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Evolution of video games more than child’s play

Ron Toback-Wolf May 18, 2022

Not enough people play video games. At least not at the current rate and quality at which they’re produced. In America, there’s so many people who care about the newest superhero movie or the latest...

High-tech high tech: Junior learns to operate drones

Ron Toback-Wolf April 6, 2022

For centuries, humans have longed to soar high above the landscape below. As technology has continued to advance, humans can now have a bird’s eye view without even leaving the ground. That’s why...

Selling the pitch: How creativity, consistency combine to craft quality characters

Ron Toback-Wolf January 5, 2022

As someone who cares a lot about storytelling and characters, there are certain topics that come up a lot. What stands out to me is creative, unique, big set-piece moments or characters. They can be comedic...

Teacher utilizes childlike imagination, individualizes curriculum to reach students

Ron Toback-Wolf December 8, 2021

People say that if you can find a job doing what you love, you will never work a day in your life. English teacher Stephen Dillon, who has had a big imagination ever since he was a child, has taken his...

Out-working failure: Senior credits school record to hard work

Ron Toback-Wolf October 15, 2021

There’s a social stigma around the number 100 that makes it so substantial. Turning 100 years old, scoring 100 points on a test, publishing 100 issues of a comic. The number 100 is something people...

Giddy for Ghibli: Studio creates superior visuals, storytelling

Ron Toback-Wolf September 28, 2021

There's a studio that's made multiple academy-award-winning movies with phenomenal visuals, characters, and storytelling. And yet people look at them not like the brilliant masterpieces they are, but...

Thespians advance to national event in duet performance

Ron Toback-Wolf April 30, 2021

Every year, Texas theatre troupes head to the International Thespian Society Conference. At the conference, students from schools all over Texas come to compete in different areas in hopes of advancing...

Every piece fell into place: Resurgence of chess fueled through online access, media, celebrities

Ron Toback-Wolf April 29, 2021

2021 has been an unpredictable year. With the storming of the capitol, the business about the vaccine, Zack Snyder’s Justice League cut actually being good, lots of things happened that not many people...

Junior pursues passion, soars to new heights

Ron Toback-Wolf February 4, 2021

Becoming a pilot is a lofty goal. It takes a very down-to-earth man to truly soar in the air, plane and simple. Junior James Addison has put hours of work into his flight training, and has shown great...

How to write right: Developing characters creates memorable stories

Ron Toback-Wolf December 6, 2020

I will admit, I’m no god when it comes to writing. I often have trouble starting or continuing to write projects, as the ideas I get excited about are many and frequent. There are some advantages to...

Savvy seniors utilize quaran-time to secure new skills

Ron Toback-Wolf October 19, 2020

With this whole pandemic thing going on, everyone’s been suffering. People were locked up in their homes, whether they liked it or not, and had limitless time with limited money. Jobs were scarce, meaning...

Hope rises for detective story fans with gaming franchise

Ron Toback-Wolf September 17, 2020

The world has no shortage of good detective stories. Sherlock Holmes, Murder on the Orient Express, and Nancy Drew have captivated audiences across all ages. But those are all old hat. As of this decade,...

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