• Bathtubs, Rigged Elections, Jelly Beans, and More: President’s Day 2014

    The third Monday of February- for most of us, it’s just a day off of school. Another morning of sleeping in, an extra day to finish up homework, another three day weekend. Why do we even have February 17th off? What is

    February 17, 2014 • Features, News, Showcase • Views: 1405

  • A Really Truly for You-ly Healthy Snack Guide!

    These days, the world is a cruel, overwhelming snake pit. Everywhere you look, someone is trying to poison you with a venomous excuse for a snack! Well, don’t give in! We’ve created a Healthy Snack Guide like no other. No

    February 13, 2014 • Features, Showcase • Views: 1223

  • 14 Things to Do on the 14th

    It’s every single’s favorite time of the year: Valentine’s Day. A wonderful day where all couples rub it in people’s face. Here’s a list of things to do instead of moping around on this very special day. Netflix This is

    January 28, 2014 • Features, Showcase • Views: 1245

  • Plaid Fad

    Walking through a city neighborhood this past fall I couldn’t help but feel a little like everyone was copying my ARS uniform swag. Everywhere I looked I seemed to be seeing someone rocking a plaid skirt (sometimes even

    January 28, 2014 • Features, Showcase • Views: 1482

  • MLK Day Across the Country

    “There comes a time when one must take a position that is neither safe, nor politic, nor popular, but he must take it because conscience tells him it is right.” – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. As we all celebrate MLK Day

    January 21, 2014 • Features, Showcase • Views: 933

  • Rock It Like A Sprockette

    Scoring goals isn’t just for humans. In fact, the ARS FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) Robotics team or the “Sprockettes” aim to have their robot raise a flag, go up a bridge, swing from a bar, and put blocks into a

    December 9, 2013 • ARS News, Features, Showcase • Views: 766

  • Your Gift Guide for the Holidays

    It can be hard to think of the perfect present for everyone on your list each holiday season, but this year look no further than our 2013 Holiday Gift Guide! We’ve gone hunting for some of the best gifts around, from gift

    December 5, 2013 • Features, Showcase • Views: 15991

  • The LBJ (Little Black Jacket) Library

    The air hits me like a crispy slap in the face as the door of my favorite clothing boutique swings shut. That’s right; it’s fall and with it has come a whole new slew of shopping. The new season is especially important to the

    November 5, 2013 • Features, Showcase • Views: 863

  • Top 10 Coffee Myths

    We see coffee every day. Teachers carry Starbucks cups with them to class, our parents get grouchy if they don’t have their daily cup, and the (new! flavorful! creamy!) Salted Caramel Mocha Frappuccino is advertised on

    November 1, 2013 • Features, Showcase • Views: 1206

  • Halloween Costumes Walking the Neighborhoods This Season

    In the crowded cafeteria, frantic and excited voices talk about everything from the early release on Halloween day to candy preferences, and of course, costume choices. Halloween is nearly here, and as the big night inches ever

    October 30, 2013 • Features, Showcase • Views: 756

  • A Guzman is Hard to Find

    Long before students arrive at school, Mr. Guzman’s red truck pulls up. This is the only time he listens to music at work, in the early hours before the school wakes up. In he walks, on go the lights, and on comes Pandora. Mr.

    September 24, 2013 • Features, Showcase • Views: 696

  • Back to School: Whether You Like it or Not

    Summer has come to a close, and school has started once again. It’s time to turn in your summer reading, and turn on your alarm clocks. Sure we may dread those first few weeks waking up before 12 o’clock, but think

    July 20, 2012 • ARS News, Features, Showcase • Views: 666