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The definition of success

The definition of success

Yasmin Haq, News Editor

September 18, 2018

I find myself sitting in the back seat of my uncle’s car on our way to meet up with my parents at my favorite Chinese restaurant. My uncle is driving, and my aunt sits in the passenger seat. Beside me is my obnoxious 9-year-old cousin, who insisted that I sit with her on the ride there. Feeling rath...

Q&A: Seniors reflect on what they will miss about high school

Q&A: Seniors reflect on what they will miss about high school

Shreya Rao, Managing Editor

June 5, 2018

  With the school year coming to a close, seniors reflect on their most cherished memories over four years of high school.   Shahana Dutt, Minnesota University “I’m mainly going to miss my friends because they’ve seen me grow as a person through high school and we’ve [made...

Looking cool Joker: Mask tutorial

Looking cool Joker: Mask tutorial

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

May 16, 2018

I’ve been on a “Persona 5” high for a while now, following my discovery of it at the beginning of the school year. With the recent release of the anime, my obsession is still running strong. So strong, in fact, I have decided to do a cosplay of the protagonists metaverse form, known as Joker. I hav...

Happy&Healthy: wrong

Happy&Healthy: wrong

Sydney Gray, Sports Editor

May 8, 2018

It’s funny how I start almost every blog post with a story about how I had a strong opinion about something I was sure wouldn’t benefit myself, but then I write a paragraph about how I was mistaken and now I believe it’s one of the best things ever. It’s true though. I’m wrong a lot. I’d like t...

The Lost City of Atlantis

The Lost City of Atlantis

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

April 24, 2018

We’ve all heard the story about the mystical lost city of Atlantis. There have been movies, books and myths about it. But the question is, was Atlantis ever a real place? The story of Atlantis originated from the tellings of Greek philosopher Plato. He said the following: “The power came f...

Four things you should know before Avengers: Infinity War

Four things you should know before Avengers: Infinity War

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

April 22, 2018

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is a franchise I grew up with: flashy special effects, epic soundtracks and chaotic final battles. As the MCU progressed, so did the quality and fanbase. The next Marvel movie, “Avengers: Infinity War,” marks the conclusion of the MCU’s overarching plot and phase 3. W...

Persona 5: The Animation takes my heart

Persona 5: The Animation takes my heart

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

April 15, 2018

I remember how I learned of the “Persona 5” video game franchise. I was at a convention in Dallas called A-fest about a year ago, where I saw a person in a white mask, black trenchcoat and bright red gloves. It was a style I had never seen before, but it looked awesome. Curious, my friend and I walked...

The Black Dahlia

The Black Dahlia

Tatiana Calzado, Opinion Editor

April 13, 2018

Jan. 15, 1947, resident Betty Bersinger of Leimert Park, Los Angeles, was walking with her three-year-old daughter when the two stumbled upon the body of Elizabeth Short that had been severed in two pieces on a vacant lot. Short was only 22 years old when she was murdered. Her body was severed at t...

Happy&Healthy: yoga

Happy&Healthy: yoga

Sydney Gray, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018

I vividly remember the day I decided to go to a yoga class for the first time. It was a part of a promotional offer that allowed me to go to 15 classes for a very low price. I was excited; I felt like by going to a few yoga classes I could unlock my inner peace or something weird like that. But when I ste...

Nerd Stuff: Prologue

Nerd Stuff: Prologue

Yasmin Haq, Social Media Manager

April 7, 2018

I've always admired the creativity of others. Creativity that can be shown in a number of mediums, such as film, writing, music, or cartooning -- to me, it’s all art. I’ll be covering a number of what you could call “nerdy” subjects such as Marvel, Harry Potter, Star Wars, anime, Dungeons and ...

Who am I?

Who am I?

Yusra Waris, Editor-in-Chief

March 15, 2018

Although I was born and raised in Texas, I grew up with the ideals my parents brought from their homelands: my dad growing up in Pakistan and my mom in both India and Saudi Arabia. As most immigrants, my parents aimed to preserve the culture they were brought up with. They sought to create a communi...

Staff Editorial: Students’ voices should be heard on gun violence policies

Staff Editorial: Students’ voices should be heard on gun violence policies

Staff

March 14, 2018

This year, there have already been several all-too-familiar examples of incidents with guns in schools, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting in Parkland, Fl. being the most recent. Since then, families and students have come forward to protest against the rise in gun violence. Students ...