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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...

 

Entering adulthood causes acceptance of change

Entering adulthood causes acceptance of change

by Drew Howerton, senior executive editor Looking around my bedroom, I think about the numerous posters plastered on the walls, and the even more numerous pushpin holes caused by these posters.  I look at the magnet boards that my aunt...

 

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

Trek Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Boston

by Sam deFigueiredo, opinions editor Attempting to take artsy pictures at FoMu. I recently visited Boston, a huge foodie city, for my sister’s graduation. I am a super picky eater, but during my 1-week long visit, I decided to try things...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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,...

 

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

Student and faculty musicians perform at Consolapalooza

by Drew Howerton, section editor Consolapalooza, Consol’s annual student music festival, was held on April  29 starting with a performance by teacher band Astrochimp, comprised of economics teacher Jason Pratt, audio video teacher...

 

Astronomy Club visits Johnson Space Center, learns about space

Astronomy Club visits Johnson Space Center, learns about space

by Josh Weimer, online editor On April 27th, the members of Consol’s Astronomy Club as well as students of the Astronomy class visited the Johnson Space Center in Houston, TX. The students spent the day touring the center’s exhibit...

 

Senior class enjoys field day at Camp Tejas

Senior class enjoys field day at Camp Tejas

by Vi Burgess & Haley Mitchell, editor-in-chief & managing editor On Wednesday, April 19, the entire senior class headed out to Camp Tejas for the annual Senior Wellness trip. The camp included land and lake ziplines, a pool, a jungle...