The Word

Students are talking…What is your favorite song?

December 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Christian Washington (12) -- "Radioactive by Imagine Dragons." Tyler Middleton (10) -- “Somebody That I Used To Know by Gotye.” Paula Cepeda (10) -- “Into You by Fabulosus.” Valeria Ramirez (10) -- “Amor Inco...

The Top Gift On Your Christmas List

Lizzy Parrish, Reporter, Cartoonist

December 6, 2012

Filed under Opinion

  Students are talking... What is the number one thing on your Christmas list? Savannah Smith (10) -- “I want a keyboard guitar because I love to play the piano and I want to play guitar.” Justin Pham (10) -- “I want the world to not end becaus...

Review: The House of Torment

Lizzy Parrish, Reporter, Cartoonist

November 1, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The House of Torment has been a favorite attraction for people, mainly teenagers, since it opened 10 years ago. This is the last year the haunted house is rumored to be open in Austin. This year, the House of Torment has three...

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Caytlyn Pickering, Reporter

October 26, 2012

Filed under A&E, Opinion

This past June, many moviegoers saw a unique title displayed in theaters: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter. The unique title, intended to entice the moviegoers to go see something new and exciting, didn’t work out so well simp...

Top 10 Most Anticipated Games of 2012

Zachary Parker, Editor

October 11, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Video Games

2012 is coming to an end, and according to the Aztecs, the world is too. The only thing we can do now is play video games. 2012 has given us great games, but we are not done yet. Many games are still set to be released. Here is your...

Double Trouble

October 10, 2012

Filed under Features, Opinion

  Brother Justin DeAngelis (12)1. What are some of the advantages and disadvantages of being an older/ younger sibling? Justin DeAngelis (12): “You can help the younger siblings not to make the same mistakes, [but] since I’m older, the li...

The Last Good…

Zachary Parker, Reporter

October 5, 2012

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

The last good... I read was Star Wars Death Troopers. I know what you’re thinking. “Ohhh, a Star Wars book...NERD.” But two things: first, nerds are awesome, and this isn't your typical Star Wars book. What make...

The Golden Ticket is to Have School Spirit

Regan Fruge', Reporter

October 5, 2012

Filed under Opinion

Homecoming fever is sweeping the campus. From dishing out $40 for ribbon and cow bells to the mystery golden tickets hidden around campus, students seem to be fascinated or disgusted with the whole idea of sporting homemade T-shirts...

Fire is Catching

April 10, 2012

How secure is S.A.F.E.?

Benjamin Manry

February 28, 2011

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

S.A.F.E.:  The word’s been in the buzz since its initial presentation via e-mail in Ranger Time some four weeks ago, but there’s been little enough talk about it from neither S.A.F.E. TEAM coordinators (As the official website...

Be my valentine

Carolin Engmann

February 14, 2011

Filed under Opinion

Every year in February - too surprising and unexpectedly for the boys, hardly to await for the girls –it comes. This special day to honor your loved ones. Another occasion next to birthdays, Christmas and anniversaries to spend...

New Year’s Resolutions

Carolin Engmann

January 28, 2011

Filed under Opinion

“I’m gonna start being a better person – this year.” Famous words. Everybody has heard them before, especially on New Year’s Eve. New Year’s Resolutions are probably as old as mankind itself. They show our desire...

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