The Cinco Peso Press

There’s Always a Light

There's Always a Light

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

April 9, 2019

            I remember feeling it first at the ripe age of 12. That sick, sinking feeling. That feeling of dread and hopelessness. However, these little episodes only lasted for very short periods of time, short enough to make me believe that I was just getting sad at random moments.    ...

Dealing with the Boredom During Spring Break

A photo of me at the Botanic Gardens downtown-- one of the few times I actually went out during break.

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

April 9, 2019

Ever since middle school, I’ve envied my peers and classmates who took extravagant or faraway trips during spring break. Las Vegas, California, Disneyworld, Universal Studios—you name it, I've known someone who’s gone there for spring break.  However, my family hasn’t gone out of state sin...

Drawing A Brighter Future

Sophomore Andie Barajas holds a part of her piece,

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

March 26, 2019

She keeps quiet most of the time. Hands covered in the grey dust of graphite and charcoal, she focuses intently on drawing even the most minuscule details of her twin sister Mads’ face, making sure it’s perfect. After all, it is going to be entered into VASE— the Visual Arts Scholastic Event—...

Why I’m Sick of the Cliche Horror Film

Why I'm Sick of the Cliche Horror Film

Isabella Sapountzis, Reporter

March 25, 2019

            I sat alone in my room, lights dimmed and pink-hued, my eyes glued to the screen of my laptop as I watched “Creep 2,” the sequel to one of my favorite horror films, on Netflix. I found myself completely immersed in the plot and the nature of the characters and what could possibl...

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