Stepping up to the plate: Senior’s last year sparks leadership, responsibility

Monday, May 4, 2015 at 4:00 pm

A full count is on the board, and senior Rachel Ullmann sets up for the pitch. Digging her foot in the dirt and bending down low to begin wind up, the batter begins to pull back her bat. The ball leaves Rachel’s fingers as the batter misses and gets struck out, the Vikings take home another win.

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Child’s play: Technology changes playground landscape

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Technology has overrun our everyday life. In school, we use it for quizlet and duolingo or for typing Internal Assessment long articles for peers to edit. At home, we post cute selfies or watch Netflix (because, let’s get real, no one watches television anymore). However, can you remember a time where you couldn’t press the home button on your iPhone to get Siri to find information for you? Children from the 1980s know the horror of these times because they lived it.

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Author travels back to the future with hit book Ready Player One

Tuesday, February 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm

The year is 2044 and the world is an ugly place. The Great Recession has taken it’s toll on the world’s economy, resources are scarce, there’s an ongoing energy crisis, catastrophic climate changes, widespread famine, poverty, disease, and many wars. In 2012, an online simulation was released that changed the life of many across the world, as people of all ages and backgrounds spend every waking hour on it, the Ontologically Anthropocentric Sensory Immersive Simulation (OASIS). This is the world created in Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Categories: Entertainment

Building relationships through engineering, architecture classes

Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm

For 22 years, Ted Vaughan has been teaching students how to solve problems through Engineering Design and creating floor plans for homes and other buildings through Architectural Design, but that’s not all he did while he’s been here.

Categories: Features

Graffiti artists push definition of art

Monday, January 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm

Every brush stroke, pencil sketch, pastel, primary, and secondary color added to artwork signifies something an artist deeply feels. The same goes for writers like the Norseman staff. Every key we press, and article we submit is our artwork, and expresses what we think about a topic. Believe it or not there are many different types of artists. Although there is one type of art that isn’t typically called art: graffiti.

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Living a Better Story: Project encourages students to write their own future, help community

Tuesday, December 16, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Twenty-four students participated in Living a Better Story, a service project aimed at helping people understand their importance in the process of helping the community they live in. The project ran from October 6 to November 3 and included members from the Texas A&M Aggie Blossoms, Bryan High Key Club, and many other students. Together […]

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Heroes of Olympus series dies out with last book

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 at 4:00 pm

Books: culturally defined as the object which civilizations have stored volumes of information, but that’s not all they’re used for. Some permeate your imagination and creativity, some provide knowledge and skill, and then some are John Green books (all John Green emotions put to side), but in contrast there are Rick Riordan books.

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Back to the Future: 80s make comeback on big, small screen

Thursday, September 25, 2014 at 4:00 pm

The neon leg warmers, baggy sweatshirts, and wild poofy hair will remain safely tucked away deep in closets across America because, even though the 80’s are making a comeback, it’s thankfully not with fashion. Instead it’s with wildly fun and entertaining movies, television shows, and cartoons.

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