Canyon Echoes

Lockers vs. Backpacks

Lockers vs. Backpacks

November 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

When you walk down the halls, in between each classroom, there are lockers. Everywhere you look are there are also backpacks. Students are consistently shoving things in and pulling things out of lockers. Backpacks the creation of Dick Kelty is also at every corner. So both of these things are common...

Is Apu Racist?

Is Apu Racist?

Evan Tucker, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Ever since comedian Hari Kondabolu wrote and starred in the Tru TV special, The Problem with Apu. In it, Hari talks about how Apu was the only Indian on TV when he was growing up. He slowly realized that Apu was not the person he believed should represent his culture. Hari did think Apu was funny,...

How do I Save Money?- Student Teacher Advice column

How do I Save Money?- Student Teacher Advice column

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

November 27, 2018


Filed under Campus News, Just For Fun, Opinion, People, Showcase

  "How can I save money wisely and effectively? I keep trying to save but always find myself impulse spending. Thanks!"   Teacher Um, I’m fairly certain that just you asking this question makes you more financially responsible than I am right now. In all seriousness, it’s great that you are...

The Ten Worst Mascots Ever

The Ten Worst Mascots Ever

Oliver Barnfield, Chief Pop Culture Writer

November 27, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Opinion, Showcase

Mascots are a commonality on TV, sports, and even in video games. While sometimes we get mascots that work, like Mario or Bevo (Go Longhorns!) we sometimes get ones that miss the mark terribly, whether it's from sports, restaurants, or forgotten 90s platformer games. The Ten Worst Mascots Ever  ...

Thanksgiving Meals

Thanksgiving Meals

Mehak Mehmi, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community & World News, Opinion, Showcase

Thanksgiving Foods What are the most famous types of Thanksgiving foods? Some of them are turkey, mashed potatoes, or pie. During Thanksgiving, it is important to be with family for many reasons. But it is also important to tell somebody/everybody what you’re thankful for and why you’re thankful...

The Spicewood Springs Hotel

The Spicewood Springs Hotel

Hannah McDonough, Reporter

November 12, 2018


Filed under Community News, Environment, Opinion, Showcase

A place to sleep near a beautiful creek with amazing trails. This is what the Spicewood Springs Hotel will bring to us. Seems pretty nice, right? Think again. Developer David Khan, tourists, and guests will be happy with this addition to our community, but this plan has not won much local support. Stop The...

Do CVMS Students Like Thanksgiving or Christmas Better?

Do CVMS Students Like Thanksgiving or Christmas Better?

Nikita Raman, Reporter

November 9, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Opinion, Videos

Thanksgiving and Christmas two of my favorite holidays. From pumpkin spice latte to Christmas light and sweaters and most of all the days off from school. The thing is that everyone likes this two holidays Thanksgiving is about a day of giving thanks and Christmas is about the day of giving. So my goal...

Skyward Sword: Best Legend of Zelda Game?

Skyward Sword: Best Legend of Zelda Game?

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Oh, Skyward sword. We love you, we hate you. Some of us praise your every feature, while others nitpick at the smallest details and complain on an on. Personally, I loved the game. Everything about it was cool, new, and exciting. The motion controls were great as well. However, you did have some problems....

Homeschooling: Good or Bad?

Homeschooling: Good or Bad?

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

November 8, 2018


Filed under Community News, Opinion, Showcase

Homeschooling: Friend, Foe, or something else entirely? It’s difficult to decide the best way to educate a child in today’s world, and homeschooling seems to be picking up momentum: “There are about 2.3 million home-educated students in the United States….It appears the homeschool population is ...

Why People Think Sports Are Bad

Why People Think Sports Are Bad

Colin Johnson, Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Opinion

There are lots of strange stereotypes of people who think sports are bad. If you don't like sports, people might view you as a freak, or a nerd. Due to the fact that sports have been around for over 2,000 years, people are shunned for not liking them. Although as video games are becoming more and more...

Ten Of The World’s Most Strange Creatures

Ten Of The World’s Most Strange Creatures

Silas Ou, Reporter

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Travel

Uniqueness only makes the world a rich and vibrant place to live. These animals take a walk on the weird side as we introduce you to some of the most unique life forms on this planet.