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Student working 54-hour-week finds balance between working and living life

Maria G. Perez | March 2, 2021

Noon is the busiest time of day for senior Lizbeth Gonzalez. She greets guests, seats them, manages seating charts and responds to requests, all while thinking about her next math test. 

Two years…

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Bullet journaling: a new way to stay organized
Arts & Entertainment

Zaid Ali | February 25, 2021

English teacher Gretchen Bonnes draws a line to indicate the start of a new day. Each week, she decides to use one color pen for her bullet journal. This week, she chose purple.

Using the blank pages…

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College application process leads seniors down different path

Mizuki Kai | February 25, 2021

Senior Ashley Barahona drags herself out of bed at 8:30 a.m. and joins her classes in the dining room, right next to her 12-year-old sister Giselle, a student at the Energized for Excellence Academy. 

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Debate student creates activist Instagram account

Pallavi Gorantla | February 23, 2021

Her Instagram account boasts 2,500 followers. She posts every two to three days, spending up to an hour to create each post. Each of her posts focuses on a current event, from transgender rights to The…

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Community remembers Cesar Cortes one year later

Sonya Kulkarni | February 15, 2021

Jan. 13 marked the first anniversary of the fatal school shooting that claimed the life of beloved Bellaire student Cesar Cortes. In commemoration of the tragic day, parents, teachers and students attended…

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