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By the Numbers

Tameciah Griffin, Reporter

January 24, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Uncategorized

With recent headlines about politics and entertainment, we wanted to get students’ opinion on music, Donald Trump and Pixar movie "Coco", which recently earned a Golden Globe. This, is BY THE NUMBERS. Do you think Trump is a racist? "I think he is another Hitler,"said junior Misty Rico Do you think Pixar...

Easy Bunuelo Recipe

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Time: Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 20 minutes   Ingredients: 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 12 (8 inch) flour tortillas whole or cut into shapes   Directions: In a bowl, combine the cinnamon and sugar. In a heavy-bottom saucepan, add enough oil to come up half...

Gingerbread Pancakes

Clarissa Moreno, Photographer

December 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

Time: Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 15 minutes   Ingredients: 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder ¼ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground ginger 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 egg ½ teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup molasses 1 ½ cu...

Trumputin: Forbidden Love

Trumputin: Forbidden Love

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Entertainment

He stared deeply into his smoke-colored eyes, excited by the depths that he got lost in. The world around him disappeared as he went deeper into the abyss. As his hair piece swayed in the wind, he knew he saw the love of his life. Donald Trump had finally met the man of his dreams, Vladimir Putin. They...

Superstitions

Superstitions

Hannah Majerczyk, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

A superstition is a widely held, but unjustified belief, involving supernatural causation leading to certain consequences of an action or event. Superstitions are believed widely throughout the world. They can range from knocking on wood to sacrificing goats. Each country and culture has their own special...

Apple Cobbler

Apple Cobbler

Siham Abdulbaki, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

The brilliant colors of apples are synonymous to those of fall. Apples are a favorite harvest that the season brings and are used in many recipes, such as an apple cobbler. This warm food can be served with vanilla ice cream to top it off. What you’ll need: - 2 (8-ounce) cans of refrigerated cre...

French Cream Fruit Dip

French Cream Fruit Dip

Siham Abdulbaki, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

French cream fruit dip complements fruit without overwhelming or taking from the taste. It’s creamy, light and sweet — perfect for snacking. What you’ll need: - 1 (8-ounce) package of cream cheese - 1 cup of powdered sugar - 1 cup of whipping cream - ¼ cup of granulated sugar - 1 lem...

Top Haunted Houses in DFW Area

Top Haunted Houses in DFW Area

Miranda Molina, Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under Entertainment

With Halloween finally upon us, haunted houses are a must for anyone looking for a thrill this time of year. Haunted houses come in different sizes, with various themes and attractions. If you don’t want to travel too far, here are some in the DFW area you might want to check out. SlaughterHouse This house’s usual location has been temporarily moved becaus...

Dating for Dummies

Dating for Dummies

Beth Mauthe, Copy Editor

March 4, 2016


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

How to ask someone on a date • Although it’s beginning to be more normal to ask someone out over text or direct message, it is still a better idea to ask someone on a date either in person, or at least through a phone call. • Asking people on dates in person or over the phone may seem more aw...

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Directing Dreams: Interest in film leads to career path

Amy Pham, Print Managing Editor

June 8, 2015


Filed under Entertainment, Features, Showcase

After the murder of his brother and the death of his wife, he resorted to becoming a bounty hunter with a quest to free a man bound in chains, taking on the name of Dr. King Scultz. Then, a pair of hands ejects the disk, putting in another one to follow. The night is filled with "crazy costumes, blood ...

Holiday date ideas

Patty Castillo, Reporter

December 18, 2014


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Holiday romance films set up expectations for the perfect snowy date every year. Going shopping or having a romantic dinner are some common holiday date ideas. Instead of going on a typical holiday date, try some of these ideas: Go ice-skating: Depending on the environment you live in, visit an indo...

Terrifically, Terrifying Experience

Terrifically, Terrifying Experience

Beth Mauthe, Reporter

October 1, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

In anticipation of the upcoming Halloween season, Dark Hour Haunted House is opening its doors to thrill-seekers, courageous souls, and anyone else who thinks they are up for the scare. It is a terrifically terrifying experience, complete with a “witches and coven” back story and set-up. To set the sc...