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Fast Food: Why Is It So Popular?

Fast Food: Why Is It So Popular?

Hannah McDonough, Editor

April 15, 2019

The US consumes more fast food than any other country in the world with around 50,000 fast food chains. We eat the most junk food in the world, and most of it is from fast food restaurants.  But do you ever wonder why fast food is so popular? 1. Affordability One reason fast food is so popular is that ...

I Spent 12 Hours with the Cast of Anatomy of Gray

I Spent 12 Hours with the Cast of Anatomy of Gray

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

April 11, 2019

Here's a vlog from UIL day with the cast of Anatomy of Gray. Enjoy!

Five Unreleased Songs by the World’s Most Famous Bands

Five Unreleased Songs by the World’s Most Famous Bands

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

April 8, 2019

I recently did an article about the Beach Boy's Smile, and it got me thinking: what are some other songs by famous musicians that have never seen the light of day? Well, here's what I found. 5. A whole lot of Prince music The Purple loving icon himself was remarkably prolific, having several entire a...

Weirdest Glitch in the Matrix Stories

Weirdest Glitch in the Matrix Stories

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

April 5, 2019

With weird conspiracy theories constantly floating around the internet, it's not surprising that one of them is about the world actually is a government simulation. Real or not, these stories will have you wondering if everything is really as it seems. Teleporting Cellphone “My friend and I were t...

STAAR is Coming Around the Corner

STAAR is Coming Around the Corner

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

April 5, 2019

STAAR is coming around the corner and as it’s peeking up on us we sometimes start to… freak out. But, there is no need for that. Today I’m going to help you find strategies and give you tips on how to relax and remain calm while taking STAAR.   Eat clean Get a good sleep Take dee...

Mustangs Win Super State Chess Championship in Houston

Mustangs Win Super State Chess Championship in Houston

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

April 4, 2019

Last weekend, our own CVMS team went to the Texas Super State Chess Championships to compete. Over 1200 students participated in the event in Houston, TX. Our mustangs did good, too... REALLY good. Here are the types of games they played: Types Of Games At Texas Super State Chess Championships: 7 Round Cla...

Holidays in April

Holidays in April

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

April 4, 2019

The month of April consists of a couple of things. Rain and holidays. Whether its, April fools day, Passover or National Peanut Butter and Jelly day, April is filled with fun events. In this article, we will learn specifically about the religious holidays that are celebrated in April. Ram Navami ...

How to Make Souffle Pancakes

How to Make Souffle Pancakes

Lyla Boretz, Reporter

April 3, 2019

The Greatest Album You’ve NEVER Heard: The Beach Boy’s SMILE

The Greatest Album You’ve NEVER Heard: The Beach Boy’s SMILE

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

April 2, 2019

To the average person, The Beach Boys are a happy, light, and brainless band known for their songs of surf and girls. But to those in the know, they have a legacy of strange and psychedelic songs and albums. The primary example of this psychedelic sound has never actually been released in full. This...

VR in the 90s

VR in the 90s

Andrew Watson, Reporter

April 2, 2019

Virtual Reality. I'm sure we all heard of it. Today's VR is very advanced and most of it is fun. I can say that I've played some games on the PlayStation VR, and loved it. But, back in the 70's/80's , when video games were the new hot thing, multiple companies tried to create the VR experience that we...

Famous April Fools Day Pranks

Famous April Fools Day Pranks

Silas Ou, Reporter

April 1, 2019

April Fools Day, (also called, All Fools’ Day) you either get pranked, are scared about the possibility of being pranked or don't care because you believe you'll never get pranked. However, throughout history, thousands of people have been pranked into believing some outrageous things with HILARIOUS...