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Kister’s Connection: Better Bites and Decadent Delights Raise the Bar at Local Cinemas

Kister’s Connection: Better Bites and Decadent Delights Raise the Bar at Local Cinemas

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 28, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

A night at the movies is not what it used to be. This is especially true for movie-goers spending an evening kicked back in a recliner enjoying "Rogue One" while scarfing down a Kalifornia burger chased with a Jack and Coke to the sounds of blaster rounds firing in the background. Nowadays, Houston...

Kister’s Connection: Local Repair Shop Goes Retro With ‘90s Arcade Games

Kister’s Connection: Local Repair Shop Goes Retro With ‘90s Arcade Games

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
April 14, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

The Golden Age of the video arcade has come and gone but video gaming is still booming, so it may not be time to retire your parents’ Donkey Kong just yet. Although arcades are not as common as they once were, one brave local entrepreneur has brought back those ‘90s vintage arcade games and adapted...

Kister’s Connection: Studious Night Owls Find Overnight Oasis at NOKturne

Kister’s Connection: Studious Night Owls Find Overnight Oasis at NOKturne

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
March 31, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

With the impending doom of final exams right around the corner, it's a safe bet many of us will pull a few all-nighters studying while snacking on junk, sipping an endless supply of stale coffee, and chugging sugary energy drinks. But, what if there was a place that not only reflected the nocturnal life...

Kister’s Connection: Local Shop Offers Star Wars Fans ‘Treasure Trove’ of Memorabilia

Kister’s Connection: Local Shop Offers Star Wars Fans ‘Treasure Trove’ of Memorabilia

Rebecca Kister, Editor-in-chief
March 10, 2017
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

Star Wars lovers don’t have to travel to a galaxy far, far away to find a rare Rocket-Firing Boba Fett action figure or an authentic signed picture from Carrie Fisher. The tiny store off of Nasa Road 1 may not look like much but Thad and Crissy Joyce, owners of Order 66, sell hundreds of pieces...

Crawford’s Box: HBU Soccer Player Darrell Johnson is the One to Watch

Crawford’s Box: HBU Soccer Player Darrell Johnson is the One to Watch

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
November 4, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Houston Baptist University soccer player Darrell Johnson is lighting up the field so far this season. On Oct. 17, Johnson received the Western Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Offensive Player of the Week award for scoring a total of five points during the week. Johnson is a sophomore at HBU coming...

Crawford’s Box: Cougar Football Still Roaring Despite Big 12 Letdown

Crawford’s Box: Cougar Football Still Roaring Despite Big 12 Letdown

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
October 21, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

University of Houston football is off to a blazing hot start with a 6-1 overall record and a 3-1 conference record. UH started the season by unexpectedly knocking off then number three ranked Oklahoma. Leading the charge against the Sooners was quarterback Greg Ward Jr. Ward began his college football...

Crawford’s Box: SJC Gator Alum Eyes Third MLB Ring

Crawford’s Box: SJC Gator Alum Eyes Third MLB Ring

Clarke Crawford, Contributing Writer
October 7, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

Deer Park native Andy Pettitte is arguably the most widely known San Jac baseball alum, but another former Gator is also making a name for himself in the big league this season. Brandon Belt hit a career milestone earlier this year as part of the 2016 National League All-Star roster, and now he is...

Millennial Viewpoint: Clinton Winning Big But Not With Younger Females

Millennial Viewpoint: Clinton Winning Big But Not With Younger Females

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief
April 29, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

Last summer, many Americans probably thought Hillary Clinton had the women’s vote in the bag assuming the support of all female Democrats was a given. Since Clinton is the only woman seeking the Democratic nomination, it seemed apparent millennial women would rush to give her their votes. Everyone...

Lynsi’s Line Up: Love Him or Hate Him, ‘Mamba’ is a Legend

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Kobe “The Black Mamba” Bryant is officially a retired shooting guard. The legend we all know is done playing professional basketball. Come to think of it, Bryant, in the NBA, was something we were all used to. I mean, he played for twenty years; as long as I’ve been alive. Bryant was born to...

Millennial Viewpoint: Trump Loses Young Voters by Avoiding Relevant Issues

Millennial Viewpoint: Trump Loses Young Voters by Avoiding Relevant Issues

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief
April 15, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

Love him or hate him; there is no way to ignore Donald Trump. Controversy fanned by his non-politically correct rhetoric has given him non-stop news coverage since he entered the race in June of last year. He has come under fire from both the public and the media because of his stinging comments regarding...

Lynsi’s Lineup: Keep an Eye on Buddy after the Madness Ends

Lynsi’s Lineup: Keep an Eye on Buddy after the Madness Ends

Lynsi Crawford, Department Editor
April 1, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion, Showcase

March Madness is both a beginning and an end. Its arrival marks the beginning of post-season playoff action, as well as the end of college basketball careers for most players in their senior year. However, there is one senior to keep an eye on because this man is far from the end of his career. Chavano...

Millennial Viewpoint: Where Does Your Candidate Stand on College Issues?

Millennial Viewpoint: Where Does Your Candidate Stand on College Issues?

Holly Galvan, Editor-in-chief
April 1, 2016
Filed under Editorial and Opinion

Across the United States, many college students believe higher education is the way they will achieve the “American dream.” A reality for most is the mounting debt they will acquire whether or not they receive their degree. Issues regarding college students such as high tuition costs and staggering...

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