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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Sleep: It’s Good for You

Addison Gregory, Staff Reporter   Teenage lives are busy and hectic, and sometimes we think that sleeping would do nothing but take up time we could be using in otherways, but sleep is quite literally what keeps us going.  Not sleeping can have more bad effects than good. Sure, you have more time to you as you choose, but sleep […]

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Heartbreak in High School

Addison Gregory, Staff Reporter   Hearts can break, hearts can bend, and hearts can shatter. To break a heart is worse than any other form of torture. There is no break in the pain, there is no relief.  Breaking a heart is to break a person, to break a soul. There is no coming back from that. Challenges change people, […]

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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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Is Affordable Housing Just a Myth These Days?

Edder Martinez, Editor-in-Chief   On the outermost edge of the south side of San Antonio, a new suburban community is in the works. Rows of compact 1000 sq ft lots are under construction at “affordable prices.” These homes can cost you anywhere from 190k-260k depending on the size of the home. Some praise this move as a step toward affordable […]

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Pink Politics

By Isabella Geltman, Staff Reporter   A movie that initially inspired everybody’s pink fantasies ended up leaving behind a sheen of red and blue. Barbie, directed by Greta Gerwig and starring Margot Robbie, has inflicted a great deal of emotional whiplash on the world after backlash from some viewers.   Shortly after it’s release claims began circulating that the premise […]

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Possible TikTok Ban Rears Its Ugly Head…Again

Edder Martinez, Staff Reporter   On Thursday, March 23, TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew testified in front of congress. There has been increased skepticism of TikTok, and the way they handle the privacy of their users. This has been of great concern to congress worried about foreign adversaries such as China where ByteDance, TikTok’s parent company is based.    Although […]

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Tuition Turmoil

Julissa Duran, Staff Reporter     College is expensive. There is no denying that fact. Every year teens across the U.S. are encouraged to pursue post-secondary education, and while many are eager to, others have a hard time deciding what to do and where to go because of the financial commitment they are expected to make.    On January 9, […]

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Plea for Public Transit Overhaul

Edder Martinez, Staff Reporter   It’s no secret that San Antonio has a car problem. Whether it be traffic jams on 410, or not being able to find parking downtown, San Antonio is clearly full of cars everywhere, but it may feel like there’s no space for them despite the sea of car infrastructure that runs this city, but there […]

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Banned Book Blues

Julissa Duran, Staff Reporter   Book censorship has been around for centuries, and is one of the most widespread forms of censorship in the United States. The purpose of this practice is to prevereaders from consuming subjects that can be difficult to digest. Despite its purpose, book banning and censorship does more harm than good.   Books can be censored […]

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Accepted: Why is the SAT Still the Standard for Proving Yourself to Colleges?

Edder Martinez, Staff Reporter   Mention the words Collage Board, SATs, or Advanced Placement to upperclassman and college students, they will probably react with an uneasy look. These standardized tests have become commonplace among American High Schools. Several students this week on Wednesday Oct.12th took the PSAT. So many students may now be asking if college entrance exams are still […]

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In the Soup

Noemi Ramirez, Staff Reporter   On Oct.14 in Big Ben, London around 11 am climate change activists, Just stop oil, threw two cans of tomato soup on Vincent Van Gogh’s early 1800s painting, Sunflowers. This painting goes for at least 80.99 million dollars. Both Activists involved then proceeded to take turns spreading glue on their hands to adhesive themselves to […]

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