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How to Cure Senioritis When Studying for Exams

PICTURED ABOVE: The books of classes with exams begin to pile up. As the Class of 2018 gears up for their final set of exams, senioritis is at an all-time high. Here are six...

A Win(frey) for Oprah in 2020?

  On Jan. 7, Oprah Winfrey was awarded the Cecil B. Demille Award at the Golden Globe Awards for her “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.” After receiving this prestigious award, the entertainment...

The Problem of Misogyny in Rap Music

I vividly remember the day that Kanye West’s music video for “Heartless” came out. It was the summer of 2009, and my older cousins and my 10-year-old self  gathered around the computer screen, all...

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...