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Book Recs

Shriya Senguttuvan, Staff Writer

March 31, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

With millions of book options in the world, it can be difficult to decide what to read next. Who better than a teacher to suggest some of their all time favorite reads? Here are some must read book recommendations from the English and American Studies (AMSTUD) teachers. “The Leftovers” by Tom ...

College Choices Made Easy

Fatima Bhaiwala, Senior Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

As the school year slowly comes closer to an end, many seniors are hearing back from the school that they applied to in the fall. This can be a very daunting and confusing time for many students. Choosing the right college does not seem so easy and is not a light decision. What you choose can be where...

Choose a Healthy Lifestyle

Leah Martineau, Editor

March 29, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

With seniors about to graduate and move away from family and the comfort of their hometown, learning about health and fitness might be important to these new undergraduates on their own. There are important facts to be aware of when starting to develop knowledge on working out and eating healthy. The...

Quick Skincare Routine

Quick Skincare Routine

Leo Rocha, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

Teenagers are constantly at war with their skin. Acne is always on their minds, regardless of their gender. No matter how bad your day is going, acne will make it even worse. Here is a skin care guide that should help decrease the appearance of pimples and blackheads on your face.   Quick Skincare R...

Make It Out Alive

Make It Out Alive

Violet Krause, Staff Writer

February 9, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

The chance to start the countdown until summer is a natural awareness that accompanies almost everyone when entering a new year. With a new year comes new chances to travel with friends and music festivals are events that people are amped-up for until the day the gates open. Anticipation spreads while...

Love is in the Air

Fatima Bhaiwala, Senior Editor

February 9, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

Roses are red, violets are blue, here are some date ideas from me to you.   The Wild Detectives: 314 W. Eighth Street, Dallas, Texas 75208 Spanish literature to indispensible records mixed with local coffee and breakfast tacos, The Wild Detectives provides a comforting environment for ...

Future Senior Year Advice

Sana Hameed, Co-Editor-in-Chief

February 9, 2017


Filed under Student Corner

Juniors, as you anticipate entering your senior year, your final hurrah on the high school frontier, you will be forced to juggle a multitude of responsibilities. While some of you may view this year as merely the end of one stage of your life, it is important to instead view it as a transition, a phase...

Holiday Recipes

Leah Martineau, Editor

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Corner

Hot Apple Cider A warmer drink to sip during the colder weather, hot apple cider is a sweet and healthy substitute for hot chocolate. It is also an easy drink for different sized groups.   Ingredients:     6 cups apple cider 1/4 cup real maple syrup 2 cinnamon sticks 6 whol...

Holiday Gift Guide

Lizzi Price, Staff Writer

December 8, 2016


Filed under Student Corner

Candy Tree Need: Styrofoam, wooden stick, flower pot, paint, ribbon and lollipops Instructions: Insert lollipop sticks evenly into a sphere of styrofoam. Continue until the entire sphere is covered with candy. Next, lodge one end of a dowel into the bottom of the styrofoam. It is important that th...

Fall For These Autumn Recipes

Fatima Bhaiwala, Senior Editor

November 3, 2016


Filed under Student Corner

Pecan Tarts Tart pan needed 1 cup butter 6 ounces cream cheese, softened 2 cups all-purpose-flour 4 eggs 3 cups packed brown sugar 4 tablespoons melted butter 1 pinch salt 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup chopped pecan Make Pastry: Cream butter and cream cheese. Add fl...

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