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A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

A Moveable Feast: Veggie wraps are healthy, easy meals

    by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For the next three months, the two of us will try finding recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Ten things to know for the week: June 5

Reuters/Kevin Lamarque The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Tuesday comedian Kathy Griffin posted a photo where she posed with a fake Trump dummy,...

 

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

Mother-daughter teaching duo reflect on experience working together

  by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor Substitute Kendall Pye enjoys the moment of realization when she first introduces herself to classes. “I think it’s so cool when students recognize me as Mrs. Pye’s daughter,” Kendall Pye...

 

Ten things to know for the week: March 27

Ten things to know for the week: March 27

Victoria Jones/PA via AP   The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Monday, the Senate Judiciary Committee began considering Judge Neil Gorsuch’s...

 

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

‘Up for Adoption’ is quality wholesome comedy

 by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor It seems like everything Quinta Brunson touches is comedy gold. The Buzzfeed star, writer, and producer’s latest project is no exception. ‘Up for Adoption,’ is her mockumentary TV series...

 

Lady Tigers overcome Waco Lions 5-3

Lady Tigers overcome Waco Lions 5-3

by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor On Friday, March 3, the Lady Tigers faced off against the Waco High Lions at home. Tied 2-2 with 20 minutes left in the first half, the game seemed like it would be close. The Tigers took the lead with 13 minutes...

 

Q&A: Senior Océane Parker shares experience, insight gained from Teen Court

Q&A: Senior Océane Parker shares experience, insight gained from Teen Court

by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor When and why did you go to Teen Court? Just before summer last year, I was speeding at the end of the school zone that’s on Southwest. It was my first time driving to school by myself, it was actually like...

 

Complicated relationship with sleep leads to new point of view

Complicated relationship with sleep leads to new point of view

by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor I used to use a sleep calculator to tell me when to go to bed. It told me what times I should fall asleep in order to wake up after a complete sleep cycle, so that I’d feel refreshed even if I barely got any...

 

Boys Basketball triumphs 63-54 over Temple

Boys Basketball triumphs 63-54 over Temple

by Rachel Lamb & Jennifer Zhan, executive editor & senior editor On Friday, January 20, the varsity boys basketball team faced off against the Temple Wildcats. The Wildcats took an early lead in the first quarter, with the Tigers not...

 

Gallery: AP Physics I classes test, destroy spaghetti bridges

Gallery: AP Physics I classes test, destroy spaghetti bridges

by Jennifer Zhan, senior editor This six weeks, physics teacher Michelle Jedlicka’s AP Physics I classes were asked to construct bridges out of spaghetti and glue. Aside from dimension and weight requirements, students were allowed freedom...