News

Meeting Mayor Ivy R. Taylor at the Molly Pruitt Library

Meeting Mayor Ivy R. Taylor at the Molly Pruitt Library

By Angel Sabater | Mayor of San Antonio, Ivy R. Taylor met many people who had questions for her at the Molly Pruitt Library on Thursday, November 13. “Meet the Mayor” is a community meeting that will be held in each City Council district for the next few months. Mayor Taylor is trying to help […]

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Relocated portables help keep students dry

Relocated portables help keep students dry

By Oscar Ramirez and Andres Del Toro | Ten weeks into the school year, one of the main reasons that the portables were moved has been proven effective. After the city received over 2 inches of rain overnight, the teachers and students located in the portables no longer have to worry about stepping in up […]

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National Night Out draws 100 presenters, 2000 visitors

National Night Out draws 100 presenters, 2000 visitors

By Francisco Turrubiates, Christopher Herrera and Angel Sabater National Night Out last week brought over 2000 visitors to see performances, visit booths, and enjoy free food served by culinary arts. For many visitors the event just seems to get bigger every year. “I remember going to national night out my freshman year, I remember it […]

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Features

Spirit, Band Provide ‘Thrilling’ performance

Spirit, Band Provide ‘Thrilling’ performance

By Francisco Turrubiates The dance and band joined together to dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller song at the Halloween football game. Over 85 dancers danced at the stadium friday night during half time, after learning it and practicing for nearly a week. “That’s not bad,” said dance coach Alison Redding. Band students said they enjoyed […]

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City Year Corps Give More than Just a Year

City Year Corps Give More than Just a Year

By Angel Sabater City Year Corps member Chelsea Berkowitz gets to campus every morning at 7:45. She checks in with her teammates and then starts tutoring. She’s in academic classes with teachers and students all day. “Basically we help students answer questions and help facilitate lessons,” Berkowitz said. City Year tutoring is after school from […]

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Girls Inc. inspires leaders

Girls Inc. inspires leaders

By Angel Sabater Girls Inc. is for teen girls which meets every Monday during all lunches in room L109. This program provides more than 138,000 girls across the U.S. and Canada with solutions to every-day life situations. Trained professionals mentor and guild girls to be strong, smart, and bold. Girls Inc. is a girls only […]

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Sports

Wrestling to open season in Austin

Wrestling to open season in Austin

By Emarald Robinson | After having one state qualifier last year, the wrestling teams will take to the mats at Austin Bowie this weekend. “The question is, will our team be consistent in their effort and preparation so that we can reach and live up to that potential. Time will soon tell,” said coach Lee […]

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The Year After Playoffs: Girls Basketball Opens Tonight

The Year After Playoffs: Girls Basketball Opens Tonight

By  Kayla Rudd As the cross country, football and volleyball seasons come to an end, basketball is set to begin. Coming off a playoff year last year, the varsity girls basketball team welcomes back four seniors. The team has hopes to have consecutive play off runs. “I think that the team will make it to […]

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Strong Football Performance Overshadows Tough Loss

Strong Football Performance Overshadows Tough Loss

By Victor Rodriguez Spirits were at an all-time high going into varsity football’s final game of the season versus the Lee Volunteers, with both teams looking to get their first district win of the season. The stakes were set high with the Riders entering this crucial matchup carrying an 0-9 record and looking to get […]

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Entertainment

Review: Taylor Swift’s “1989″ Journey Begins

Review: Taylor Swift’s “1989″ Journey Begins

By Angel Sabater On Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, Taylor Swift announced on Yahoo her new album “1989.” Two weeks before on Aug. 8, Swift had uploaded several clues about the special live stream to Yahoo at 5 p.m. The event took place in New York City, where she moved in early August, and was a […]

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FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show

FX’s American Horror Story: Freak Show

By Juan Villanueva | It’s been quite a while since FX aired the last episode of Coven in late January. This fall, American Horror Story returned with a new and freakier season titled “American Horror Story: Freak Show.” Casting for the season happened in early 2014, while production began in July with a collaboration of producers Ryan […]

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Pierce The Veil Prepares for Tour

Pierce The Veil Prepares for Tour

By Angel Guerra Pierce The Veil is a good band because their lead singer Vic Fuentes had once self harmed and found a way out through music.It gives people hope that they can get through it too and they should not worry what others think about them. Their music absolutely keeps people from being upset […]

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