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Does Going to Winter Formal with The Great Gatsby Theme Make Me Inconsiderate?

Does Going to Winter Formal with The Great Gatsby Theme Makes Me Inconsiderate? Before we begin on to the real argument, we need to understand what the concerns are here: The Great Gatsby is...

Unexpected Synonyms: “The Bachelor” and Feminism

PICTURED ABOVE: Current Bachelor Arie Luyendyk Jr. holds a rose in one of ABC’s promotional photos for the show. Photo courtesy of American Broadcasting Company. I stare at the grainy picture as Bachelor Jason Mesnick breaks...

How to Prepare for a Snow Day

Prospective snow days are rare in Texas, and around the winter time, most students know better than to hope for one. Yet, on the evening of Jan. 15, students were elated to find out...

The Man, the Myth, the Legend

PICTURED ABOVE: Five-year-old News Editor Katie O’Meara sits on Santa’s lap with her brother as she requests a new Barbie dreamhouse.  The glistening white snow coats my shoulders as I walk through the globe...

Staff Standoff: D.I.Y. or Buy?

Homemade Gifts By Aurelia Han, Editor-in-Chief Christmas morning 2015. I slide on my favorite reindeer slippers before braving the harsh winter weather that cast over Dallas that year. To my surprise, a package about...

Scarlett Letter of Rejection

  Very few movies and television shows accurately depict the college admissions process. For example, in “High School Musical 3,” star basketball player, musical theater extraordinaire and teen-heartthrob Troy Bolton shocks his classmates by...

The Weather Outside is Frightening

As the holidays approach and the weather stubbornly stays warm, it’s hard not to ask why. We may brush this aside as unpredictable Texas weather, but this strange weather can be observed in weather...

Not So Breaking News: Trump Accuses Scarborough of Murder

PICTURE ABOVE: Joe Scarborough on his morning show “Morning Joe.” Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.  With all of the recent current events going on, like President Donald Trump potentially turning the Middle East against the...

First Aid Pack for Hell Week: Tips for Keeping Your Life Straight

Hey there. I know you are pretty stressed out at this moment. Tomorrow’s math test is not going to let you pass easily, not to mention that the English paper still needs to be...

Status Update on the First Amendment

PICTURED ABOVE: Student journalists from each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia convened in Washington, D.C. for the Al Neuharth Free Spirit and Journalism Conference to discuss journalistic best practices and...