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The Bare Minimum

February 27, 2019

Ridin’ Solo

Amy Gonzalez, Reporter

October 9, 2017

Students from RRISD (and other local private schools) competed to perform in one of four qualifying choirs at the annual TMEA Clinic/Convention. “I’m used to [the audition process] definitely, but the nerves were still t...

No Strings Attached

Larissa Herold, Editor-In-Chief

November 9, 2016

Record-setting. That’s the best word to describe the orchestra, which saw an all-time high 16 members qualify for the Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region Orchestra. “Please help me congratulate these stude...

Ignorance turns a restroom into a political warzone

Jude Benham, Reporter

May 27, 2016

Schools across the country have fallen to political turmoil over the growing transgender protections that have been recently given to students who were not born the gender they identify as. On May 13, the Obama administration is...

Anti-Gay, Islamophobic, Creationist Front-runner for Texas Board of Education

Jude Benham, Reporter

March 30, 2016

In early March on super Tuesday, voters across Texas went to local polls to vote for party delegates. Many Republicans looking to place a ballot for Cruz or Trump also casted important votes concerning education - members to join the...

Texas Colleges to Permit Concealed Guns on Campuses

Griselda Maya, Reporter

November 20, 2015

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill in June called the “campus carry” which permits licensed people to handle concealed handguns on college campuses. Private colleges can opt out of the decision and community colleges won’t ...

Basketball Coach Wins ‘All Central Texas Coach of the Year’ Award

Amrin Madhani, Reporter

June 17, 2015

After years of hard work and dedication, boys’ basketball coach Darrell Hagemann received the All Central Texas Coach of the Year Award. “It is a really neat honor and I am very proud for our program to receive it,” Hagemann...

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