Swift Vengeance: Ticketmaster May Have Finally Met Its Match

Julissa Duran, Staff Reporter   On November 18, the Department of Justice announced that they will be opening an investigation into Ticketmaster’s parent company Live Nation, following the events of Taylor Swift’s “Eras” Tour presale.   In 2017 Ticketmaster introduced Verified fan, a system created to help “protect fans bots and scalpers” as stated on the Ticketmaster blog. Ironically people […]

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New Table, New Opportunities

Luke Daines & Ashley Patterson, Staffers   Nearing the STEM floor, a hot new topic is in the air. STEM students and teachers alike, buzz about the new Anatomy Table. Purchased with recently approved grant money awarded to STEM Director Jennifer Jensen, STEM hopes to offer biomedical and advanced science pathway students a more interactive glimpse into the human body. […]

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Sensational Season Opener

Edder Martinez, Staffer   Varsity football kicked off the first game of the season with a win against the new Sotomayor High School Wildcats. On Friday, Aug. 26 at Dub Farris Stadium, the Volunteers won 12-7.    The Vols scored two touchdowns that night and left the crowd roaring. I was the first time the Vols  participated in the Peanut […]

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Overcrowding Plagues New School Year

Julissa Duran, Staff Reporter   On August 10, LEE High School opened its doors for the 2022-2023 school year bringing in a rush of students, and overcrowded classrooms.    Within the first few days many teachers found themselves with 35-45 students in classrooms meant to hold only 30. Many began to worry about how it would affect work division during […]

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Red Hot Chili Peppers New Album “Unlimited Love” Review

Chris Loustaunau, Editor-in-Chief   From their multi-platinum peaks to their sad, desperate lows, the Red Hot Chili peppers have always aspired toward a humble goal: to make you feel like you’re in the studio with them, zoning in and out and goofing around, watching three exceptionally talented musicians and an extremely jacked singer spitballing ideas and keeping each other entertained. […]

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China’s Strict Video Game Regulations: How They Affect The US

Christopher Fisher, Staff Reporter   China is notorious when it comes to policies and regulations within their country. One of those policies include their regulations concerning video games.  These policies date back to the early 2000s when they had a console ban still lasting to present day. August 30th, 2021 is the day the Chinese released new regulations to their […]

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District Responds to Sub Shortage

Chris Loustaunau, Staff Reporter   With the increase of teacher covid cases it’s inevitable that substitute teachers will have to fill in. However, it has become increasingly difficult to find substitute teachers when some of them don’t want to take the jobs due to the risk of catching the virus themselves. Some substitute teachers take a job everyday, so the […]

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Parking Tickets Plague Students, Teachers

Lesly Rodriguez,   Staff Reporter   Tuesday, January 4, marked the second strike on the cars parked around the LEE campus by City Police Parking Enforcement. A few weeks earlier, just before break, officers descended leaving behind dozens of parking tickets on the vehicles parked by the athletic facility and parked into the neighborhood on Orland Park. Coaches, teachers, staff, and […]

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Tragic Car Crash Near Johnson High School

Maria Yesenia Velasquez, Staff Reporter On Saturday, January 8 two Johnson High School students died in a fiery car crash near Bulverde Road and TPC Parkway near campus. The two students were identified as 17-year-old Ziv Hoodani and 16-year-old Gabriel Lee Juarez. The reason for the crash is unknown at this time.                                                                                                                                             Students and staff throughout NEISD have been affected […]

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An American In Paris

Christopher Fisher, Staff Reporter   On Friday, November 5 the NESA auditorium was filled with music, dancing, and applause.  An American in Paris, a musical performed by NESA ran on Fridays-Sundays for the first two weekends of the month. An American in Paris follows Jerry Mulligan, a retired WW2 veteran, hoping to make a name for himself, using his artistic […]

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SPOTLIGHT: NESA CREATIVE WRITING

Madison Munoz,    Staff Reporter On Saturday, October 9, NESA’s Creative Writing majors put on their first show of the year. The show, Lore, featured poems, scripts, and musicals, written by Creative Writing majors. Lore was a cross major production, meaning the Creative Writing department got to collaborate with other NESA majors. Instrumental Music students played alongside the reading of […]

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Celebrating Dia De Los Muertos

Marissa Estrada, Staff Reporter Dia De Los Muertos (The Day Of The Dead) is a holiday that originated in Mexico. The holiday is about honoring lost loved ones and ancestors, and is celebrated by welcoming the dead with music, food, and dancing.    Nov. 1 and 2 are El Dia De Los Inocente, or Day of the Innocents, referring to […]

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History and Impact of Comic-Con

Chris Loustaunau, Staff Reporter   Comic-Con is a convention with loads of different attractions every year, all over the world. Usually, in the U.S. each state hosts one Comic-Con annually. Comic-Con is an enjoyable experience for anyone with interests ranging from anime, gaming, cinema, and more. In San Antonio, they host the event in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, […]

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Students Elect First Non-Binary Homecoming King

Maria Yesenia Velasquez, Staff Reporter     Elections in schools have always been important to many students. For the homecoming court, all grades are able to elect one female and one male student to represent them. However, for the first time in LEE and ISA’s history, there was someone elected that fit neither of those categories. Carter McManus (12) was […]

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