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The Coffee Party: Legality vs Morality

John Fuller April 27, 2012
“Why not?” “Because I said so!” I’m sure most of us have heard these words before, and if you were anything like me, you didn’t accept “Because I said so” as an actual reason not to do something. Yet, so many of us accept this excuse when it comes to the law.

Adoption experience makes for better life

John Fuller April 23, 2012
While many children came home to watch cartoons or play outside, senior Ana Meyer came home at age seven to meet her new parents for the first time. Meyer was adopted after spending several months in and out of foster care.

Coffee Party: “The Fictitious War on Religion”

John Fuller April 19, 2012
As Americans, we pride ourselves in our rights and freedoms that are endowed by our Creator and guaranteed in our stall worth constitution. Above all other rights, Americans have always treasured and valued the freedom of religion, as decreed in the First Amendment.

The Coffee Party: Three-Ring Primary

John Fuller March 6, 2012
The circus is in town! Actually, the circus is in the state--10 states. It’s Super Tuesday folks, and the spectacle that is the Republican Primary season has been nothing short of a Koch Bros. Circus.

Fine Arts puts on a wicked rendition of classic musical

John Fuller February 9, 2012
The Wizard of Oz, a classic American cultural entity, is cherished by children and adults across the country--and messing with something so treasured is always a risk. Still, the risk paid off for the Fine Arts department over the weekend as they performed their interpretation of The Wizard of Oz to an audience that was left both delighted and fulfilled.

Takin’ it to the hoop

John Fuller February 3, 2012
ESPN is a fixture in most households across the nation, but few viewers have the chance to personally know the athletes featured on the television channel. Bryan High students are an exception, as senior J-Mychal Reese has not only been featured on ESPN, but in numerous sporting publications and scouting organizations for his success in basketball. In fact, ranked Reese as their No. 28 prospect nation-wide for high school basketball players overall.

Volume 41 Number 6

John Fuller January 31, 2012
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Local food movement takes root

John Fuller January 30, 2012
Food. Fruits. Vegetables. It’s grown by hardworking men and women on farms that blanket the American countryside; where the agrarian roots are more than skin-deep. Or is it?

Texas looks to the STAARs for new standardized test

John Fuller January 23, 2012
Testing reminders and graduation requirement posters will be un-TAKed from walls all over campus over the next three years as the school begins to look to the STAARs for a new standardized testing requirement. Effective for the Class of 2015, students will be tested using the STAAR, a system of end-of-course exams for students’ core classes, instead of the previously administered TAKS exam.

Coffee Party: Because we all need an ‘occupation’

John Fuller January 19, 2012
This year, we saw the world give birth to a festive new street tradition in which hundreds of people throughout the nation camped out in their downtown streets and parks. They may look like they're having fun with their street dancers and Guy Fawkes masks, but these campers are serious business. After all, they've finally found something to do with their lives! They're occupiers and this is their occupation.

Plugged In: Personal Devices on Campus

John Fuller January 12, 2012

It’s clear that students have become more accustomed and efficient with technology then ever before. Computers, smart phones and tablets are consistently used by students at home to do their homework...

Scholarship and College Workshop for Gear Up Families

John Fuller January 11, 2012
Gear Up will be hosting a Scholarship and College Workshop for students interested in attending college or a technical school on January 19 from 5:00 to 8:00 P.M. at Jane Long Middle School. Additionally, Gear Up will be hosting another college preparation session on January 30 at 5:30 P.M. at the Rudder High School Presentation Room. This session will feature Edward Tarleton and address course management advice, college preparation tips, college application process, graduate school options, graduate school essay strategies and graduate school interview guidelines.
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