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Mexican students see positives coming from Pope Francis’ trip to Mexico

Pope Francis arrives for afternoon mass in Juarez, Mexico, on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. (Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/TNS)

February 23, 2016

Although far from the thousands of people who gather to catch a glimpse of Pope Francis on his trip to Mexico, Mexican students at Coppell High School feel the impact of his visit as well.   Ever since his rise to the head of the Catholic Church, the Argentine pontiff has made Latin American ...

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

Simple Mexican recipe putting a twist on holiday leftovers

December 1, 2015

By Lili Lomas Staff Writer   Every year after a delicious holiday feast, many people have lots of leftover turkey or ham that they do not know what to do with. This simple recipe for Tortas (a Mexican version of a sandwich) has been the solution for generations in Mexican families, as it...

American immigration policy lacks sympathy

American immigration policy lacks sympathy

October 3, 2012

By Erica Rohde Staff Writer   In Monterrey, Mexico, a woman prepares her bags for a journey across the American border. The trip is a dangerous one. She is alone with her baby girl, whom she has promised a better life. She thinks of what could happen along the train rails: being kidnapped,...

Cinco de Mayo

May 3, 2011

By: Chris Cummins Staff Writer Cinco de Mayo, the Mexican festival commemorating the unlikely victory of the Mexican Army over the French Army, takes place this Thursday. Originally celebrated by Mexican immigrants in California, as a means to celebrate their heritage, holiday is now a nationwide...

Recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill doesn’t compare to those of the 20th century

May 21, 2010

By Mary Whitfill Staff Writer The April Gulf of Mexico oil spill has been deemed the Deepwater Horizon spill, but even if the spill continues for another month it won't make the list of top 10 oil spills in history. 1. Gulf War When: 1991 Location: Kuwait Gallons Spilled:336 million 2. ...

Brisco’s most beautiful travel destinations

February 4, 2010

by Melissa Brisco Staff Writer Yesterday, Yahoo!Travel published an article stating the five most beautiful cities in the world. The cites in order are: Paris,  San Francisco, Sydney, Florence and Cape Town. I absolutely adore traveling and these are all places that I dream of visiting. Florence...