Published on Friday, December 6, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
Haunted houses, insane asylums, and witches, are common things in American Horror Story. For the past three seasons American Horror Story, it has not been for the fainthearted. Since the start of season one, I was hooked, I enjoy horror movies, and have been avidly watching ever since.
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Published on Friday, November 22, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
Every Thursday after school, journalism teacher Rebecca Dominy meets with a group of students in room 6160. They don’t work on the newspaper or edit the yearbook, but instead meet for a weekly devotional. The group, Cord of 3, began last year when several students approached Dominy and expressed an interest in participating in an after-school Bible study.
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Published on Thursday, October 17, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
Summer: concerts, traveling, vacations, hanging out with friends. Summer vacation means no school, and no school means doing whatever our hearts desire. For some, doing what our hearts desired this summer was going to some of the biggest music festivals in Texas. Vans Warped tour, Free Press Summer Fest, and Austin City Limits.
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Published on Thursday, October 3, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
Ella Yelich-O’Connor, a 16-year-old from New Zealand, also known as Lorde, is an alternative pop singer with an electric voice that makes audiences want to roll the windows down and drive fast. For much of her childhood, Lorde worked with Universal to help her develop style and which direction she was going to take her music career. At the tender age of 12, she was scouted by an A&R agent after seeing a video of her singing in a school talent show. By the age of 16, Lorde landed a record deal with T2THEJMANAGEMENT, who she also recorded her debut album with.
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Published on Thursday, May 23, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
Everyone has their preference when it comes to the seasons of the year. In Texas we all look forward to the time of year when it’s not 100+ degrees outside. I could care less about the temperature-my favorite season doesn’t have much to do with the temperature, but instead, centers around when my parents go […]
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Published on Friday, April 26, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
For many cheerleaders and dancers nothing matters other than memorizing a routine, landing the perfect stunt, and winning the competition. For Junior Mackenzie O’Neal, cheering and dancing are more than just being the best she can be, it’s about doing what she loves. Despite the obstacles she has faced and been forced to overcome, she continues to excel at her demanding activities.
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Published on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 by Maurissa Ramirez
I was expecting paradise, tanning on the beach, shopping and overall, a tropical adventure on my cruise to South America this holiday season. Sadly, I was less than impressed with the ports where our ship docked.
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Published on Monday, December 10, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
David Ayer’s newest movie End Of Watch, stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Peña as two Los Angeles police officers, Brian Taylor and Mike Zavala. The movie follows the two cops through their careers as officers, starting off as rookies and making their first huge bust, to starting families.
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Published on Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
Teaching two languages is something of a challenge, but for Anja Schwalen, this comes naturally. Growing up in Germany and studying abroad in Spain, pushed her to want to teach Spanish and German in America. Schwalen started learning English during school and also took a few years of Latin and French. “My belief is, if […]
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Published on Saturday, November 10, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
From homecoming queen to varsity volleyball player, senior Reagan Boenker has a lot on her plate. She is heavily involved in sports, playing both volleyball and softball and also challenges herself in the classroom. She is more than just a player though, she sets an example for teammates and students on and off of the […]
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Published on Friday, October 5, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
Having a parent as a civil servant is not an easy thing, especially for me. My dad, a sergeant at the Brazos County Sheriff’s Office, has been serving our community for the last 18 years, longer than I have been alive.
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Published on Monday, April 30, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
For students, the junior and senior years are vital in starting to look at college they would like to attend in the future and applying to such colleges. Studying and working hard is something everyone has to do to get that desired score on their ACT and SAT exam.
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Published on Thursday, March 29, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
Distancing yourself from the wrong crowd may be hard for some people, but succeeding in life depends on taking the right path to obtain your goals. As much as people argue against it, your friends do define who you are and which path you take in life.
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Published on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
After seeing the previews for Daniel Radcliffe’s newest film, I was anticipating how scary it would be. As a horror movie fanatic, I was excited and ready to be scared.
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Published on Friday, February 24, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
Checking the wind speed and direction, choosing the correct club, stepping up to the tee and swinging, hoping to make it to the green – those are just some of the steps junior Clayton Hudson goes through each time he steps on a golf course. For the past three years he has participated and excelled on the high school golf team.
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Published on Saturday, January 21, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
In 2006, after several failed attempts at a band, Pierce the Veil was formed by brothers Mike and Vic Fuentes along with Jaime Preciado and Tony Perry. Over the last few years, the band has gained a lot of positive attention by being featured in Warped Tour and countless articles and interviews. They are known […]
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Published on Friday, January 20, 2012 by Maurissa Ramirez
There’s blood spattered on the wall with evidence everywhere and police sirens are blaring in the background. To address these violent scenes, police everywhere hire specialists to solve brutal crimes every day with forensic science. There’s a class at Bryan High to prepare you for that.
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Published on Monday, November 14, 2011 by Maurissa Ramirez
Custodians are responsible for much more than just cleaning up after lunch or emptying the trash; they are constantly making sure things are clean and clear in the halls and their workdays are much longer than the typical school day.
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Published on Monday, October 31, 2011 by Maurissa Ramirez
As the holiday season approaches, so does the annual Feast of Carols performance by the choir. In its 28th year, the show remains popular and continues to sell out performances.
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Published on Saturday, October 22, 2011 by Maurissa Ramirez
The Lying Game, ABC Family’s newest show airs Tuesday at 7:00 P.M., is a hit. Though the show is very popular, after watching the first 5 episodes of ABC family’s latest teen drama, I’ve found that it seems to be just like another hit series: Pretty Little Liars.
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Published on Saturday, October 8, 2011 by Maurissa Ramirez
More often than not, when you’re feeling ill, you usually just take some over the counter medication and go about your day. But what happens if your illness is much more serious than you imagined?
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