Costume Designers in Hollywood

Costume Designers in Hollywood

Mila Jimenez, Contributor

February 1, 2018


Filed under HOT TOPICS, NEWS, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT FEATURES

Have you ever wondered who made the costumes for your favorite movie? Well, this is the story of Colleen Atwood, an award winning costume designer in Hollywood. Atwood was born in Yakima Washington, on September 25, 1948. She is known for costuming movies like, “Sweeney Todd”, “Fantastic Beasts...

Ugly Sweaters

Ugly Sweaters

Alexis Flora, Hannah Doerr, and Kimberly Salazar

January 8, 2018


Filed under HOT TOPICS, STUDENT FEATURES, Uncategorized

You've received an invitation to a holiday party--what to wear? Put down that formal outfit you purchased for the occasion and wear a true conversation starter.  A Christmas sweater.    Everything's better when you’re wearing an ugly sweater. These sweaters are in season and we’ll tell ...

Blue Santa

Blue Santa

Danielle Rodriguez

January 8, 2018


Filed under HOT TOPICS, NEWS, SPOTLIGHT, STUDENT FEATURES

Blue Santa is a community organization whose main purpose is to help low-income families during the holidays. Throughout the year they collect toys and other items to be distributed in their recognizable blue boxes to needy families throughout the Central Texas area. Here in Georgetown, the Police Offic...

The 10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World

The 10 Fastest Roller Coasters In The World

Joseph Dovey

January 8, 2018


Filed under HOT TOPICS, NEWS, STUDENT FEATURES

Every day, lots of people all over the world seek thrill in the form of riding roller coasters. Whether it’s for sheer thrill or a family vacation, roller coasters are a way of enjoying yourself at an amusement park. Here are the 10 fastest roller coasters in the world.   Intimidator 30...

Three Kings Day

Three Kings Day

January 8, 2018


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Most people remember The Three Kings as the men that gave Jesus gifts in the classic Bible story, but did you know that there is a whole celebration surrounding it? People from Spain, the Caribbean, and Latin American countries claim January 6th as Dia de Los Tres Reyes Magos (Three Kings Day). Latino...

Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

Ways To Give Back This Holiday Season

Grace Remley, Contributor

January 8, 2018


Filed under HOT TOPICS, STUDENT FEATURES

There are many ways that people give back to their community during the holiday season, be it through donating items or even making food for their neighbors or coworkers. Some people donate clothes and toys to donation drives, and some people cook food for the homeless or their coworkers and neighbors. Peo...

The Masque of the Red Death:Book Review

The Masque of the Red Death:Book Review

Marissa Espinoza and Miriam Gomez

November 10, 2017


Filed under ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, STUDENT FEATURES, TRENDS

  A very surprising and interesting piece of writing was written in May 1842 in Maryland Baltimore. If you are interested in literature make sure to check out The Masque of the Red Death by Edgar Allan Poe. The Red Masque of Death is a terrible disease that is incredibly gruesome and in ...

Why Leaves Change Color

Why Leaves Change Color

Jaylee Schovajsa and Ruby Clarkson

November 9, 2017


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT FEATURES

  Nature’s colors are in full display during the Fall season. Plants have an ingenious way of self-preservation during the cooler months of the year. This is noticeable as the trees shed their leaves and the branches are left bare in the winter. A lot of the change of color has to ...

Walking into Fall

Walking into Fall

Hannah Doerr, Alexis Flora, and Kimberly Salazar

November 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT FEATURES, TRENDS

In order to find the perfect fashionable necessity, you just have to read our article and we will give you some style tips and the latest news on shoes!        One pair of must have fall shoes is the mid-height Chelsea boots by Dear Frances. These float boots are heeled boots with a white or...

All About Pumpkins

All About Pumpkins

Samantha Galicia and Maria Guzman

November 8, 2017


Filed under NEWS, STUDENT FEATURES

The large, and orange object that is used for many things also has an interesting history. As I researched this topic I learned many interesting facts. As I read more about this simple gourd, I came to appreciate its impact on our American culture. It seems like pumpkins originated in North Ameri...

The Problems Surrounding Mental Illness

November 1, 2017


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Mental illness affects one in five teens and young adults, 20% of our population, yet it is still ignored. Depression, anxiety, ADHD, and eating disorders are some of the most common mental illnesses and there are plenty more that are often overlooked. Over 450 mental illnesses have been confirmed by...

Who Want’s to be a Billionaire

Ariana Suyo

November 1, 2017


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North Korean hackers tried to steal one billion dollars but who a simple spelling error  stopped them from succeeding. They were attempting a theft from the Bangladesh Central Bank when the bankers grew suspicious about such a big withdraw request that misspelled foundation as “fandation”. Even so, Ki...

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