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The Value Of Your Education Can Not Be Measured

By: Tyler Williams

November 17, 2014

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According to the United States Census Bureau, in 2012, 39.4% percent of Americans between 25 and 64 had at least a two-year college degree. That was up from 38.7% percent in 2011, the largest single year gain since 2008. In terms of a bachelor’s degree, only 30.4% percent of people over 25 have one. And for graduate degrees,...

Put Your Phone Away

By: Aliah Almaguer

November 17, 2014

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This society is so obsessed with technology, possibly because it is right at our fingertips and instant communication has become so easy. Society is addicted to their cellular devices because of the instant ability to create new posts, tweets, vines and uploads. It is as if our phones have taken over our lives. We cannot...

Rocket Bucket List

By: Denesha Dean

November 17, 2014

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Bucket Lists are a great way to challenge yourself to go out and experience life. High school is the perfect opportunity to experience life and let loose a little. You can always blame it on the innocence of being young, and what a great excuse it makes. Below is a list of 60 things to do before you graduate from Judson High...

Exercise Your Right To Vote

By: Jared Wright

November 6, 2014

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On November 4, Texas will have its first new governor in fourteen years. Many of our students have been alive nearly as long as Rick Perry has been in office. Now, many have the right to vote for their next leader. Getting a new governor is something Texas has not seen in a while, and the entire state should care, especially...

Ageism Limits Youth’s Freedom

By: Bianca Torres

October 26, 2014

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Ageism is a bias against someone based on age. Yes, both young and old people fall prey to this dismissal. But the young crowd seemingly deals with more ageism, with everything ranging from driving to voting, religion and tattooing. In Texas, you have to be 18 to be able to drive without a legal adult. If an emergency or...

Make A New Friend

By: Tyler Williams

October 26, 2014

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Judson High School has many clubs and organizations such as band, journalism, theater, art, language clubs, and especially athletics. The people in these clubs are very close to one another, so close that they sometimes only hang out with one another, sometimes only with each other. Social cliques in high school have been...

Girls Can Play Sports Too

By: Briahnna Edwards

October 16, 2014

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Diana Taurasi is a guard for the WNBA`s team Phoenix Mercury. During her career, she managed to win three Olympic gold medals and was UConn’s first two-time national player of the year. Taurasi made history as the first player in UConn history to total 2,000 points, 600 assist, and 600 rebounds in her career. Becky “Big...

Hallway Etiquette Is Essential

By: Gabrielle Ponds

September 29, 2014

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When people mention the wildest places they’ve been, they might say a rowdy concert, an out-of-control party, a smelly zoo, maybe even the jungle itself. For me, I say the Judson High School hallways. Let’s analyze these hallways a bit. The rudeness in the hallways can be unbearable. There’s shoving, bumping, pushing...

What’s So Great About Facebook?

By: Tyler Williams

September 29, 2014

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Social media has taken the world by storm since the year 2000 with Myspace. Myspace was one of the first social media that started it all. Connecting with millions of people, creating and personalizing a page that fits your personality, placing music on your page to add a “little something.” Then, Facebook came into the...

The Under-Represented Group

By: JaKaylah Raymond

September 22, 2014

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Gay–straight alliances are student-led organizations, found primarily in North American high schools and universities, that are intended to provide a safe and supportive environment for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning youth and their straight allies. Judson High School not having GSA club is somewhat...

10 Things Every Freshman Needs To Know

By: Aliah Almaguer

September 21, 2014

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Your Work, On Campus And At Home, Is Important. Grades are so important, and colleges start to look at your grades from freshman year. Just because it’s your first year doesn’t mean you have it easy. Even if you decide you don’t want to go to college or to a university, employers look at your skill set for a post-secondar...

Seniors, May Will Be Here…Soon!

By: Aneli Munoz

September 21, 2014

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Grab your cap and gown – it will be graduation season soon! Before you know it, Jostens will be here, practices will start, and stores will be putting up graduation gifts. Graduation is an exciting time in a person’s life, especially a high school graduation. When you leave, everyone is going their separate ways; but will con...

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