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Stories worth reading: Weston Thibodeaux

Stories worth reading: Weston Thibodeaux

by Sydney Garrett, assistant editor sophomore Weston Thibodeaux What is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you? I went to church, and I decided to take a picture of this really attractive person. I was sitting in the very...

 

Stories worth reading: Kennon Williams

Stories worth reading: Kennon Williams

by Sydney Garrett, assistant editor junior Kennon Williams What is the most embarrassing thing that has ever happened to you? My dad started cutting my hair, then he realized that he had to go to work. He said that he would finish my hair cut...

 

Pink street lamp proves light of senior’s life

Pink street lamp proves light of senior’s life

by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter “Wait, wait.” I am incredulous. “Do you see that?” A soft, faded light takes hold of my attention, grabs me, shakes me, like an angler fish. “It’s so…pink,” I say. I shake my friend and point...

 

Q&A: Senior Mattie DeWitt on Invisible Children club, annual fashion show

Q&A: Senior Mattie DeWitt on Invisible Children club, annual fashion show

by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter The Roar spoke with Invisible Children president Mattie DeWitt on her role in the club and the upcoming tryouts for Invisible Children’s annual fashion show at Consol. What does the Invisible Children...

 

Q&A: Senior Mackenzie Morgan recounts challenges, triumphs of cheerleading

Q&A: Senior Mackenzie Morgan recounts challenges, triumphs of cheerleading

by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter The Roar spoke with senior Mackenzie Morgan to discuss the oft-overlooked multidimensional qualities of cheerleading. What is your background with cheerleading? I started taking just tumbling classes at PowerSports...

 

New faculty share past inspiration, hopes for future

New faculty share past inspiration, hopes for future

by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter The hallways of A&M Consolidated have welcomed several fresh faces since the end of the 2013-2014 school year — and no, we’re not talking about the freshmen! Click through the gallery below...

 

Star-studded film attempts indie feel, loses charm in details

Star-studded film attempts indie feel, loses charm in details

by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter For many, music is just an enjoyable pastime. However, in musically-inclined director John Carney’s new film “Begin Again,” music defines the lives of many characters by driving wedges into relationships,...

 

World Cup full of moments to remember

World Cup full of moments to remember

  PEDRO UGARTE/AFP/GETTY IMAGES The World Cup is over, strange as that might seem, and it won’t be back for another four years. Four Roar staffers look back at what’s been an exhilarating month of soccer–the ups, the...

 

Q&A: Junior Brett Stevens on volunteering at summer camp

Q&A: Junior Brett Stevens on volunteering at summer camp

Sophomore Brett Leopold, junior Brett Stevens, and senior Ryan Brauer pose with a child from Camp Adventure. by Sydney Garrett, staff reporter  The Roar interviewed junior Brett Stevens on his involvement in Camp Adventure, a summer camp sponsored...