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Campus Briefs

Band does it again with superior ratings

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Review: La Dispute ‘Rooms of the House’

Review: La Dispute ‘Rooms of the House’

The post-hardcore band La Dispute released their third album, “Rooms of the House” on March 18th. The Grand Rapids, MI based band continued with their success by keeping the spoken word vocals and poetic lyrics. The band is made up of five friends Jordan Dreyer (Vocals), Brad Vander  Lugt (Drums),  Kevin Whittemore (Lead Guitar),  Chad […]

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Fast Food For A Fast-Paced Life

Fast Food For A Fast-Paced Life

Fast food is a major part of a busy student’s life. Busy students express their fast food likes, dislikes and habits in this recent survey.

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Rattler Sports

Boys Soccer to Play Canyon in First Round of Playoffs

Boys Soccer to Play Canyon in First Round of Playoffs

The boys varsity soccer team is currently ranked no. 8 with an overall record of 8-5-4. Their district 26 5A record is 8-4-0 and they most recently beat Roosevelt  4-1 on Friday March 21. Their next game is a first round playoff match against New Braunfels Canyon on Friday March 28 at 7 p.m at […]

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Connecting on the Court

Connecting on the Court

After defeating Smithson Valley 50-29 in their first regional game, the girls basketball team looks to extend their record, 27-4, in the playoffs and continue to click on the court as they come off a district-best record of 10-2.

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Girls Soccer Anticipates Strong Season

Girls Soccer Anticipates Strong Season

With head coach Frankie Whitlock and the bond they have as a team, girls soccer hopes to have a successful district and playoff season.

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Arts & Entertainment

Divergent Stays True to Novel

Divergent Stays True to Novel

The habit of comparing every detail of the book to the movie often leads to disappointment or even anger when the two don’t match up completely. “Divergent” is not an exception, but it managed to satisfy most fans of the book.

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Music Review: Childish Gambino ‘Because the Internet’

Music Review: Childish Gambino ‘Because the Internet’

You may know him from as Troy from the NBC sitcom “Community” or as a writer for the show 30 Rock, but the alter ego of this famous comedian has already dropped multiple albums and a mix tapes under the name of Childish Gambino. His most recent album “Because The Internet” shows the versatility and […]

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Review: CHVRCHES ‘The Bones of What You Believe’

Review: CHVRCHES ‘The Bones of What You Believe’

Evocative. Lively. Progressive. These are words that come to mind upon hearing the powerful songs of Scottish synthpop band Churches, styled CHVRCHES. The band, made up of lead vocalist Lauren Mayberry along with keyboardists/vocalists Iain Cook and Martin Doherty, are breaking into the music industry with their new album “The Bones of What You Believe”. Released […]

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Blogs

There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

Applications that can make for a relaxing weekend.

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Pop of Culture: Vol. 5

Pop of Culture: Vol. 5

Snooki is pregnant. That’s right, the former star of Jersey Shore is a mommy-to-be yet again. “Jionni and I are so excited to confirm that we are expecting our second child! Now knowing that our test results are good and our baby is healthy, we can finally talk about it!” the 26-year-old shared on her […]

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Tastes Of The Town Vol.5: Thai Lao

Tastes Of The Town Vol.5: Thai Lao

Thai Lao 88 19903 Stone Oak Parkway, Suite 108 San Antonio, TX 78258  Mon-Sun 11am to 9pm This new little joint has attracted the attention of boba tea and yogurt lovers from around Stone Oak and is looking at a bright future as a Thai food/Thai sweets restaurant. Thai Lao 88 sits snugly in between […]

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Features

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Cast Member Profile

‘Jekyll & Hyde’ Cast Member Profile

Junior Jared Dees takes on a classic lead character as he transforms into Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde in annual spring musical production

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Wrestling with Stereotypes

Wrestling with Stereotypes

Julia Pensiero breaks female typecasts on the mat one opponent at a time
It was her first tournament; she was only a freshman. Heart pounding, stomach aching, she shook nervously as she stood on the wrestling mat across her first bigger and stronger opponent.

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A League of His Own

A League of His Own

As UIL adds a track and field pilot program for students using wheelchairs, sophomore Wyatt Struxness hopes to be the first paralympian in the district to become an official member of a high school athletic team.

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School Clinics Should Have More Treatment Options

School Clinics Should Have More Treatment Options

Students should be able to receive medicine for minor ailments while on campus

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House Bill 5 Changes the Way Students Plan Their Future

House Bill 5 Changes the Way Students Plan Their Future

House Bill 5 takes effective in the 2014-2015 school year, and it works towards giving students more options after graduating, whether they choose to further their education or go straight into the workforce. Also included is a decrease in the number of STAAR tests taken at the end of every year, going from a required […]

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Big Decisions Leaves Gaps in Knowledge

Big Decisions Leaves Gaps in Knowledge

Big Decisions is the abstinence and sex education course taught at NEISD high schools, along with other districts along the country. It teaches various contraceptive tools that can be used, with a focus on making teens realize that abstinence is the best course of action. The Big Decision’s curriculum includes a lessons that the district […]

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ReaganTV 4/17

ReaganTV 4/17

| April 17, 2014 | 0 Comments

Nathan Green and Taylor Merritt broadcast morning announcements during second period on April 17. to preview what the announcements are about, see the tags below.

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ReaganTV 4/15

ReaganTV 4/15

| April 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kasie Hart and JoDei Pasasadaba broadcast morning announcements on April 15.

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Purrfect Life Vol. 2

Purrfect Life Vol. 2

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Don’t rush in to buying pets you don’t have the time or money to nurture.

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National Tipoff Volume VI

National Tipoff Volume VI

| April 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

2014 NBA 1st Round Playoff Predictions On April 19, the 2014 NBA playoffs start and there are projected match-ups that predict who will face who in the first round. These are subject to change as the regular season is still active. Regardless, if the playoffs started today, these are teams that I think will win […]

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Reagan TV 4/8

Reagan TV 4/8

| April 8, 2014 | 0 Comments

Kasie Hart and JoDei Pasasadaba broadcast morning announcements during second period on April 8. For a preview of what these announcements are about, please read the tags below.

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