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Stranded in Mexico

Stranded in Mexico

Edith Garcia, Staff Writer

April 11, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Every spring break, students visit and explore different states and countries for reasons ranging from mission trips to family visits, and at the end of the week, come back with no issues. However, junior Tony Yerena’s trip to Mexico did not end in an easy trip home. “I went to Mexico to visi...

Veganism Gains Popularity

Veganism Gains Popularity

Dahlia Bray, Staff Writer

March 19, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

There are 16 million vegans or vegetarians in the United States, according to the Raw Food World. This leaves 302 million people to eat meat. So why go without meat in a society thriving on it? Senior Robyn Duncan’s life changed when she made the switch from eating meat to being vegan. “This c...

Heading to Miss Arkansas

Heading to Miss Arkansas

Edith Garcia, Staff Writer

March 14, 2017


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

Beauty pageants attract more than 2.5 million girls every year in the U.S., but only a few can hold prestigious titles. As “Miss Spirit of Arkansas,” senior Jessica Miller plans to participate in the Miss Arkansas pageant and compete for the title of Miss Arkansas 2017. “My instant reactio...

Poems and Parabolas

Poems and Parabolas

Dahlia Bray, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


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Some students are drawn to the humanities, while others are drawn to math and science. Math teacher Dr. Andrea Sadler gives students the best of both worlds by combining math and poetry in her student-made “Math Poetry Sweatshop Journal.” With poetry, Sadler provides a dual learning space containin...

Setting a World Record

Setting a World Record

Brad Brewer, Print Editor

March 7, 2017


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Breaking a world record is considered an unattainable dream for some, but senior James Lasley has made it his hobby. Lasley’s interest led him to the website Recordsetter.com, and he found numerous records related to dogs and their owners. “I have always wanted to break a world record,” L...

Romantic Reminicing

Romantic Reminicing

Dahlia Bray, Staff Writer

February 17, 2017


Filed under FEATURE

Valentine’s Day, to some, is a day that is over-marketed and overrated, but to others, it is a day full of showering people with gifts and affection. To long term couples, Valentine’s Day is a long-awaited day of happiness and love. Seniors Javier Zamora and Kristen Walters have been dating for t...

#HornetHunt2k17

#HornetHunt2k17

Edith Garica, Staff writer

February 9, 2017


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From high fiving a principal to killing cockroaches, Student Senate’s #HornetHunt2k17 challenge was seen all over campus and on Twitter. Student Senate, @bryantstusen, began by tweeting out daily challenges for students to tweet a picture or video of them completing the challenge in the hopes of gaining...

Winner Of The Clinton Foundation Essay: Taylor Scifres

Winner Of The Clinton Foundation Essay: Taylor Scifres

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

February 7, 2017


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Senior Taylor Scifres won the top award in the Clinton Foundation “Ideas Matter” essay contest, which includes  a $2,500 college scholarship and a meeting with President Bill Clinton. The contest is a 500-word essay for Arkansas students in eleventh and twelfth grade writing about topics involving ...

Parents in Politics

Parents in Politics

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

December 5, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

It is the responsibility and duty of the American people to make informed decisions come election time. Young people’s political opinions can often be influenced by people that they respect, such as their parents. Either parents can choose to influence their child to follow their beliefs, or they ...

How To Be Motivated On Mondays

How To Be Motivated On Mondays

Abby Hagner, Staff Writer

November 30, 2016


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Students struggle with motivation, especially on Mondays. However, students overcome Mondays with food, music, and positive thoughts. Junior Lauren Brantley gets food on the way to school on Monday to give her energy for the day ahead. “Sometimes I will stop and get food before school, because th...

Friends To Family

Friends To Family

Nathan Bush, Staff Writer

November 17, 2016


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The legacy of sophomore football player Randy Thomas is beginning to take shape. Thomas was known as a must-watch at Bethel Middle School, and last year as a freshman, he rushed for 1,700 yards and 30 touchdowns, both Hornet freshman records. Not only did he achieve record-setting rushing numbers, he also threw ...

Finding Fulfillment

Finding Fulfillment

Jake Roedel, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016


Filed under FEATURE, SHOWCASE

The football team endures grueling practices to be in top physical shape. The band practices their performance for hours on end until every little detail is right. A student stays up late to work on a project, finish an essay and study for a big test. Through involvement in organizations and programs,...