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Here’s What You Need to Know About Midterm Elections

Here’s What You Need to Know About Midterm Elections

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase

As the date for Midterm Elections creeps to the end of today. The two nominees are Rafael Edward Cruz and Robert Francis O'Rourke. As Cruz is part of the Republican party, he would be described as a heavy conservative with libertarian leanings. Regarding economic policies, he supports free trade. He is s...

Why You NEED to Vote (Yes, Even in Midterms)

Why You NEED to Vote (Yes, Even in Midterms)

Dani Wilson, Reporter

October 25, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Opinion, Showcase

November 6, 2018. Around 10 a.m. Midterm election voting day. Part of the population of the United States is on their way to the polls. A fraction of them will go later, trying to sleep in as late as they can. And, finally- a decent chunk will not vote at all. I understand the distress. You ...

Call to All: Regular Checks Save Lives

Call to All: Regular Checks Save Lives

Mary Miller, Opinion Writer

October 23, 2018


Filed under News & Features

As Breast Cancer Awareness month is upon us, it is imperative to keep the conversations about breast health steadily flowing. An important part of this is thoroughly discussing the topic of self-examinations. While breast cancer is very rare among teenagers, that does not mean that it is ever too early to be aw...

The Flight to a Fight

The Flight to a Fight

Haydn Burton, Reporter

October 5, 2018


Filed under News & Features, Showcase

Violence is something that is in our human nature and the tendency to enjoy watching people engage in acts of brutality is nothing new. Many people relish at the idea of watching fights in a professional setting, but others just as equally enjoy the barbarism of two young people injuring each other. Soc...

Behind the Bedroom Door

Behind the Bedroom Door

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

October 3, 2018


Filed under Bengal Bios, Opinion, Personal, Showcase, Uncategorized

All names in the story have been changed to protect the identity of the characters.   With balls of hair in Claire's fists, hot, salty tears ran down her cheeks hitting the pillow in her lap. She felt completely hopeless. No person in her mind could help the pain go away. To make her go away…...

Friday Night Frenzy

Friday Night Frenzy

Dani Wilson, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase, Sports

This year’s homecoming week was truly a whirlwind. If we rewind back to the beginning, everything was going as planned. Stuco was pridefully slaving away at the decorations. The whole school had their theme-day outfits meticulously planned. Quiet chatter about the game encircled the halls; some...

2018 Homecoming Court

2018 Homecoming Court

Haydn Burton, Reporter

September 25, 2018


Filed under In the know, Showcase

Freshmen: Baron and Baroness winners are Kaden Trevino and McKenzie Hilliard   Sophomores: Duke and Duchess winners are Ian Kellenberg and Mikayla Cindulla   Juniors: Prince and Princess winners are Greyson Thompson and Felicity Miller   Seniors: King and Queen winners ar...

What’s UP with the Homecoming Theme?

What’s UP with the Homecoming Theme?

Mary Miller, Opinion Writer

September 20, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

With the beginnings of the new school year, excitement is widespread surrounding the approaching festivities such as homecoming. As Braswell High School’s first official homecoming, the event, as well as the theme, will go down in history. The theme this year, which can be found on posters sca...

The Price of Perfection

The Price of Perfection

Maya Dennis, A&E Lead Reporter

September 19, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

A Texas Sized Tradition

A Texas Sized Tradition

Gissell Martinez, Reporter

September 18, 2018


Filed under In the know, News & Features, Showcase

Fall for Texas means two things. Slightly cooler weather and the start of football season. What also comes with football, the tradition of homecoming and gorgeous yet ginormous mums. With the weight of ribbons and other craft supplies on your neck, the real weight on your shoulders is on how big...

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