The Cinco Peso Press

College Conundrum

College Conundrum

First time applicant makes her way through the university entry process
Alexandra O'Melia, Reporter February 3, 2021

I sat on my bed with my laptop in front of me opened to my email box filled with colleges promoting their schools, trying to get me to apply. “It’s already August,” I thought. “I just have to figure...

Gia Bradley: Open Campus Won’t Work

Gia Bradley, Reporter November 11, 2019

Why is open campus not allowed?   Open campus is not allowed because of all the safety hazards. When teens come to school, they are under the responsibility of the school, meaning whatever happens...

Olivia Holmes: Off Campus Lunch Should Be An Option

Olivia Holmes, Reporter November 11, 2019

Schools should have open campus lunch because it provides healthier options and won’t leave students still hungry and allows students to be responsible.  First, the cafeteria food does not give all...

The Man who stopped the world

The Man who stopped the world

Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 3 "Anger"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

When we got home, it was already almost completely dark outside, so I took a shower. As the hot water ran down my back, I cried. I wanted to scream and shout, but I knew it didn’t matter because he still...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 1 "Denial"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

The restaurant was loud, people were talking, the music was blaring, and I was still trying to listen to the conversation my family was having. We were trying to pick which free appetizer we each wanted.    "I...

The Man Who Stopped The World

The Man Who Stopped The World

Chapter 4 "Acceptance"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

The next day I woke up early and got dressed for the funeral; I wore a tan skirt, a black shirt, a hat, and sandals because we knew it would be almost 100 degrees outside by the time the funeral was over.   My...

The Man Who Stopped the World

The Man Who Stopped the World

Chapter 2 "Depression"
Rebecca Veber, Editor February 6, 2018

My mom had already called my family: my grandpa and grandma, great-grandparents, my cousin, my aunts, and uncles.   "Your Uncle Michael is on his way from Granbury, Peepaw is stuck in customs, Aunt...

Aspiration Initiative Graduation Coach Theo Bray, Faculty

Aspiration Initiative Graduation Coach Theo Bray, Faculty

Cara Wimberley, Editor December 14, 2017

"As much as we're here to inspire y'all, you guys inspire us. When we see students excelling, it makes us wanna be better. You see a lot of students who were under-performing, and now they're accomplishing...

Marina Jarvis

Marina Jarvis

Cara Wimberley, Editor December 13, 2017

"I don't think that I do a lot [for others], but I know that many people can be affected by the littlest things- in a positive way. I make sure people take care of themselves, and that they know how important...

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