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The Video-game Museum

The Video-game Museum

Oliver Barnfield, Reporter

January 10, 2019


Filed under Community News, Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Technology, Travel

Over the break, I went to Frisco, Texas, and went to the Videogame Museum, an excellent and informative spot for anyone interested in games. Here's some pictures of my wonderful time at the National Videogame Museum. Upon entering the museum, we are greeted to a large abstract display full of TV Screens displaying clips from games and game comme...

Fun Things to Do Over Your Winter Break

Fun Things to Do Over Your Winter Break

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Travel

Winter break allows for many fun and festive things. You may have your yearly traditions or maybe trying something new. If you get stuck, here are some exciting things to do. Ice Skating Ice skating is available at Chaparral Ice and Whole Foods Market (Lamar store). Chaparral Ice even has different sports ...

Five Tips for Traveling During Christmas

Five Tips for Traveling During Christmas

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

December 19, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, People, Travel

Presents, trees, and ornaments. These are some things that represent the holidays. But, as most people love and await this holiday season, what you don’t normally think about is the chaos of traveling. Airports are crazy, last minute tickets are hard to find being sold out at every airline, and tic...

Who Owns the Statue of Liberty?

Who Owns the Statue of Liberty?

Silas Ou, Reporter

December 11, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Travel

The Statue of Liberty. It lies in the New York City area... yeah, I don't know, check this image. Anyways a quick history of the Statue of Liberty. In 1886 the French decided to give us a gift. A giant 305-foot copper statue (It used to be the color of copper but now it got oxidized so its green). In 1924 the U.S. governments made it a national monum...

Where Would Teachers Like To Travel Over Christmas Break?

Where Would Teachers Like To Travel Over Christmas Break?

Ayan Momin, Reporter

December 10, 2018


Filed under Campus News, People, Travel, Videos

If money was no object, here are the dream destinations of teachers and staff.

Camp Fire: The Deadliest California Wildfire in History

Camp Fire: The Deadliest California Wildfire in History

Claire Lawrence, Reporter

November 13, 2018


Filed under Community & World News, Environment, Events, Showcase, Travel

Introduction Although wildfires in California tend to be fairly common, there is currently an especially deadly fire going on at the moment. Camp Fire is a large wildfire going on in Northern-central California. It has recently become the deadliest of its type in the state's history. The Fire There ...

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.

Top 10 Most Dangerous Activities

Top 10 Most Dangerous Activities

June Jung, Reporter

October 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, People, Sports, Travel

From sitting on your sofa watching TV, to riding a rollercoaster, we are going to look at some of the most dangerous activities on the planet. Some of these do seem pretty odd, but that's mostly what humans do, we're the oddballs, but that's ok. If you put us in front of, let's say a lion, it would...

Three Phenomena In The World

Three Phenomena In The World

Jessie Van Den Berg, Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Community & World News, Environment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Travel, World News

Our world is so fascinating, there is so much to be discovered, so much to learn and to question. One of the really intriguing things about Earth is its phenomena. I think it is absolutely insane that our world can create these mind-blowing statements. Three that I am going to be going into detail about...

10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken Today

10 Oldest Languages Still Spoken Today

Kavin Thiyagarajan, Reporter

October 22, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Travel

The language this article is written in is English, quite obvious actually. The English language is around 1400 years old. You may think that this is pretty old. It is old. Some of the languages I am going to write about now are going to be much much older. This section is about the oldest languages...

The Different Candies of the World

The Different Candies of the World

October 11, 2018


Filed under Just For Fun, Showcase, Travel

When I see people in my class eating little candies that they've slipped out of their bag, I wonder what kind of candies would people eat in the UK, China, Brazil, and even Russia. United Kingdom First up, the UK. So, what candies do they eat in the UK? The UK's most popular candy is the Cadbury Dairy Mi...

The Travel Log : New Orleans WWII Museum

The Travel Log : New Orleans WWII Museum

Colin Johnson, Reporter

September 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Just For Fun, Showcase, Travel

Traveling to other cities is fun, especially when it's in the form of a road trip. That's why, in The Travel Log, we look at great cities near Austin for you to visit. In today's article, we have the New Orleans WWII Museum. New Orleans is 525 miles away, and the drive is about 8 hours straight. This...