Wildcat Tales

Pushing up Daisies for the Ladies

Meaghan Pulliam, Staff Writer

May 24, 2011

     Reminiscing on childhood favorites such as Snow White and Cinderella, I wonder where the chivalry has gone in the world. The days when men would hold doors open, give jackets to their freezing dates, and kiss their hands in pleasure, are unfortunately behind us, ladies. As many of my guy fr...

iPhones: Flipping You the Bird

Diva Gulati, Staff Writer

May 16, 2011

Anybody who owns an iPhone or an iPod Touch can attest to this fact: apps are the best way to waste time. There are apps for everything: education, organization, you name it. But one of the most popular genres of apps is games, and recently, there have been many students playing games that are centered ...

Jobs Jobs Jobs!

Clarissa Reeves, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011

     Not every student can live their summer off their parents credit cards. Students all over get jobs during the summer to help pay for their summer expenses such as tanning, food, concerts, shopping and other summer things as well. Although some students acquire jobs during the school year, some...

California’s Pride: In N’ Out Burger Makes its Way to Texas

Elena Nelson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011

     Yes, we’ve all heard the word. California’s pride is coming to Texas. When you drive by you read building signs that say ‘coming soon… In N’ Out Burger’ your mind instantly thinks ‘YES’, and you can’t help but stating your more than obvious opinion out loud. I personally have...

Eat or Not to Eat?

Amber Robinson, Staff Writer

May 13, 2011

     With bathing suit season just around the corner, the time has come to shed those last few winter pounds. So, for those who prefer the quick trip to the closest fast food restaurant, what does this mean? Forget the burger and go for the salad.      Who doesn’t love Chick-fil-A? For a...

Dorm Shopping at its Finest

Aleah Pushaw and Jamie Denison, Staff Writers

May 10, 2011

     Seniors, it’s time to start shopping for dorm room supplies for next year. Wherever you may be living for the next four years of your life, it is essential to make it feel like home while you’re there; a bedspread, lamp, decorations, and a few things from home are relatively necessary. If...

Summer Must Haves

Paul Burnham and Paul Burnham

May 6, 2011

 With summer just around the corner, it’s about time we posted our list of the hottest products for you this summer.      The perfect tanning oil is often hard to come across. With all bottles looking nearly identical, it’s tough to make a decision based on what the label tells you. Take...

Fashionistas of the Fall

Sofia Toohey, Staff Writer

October 6, 2010

     Yupp, I’m afraid it’s that time. Toss out your short shorts, flip flops, rompers, and tanks because autumn is finally here! I know we all miss summer, but hey, no worries, I have good news. Although now we have seven hours of school and homework each day, at least we can look good while d...

Weird Scholarships

Noah Quortrup, Staff Writer

October 20, 2009

To be honest, I never had to worry about the financial aspect of getting into college. My grandpa set up a fund tied to the stock market when I was born. Ever since then, it has built and built to a sum that would have gotten me through my four years of college. However, as the economy crumbled, so did...

Obama, Congress Should Listen to the Funnymen

Morgan Smith, Online Editor

October 12, 2009

     In a recent poll conducted by Time Magazine, Jon Stewart was voted America’s Most Trusted newsman over names like Brian Williams, Charlie Gibson, and Katie Couric. Normally, such a result would present a fallacy in American intelligence: a self-proclaimed comedian who makes a living satirizing...

Blame It On the Alcohol

Allie Kolechta, Editor in Chief

October 5, 2009

On the way to an away game at the beginning of their season, the varsity cheerleaders and the equivalent of our white guard from another Texas school were on a bus. Drinks were opened, and soon about half of the cheerleading squad and guard members were tipsy or worse. The game was cancelled, coincidentally,...

All Laws Aren’t Created Equal

Rachel Hart, Staff Writer

October 5, 2009

As teenagers, we all hear a little groan from our parents once we finally get our license. Our notorious behavior behind the wheel has sparked a range of new laws and restrictions for drivers under 18. Traditionally, our first license is provisional and enforces a curfew of midnight, along with the ‘one...