Screams and Fun: 13 Books and Movies for Halloween

October is here, the leaves are soon going to change color and it’s time to for you to get into the Halloween spirit. There are loads of movies and books out, and some that are coming out this month to prepare you.

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Get to Know Your Brahmas: Q&A with Mr. Curran

Mr. Curran switched from teaching calculus to French this year when the school needed a new French teacher. Q:What is your favorite thing about teaching? A:“Seeing a student react in a curious/excited way about the material.”   Q:Was switching to French your idea or the school’s? A:“Both, the school knew that they would need a […]

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Strike it up: bowling tryouts

Varsity boys and girls are going to be having their opening ceremony the first Saturday in November at Astro Bowl.

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SATX Exploration: Halcyon

On Sept. 30, Karianne Chupp and I went on a little coffee adventure downtown San Antonio, and found the hot spot, Halcyon: a coffee and lounge place for anyone who enjoys some nice music with a hot but not steaming coffee or an iced cold latte, espresso or even a mango, strawberry and banana smoothie for my sweet tooth peeps and the list goes on.

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Why are the Oranges Yellow?

Everyone has gone through the cafeteria line more than a few times in their high school career. You grab your tray, utensils and napkins, decide whether you want a water, milk, or a gatorade. Then you scoot through the line picking and choosing the foods you want and thanking the kind lunchlady who grabbed you your extra enchilada. You choose your seat in the patio, regular eating area or if you’re a senior the senior dining hall. You look down at your tray looking to see where you should start, then you realize “hey, why are my oranges yellow?”

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Second Amendment needs overhaul

A massive shooting took place in Las Vegas on Oct. 30. Stephen Paddock, a 64-year-old man, killed 58 people and injured hundreds of others. He had 23 firearms in his hotel room and twelve of the rifles were modified with a “bump stock,” which allows it to fire faster. In Nevada, “bump stocks” can be bought without a permit. All the purchases Paddock made were legal.

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Get To Know Your Brahmas: Q&A with Joshua Wong

Joshua Wong is a senior, and has been in the JROTC program here since his freshman year.

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ASL Puts the Shine in Sunshine Cottage

ASL. It stands for American Sign Language, for some people, it’s just signed language, a couple of words, a language they don’t understand, something only deaf people have to learn, or just a bunch of hand motions. For others it’s their culture, it’s how they communicate with others that understand the language.

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Pink Out Hits Home

The waiting room smells of lemon cleanser and the chairs are made of uncomfortable plastic. The appointment was for something completely different, but the shock and disbelief is caused from something else. Devastation seems to fill the room and unshed tears wait to spill.

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Hakuna Matata, What a Wonderful Phrase…

‘Hakuna Matata’ was announced as the Mac Choir theme this year at the first concert of the year on Sept. 28, in the auditorium.  

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