Battle Royal: Rochambeau

Luke Daines, Contributor   The week prior to spring break, the ISA senior board sponsored a schoolwide tournament called Rochambeau.   They announced the proceedings with a video announcement given to the school during LEE Time last week.   Each grade level was to receive an assigned bead color, with one beaded necklace per person. Throughout the week, students would […]

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Off Campus Lunch Appeals to Students

Ana Del Alamo, Staff Reporter   After a complicated day, my friends and I  are going to Whataburger during our lunch period. I can not stop thinking about the delicious burger and the amazing fries. Wait…we can’t go out of school during lunch.    An open campus school offers  students the choice to go out of school during their lunch […]

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New Traditions Dominate Spring at ISA

Edder Martinez, Staff Reporter   On Feb 29 several ISA students entered the auditorium during advisory to witness the first Black History Month presentation. In addition, Ro-Sham-Bo and the upcoming Women’s History Month presentation the Globies have added three new traditions this year.    The first to be introduced on this campus was the annual Black History Month presentation. This […]

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Soul Sounds

Isabella Geltman, Staff Reporter   Music is one of the most influential and commonly consumed forms of media that can be accessed by anyone at any time. Everyday through every hallway students use their wires, airpods, or headphones to stream whatever music is pushing them through the day. We can relate to others through lyrics from musicians that speak to […]

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Highs and Lows from the Grammys

Samantha Briano-Gonzalez, Staff Reporter   The 2024 Grammys took place last Sunday Feb. 4, in which the most famous artists were nominated for different categories such as Best Album of the Year, Best Song of the year, etc. There were three new categories this year, including Best African Music Performance, Best Alternative Jazz Album, and Best Pop Dance Recording.   The […]

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Jo Koy’s ‘Jokes’ Fall Flat

Isabella Geltman, Staff Reporter   This year’s annual Golden Globes, held January 7, 2024, came to honor our best films once again. While many were happy to tune in to this exciting award season, it has quickly become a hot topic not only around the winners but also this year’s host , Jo Koy.    While I could center this […]

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The Price We Pay for Style

Edder Martinez, Staff Reporter   Fast fashion has taken over the clothing industry. A lot of cheap alternatives have popped up, with worse quality as well as the production process being questionable. Now the topic of ethics and morality is being injected into the conversation of fashion due to a worsening global environment and a shaky economy.   American fashion […]

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A Ballad of Backstory

Jaqueline Hernandez Rebolledo, Staff Reporter   The Hunger Games, a book and movie series not touched on since 2015 has come back for its fifth movie to honor the dystopian and action filled prequel, A Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, by Suzanne Collins, published on May 19, 2020.   Fans were both shocked and thrilled not only to have this […]

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A Leader by Heart

Addison Gregory, Contributor    To be a leader is not just about doing what needs to be done, but also doing it with compassion. For some, this takes time and commitment, for others, it’s second nature. It has to be in your heart to lead, so you can lead in the hearts of others. Gabrielle Silva is a leader by […]

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Lana Del Rey in Austin

Samantha Briano, Staff Reporter   The night of Sunday, Sept. 17 Lana Del Rey performed in Austin. I personally thought it was one of the most amazing and magical experiences for me. Her voice sounded so angelic, the music sounded so good.  It was better than I expected. She sang three songs from her new album Did You Know There’s […]

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TV Girl Delivers in San Antonio

Jaqueline Hernandez-Rebolledo, Staff Reporter    On September 21 ,2023 indie band Tv Girl came to San Antonio. The band came into focus in recent years on social media, with songs like “Lovers Rocks” and “Not Allowed” becoming their most streamed songs. However I was most excited to see them performer “The Blonde” and “Not Allowed”.   I attended the concert […]

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HB 114 Takes Effect

Jaqueline Hernandez-Rebolledo, Staff Reporter    House Bill 114 went into effect last Friday, Sep. 1, making it mandatory for students caught with nicotine products, including vape pens, to be sent to an alternative campus.   Government officials as well as school administrators have noticed a surge in teenage vaping. What was once 40 cases a month has transformed into a […]

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Chinese Culture Club Kicks Off New Year

By Samantha Briano, Staff Reporter   On Monday, Aug. 21 the Chinese Culture Club met to elect their 2023-2024 club officers.   New club President, Aiden Abney, said; “I’d like to make the club more well-known on campus, participate in more school events at school and more fun activities.”    In addition to Abney, Javier Drake was elected Vice President, […]

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Idaho Murders Concern Students

Noemi Ramirez, Staff Reporter   Saturday, Nov. 13, 2022, in Moscow, Idaho four college students Ethan Chapin, 20, Madison Mogen, 21, Kaylee Goncalves, 21, and Xana Kernodle, 20 were murdered between 4 a.m. and 4:25 a.m. The students were found on the second and third floors of their off-campus homes.   After an autopsy conducted by The Spokane Medical Examiner’s […]

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