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How Hard will it be to Restore the Notre Dame?

How Hard will it be to Restore the Notre Dame?

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

April 17, 2019

Only a couple of days ago, Paris’s Notre Dame, an iconic Cathedral that marveled many, was on fire. The cathedral was set ablaze in the middle of the day while the spire was under construction. Although we don’t know much about how it was started, the fire was most likely caused by an electrical ...

NJHS Powderpuff 2019

NJHS Powderpuff 2019

Hannah McDonough, Editor

April 15, 2019

Every year, the National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) hosts Powderpuff, a football game where the football players and cheerleaders switch places. This year, the Powderpuff game was on April 12 and benefitted Alex's Lemonade. Here are some pictures from the event:

The 5 Weirdest Japan Only Games

The 5 Weirdest Japan Only Games

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2019

Japan has produced many, many, games. And naturally, not all see the light of day. Some get lost in the shuffle. But many are just far too weird to be brought to our country. Here are the four most notable ones. If you're interested in playing any of these games, they are available on emulators or if...

Alien Rescue: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Alien Rescue: A Trip Down Memory Lane

Colin Johnson and Oliver Barnfield

April 15, 2019

It’s just an average day in the Newsmedia room. I’m getting ready to slack off on my new article and listening to the Jet Set Radio soundtrack when I see it on my desktop. The game I once played in sixth grade as a young lad. I open it on a whim. But it’s different. The graphics are much different...

How to Make A Movie with No Budget (in 5 steps)

How to Make A Movie with No Budget (in 5 steps)

Oliver Barnfield, Cool Guy/Entertainment Editor

April 15, 2019

I've worked on movies and shorts with a very little budget before. Some were good, some were bad. I'm not saying I have complete authority over the subject, but I have a few ideas, tricks, and tips to share with you today. 1. Use EVERYTHING EVERYTHING. If you need a forest, use the park. If you...

The Phillips CD-i: When, What and Why

The Phillips CD-i: When, What and Why

Baker Tuthill, Reporter

April 15, 2019

Over the years, Nintendo has produced some very, very excellent Legend of Zelda games. It's my favorite Nintendo franchise. However, the series has had some low points, with a couple of games that didn't shine out very far above anything else (*cough cough* Links Adventure). The Sony PlayStation That ...

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...