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STUDENTS WALKOUT TO PROTEST TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION LAW ENFORCEMENT

STUDENTS WALKOUT TO PROTEST TRUMP’S IMMIGRATION LAW ENFORCEMENT

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

February 23, 2017

Over 1,000 students walked out of class at noon Friday, Feb. 17 in protest of President Donald Trump’s enforcement of the immigration laws. Principal Fernando Benavides said he was disappointed in the students that walked out of class and that any students that walked out of class will receive an...

SILENT DINNER AT STEAK N’ SHAKE

By Pamala Lovely, Staff Writer

February 10, 2017

American Sign Language club will host its annual Silent Dinner event from 5 to 7 p.m today at Steak n’Shake, on W. Arbrook Blvd. Interested students must be prepared not to speak. This will be the fourth silent dinner event held this year. “Being in ASL club you get to learn new languages, learn ...

L’AMOUR EST DANS L’AIR

By Ruben Diaz Jr., Advertising Editor

February 8, 2017

The French Club will hold a Valentine’s Day sale. The club will sale various candies ranging from 50 cents to $1.50 and baskets ranging from $5 to $10. The club has not yet to decide what the baskets will contain. Senior French club historian Atziry Hernandez  thinks the club will use the funds...

COSMETOLOGY HOSTS ANNUAL SPA NIGHT

By Pamala Lovely, Staff Writer

February 8, 2017

Cosmetology will host its annual SPAtacular event from 2 to 6 p.m., today and tomorrow, in room 922. Services include paraffin hand dip, brow wax, puffy eye treatment, lip wax, make-up application, manicure, eyelashes (strip), facials with aromatherapy masque and pedicures. Clients can choose three...

GLAMOROUS, GLAMOROUS: STUDENT PUBLISHES MAKEUP TUTORIALS TO INSPIRE OTHERS

By Carolina Ibarra, News and Managing Editor

February 2, 2017

The Texans Talk staff will use this section to spotlight Sam Houston students as they inspire others to be themselves by doing things they love! Got a student in mind? Email us their information at [email protected] or on Twitter @Texans_Talk. Use our hashtag #NextGenSHHS! Cosmetology junior Diana Tha...

STU-CO HOSTS BEAUTIFUL WEEK

By Wende-Denda Dantoumda, Editor-in-Chief

February 1, 2017

Student Council hosts  “Beautiful Week” Feb. 13-17. “Beautiful week is all about the students being able to express their beauty and self empowerment,” Wendy Godina, stu-co vice president, said. Monday - Snapchat Day - Dress up as a favorite filter Tuesday - Tie-Dye Day - Wear tie-dye ...

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR FUTURE CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION

STUDENTS PREPARE FOR FUTURE CAREERS IN CONSTRUCTION

By Diego Perez, Staff Writer

January 31, 2017

Students had the chance to experience what kind of opportunities are available for jobs in the construction field or gain knowledge for college scholarships from at construction career day. Junior Ismael Chavez said he has always been interested in construction since his father works in that field...

BASKETBALL SURPRISE

By Carolina Ibarra, News and Managing Editor

December 14, 2016

When senior Manyel Reeves woke up this morning, he did not expect to receive a gift from an elf. But at 9:15 a.m., Reeves was given courtside tickets to see the Dallas Mavericks play against the Detroit Pistons tonight  and new basketball for player signatures by the varsity boys basketball team. Elf...

STUDENTS REACT TO DONALD TRUMP’S VICTORY

STUDENTS REACT TO DONALD TRUMP’S VICTORY

By Andrew Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief

November 9, 2016

After a long night, the nation woke to what some are calling the biggest political upset. Some students expressed that they are angry, indifferent, or just scared that Donald Trump was elected the 45th President of the United States. “Honestly, I am disappointed, but I can't do anything abo...

ART CLUB REQUESTS DRAWINGS FOR COLORING BOOK PROJECT

ART CLUB REQUESTS DRAWINGS FOR COLORING BOOK PROJECT

By Youan-Esai Miranda, Staff Writer

November 8, 2016

The art club is asking students to submit drawings to feature them in a coloring book. Art club sponsor L’Oreal Frye came up with the idea last month. “Everyone likes to color,” Frye said. “It’s relaxing and therapeutic.” The coloring book will be printed and sold to students and st...

SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY, JOIN KEY CLUB

SERVE YOUR COMMUNITY, JOIN KEY CLUB

By Maria Perez, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

Any student who would like to do community service and meet new people can now join Key Club. “Community service is good because anytime you can help your community is a good thing,” sponsor Jayme Thomas said. “It gives you a positive feeling and boosts your self-esteem, helping others less fo...

COME OUT TO SCIENCE NIGHT

COME OUT TO SCIENCE NIGHT

By Latricia Ardison, Staff Writer

October 25, 2016

The Family Center will host  Science night from 5 to  6:30 p.m. Thursday in Commons B. There will be a costume parade and  contest. The winner of the costume contest will receive four water park tickets. “The plan is for the kids to come out and have fun dressed up as book characters, movie heros, etc,...

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