Archive for: a&m consolidated high school

Drew’s Book Corner: Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” haunts, provides insight into American violence

Drew’s Book Corner: Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood” haunts, provides insight into American violence

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor  I used to be an avid reader, and then I hit high school. Reading books for class took up much of my free time for leisure reading and as a result diminished my interest in reading. Over the...

 

Serving a pilgrimage in different country develops a sense of community

Serving a pilgrimage in different country develops a sense of community

  by Sam deFigueiredo, opinions editor  At the beginning of July, junior Joelle Benjamin traveled to San Jose, Costa Rica, with the St. Thomas Episcopal youth group for a unique service trip. “I was excited to go to Costa Rica to...

 

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...

 

Ten things to know for the week: July 24

Ten things to know for the week: July 24

source: CNN Nine immigrants were found dead in a tractor-trailer abandoned in a San Antonio Walmart parking lot. Two were from Guatemala and the others were from Mexico. The 29 year old driver has been arrested for the “botched human...

 

July Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

July Book Roundup: What you should be reading this month

Wildman by J.C Geiger by Tessa Matthews, staff reporter Wildman by J.C Geiger is about 18 year old Lance Hendricks who is living the high school dream. He has a 4.0 GPA, is first chair trumpet player, has early admission to Oregon...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Japan

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Japan

by Sueji Han, section editor While I was in Japan, I went to Kyoto for 2 days to experience the Japanese culture. Kyoto has many historical figures and cultural locations for tourists to explore and get to know more about Japan.  The bright...

 

Ten things to know for the week: July 17

Ten things to know for the week: July 17

source: CNN The Roar keeps you updated with local news, recent events and interesting stories ― everything you need to know for this week. 1. At an Arizona swim hole this past weekend, nine were found dead after a flash flood and a man went...

 

Family builds tradition out of ‘dead’ mobile application despite judgement

Family builds tradition out of ‘dead’ mobile application despite judgement

by Tessa Matthews, staff reporter When you live below the poverty line, it is hard to find ways to spend quality time with family and make sure everyone has a good time without spending money. Sure, you can always sit around and watch movies,...

 

A Moveable Feast: Chicken dumplings are reliably tasty despite poor appearance

A Moveable Feast: Chicken dumplings are reliably tasty despite poor appearance

     by Maya Girimaji & Jennifer Zhan, managing editor & editor-in-chief Maya can cook. Jennifer cannot. For three months, the two of us are trying to find recipes that people of any skill level can make, whether...

 

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

‘Spider-Man Homecoming’ weaves web of entertainment, one of Marvel’s best

source: Sony Entertainment  by Maya Girimaji, managing editor I’ve been a fan of Tom Holland’s since I saw him in the drama-disaster film The Impossible. And I’ve been a fan of Marvel for as long as I can remember. So when I found...