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#MeToo

#MeToo

Violet Glenewinkel, Editor-In-Chief

March 6, 2018


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  A wave of sexual misconduct allegations and stories of harassment against men of power have moved women across the world to take a stand against years of unequal, unjust treatment. This movement has built up incredibly as the empowering voices of females, young and old, expressing their time as...

30 Years of student life

30 Years of student life

Jocelyn Brooks, In-Depth Editor

February 16, 2018


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Think about a movie from the ‘80s, any movie. A John Hughes film, a cult classic, a cheesy adventure plot. Today, the characters might seem vintage, outdated, or even irrelevant. Although the movie characters may have been fiction, they reflected a real aspect of culture of society and a way to ...

David’s Law: The Effect of Bullying on School Campus

David’s Law: The Effect of Bullying on School Campus

Violet Glenewinkel, Editor-In-Chief

January 4, 2018


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The tragedy of a young life lost has blossomed into an act for justice with the introduction of David’s Law, an anti-cyberbullying law making it illegal to commit acts of bullying over any media. With the new law in place, along with a pledge towards anti-cyberbullying, these actions are a step ...

30 years of fine arts

30 years of fine arts

Jocelyn Brooks, In-Depth Editor

December 11, 2017


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A look into the fine arts of yesterday & tomorrow  Art is present in the lives of nearly all students in some form or another; whether the individual considers himself an artist or views art from an audience’s perspective. Music, visual art, and theatre play an important role in society and are...

Stress: the kids are not alright

Stress: the kids are not alright

Violet Glenewinkel, Editor-in-Chief

November 20, 2017


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      Stress lingers among high school students like an old friend, growing with time under the nose of its prey. When students don’t know it’s become too much to handle, stress becomes a danger. As conditions worsen in teens, communities are under their own stress in figuring out how to preven...

30 years of sports

30 years of sports

Jocelyn Brooks, In-Depth Editor

November 17, 2017


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Picture this: a crowd of screaming students, adorned in red and white, jet-black paint smeared across their bodies. The score is 20-20, and the fate of a victory for Bowie lies in the hands of the kicker, who winds up to kick a field goal. The mass of squirming students anxiously hangs in the balanc...

30 years of teachers

30 years of teachers

Violet Glenewinkel, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2017


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It takes something special to create a long lasting impression on a community. To keep thriving as one of the greatest high schools in the state of Texas and excel in prideful performance, a grand foundation must be established through the facility and its people. Celebrating this year’s 30th anniversary,...

Bullying Commentary

Kathleen Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

July 1, 2017


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The answer is easy. Just don’t bully. That’s what we’ve as students been told since our young minds could comprehend the concept of malicious acts towards others. However something deemed so simple is in fact much more complex and we may not even be conscious of the fact that we are doing it. ...

Fighting against bullying

Kathleen Nguyen, In-Depth Editor

June 15, 2017


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According to Merriam-Webster dictionary, bullying is defined by the abuse and mistreatment of someone vulnerable by someone stronger, more powerful, etc. At James Bowie High School, the topic of bullying is taken seriously with the creation of programs such as No Place For Hate and Stand Up Bowie ...

Samantha Knapp – senior goodbye

Samantha Knapp, Staff Writer

June 9, 2017


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As senior year comes to a close, it’s time to look towards the future and new beginnings. My parents graduated from Bowie in 1994 and 1995 and I got to carry on the legacy of James Bowie high school graduates one last time. As a child, I remember coming to Bowie every year for the annual Hallo...

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