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Sweet as Honey

Sweet as Honey

Marilyn Bland, Special Contributor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Column, Showcase

Writing about Honey is certainly one of the most difficult things I have done, yet doing so is a way in which I can honor her. The very first moment I touched Honey, I knew something special had happened. Some dogs take a little while to warm to an unfamiliar person, and others stay aloof for a...

Out with the old, in with the new

Connie Ho, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2015


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As the first glimpse of daylight peeks through the windows, children race down toward the Christmas tree and unwrap packages of gaming systems and designer items. A bittersweet realization dawns upon me as I notice that the dollhouses and board games I once desired when I was their age, are no longer...

Posadas: religious or social?

Posadas: religious or social?

Karla Romero, Reporter

December 21, 2015


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Many families have holiday traditions. Some are religious, some are ethnic and some are just silly. In my family, we combine the religious and ethnic aspect by hosting Posadas — a nine-day Catholic celebration in which we go to a designated house each night beginning on Dec. 16. My mom started to...

Me, Myself and Misconceptions

Me, Myself and Misconceptions

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

October 30, 2015


Filed under Column, Opinion

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Comfortable with being uncomfortable

Amy Pham, Co-Editor-In-Chief

October 30, 2015


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Heart throbbing, palms sweating, the student anticipates his moment. He clears his throat multiple times in the minute preceding his turn. Finally, he hears his last name. “Here.” The moment passes. The teacher continues. Burington, Guterriez, Jones, Nguyen... Relief. It’s encompass...

Senior year is almost over

Brittany Davis, Reporter

June 1, 2015


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I always felt like 2015 would never get here. The idea of graduating from high school seemed like it would never happen, but I guess they’re right when they say the first 18 years go by slowly. I’m not the same person I was freshmen year. For one thing, I dress better. For another, I’m a bit wiser,...

Hearts apart for Christmas

Beth Mauthe, Reporter

January 6, 2015


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Christmas means more than just presents and store specials. As everyone hurries through the hustle and bustle of planning parties, baking special treats, buying gifts, and decorating, it can be easy to forget the true purpose and “spirit” of Christmas. To me, Christmas is all about celebrating...

Military food provides taste, sustenance

Brittany Davis, Reporter

November 7, 2014


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I jogged down the hall excitedly in search of a water fountain. I found one in the 400 hallway and was delighted that the water was cold; that would make it even better. I filled the light brown packet with water and then sealed the top part and began to shake it, waiting excitedly for the minute to...