Food from heaven; finding best burger in town

Burgers: about the most American a food can get. Something so easy to make and yet when prepared correctly can become the best thing you have ever eaten. I was on a mission to find the best burger in the Bryan/College Station area, and I am glad to report that I have found a winner.

Culture infantilized by lack of expectations

The grocery store: something people used to get dressed up for, or at least look presentable for is now littered with people that look like they just rolled out of bed.

Drake takes over: Somewhere between psychotic and iconic

After storming the charts with his flawless Take Care album, Drake sat back and made millions, but his success did not stop there. He continued the late nights in the studio, laying down sick beats and rhymes which are prevalent throughout his new album, Nothing was the Same.

Pfeffer serves up success on court, in class

Volleyball is a very active sport and consumes most your day. For Senior Jessica Pfeffer she has found a way to excel both on the court and in the classroom.

Harsh reality makes for powerful motion picture

42: the only retired number across the league in baseball belongs to a man who changed the entire game and sports in general.

Bigger isn’t always better: Phones performance, capability not linked to screen size

Cell phone screens have become excessively large with no additional benefits. A bulging pocket, the struggle of holding and using it, and being caught attempting to secretly text in class, it seems like no breakthrough has really come from increasing the screen size.

Million Dollar Movie Date

Planning on a cheap date to the movies? Think again. After buying the tickets comes the one thing that makes a good date; the snacks.

Memories captured through a lens

In the late 1800’s a peculiar type of art was rising and slowly becoming popular among the masses. With the invention of Brownie cameras by Kodak in the early 1900’s, photography became popular and progressive technology has led us to modern day DSLRs. Through cameras, pictures capture a moment in time and gives people the ability to create art.

College changes College Station

Summer is going well; everything is great. Roads aren’t crowded, restaurants are empty, stores are calm, and then the end of August comes and everything changes. The college students return to school and those once empty restaurants turn into loud, crowded places and the roads are filled with distracted drivers.

School involvement increases student success

Being involved in a school organization is vital to the development of a students communication and teamwork skills. In addition to building character, being in clubs gives students the opportunity to make new friends while having fun along the way.

Spring Break trip provides cultural opportunity

For most high school students, spring break is a time to relax and hang out with friends. This year though, several students had the opportunity to visit foreign countries and learn about the culture and history of places like Greece and Italy.

Soccer player leads through example

High school is the time when most students explore what they want to do in their life and what they are good at. For senior Joey Wilder soccer plays a key role in who he is and what he is passionate about.

Drillteam and cheerleading more than sideline spirit

Football games are not the only spot where Shy-Annes and cheerleaders perform. Some may not know that these groups also participate in a spring competition season.

Phony Photographers Be Gone!

With the recent advances in technology, just about every phone has one thing on it: a camera. This gives anyone the chance to freeze a moment in time simply by pushing a button.

People need a NEW years resolution

The start of a new year brings many new things and making new years resolutions is one of those new things that excites people.

GO Center provides scholarship, application aid

Life after high school may be a daunting question for anyone, luckily there is a place for the questions to be answered. The GO Center is a place for students to go to plan for college and career fields that they may be interested in pursuing.

Like Clockwork: Security personnel

When fights happen or trouble occurs, there are only a few people that are able to handle the situation. Just by walking through campus, many people can be found that are not teachers, but whose only job is to make sure that students are safe.

Students find group where second isn’t always last

After a long Monday of school, students gather in the choir room to pray together and to vent about the positives and negatives of their day. After praying and discussing their day, they watch videos that discuss how God has changed them and the effect he has had on their lives.

MTV brings Awkward series to teens

MTV’s new series Awkward, is uncomfortable for any one, but for the star of the show, Jenna Hamilton, this is a part of her everyday life at high school.

Texas weather doesn’t wilt band, football players

Sweating every ounce of water out of your body standing in the hot sun, wondering when this heat will come to an end is a common sensation for students. Since the beginning of this year Bryan has experienced over 50 days above 100 degrees. Most of us are avoiding the heat by staying indoors, but for football players and band members, staying indoors is hard to do.