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Forbid grade-grubbing

Emily Cosio, News Editor

October 9, 2018

Filed under Editorials, Opinions

It is the end of the quarter and your grade is on the border between two letters. It all comes down to hundredths of a decimal. But after the exam and worksheets flood into Skyward, the 0.49 still remains. In a panic, you run to your teacher begging and pleading for extra credit or another worksheet, but they refuse. The next step is to run and cry to your friends about your awful teacher. According to math.uh.edu, grade-grubbing is defined as “the act of a student g...

Spotify vs. Apple Music: The great debate

Spotify vs. Apple Music: The great debate

September 26, 2018

It’s been a topic of discourse, memes and endless Internet polls, and everyone seems to have an opinion of their own.  It has spread like wildfire across Twitter, Tumblr, and Instagram, sparking endless arguments and rants. Is it Trump’s Supreme...

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

“American Vandal” season two steals hearts

September 19, 2018

The Turd Burglar, a perpetrator of pranks at St. Bernardine, the Catholic school where American Vandal Season 2 is set, causes a series of rather childish pranks, and sends the prestigious school into chaos. The first episode was the opposite of expected fr...

Appliance Compliance

Appliance Compliance

September 17, 2018

Microwaves are amazing. A microwave can create a s’more with just a tap of a button, no campfire necessary. Plus they allow for YouTube videos like “I Just Microwaved my Phone **shocking**” and “Microwaving Soap (emotional)”. In other words,...

Insatiable has a lot on its plate

August 20, 2018

“Insatiable” is like that ex-girlfriend. You hope that she’ll become a better person, but she keeps disappointing. After watching all 12 episodes of this controversial Netflix original series, it’s easy to see that this show has many more issues...

Exams extinguish environment

Exams extinguish environment

May 25, 2018

We have all seen the disturbing images of plastic islands floating in the ocean, one of which is larger than the state of Texas. But it is even harder to imagine that the tests students take at school are contributing to this disaster. The amount of waste...

Comic Critic: A Marvel-ous retrospective

Comic Critic: A Marvel-ous retrospective

May 7, 2018

Ten years. Let that sink in for a second. Ten years ago, Robert Downey Jr. first graced the silver screen as Tony Stark. One decade ago, Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson) said those fateful words that announced the arrival of a pop culture phenomenon. “You...

Comic Critic: A hero for everyone

Comic Critic: A hero for everyone

March 16, 2018

Diversity and whitewashing have become buzzwords for not only superhero films, but films in general over the past few years. Those who advocate the former say that it is because they provide role models for people young and old to look up to that look...

Unpostworthy

March 2, 2018

During the 1970s, journalists ran frantic reporting the confidential scandal involving the government's secrets surrounding the Vietnam War. During this, brothers, sons and fathers were off fighting, unaware that they were in no position to win, which...

The end is only the beginning

The end is only the beginning

March 2, 2018

Car chases, disguises, every news station broadcasting their face. No one would expect to find these in an ordinary teen road trip story.  The End of the F***ing World features two teenagers going on a road trip, one being a rebellious girl and the ...

PUBG more incomplete than unknown

February 27, 2018

 Everyone lands on an island to find guns and supplies, but then the servers start lagging and you can’t even find any items since they aren’t rendering on the ground. This video game is called Player Unknown Battle Grounds, while this is a hit fo...

Origins outshines predecessors

Origins outshines predecessors

February 27, 2018

In the past Assassin’s Creed installments, players have scaled colossal towers in Italy, fought for the freedom of the thirteen colonies, and torn through Man-o’-Wars across the Caribbean in massive, gripping adventures that always seem to find the...

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