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News Brief (3/11 to 3/18)

Haley Brenk, Reporter

March 18, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, March 11 The 11th marked National Napping Day. MRHS students in Orchestra and Choir kicked off their Spring Break in Disney World and New York City, respectively. Tuesday, March 12 Felicity Huffman, Lori Loughlin and others were indicted in a college admissions bribery case. Th...

To Do Something or Nothing: The decisions we face in a state of climate change

Jesse Puente, Reporter

March 8, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

Animals are going extinct due to humans. We are in the midst of the sixth mass extinction wave in the past 65 billion years. When we think of climate change, we imagine the concept as too large of an issue for us to waste our time dealing with. The reality is a lot of the decisions made daily by...

Frederica Freestyles Success

Frederica Freestyles Success

Stephen Heller, Editor-in-Chief

March 7, 2019


Filed under Around the Ranch, Features, From the Ranch, News

As all students know, school takes up a lot of time; more than we want it to. No one likes having to sit down after a long day and start to work on homework. This is further true with advanced classes. AP classes are notorious for being rife with homework. Those who are in extra-curriculars know...

All Things Morton Ranch: Mavericks

All Things Morton Ranch: Mavericks

Darian Johannsen, Online Editor

March 6, 2019


Filed under Around the Ranch, From the Ranch, News, Photo Gallery

Stephanie Gomez (11): “When I was a freshman, I had a friend and she was having a political argument with someone. I said something and she made me feel very small and dumb because I didn’t know a lot about politics at the time, or anything socially. After that, I never wanted to feel small again so...

News Brief (2/25 to 3/5)

Nina Martinez, Reporter

March 5, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

Monday, Feb. 25 The White House is planning to create a working group comprised of specific federal scientists to reconsider the determination that the burning of fossil fuels is bad for the planet, The Washington Post reported. R. Kelly pleads not guilty to all counts of sexual assault. O...

Far Out: New space discoveries unravel the vast unknown

Kayley Swedlund, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

As we continue to move forward in technology, we continue to move forward in exploring what the universe has to offer. It is true to say we have discovered a very, very, I mean, really very small fraction of the endless universe. The percentage is unknown, but all the stars, planets and galaxies that...

The President’s National Emergency: The government’s response to the declaration

Alex Badillo, Reporter

March 4, 2019


Filed under Local news, News

The Democratic House of Representatives, led by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, passed a resolution to block President Trump’s executive order on Tuesday, Feb. 26.  The resolution passed by a vote of 245 to 182, with 13 Republicans joining the Democrats to oppose the president. This comes after President...

Big Things For a Big Year at the Ranch

Big Things For a Big Year at the Ranch

Darian Johannsen, Online Editor

March 1, 2019


Filed under From the Ranch, News, Photo Gallery

2019 has been a historical year for Morton Ranch High School. Every sport and organization have been competing with other schools, proving everyone Morton’s greatness.   We’ve all heard about boys varsity basketball doing great things. Saturday, Feb. 9, the team became district champions with an...

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

2020 Presidential Election Expectations

Alex Badillo, Reporter

February 28, 2019


Filed under Local news, News, The World at Large

As 2020 draws closer, many have already declared their bid to run in the 2020 Presidential Election. Democrats already have a lineup of candidates in the running for the Democratic presidential nominee. As of now, Democrats currently have 14 candidates in the running and on the Republican side only...

The Oscars: A wrap-up of the winners of 2019

The Oscars: A wrap-up of the winners of 2019

Jesse Puente, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

The Academy Awards, otherwise known as the Oscars, have come and gone, and the thrill of guessing who’s going to win is also over. The evening started with a brilliant opening performance by Queen and Adam Lambert, performing the songs “We Will Rock You” and “We Are The Champions”. After...

Nayib Bukele: Salvadorans weigh in on the new President

Nayib Bukele: Salvadorans weigh in on the new President

Diego Hernandez, Reporter

February 26, 2019


Filed under News, The World at Large

When the common person thinks of El Salvador, they think of pupusas, the colorful and beautiful culture of its people or the infamous history. However, the image of this country has the potential to be revamped a bit, given the latest result of the Central American country’s presidential election. Nayib...

Rodeo Season Is Here

Rodeo Season Is Here

Darian Johannsen, Reporter

February 22, 2019


Filed under Local news, News

For many Houstonians, March is a favorite time of year. It is when rodeo season starts, and Rodeo Houston is huge in Space City. Rodeo Houston has everything for all ages: shops on top of shops for those country and rustic buyers and a carnival with arcade games that anyone can enjoy. The rodeo itself...

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