News

Four headed to region from UIL Academics

Four headed to region from UIL Academics

By Lizbeth Cuellar | Big Stick Editor | Held on March 24-26 at Churchill high school, more than 60 students competed in 16 categories of UIL academics and five speech and debate events. Out of these students only 11 had students that placed top six in their event. Of those, only four students placed top […]

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Students in flurry of Spring Break activity

Students in flurry of Spring Break activity

By Desiree Flores and Nichelle Harris | After two long months, spring break is just around the corner. This vacation is an opportunity for all students and teachers to kick back and relax. Many students either travel out of town or stay home and become a lazy couch potatoes. With a total of 82 schools […]

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School hosts second college, career fair

School hosts second college, career fair

By Danessa Rivers | AVID, along with family specialist Francisco Martinez, hosted the school’s 2nd annual college career fair event in the cafeteria last Feb. 28. “AVID put this event together so our community can have access to a college career event for possible careers and colleges,” AVID teacher Brock Stewart said. The the fair […]

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Artists statebound in VASE

Artists statebound in VASE

By Gisselle Washington | Five students will advance to the State Visual Arts Scholastic Event (VASE) at San Marcos High School on April 28. The five state qualifying medals for top honors went to Megan Adams, Graciela Herrera, Quyen Nguyen, Chloe Ramirez, and Juleigh Perez for their compositions that competed at the region 20 area […]

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Features

Where I’m going:Jacob Infante

Where I’m going:Jacob Infante

By Ana Calderon | This is part of a series about individual seniors and how they chose their colleges. | Senior Jacob Infante plans to attend The University of Texas at San Antonio. Infante decided on UTSA because it’s close to home and he really likes the campus. It’s also more affordable. Infante plans to […]

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Schneider shares her love of science

Schneider shares her love of science

By Austin Cohea | Assistant Editor & Desiree Flores | Assignments Editor | Skylar Schneider chose to be a physics teacher based on a previous love for science. The new physics teacher is sharing that love with her students. “I’ve always really loved science, my degree is in science,” Schneider said, “I liked math but […]

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Where I’m Going: Brena McCoy

Where I’m Going: Brena McCoy

By Ana Calderon | This is part of a series about individual seniors and how they chose their colleges. | Senior Brena McCoy has been accepted into the University of Incarnate Word. “I was beyond excited when I received my acceptance letter in the mail. I had started doubting that I was going to get […]

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Grace Garcia’s unique fashion

Grace Garcia’s unique fashion

By Ana Calderon | Whether it’s a cold, rainy, or warm day Senior Grace Garcia makes sure she keeps her style going. Garcia considers her style to be simplistic, she also describes her unique style to be a “cool soccer mom that meets aunt.” “I dress like a mom,” Garcia said. “I’m usually represented as […]

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Sports

Track earns awards at South San Meet

Track earns awards at South San Meet

By Nichelle Harris | The TR track season was off to a powerful start with many wins at South San. Even though it was a practice track meet, the track teams came to show everyone their talents. Both JV and varsity boys took first place in the 400 meter relay, JV girls also first in […]

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Special Olympics basketball gets started

Special Olympics basketball gets started

By Nicholas Norris | Photo by Mi Noe | The Special Olympics basketball season is well underway. “I’m excited and ready for the great things to come this season,” said Head Coach Adam Rodriguez. The energy and pure happiness you can see each player wearing on their sleeves is something we should all strive for, […]

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Nate’s at State (Again)

Nate’s at State (Again)

Junior wrestler makes his second appearance at the state tournament. By Mayra Gallegos

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Varsity Boys Win Nail Biter against Mac

Varsity Boys Win Nail Biter against Mac

By Bralynn Sampson  | Photo by Enrique Smith | On Friday Feb. 2 Roosevelt played MacArthur and ended up with their second district win. They boys came ready to play, and though MacArthur made quick movements to catch up, the team held the upper hand. At least until the last minute of the first quarter, […]

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Entertainment

Love Simon proves touching

Love Simon proves touching

By Danessa Rivers| Love Simon is a funny and touching teen romance comedy. This film can relate to today’s generation. Love Simon is a drama and romance released March 16, 2018. Seventeen year old Simon Spier (Nick Robinson) is an average high school student except he’s gay, which is very complicated for him. He is a closeted kid […]

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Latest RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars underwhelms

Latest RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars underwhelms

By Hailey Massey | With the end of the third installment of “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars,” the season left fans underwhelmed and displeased. Many thought that the setup of the season was unjust and now hope for more out of the next season, if there is one. “RuPaul’s Drag Race: All Stars” has been […]

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North London based singer needs more attention

North London based singer needs more attention

By Hailey Massey | Soundcloud-based singer Bruno Major has been known for releasing one song a month and attracting over 9,000 followers with his melodic indie-pop sound. However, even with his rising popularity, Major doesn’t receive the amount of support that his work deserves- and that needs to change. In 2016, Major strategically released a […]

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So we’re calling this music?

So we’re calling this music?

By Nicholas Norris | Personally, I prefer the old style of music, not today’s mash-up of noises and ad-libs. I’m talking the soulful more inspired music that came from places such as: Outkast, Nirvana, and even Journey. I understand that some enjoy the backdrop of the beats that are set on loops in the background of […]

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