RO: In the Know

By the numbers: Mobile multi-tasking makes a mess behind the wheel

J. Davis, Staff Writer, Columnist

February 23, 2019

Filed under feature, News and Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

There were 34,439 fatal motor vehicle crashes in the United States in 2016 in which 37,461 deaths occurred. But somehow, more than 21 million people in the U.S. are still afraid to fly. Roads in America can be dangerous. A...

Student athletes prove it’s not just about winning or having fun

K. Brown

February 23, 2019

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According to research by Active for Life, here are the top five answers a kid gives when they're asked, "why do you play sports": It’s fun to do something I’m good at to improve my school to stay in shape ...

Book Review: Feline ‘Warriors’ pounce at the chance for life in the wild

H. Lopez, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Warriors, the adventurous book series in which cats of different clans fight to survive in the wretched wilderness, is the book for this week! As of 2019, there are six of the books in total, the 6th series set coming out this...

Review: Spongebob all-stars get buff in latest live-action film

J. Davis, Research Specialist, Columnist

January 3, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

I am by no means a movie critic. I have just seen the movie a couple of times over the past 3 ¾  years and would like to state my opinion on the movie. This is a comedy and kiddie kind of movie, so don’t take my opinion 100%...

Paranormal Experiences: Real or imagination?

R. Chehab

January 3, 2019

Filed under feature, Uncategorized

Creaky doors, flickering lights, and dark shadows. Getting into the Halloween spirit, many people have encountered something scary or unusual. If you have had a paranormal experience before, keep reading for a treat- or trick. Most ...

Why Veterans Day is Celebrated

R Chehab

January 3, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Veterans day is celebrated all around the country by millions of Americans. This special holiday is celebrated to honor our courageous veterans that risk their lives for the freedom of our country. A veteran is a person wh...

Man’s Best Friends: Where are Service Animals Allowed?

R. Chehab, Anchor

January 3, 2019

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Many places allow customers to bring their service animals with them, however, they have strict rules. Contrary to popular belief, emotional support animals are not treated similarly to service animals, and are not allowed in...

The new Girls Basketball Team

M. Roman

January 3, 2019

Filed under Uncategorized

Guess who made the 7th grade girls basketball team? The girls are so exited to be able to be on the team and bring many future wins to our wonderful school. Their first game is on November 15 against Waxahachie, Coleman.  Sas...

Review: Jumanji reboot promises LOL adventures

R. Chehab, Anchor

January 3, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Having just seen Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, I am able to tell you that you won’t be disappointed! This action-comedy movie is sure to have you laughing out loud, and have you on the edge of your seat. This movie stars...

Review: This Movie Is Incredible Two

January 3, 2019

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

I have just seen Incredibles 2, an amazing movie but it may not be for everyone. I am talking about action and so much detail in the movie, but you may not like it because there are so many details in each  scene that you may ge...

Review: ‘Beauty’ proves that chicks dig libraries  

S.Batres, Lead Research Specialist, Sports Reporter

January 3, 2019

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Uncategorized

Beauty And The Beast was an amazing movie to watch, as was the cartoon movie of it. The newest real life movie was similar to the book and cartoon movie, but better and much more detailed. I really enjoyed watching the live-action mov...

Review: Teens fight for survival in “Maze Runner”

A. Cisneros, Staff Writer

January 3, 2019

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I have seen the Maze Runner series a few times and now I am finally going to review it. The maze runner is a dystopian type of movie. In case you didn’t know what dystopian means, it's  basically an imagined place or state in w...

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