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Ten things to know for the week: May 8

Ten things to know for the week: May 8

The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. Independent centrist Emmanuel Macron won a decisive victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in the second...

 

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

by Drew Howerton, section editor Consolapalooza, Consol’s annual student music festival, was held on April  29 starting with a performance by teacher band Astrochimp, comprised of economics teacher Jason Pratt, audio video teacher...

 

Long distance relationship changes definition of love

Long distance relationship changes definition of love

by Drew Howerton, section editor Relationships are all about learning to love someone. The internet has changed the way that people learn to love each other. When I was growing up, my parents always told me  that they met at a hockey game...

 

Ten things to know for the week: February 20

Ten things to know for the week: February 20

 via the New York Times by Drew Howerton, section editor 1. Military strategist Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster was appointed as President Trump’s new national security adviser on Monday. General McMaster’s appointment follows the resignation...

 

Twelve senior athletes awarded scholarships, sign with colleges

Twelve senior athletes awarded scholarships, sign with colleges

by Drew Howerton and Josh Weimer, section and online editor Wednesday February 1st was national signing day, an event in which high school students sign for college sports contracts.  This year, Consol had twelve A&M Consolidated senior athletes...

 

Ten things to know for this week: January 9

Ten things to know for this week: January 9

  by Drew Howerton, section editor 1. Five people were killed at an airport in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. in a shooting on Saturday. Authorities captured 26-year-old Esteban Ruiz Santiago after he killed five and injured at least six others...

 

Sheltering children hurts in long run, leads to confusing upbringing

Sheltering children hurts in long run, leads to confusing upbringing

by Drew Howerton, section editor Christmas morning with three excitable younger brothers is always interesting. Watching them tear apart gifts in an adrenaline fueled haze reminds me of when I was their ages, ripping into a brand new Lego set...

 

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is one in a million

by Drew Howerton, section editor This review contains very minor spoilers for Rogue One. Read at your own risk.  Sitting on my living room floor at age six, there was nothing more awe-inspiring than the opening of the original Star...

 

Overwatch: A refreshing addition to the arena shooter genre

Overwatch: A refreshing addition to the arena shooter genre

by Drew Howerton, section editor I spend a significant chunk of my time playing video games. Since the age of five, when I played Super Mario Bros. on my dad’s Nintendo Entertainment System, I have been an avid gamer. Franchises like The...

 

Employment leads to changing priorities, forces habit of time management

Employment leads to changing priorities, forces habit of time management

by Drew Howerton, section editor I took a big step into adulthood recently when I got a job. For the past year or so, my parents have kind of been on me about getting one, because they had jobs when they were younger than me. They’re old...