Houston is known to now be the most diverse city in the country and it takes great pride in it too. One of the best finds you can get in Houston is its appreciation for Chinese culture as it celebrates the Chinese New Year (CNY) with a number of events
In an ideal world, growing up with two parents would be considered the norm. That is not the case for many teens. For years, B’younce Allen, managed to make the best of her one-parent situation. That all changed one cold December day for the 17-year-old junior at Worthing High School. Allen never had the
It was an innocent trip to get some cheese fries at a local burger restaurant. It was not his first time there but things ended differently that one afternoon. Ricky Davila went to the often-crowded Poppa Burger in Northside Houston. He waited in line. Little did he know that while waiting in
By: Kayla Sturdevant Pedestrians in Houston tunnel share their opinions on Proposition 1. Watch the video here.
By: Kayla Sturdevant Houston represents itself through sports teams like the Texans, Astros, and Rockets. But what about people who love the ice? Although they did not reign very popular, the Houston Aeros proudly represented the Houston area in the American Hockey League. Although it resembles a minor league when compared to
An act of kindness can go a very long way, especially in these times of police brutality, young deaths and distrust between officers and the people. On Sunday, September 27 police responded to a report about a large albino tortoise traveling along the 3800 block of Wentworth St. Houston TX.
By Kayla Sturdevant On a gloomy day in Houston, everyday people have their own experiences they recall from 14 years ago. Waiting for the bus, Sonia remembers being at work when the attack happened. Rasmane who works at The Lancaster remembers being a 10 year old boy. When someone mentions the day, he
By: Cristian Moralez In Victorian England around the 18th century an independent and firm minded, Bathsheba Everdene attacks three different men which like in many love and passion stories falls victim of the bad and misleading passions. For many romantic and passionate viewers, this movie will fit the shoe. Far from the
By: Heaven Lee Murphy WORTHING HIGH Ellington Colley is a senior at Evan E. Worthing High School and the founder of Worthing Voices of Praise. Colley possesses a vocal gift of music which he shares with his fellow students. When asked to describe Colley’s voice, his peers gave an array of
By: Jarvis Dillard Sweating from a hard afternoon of practice, one could not tell that just a month ago, Joi Simmons couldn’t play basketball. For athletes, an injury can be a stumbling block for their career and can possibly end that career. To Simmons, it was an eye opener. As a young
By: Helen Lu Girls take charge in Bellaire’s first student-run Sadie Hawkins dance. This year’s student council decided to say goodbye to the Bellaire talent show and to welcome a new dance to excite the student body. Administrators, at first, immediately declined the request for student council to manage an entire dance. Nonetheless,
By: Cristian Moralez In a afternoon where the sun was out and the boots were ready. Houston Celebrated its go Tejano Day which made a new record with an attending audience of 75,357 people. The Go Tejano day was in luck do to a Mix of Mexican popular bands La Arrolladora
By: Kayla Sturdevant One of the most important decisions in life is deciding to go to college and where to go. Three recent Houston graduates, Silvia Pera, Sabrina Katz and Christy Vanderwater, visited their hometown and came back with a variety of experiences and lots of advice to share. "We all went to
By: Elisabeth Gray Carnegie Vanguard High High School In the hopes to create a brighter future, high school students are getting involved with government and taking action in the Junior Statesmen Association by engaging in political events such as conventions and debates. “We have two conferences in Texas every year,” head of JSA
By: Laila McCutcheon Carnegie Vanguard High School As a senior in high school, the transition from a child to an adult is almost complete- legally anyways. At 15, we get permits and at 16 drivers licenses. This freedom and responsibility is our test but we still have our parents as our training wheels. As
By: Ixchel Perez Lee High School The students groan as their phones are taken away 30 minutes before they arrived to the YoungLife camp. The YoungLife head leaders want students to not have access to their phones because camp is for students to enjoy the beauty of nature and learn how to
Cindy Wakiyama Lee High School Lee High School student Diana Alas created the club “Super Buddies” to connect mainstream students and special needs students of the school. Since the special needs’ classrooms are located in a separate wing of the school, Alas thought of the club as an opportunity to unite everyone in
Caleb Richard Worthing High School Police are put here to protect and serve the people but when most individuals come in contact with the police they get paranoid. Well considering the recent events that have involved the police I understand why many dislike/fear the authorities. The Eric Garner epidemic in Staten Island has brought consciousness
By: Heaven Lee Murphy The UR Experience lived up to the hype. Houston fans were presented with a stellar performance by Usher and August Alsina. Although the show didn’t sell out, Usher and Alsina gave the concert goers their money’s worth and much more. XXL 2014 Freshman- August Alsina opened the show.
By: Guadalupe Rodriguez My fists were filled with excitement and nerves as the screen went black and the “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1” came up. Then finally after a year of waiting we finally got to see the face of Katniss Everdeen as distraught as ever. On the contrary to the
By: Maria Ramirez The festival took place in Todd Mission, TX and started in 1974. There is a event, item, and food, for ALL kinds of people out there. Some of those whom have attended before have seen the attire that is admired, and decided to follow it and came in similar
By Silvia Pera CARNEGIE VANGUARD HIGH SCHOOL Tom Rasberry, a local pest control specialist, has dedicated much of his career to preventing the spread of a species of ants he himself discovered in 2002. “The first time I saw them I wasn’t really suspicious. The second time I saw them, it went from