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Five Anticipated Summer Albums

Five Anticipated Summer Albums

Jose Cruz, Yearbook Copy Editor
May 30, 2017
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So far, 2017 has been a rollercoaster of a year for music junkies like myself. The whole year promised much, delivered some and missed a few. This summer in particular holds the potential to be an awestruck, modern masterclass in musical artistry. These are some of the industry’s most anticipated a...

Nine Best Undrafted NFL Rookies

Nine Best Undrafted NFL Rookies

Jorden Melson, Staff Writer
May 23, 2017
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From April 27-29, there were 256 players drafted into the National Football League. Instead of talking about the players who got drafted, I want to look the best available free agents (at each position) who did not get selected in this year's draft. Jerod Evans, Virginia Tech, Quarterback Evans sta...

Review: Harry Styles- Self Titled

Review: Harry Styles- Self Titled

Katherine Powell, Entertainment Editor
May 16, 2017
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Harry Styles first solo album titled Harry Styles, was highly anticipated by dedicated one directioners and music lovers. I’m a one directioner but I was skeptical of this album. I thought it would sound just like One Direction’s albums of the past but with only Harry Styles singing. I was wrong. Th...

Road Trip Destinations

Road Trip Destinations

Hannah Garcia, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
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Long nights of homework reside in the past while warm vacation nights approach. Road trips can help beat the summer boredom while getting you out of the house to explore this home state we call Texas. Calling all nature lovers and adventure seekers, below are a few places to visit before school resumes...

Review: Dear White People

Review: Dear White People

Ben Schnuck, Staff Writer
May 15, 2017
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I recently sat down with one of Netflix’s newest original shows, “Dear White People.” Although it’s ironic that I, a white male, am determining the worth of this show, a show in which one of its main purposes critiques the judgement of white people, but I’ll give it my best shot. From t...

Review: Mac Demarco – This Old Dog

Review: Mac Demarco – This Old Dog

Grant Baker, Editor-in-Chief
May 4, 2017
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After his 2015 mini-LP, Another One, Canadian slacker-rock mainstay Mac Demarco had some reinventing to do. His 2014 hit Salad Days served as Demarco’s thesis statement, an album that had perfectly captured his themes of debauchery and heartbreak. Another One began to strip away these themes in favor of ...

Mansfield Rocks

Mansfield Rocks

Lauren Hargrove, Editor-In-Chief
April 28, 2017
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Keep or hide, you decide! Post a picture at #mansfieldrocks. It all started with a Facebook page: a page that mostly consists of moms and their families that paint, hide, find, re-hide and repeat. Junior Abby Walker thinks rock hunting looks interesting because it’s not something she does everyday. What to do: ...

Review: The Melting Pot

Review: The Melting Pot

Lexi Ellis, Staff Writer
April 26, 2017
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Beyond its dark glass doors lies The Melting Pot: a magical place of chocolatey mystery and wonder. When you first walk in, you are faced with a large, glass wine cellar and a smiling hostess that will lead you around the sharp turns and to an enclosed booth. The dimly lit restaurant has an atmosphere ...

Review: Cane Rosso

Review: Cane Rosso

Katherine Powell, Personality Editor
April 19, 2017
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On the weekends, students often go out to Fort Worth or Dallas to restaurants, shops or museums. I love going downtown because there are so many more restaurants and places to go than there are in Mansfield. Cane Rosso, an authentic pizza place located in the Fort Worth area. Even though Cane Rosso has ...

Review: 1102 Boba

Review: 1102 Boba

Saella Ware, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
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From the outside, 1102 Boba seemed like a drab. Nothing struck my fancy, and had it not been for the boba inside and my everlasting addiction to it, I would have never stepped foot in the tiny corner shop. To start off, boba is a delicious drink. It typically features a milk tea or regular tea with tapioca balls at the bottom. Boba can ...