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Exercises like the Bulgarian squat work multiple muscles and can easily be done from home.

Time to Get Fit: Summer Workouts from Home

By Alexandra Silva and Diego Gonzalez May 27, 2021

Sun kissed, cool breeze, warm air, bright and sunny. It's that time of year again, Summer is right around the corner!! With covid restrictions easing, it is going to become a poolside summer. However,...

You dont have to start first period with your stomach empty with these quick breakfast ideas.

Quick Breakfast Ideas for Busy Students

By Alexandra Silva and Diego Gonzalez March 8, 2021

Exasperation- the first emotion of the morning after an intense beep beep beep, and then snooze once. Beep beep beep. Five more minutes! Snooze twice. Beep beep beep. I’ll just “rest my eyes” for...

Nearly 200 clubgoers stood in line outside Club Spire this weekend Jan 19 in Houston.

EDITORIAL: COVID Health & Safety Laws Are Toothless Without Stronger Enforcement Measures and Public Will

By Alexandra Silva and Nadia Talanker January 22, 2021

Inconvenient. We often hear this word being tossed around when people talk about this seemingly never-ending pandemic. Not being able to go have dinner at a restaurant is "inconvenient." Not being able...

Through the lenses of junior Humza Hanif: A summer of chronicling the Black Lives Matter protests

By Alexandra Silva and Thomas Dowe November 12, 2020

One Saturday morning during the summer, when protestors poured into the streets following waves and waves of other protests that rocked the nation junior Humza Hanif was inspired to capture this day...

Student protestors remind elected officials that they are accountable to young voters.

Seniors surveyed reveal a mix of hope and doubt in the outcome of the 2020 general election

By Alexandra Silva and Thomas Dowe October 14, 2020

It is a common tale that the youth is disengaged politically. However, while the Harvard Youth Poll reported 63% of youth ages 18 to 24 were likely to vote in this year's election, 35.7 % of the 98...


Dark Lane Demo Tapes: Even darker than it appears

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer May 12, 2020

Drake has been one of the most sonically predictable pop star of the most recent decade and furthermore a work in progress. From collection to collection, year to year, he draws from a standard palette...

I decided to put the TikTok frappé recipe to the test. Now its your turn.

Yay or Nay to the TikTok Coffee

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer April 27, 2020

These are not normal times. There are those who are thankfully only suffering from cabin fever yearning to go out on a sunny day and hang out with friends or go to a coffee shop to get work done. Some...

Shoppers find empty shelves and a desolate environment at HEB grocery store.

Confronting Feelings of Guilt and Helplessness During the Coronavirus Pandemic

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer April 13, 2020

I wake up well after all my teachers’ office hours, way past noon, just me in my house without worry striking my conscience. I then get to choose what I want to go with my cereal: almond, 2%, silk? Not...

Lexy Silvas Top Three Tik Tok Dances

Lexy Silva’s Top Three Tik Tok Dances

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer March 6, 2020

Tik Tok, the app that took everybody by storm. Formerly known as, this app continues to break records for social media. The app ranges from acting, singing, comedy, to its most popular content,...

Jumanji: The Next Level- Camels and Mandrils- Oh My!

“Jumanji: The Next Level”- Camels and Mandrils- Oh My!

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer January 30, 2020

The sequel movie in the reprised franchise of Jumanji, “Jumanji: The Next Level,” directed by Jake Kasdan is an entertaining blend of comedy and adventure, guaranteeing a laugh and a rush of escapade. The...

Art Review: An Impressionist Autumn at the MFAH

By Alexandra Silva, Staff Writer November 14, 2019

A revolution in organization. Progressive politics. Immigration. The international stage. Postwar. Consumer culture. The transition to the modern era from the late 19th century to the early 20th century...

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