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Perceptions of the Present: Generation Me

October 27, 2009
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By Angela Almeida                                                                                                               Opinions Editor Aphrodite is said to have relished in it. Likewise,...

Go ahead step on a crack, nothing will happen.

October 26, 2009
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“Very superstitious, writings on the wall, Very superstitious, ladders bout to fall,”- Stevie Wonder “Superstitious”                 Superstition takes place in a multitude of forms, from the proverbial “knock on wood” to the more juvenile avoiding of the cracks so as no...

On the battlefield: Internet vs. novels

October 15, 2009
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By Rebecca Fowler Staff Writer What is your status? You know what I’m talking about. Not your class rank, mood or physical location, but something much more exciting: your favorite quote on Facebook or your minute-to-minute action on Twitter. It is logical that as society changes our vocabula...

CHS’s Abstinence-only education is better than Plan B

October 14, 2009
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There is no kind of safe sex but no sex. Condoms break. Birth control pills don’t always work. And in high school, who really has access to better forms of birth control, like Nuva rings or spermicides or IUDs, that are prescription-only in Texas, which don’t address the issue of STD’s at all? Beyond...

Celebrate being single? I think yes.

October 14, 2009
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By Ellen Cameron Staff Writer “Ellen, you’ve never been on a date. You’re a loser.” Thanks, little sister, I love you too. But that night at the dinner table is not the only time my sister Laura Lee has told me, in not so many words, that I have no life because I have no boyfriend. The...

Homecoming: more than just bells and whistles

October 13, 2009
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Two weeks ago when I went to visit my brother at Southern Methodist University, I met his friend from California. At some point while talking to her, we reached the topic of Homecoming. “What’s a mum?” she asked with confusion. Wanting to show her an important Texas tradition, I pulled up...

Why fix what’s broken? The BCS doesn’t feel the need

October 6, 2009
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By Travis Bremner Staff Writer The other night I began to wonder whatever happened to Sean Salisbury. You remember him, right? The highly touted USC quarterback turned NFL backup turned ESPN television analyst. It turns out I picked a good time find out about him, his been in the news recently. In...

Last First Impressions

October 2, 2009
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Monday, Aug. 24 was a hard day for my mother. She drove her only son to his first before- school football practice, dropped off her youngest daughter  at the doors of CMS East for her first day of middle school and watched her oldest daughter drive to her last first day of high school. It was, needless...

Review of Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

September 28, 2009
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Every now and then, you’ll discover a book that makes you rethink the way literature ought to be written. Maybe this book has different writing style and pattern or it portrays its characters thoughts in a new light. Whatever the reason, this book opens up a new door of literature for you.                ...

Facebook Confessionals: The essence of the exposed

September 28, 2009
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By Angela Almeida                                                                                                                                                                                                                         Opinions Editor...

Each generation refreshes the world…what about us?

September 28, 2009
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By Ashleigh Heaton Entertainment Editor The "throwback" theme really got to me homecoming week – not only did it give me an excuse to play dress-up with each decade, but it also made me realize the differences and similarities between each generation. For example, when I previewed my ‘60s...

Gryllus and Company

September 25, 2009
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                Lately, I have had to become good friends with Gryllus. Sure, he has oddities about him: he walks on four legs, he’s about the size of my thumb and he creeps around the crevices of my belongings. However, Gryllus and I share a mutualistic relationship. To be frank, he...

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