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The Republic Steakhouse: perfect for prom

The Republic Steakhouse: perfect for prom

by Leah Crisman, executive editor Prom is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate the occasion than to reserve a table at The Republic Steakhouse? The Roar scouted out this upscale restaurant with prom in mind. Here are a couple of...

 

Gallery: Tiger Robotics’ Game Wars attracts video game fans of every genre

Gallery: Tiger Robotics’ Game Wars attracts video game fans of every genre

by Leah Crisman, executive editor Game Wars, Tiger Robotics’ biannual fundraising event, ran with its usual organized panache from 7 p.m. last Friday, April 12, into the early hours of Saturday morning. FIFA and League of Legends amassed...

 

Tiger Theater displays talents in ‘Trojan Women’

Tiger Theater displays talents in ‘Trojan Women’

by Leah Crisman, executive editor Spring break is upon us, and what better way to  revel in all those free hours  than spend tonight at theater’s UIL One-Act performance? “The Trojan Women” is this year’s fare: a gripping,...

 

Lawyer-turned-English teacher welcomes new career

Lawyer-turned-English teacher welcomes new career

by Leah Crisman, executive editor  Last summer while on vacation in California, English teacher Magda Buikema received a phone call that officially changed her career: on the other line was principal Gwen Elder calling to tell her that she...

 

Current natatorium poses problems for swim team

Current natatorium poses problems for swim team

Photo of CSMS natatorium provided by Tigerland Yearbook. by Leah Crisman & Michelle Liu, executive editor & managing editor It’s pretty much a done deal. The money’s not there, and the interest from the city isn’t either....

 

Centro American Restaurant and Pupuseria spices up local food scene

Centro American Restaurant and Pupuseria spices up local food scene

by Leah Crisman, entertainment editor The Centro American Restaurant and Pupuseria is a bit of an oddity in College Station. It isn’t Tex-Mex, it doesn’t specialize in fried chicken or massive burgers and it is definitely not geared...

 

Excessive screen time in college detrimental, costly in long run

Excessive screen time in college detrimental, costly in long run

by Leah Crisman, executive editor It started like this: [Older sister’s housemate, Kyle,* enters apartment kitchen] Me: Hi Kyle! My sister told me so much about you! It’s nice to meet you finally! How’s it going? I made scones! Do you...

 

Varsity basketball team dominates Hudson Hornets in non-conference game

Varsity basketball team dominates Hudson Hornets in non-conference game

by Leah Crisman, executive editor  After a nail-biting back-and-forth tie between Lufkin’s Hudson High School and Consol, the Tigers won out 65-58 last Saturday. Consol was in a dead heat for the first two quarters, fell behind by ten...

 

Gallery: Donkey trainer organizes, competes in state championship

Gallery: Donkey trainer organizes, competes in state championship

by Leah Crisman, executive editor Donkey and mule enthusiasts gathered Nov. 15-17 at the Brazos County Expo Center for the Texas State Championship Donkey and Mule Show. Among those competing was Consol senior Heather Heath, whose family organized...

 

Science class sparks interest in biotechnology with hands-on labs

Science class sparks interest in biotechnology with hands-on labs

by Leah Crisman, executive editor The biotechnology class taught by science teacher Matt Young completed a lab Nov. 14 that compared copper sulfate solutions of varying concentrations. The class is lab-based and intends to prepare students for...