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The affects of technology ruining the human relationship

By: Emilee Rodriguez

September 11, 2015

The advancement of technology certainly has its pros and cons. Although technology might also connect us with many different cultures, trends, and beliefs, it also detaches us from the true meaning of communication. Long afternoons outside playing until the street lights switched on became binge watching Netflix until 3am. Technology...

Students should pay more attention to the 2016 Presidential Election

By: Gabrielle Ponds, Alumni

September 8, 2015

It’s no secret that all over the country, adults are eagerly anticipating the 2016 Presidential Election. However, young adults tend to pay less attention to these affairs despite them being on Twitter’s trending topic list. Even though most adolescents aren’t able to vote, it’s important to increase their knowledge...

Texas Should Repeal HB 2543

Texas Should Repeal HB 2543

May 10, 2015

Teachers are often asked many senseless questions; from their income to their benefits, from their “easy...

Say No To Drugs

By: Gabrielle Ponds, Alumni

May 10, 2015

Teenagers are surrounded by tons of new information every day, whether on the radio, or with their own music, or watching TV, or watching a movie. Needless to say, there is no doubt that a teenager will see or hear messages pertaining to drugs and alcohol. On the radio, there are hundreds of different songs glorifying illegal...

Students Should Live A Healthy Lifestyle

Students Should Live A Healthy Lifestyle

April 26, 2015

When it comes to your health, success is based on making good choices. What you eat, drink and do for...

Should The Internet Be Regulated?

By: Jared Wright

April 26, 2015

Throughout America’s history, there have been battles about what should be allowed to be said and what should not. Today, these issues have manifested into the Internet. For now, we get to use the Internet as an open tool. However, that may change. Internet service providers such as AT&T, Comcast, and Verizon have been...

Seniors, Take Advantage Of Your Last Year

By: Samantha Petersen, Alumni

March 25, 2015

If you’re a senior, you probably already started the official countdown to graduation. Although there is no doubt a majority of us have senioritis, there are many things needed to be accomplished before our big day. Find a summer job before summer! When summer comes along, it’s difficult to get a job since a lot of...

Global Warming Is An Issue Students Should Care About

By: Jared Wright

March 25, 2015

Today’s generation faces a challenge many others have ignored, but we can’t for much longer. The destruction of our finite natural resources has risen to a point where by the advent of the next century, average global temperatures will have risen nearly 10 degrees. To put that into perspective, when the globe was just...

We Shall Overcome

By: Gabrielle Ponds, Alumni

February 23, 2015

Imagine you give birth to a healthy, bouncy baby boy. You teach him to walk, talk and how to be a member of society. You watch him grow up and are blessed enough to see him graduate high school. As you help him prepare for college, right before he starts classes, you receive a call. Your first-born son, your pride and joy,...

San Antonio’s New Cell Phone Law is Just

San Antonio’s New Cell Phone Law is Just

February 23, 2015

Late last fall, the San Antonio City Council unanimously voted to ban the use of cell phones while driving....

A Difficult Topic That Needs To Be Discussed

By: Emilee Rodriguez

February 11, 2015

In America alone, suicide claims more than 40, 00 lives each year. After cancer and heart disease, suicide accounts for more lives lost per year, more than any other cause of death, with 60% of these losses being middle adolescents between the ages of 12 and 15. Recent studies have shown high school and college school students’...

10 Study Tips To Make You A Better Student

By: Madaline Pena

January 26, 2015

There is no doubt that students want to be successful in school. However, some students don’t know how to get there, and what it takes to be better. One of the many things is to know how to properly study. Below, we give you 10 tips on how to become a better studier. Study alone. Unless you've got a couple of friends wh...

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