The Cinco Peso Press

‘They’re Free to Follow Their Dreams’

'They're Free to Follow Their Dreams'

Cara Wimberley, Editor

April 25, 2018

Family first. That's registrar Theresa Vondra's guiding life motto. "My parents had me at 40 and 42, and they were older than most of my friends' parents and they worked full time," Vondra said. "Dad was a military man, we didn't see him much, he was constantly working. He left every day at 5am and...

Words Act Like Weapons

Justine and her favorite horse after winning 2nd place during a jump show.

Justine Rey, Reporter

December 12, 2017

"How can you still be alive? You are so ugly. You just look like a freak. You should just kill yourself and end your life."  Was throwing up every day after lunch enough? Should I do more?   I just needed to think about what I was about to do.    Wait.  Why was I even thinking abou...

The Longest Wait of My Life

Justine with her parents and young brother. Picture taken in Florida during the sugar sand contest.

Justine Rey, Reporter

November 10, 2017

October 31   8: 05 a.m. I woke up just like I do every morning. Chelsey, my host mom, dropped me off at school for a normal day, but I didn't know what was going to happen.  My parents, Aurore and Jerome, and my brother, Thomas, were on a trip in Ney York City for one week.   4:30 p.m.  I was about to call my parents when I got home but I heard from Chelsey's mom that a terrorist attack happened near the M...

A New School For A New Life

Justine Rey riding

Justine Rey, Reporter

November 9, 2017

My name is Justine Rey and I am 15 years-old. I come from Biarritz, a small beautiful city in the south west of France near the ocean and about 20 minutes to Spain. I am in Fort Worth for now two months, and I will be here for the whole year.   I live with a host family because I came alone.    Why did I want to leave my country ?   I decided to leave France because...

Unveiling the day of wrath

The band unveiled the fourth and final movement at the Up-N-Coming game Sept. 12. Photo by Kedar Collins.

Liam York, Staff Reporter

October 10, 2014

Some may prefer the third movement for the color guard spotlight performance, but Katherine Cogar and Miguel Rosas said they prefer the first. From laying on the ground at the start to a suspenseful silence before a loud burst of sound in the end, the movement takes the audience from bewilderment to...

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