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Digging deep

Jasmine Samis, Assistant editor November 2, 2022

When she landed, she both heard and felt a pop. She was unsure what happened but immediately knew it was not good. Senior Micayla Polasek went up for a ball during a volleyball match and did a full backbend...

Interest, swipe left

Jasmine Samis, Assistant editor September 12, 2022
Everyone seems to be interested in something. I, however, fall into the category of no interests. 

All things being equal: Queen still reigns on small screen

Jasmine Samis March 9, 2022

I’m the type of person who ends up getting tired or bored with certain television shows, especially if they have something to do with crime. However, there’s one show that’s changed my perspective:...

Journalist inspires through writing, research, activism

Jasmine Samis November 29, 2021

Marie Colvin was a journalist who specialized as a war correspondent and is one of my favorite role models. I honestly can’t explain how much I appreciate her and her work. Colvin was an amazing writer,...

Work horse: Senior football player puts in time for offense, defense

Jasmine Samis October 25, 2021

Four and out, a defensive player’s goal each time he takes the field. He aims to spend as little time on the field as possible to give his offense more time to score. Senior Tanner Allen does not take...

Unconscious calculations: Golf coach uses teaching background to help golfers develop mental game

Jasmine Samis October 4, 2021

Distances. Angles. Topography. Subconscious math calculations stream through the mind as a golf club is selected, a swing is performed, and the lay of the ground directs the roll of the ball. Golf coach...

Disappointment over Super Bowl outcome

Jasmine Samis May 14, 2021

Super Bowl 2021 was trash. There’s no “nice way” to put it. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers went head-to-head against the Kansas City Chiefs for the Super Bowl Cup. While others may not have hated it as...

Receptionist helps local veterans, community by sewing masks

Jasmine Samis April 28, 2021

As mask mandates were enacted across the nation and the world, people struggled to find supplies or learn how to make them themselves by watching tutorials online. Receptionist Robin Gonzalez has sewed...

Labor of love: Hobby helps students hone skills

Jasmine Samis February 5, 2021

In a world where teenagers fill their spare time with social media and video games, happiness can still be found under the hood of a car. Four boys have found a way to make connections with family and...

Dramas cross cultural lines to entertain, fascinate

Jasmine Samis January 7, 2021

Korean and Chinese dramas get a lot of hate from the American population, but it doesn't really make sense why because they are fascinating.  Sure, the language barrier deters many viewers, but there...

Student comes to America for opportunities, access to technology

Jasmine Samis October 26, 2020

Leaving the familiar for the unknown can be frightening, but freshman Santa Sic Tumax took it all in stride when she moved from Guatemala to Bryan six years ago without knowing the language or customs...

Swift sweeps audiences off their feet with new album

Jasmine Samis October 2, 2020

Taylor Swift lost a fan when she transitioned from country music to lovey-dovey pop songs, but she is winning me back over after listening to one of her songs on her latest album, Folklore. As soon as...

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