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Gallery: Consol strives to “Blackout Bryan” in exciting, energetic pep rally

Gallery: Consol strives to “Blackout Bryan” in exciting, energetic pep rally

by Olivia Conway & Sam de Figueiredo, online editor & opinions editor On Friday October 20, students gathered in the gym for the Blackout Bryan pep rally. The stands were a mass of black clothing punctuated by the occasional neon glow...

 

Consol varsity volleyball falls to Oakridge 3-0

Consol varsity volleyball falls to Oakridge 3-0

by Olivia Conway & Sam de Figueiredo, online editor & opinions editor On Friday, Consol’s varsity volleyball team battled the Oakridge War Eagles. The game got off to a slow start with the score jumping between the teams with every...

 

Ten things to know for the week: August 14

Ten things to know for the week: August 14

Jim Bourg / Reuters The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On August 13, over one hundred solidarity events were held in response to the hate-fueled...

 

Math camp provides enriched understanding, lasting friendships

Math camp provides enriched understanding, lasting friendships

  All photos provided by Li Olivia Conway, co-online editor With her summer barely underway, junior Selena Li traveled to San Marcos to attend the six week long Honors Summer Math Camp for the second year in a row. Li with friends from...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Greece

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Greece

by Olivia Conway, co-online editor Before stepping off the plane in Athens, all that I knew about Greece came from lessons on ancient civilizations, listening to my parents’ philosophical discussions, and Rick Riordan’s Percy...

 

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

“Pretty Little Liars” finale provides much needed closure, exciting end to series

Entertainment Weekly Olivia Conway, co-online editor Warning: Spoilers ahead for the “Pretty Little Liars” series finale. “Pretty Little Liars” fans, rejoice! The end has come. The curtain has fallen. Our protagonists...

 

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

June Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Humans of New York by Brandon Stanton by Sam de Figueiredo, opinions editor While reading Humans of New York, I was struck by how the photographs conveyed unexpected emotions. Each page of the book contained only a few pictures and...

 

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Ten things to know for the week: June 12

Rex Features The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. On Thursday, the British Prime Minister, Theresa May, held a general election and managed to keep...

 

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Understanding of nostalgia elicits understanding of self

Olivia Conway, co-online editor Hi, my name is Olivia and I am plagued by crippling nostalgia. The dictionary defines nostalgia as “a sentimental longing or wistful affection for the past, typically for a period or place with happy...

 

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

Indecision prompts self reflection, need for change

by Olivia Conway, assistant editor A few years ago, I downloaded a dice-rolling app on my phone. It has served as a source of amusement for many of my friends, but for me it is a necessity for daily life. Every time I am confronted with a choice,...