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Andrea Guzman

November 7, 2017

I first read of a shooting at a Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas Sunday afternoon. By the evening, chills ran through me as I saw an update that the 26 people who died ranged in age from 5 to 72. Tears swelled in m...

Former St. Ed’s student lands reporting job, speaks on adulthood

Jacob Sanchez

April 14, 2017

When I graduated last May I had one question: When do I feel like an adult?Was it when the Temple Daily Telegram, the daily newspaper in Temple, hired me to be their Bell County and Belton reporter?Was it when I found my first rea...


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April 3, 2017

If you have a tragic flashback when you stayed at home and binge watched anime in high school, this may bring some (hopefully) pleasant memories back to you. The series starts out with a cute slice of life drama. By the end o...

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April 3, 2017

The words “self-love” and “self-care” circulated primarily online in 2016 and continued into 2017 to showcase Americans participating in behavior mainly involving facemasks and other luxuries that promote relaxation.While t...

St. Edward’s Fulbright winner reflects on 8 months in India, undergrad experience

Lilli Hime

February 25, 2016

The imposing mystery of what we will do after leaving St. Edward’s University is one of the most relevant questions we as students can ask, and it is conveniently implanted in St. Edward’s mission statement: Take on your w...

Millennials are feeling the Bern, Sanders can count on their vote

Erin Downey

November 13, 2015

He could be our next president of the U.S., he believes what the majority of Americans believe, and it goes without saying that he has better hair than Trump. So far, Bernie Sanders has shown multiple times in the presidential race...

Copy-paste tactics are running rampant in news outlets

Anthony Wolf

November 6, 2015

John Oliver, host of the news-comedy show, “Last Week Tonight”, would claim to anyone that he’s not a journalist. Yet, his show’s segments have been some of the most informative and influential on television. Every time he...

Documentary on Ukraine revolution mixes live-action with commentary

By: Gabrielle Wilkosz

November 2, 2015

A high-definition camera zooms out, panning over thousands of people chanting, “Shame! Shame!” These Ukrainian civil activists have just learned then-President Viktor Yanukovych has deliberately failed to sign Ukraine into the Eur...

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