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Little Fish In A Big Sea

Little Fish In A Big Sea

Nathan Smernoff, Contributing Writer

January 26, 2015

The reincarnation of a blade of grass steps up onto the block. He swims so much he begins to sweat chlorine as the tension mixes with the humidity of the natatorium. He’s eaten pounds of spaghetti for this. He’s spent a large percentage of his breaks swimming alone in a pool for this. He’s spent...

Diets That ‘Measure Up’

Diets That ‘Measure Up’

Samantha Gonzalez, Student Life Editor

January 23, 2015

  Diets suck. If you’ve ever tried your luck dieting, I’m sure you’ve come across a million and two trendy diets. All promising the loss of those coveted five pounds, just as long as all you eat for a 24 hour period is one grapefruit, six almonds, and three and a half cheese sticks....

Leelah Alcorn

Leelah Alcorn

Vanessa Castro, Staff Writer

January 16, 2015

Leelah Alcorn, once a small town girl disowned by her parents, is seen as a figure of how transgender lives matter. She killed herself on December 28th, leaving a note on tumblr, pleading to “fix society” and blaming her parents for everything. In a CNN article the mother keeps misgendering her child even after getting many t...

Cline Takes Houston

Cline Takes Houston

Jessica Witherow and Janel Ramlal

January 13, 2015

Cheval Captain, Allison Cline, left last weekend for a  Houston dance convention with Cheval Director, Trudie Williams, to represent our school and the Chevals in front of the best drill teams in Texas. Within 24 hours Cline learned a dance, perfected it, and performed it in front of hundreds of directors....

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter

Goodbye Autumn, Hello Winter

Elena Walker, A&E Editor

November 14, 2014

  Cups of warm tea will now be filled with sweet hot chocolate. Light sweaters will be paired with winter coats and fuzzy boots. Ghosts and monsters will be replaced by Santa and snowmen. Instead of carving pumpkins, I’ll be hanging christmas lights. The leaves that fall fr...

Mock Trial Wins Professionalism Award

Mock Trial Wins Professionalism Award

Jacob Wallace, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

Last weekend the Mock Trial Team competed in the Empire State Tournament in New York. Though they did not win in competition, the team was honored with the David Post Spirit of Empire Award, an honor named after a former friend of the team. They treated the event as a learning experience, and brought...

Fred’s Downtown Philly Review

Fred’s Downtown Philly Review

Jessica Witherow, Photo Editor

October 22, 2014

If you’re looking for a good old fashioned Philly cheesesteak, take a drive down to Fred’s Downtown Philly. Fred’s is a inexpensive restaurant with some great people. They have anything from Philly cheesesteaks to hot wings. Fred’s has been making Texas plates all over the DFW area for 12 years....

Homecoming Mums

Elena Walker, Arts and Entertainment Editor

October 7, 2014

Journey to Peru: An Incan Opportunity

Journey to Peru: An Incan Opportunity

Jacob Wallace, Staff Writer

September 26, 2014

Teacher Josefina Davis is an avid traveller who is excited to share the joy of seeing new places with students. From June 16th to June 25th she will be chaperoning a 10-day field trip abroad to Peru, where students will be immersed in the centuries-old civilizations centering around the Andes mountains....

Eat Sleep Essays

Eat Sleep Essays

Elena Walker, A&E Editor

September 19, 2014

Senior year is full of perks like off campus lunch, out periods, prom and graduation. These past 12 years have finally paid off... now that, that fantasy is over; let’s talk about how senior year really is. It’s been about meeting deadlines, filling out applications and getting as many community...

Traveling Light

Traveling Light

Anna Chainaranont, Staff Writer

September 9, 2014

May it be losing her luggage, or losing her breath, English II teacher / tennis coach Ms. Olian surely lost herself in the vast Mediterranean coast this summer. Backpacking without a backpack? Ironically yes.   The first and longest stop was Istanbul, Turkey. With her older brother along on...

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