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Five Anticipated Summer Albums

Five Anticipated Summer Albums

Jose Cruz, Yearbook Copy Editor
May 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Top Story, Weekly List

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
Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Weekly List

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...

Road Trip Destinations

Road Trip Destinations

Hannah Garcia, Staff Writer
May 16, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Weekly List

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...

21 Spongebob Moments to Soak Up

21 Spongebob Moments to Soak Up

Lexi Ellis, Staff Writer
May 4, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

Spongebob’s relevance in teenage culture is undeniable. Most teens (and young adults) who watched the show frequently use the show for examples, jokes or talking points in everyday conversation. Spongebob has also been used as a rich resource for memes. If memeing was like farming, Spongebob episodes would be a rich field of fertile s...

10 Places to Eat Lunch After School

10 Places to Eat Lunch After School

Lauren Hargrove, Staff Writer
April 11, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

Students often complain to administrators and teachers that all MISD schools are closed campuses. This means once a student arrives on campus they have to stay on campus for the entire day. Students are only permitted to leave campus for reasons such as course work at Ben Barber, TCC classes, special ...

10 AP Exam Dates

10 AP Exam Dates

Sara Gerges, News Editor
April 3, 2017
Filed under News, Weekly List

Gather your number two pencils and your ballpoint ink pens because AP testing season quickly approaches us. The list below informs you of the test times, dates and location. All students are to report to their testing location one hour before start time. Use the study tips found here to assist you i...

Best New Music: March 2017

Best New Music: March 2017

Grant Baker, Entertainment Editor
March 31, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

(A spotify playlist for all these songs can be found at the bottom of this article. Hope you had a great march!) As the ice begins to melt (unless you’re in Texas like me, where there was never any ice to begin with) and spring returns, music releases are finally beginning to speed up. This month...

Six Ways to Fill Your March Madness Bracket

Six Ways to Fill Your March Madness Bracket

Grant Baker, Entertainment Editor
March 12, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

Last year, I tried my best to give you the best ways to pick your March Madness bracket. I failed miserably, so let’s go back and see how my prediction held up. My main prediction was “The Michigan State Spartans will win the tournament.” Let’s see what SB Nation said about how they did in the...

Six Ways to Spend Spring Break

Six Ways to Spend Spring Break

Jake Stacks, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

Finally. We’ve been waiting since Christmas. MLK day was cool, President's day was great, but neither can come close in length or in anticipation to a week of respite: Spring Break (Duh duh duuuhhh). There are so many things to do, so let’s not waste a day.   Go Camping Time to lay d...

Best New Music: February 2017

Best New Music: February 2017

Grant Baker, Entertainment Editor
March 2, 2017
Filed under Recent Stories, Weekly List

  (A Spotify playlist of all of the songs mentioned can be found at the bottom of this list) After a somewhat slow January for music, February 2017 has been an onslaught of new and great music. We saw the return of problematic mumble-folk icon Sun Kil Moon, Calvin Harris assembling a drea...