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School Security

Jamison Shorter, Reporter October 27, 2023

Five people were wounded during the shooting at Morgan State University on Oct. 4, 2023, at 9:30 p.m. The shooting occurred over a dispute between two groups and led to three people seen on film firing...

From left to right: members of the cross country team, football team, and tennis team at the Athletic Kickoff Pep Rally on Aug. 19. The pep rally, which took place from 6-7 p.m., was moved indoors due to the extreme heat

Kicking Off the Heat: Fall Sports Contend with Extreme Temperatures

Karen Wei and Julian Barkouda August 28, 2023

Extreme heat is forcing athletic teams to make adjustments as outdoor fall sports -  football, tennis, and cross country - begin their seasons. Unprecedented high temperatures are not only a nuisance...

Students gather between library shelves during lunch.

“Heartbeat”: Celebrating National School Library Month

Karen Wei, Reporter April 27, 2023

Sometimes even before the sun shows itself, when voices are still hushed in the early morning quiet, open doors welcome students to a quiet space.   It’s a peaceful table to study at and a...

Project Spread1ng the Word

Alyza Reyes, Reporter March 31, 2023

Teenagers of the greater Houston area take on a project to help type one diabetics.  Preparing for months, these teens successfully fulfilled their mission to provide information and resources to their...

The opening frame of A Pandemic Reflection.

A Pandemic Reflection Documentary

Karen Wei, Reporter March 29, 2023

Three years have passed since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, bringing about great challenges and new lessons to be learned. In this documentary, four students reflect on their experiences of the pandemic...

“Ada Lovelace because she was the first female coder.” “Ada Lovelace, a woman considered to be the first female computer programmer!”

Women’s History Month Gallery

Karen Wei, Reporter March 23, 2023

For International Women’s Day on March 8, a RoundUp survey asked students: who is one of your female role models from any point in history and why? In response, students pointed out women from across...

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The Case for Fighting News Fatigue

Karen Wei, Reporter February 13, 2023

Tragedy buries tragedy anew. New stories continuously take the places of the old, brought to us photo by photo, word by word, compounding to form accounts of suffering, rampant, and injustice even more...

COP27: Progress and Pushback

COP27: Progress and Pushback

Karen Wei, Reporter December 14, 2022

COP27 was held from Nov. 6 to Nov. 20, in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt. As a global meeting for countries to address climate change, COP - Conference Of the Parties - is a valuable opportunity for the world...

A Future in Color: Students for the Climate

Karen Wei, Reporter September 15, 2022

Had the world been a painting this past summer, it would have been drenched in red: a deep burgundy for the heat wave that swept across the Northern Hemisphere, a red orange for the wildfires that followed,...

A Choice on the Pledge

A Choice on the Pledge

Karen Wei, Reporter February 7, 2022

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” The Pledge of Allegiance...

Texas Gets Two Seats in Census Reapportionment

Texas Gets Two Seats in Census Reapportionment

April 29, 2021

The U.S. Census Bureau released the final results of the 2020 Census on Monday. In accordance with the Bureau’s findings, the 435 seats in the House of Representatives have been reapportioned, with two...

Mask Mandate

Mask Mandate

Caroline McKay and Aislinn McEnaney March 24, 2021

This past Tuesday, March 3rd, Governor Greg Abbott lifted the mask mandate completely in Texas. This announcement surprised many and lots of opinions circulated. Many took to social media to express their...

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