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On the right track

Madison Forbis

February 22, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports, Track & Field

There’s running. There’s jumping. On a particularly exciting day, there’s throwing. This is what track and field seems like from the stands. But behind every throw and every soaring jump, months of training and precise technique are at play.

DIY Jar of love

DIY Jar of love

Atiya Simmons and Theontae Walton

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Whether it is a long-distance relationship or something sweet for a friend, homemade gifts are always nice to show appreciation. Supplies: Construction paper A glass or plastic jar A pen Happy memories/Nice things to say Scissors Instructions: Use your construction paper to make 3 different...

Traveling teaches you valuable lessons

Amber Shemesh

February 18, 2016


Filed under Columns, Life, Opinion, r&b Magazine

My earliest memories are from foreign countries. I sometimes recall faint images from unrecognizable places – they could’ve been from Chile, they could’ve been from Egypt. I’m not sure. I started traveling when I was a few months shy of a year old. Since then, I’ve been to 39 countries (not...

With social media and texting, breaking up isn’t so hard to do

With social media and texting, breaking up isn’t so hard to do

Annie Aguiar, Editor

February 18, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

It’s been years since she broke up with him, and junior Magdalie Mexile doesn’t remember much about the boy she dumped by leaving Haiti and not returning his calls for a year. But she does remember his nickname: Love. “He liked me for like five years,” she said. “I don’t remember his n...

Planning for the future

Planning for the future

Daniel Hamilton

February 18, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports

Two football players and a baseball player also signed National Letters of Intent to continue their playing careers in college. Rodnie Bernard A four-year member of the varsity baseball team, Bernard played as a shortstop and a pitcher. He has a four-year batting average of .305 with 43 runs batted...

DIY Jar of love

Theontae Walton and Atiya Simmons

February 18, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Whether it is a long-distance relationship or something sweet for a friend, homemade gifts are always nice to show appreciation. Supplies: Construction paper A glass or plastic jar A pen Happy memories/Nice things to say Scissors Instructions: Use your construction paper to make 3 different...

DIY Gatorade Recipe

DIY Gatorade Recipe

Atiya Simmons

February 18, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports

Sports drinks are a necessity if you are an athlete or even a spectator attending a sporting event. Homemade sports drinks are a great alternative to the overpriced beverages you can purchase from the concession stand and are extremely easy to make. Simply put all ingredients in a blender, mix and enjoy! DIY...

Physical health: advice from a pro

Physical health: advice from a pro

Kathy Xie

February 18, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Q: What motivated you to become more active? A: I started volunteering at the YMCA and every day, I saw people young and old being active. It made me question my lifestyle and how healthy I was actually being. Q: What transformation did you see yourself undergo? A: I started working out and e...

Baptiste gets signed

Baptiste gets signed

Matt Lutton

February 18, 2016


Filed under r&b Magazine, Sports

“It’s been my dream to sign at Hillsborough High School on national signing day.” After four years of grueling effort, senior Trinity Baptiste did just that, signing her letter of intent to play basketball on scholarship at Sam Houston State University as hundreds of friends, classmates and...

Far in distance, but not in heart

Far in distance, but not in heart

Dana Dinh

February 18, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

The rapid tap-tap-tap causes a few nearby students to turn and look. Some glare, others snicker. Most of the class is looking at him, even the teacher, when someone suddenly blurts, “Miguel, are you texting your girlfriend again?” He scrambles to hide his incriminating cell phone, but it’s too...

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