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Riders Remember at 9/11 Ceremony

Riders Remember at 9/11 Ceremony

Audio Story By Julianna Debruine

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Groups unite for Global Youth Service Day

Groups unite for Global Youth Service Day

On Saturday, seven different student groups worked with City Year to decorate the fence at the front of the school and show school pride to the neighborhood. It was all part of Global Youth Service Day, which tries to mobilize youth to identify and address the needs of communities through service to  to improve themselves […]

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UIL students prepare for region

UIL students prepare for region

By Aliyah Dixon | The Computer Science team plus junio Miranda Garza and senior Jeanne Suh are headed to UIL region on May 1 and 2. With the weekly practices, hard work and dedication they all placed in the top 3 of their individual or team events at district March 22. The Computer Science got first overall […]

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Features

The Isshoni Anime Society at Roosevelt H.S.

The Isshoni Anime Society at Roosevelt H.S.

By Angel Sabater They all have their own reasons why they watch anime. Whether it’s because a friend introduced them to anime or just happens to flip through a channel on TV and anime is on. “From watching Naruto; it’s how I got into Anime,” said freshman Josh Mancha. The Isshoni Anime Society at the […]

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Student’s Art Showcased at Capitol

Student’s Art Showcased at Capitol

By Josie Guzman | On March 9 a reception will be hosted by YAM (Youth Art Month) in honor of those students from all over the state that will have their art showcased in the Texas State Capitol in Austin. Those selected include junior Jaycob Davila. “Art has always been kind of an outlet for […]

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ISS Teacher Sings Gospel on the Side

ISS Teacher Sings Gospel on the Side

By Aliyah Dixon | Keedren Boston is an urban gospel artist. And he’s also the I.S.S. teacher. Boston has been an I.S.S. teacher for two years. Before he was an I.S.S teacher, he was a substitute for a while. Boston hasn’t always wanted to be a teacher; young Keedren dreamed of being a fireman. “My […]

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Sports

Track Athletes Head to Area

Track Athletes Head to Area

By Antonio Watson and Emarald Robinson | Courtesy Photos | Seven track athletes are headed to area this week following top 3 places at the district meet last week. Sophomore Vanessa Redix placed third in the high jump at 5’0″. “My goal is to pass 5’4″ in regionals,” Redix said. ”My biggest inspiration is my Dad […]

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Track earns awards at last meet before district

Track earns awards at last meet before district

Story and Photos by Victoria Garcia Avila and Emarald Robinson | The varsity boys track team got eighth overall and the girls team tied for seventh overall at the T-Bird Relays April 3. Junior Ayana Atkins got personal records in both shotput and discus, earning first place in both.  She threw 113’8″ discus and 38’2″ […]

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Taking the lead at shotput, discus

Taking the lead at shotput, discus

By Francisco Turrubiates and Christopher Herrera | Junior Ayanna Atkins is the only returning regional-qualifying shotput and discus thrower this year. Atkins, who turns 19 today, is  in varsity track. She started five years ago. “I first started in middle school, and I have been in track since then,” said Atkins. “ I did  go […]

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Entertainment

Gallery: RTC, Choir perform in Fame

Gallery: RTC, Choir perform in Fame

Roosevelt Theatre Company and members of the choir performed the musical Fame Feb. 5-6 and 11. The original last date was set for Feb. 7, but was changed to Feb. 11 due to potential icy conditions. Photos by Jennifer Solis  

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Review: Pac Man and Ghostly Adventure

Review: Pac Man and Ghostly Adventure

By Antonio Watson | Pac is Back…but sadly, it’s not much of a good return. Pac Man and the Ghostly Adventure was released in late October of 2013 for the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 consoles. It was made to bring a new spin to Pac Man to catch the […]

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Supernatural Mid-Season Finale Leaves Viewers Hanging ‘Til January

Supernatural Mid-Season Finale Leaves Viewers Hanging ‘Til January

By Josie Guzman | From monsters and ghosts to angels and demons, Supernatural on the CW network has just hit the mid-season finale of its ninth season, and has yet to disappoint. Released on Sept 13, 2005, Supernatural is an American horror/drama television series. The show is now a nine-season series that was created by […]

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