss Brandon blocks a Bobcat offensive player. The Rockets beat South San Antonio High School, 75-61.
Boys basketball beats South San
By: Thomas Rodriguez, Senior • February 1, 2021

On Friday, January 29, 2021, the Judson Rockets (15-3) faced off against the South San Antonio Bobcats (11-6) for their annual senior night at home.  To begin the game,...

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Social media platforms are not an extension of the government. Therefore, they can control the speech on their platforms if it violates their term of conditions.
The Freedom of Speech Fallacy
By: Steven Stein, Editor-in-Chief • February 22, 2021

The omnipresence of social media makes itself all but unknown to global populations and, in turn, people have birthed a presence of their own...

Flashback Friday: "The Shining"
Flashback Friday: "The Shining"
By: Brooklyn Ellis, Editor-in-Chief • February 12, 2021

Since its release in 1980, Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining has topped pioneer horror lists for decades. The movie, which is based on Stephen...

Nancy Pelosi, Lisa Murkowski, Elizabeth Warren, and Susan Collins
Women should have more representation in politics
By: Riley Grogan, Junior • February 12, 2021

Up until 1920, women did not have the right to vote, let alone a voice in how America’s laws were created. A little over 100 years ago, women...