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StuCon Radio: PowerUp, Episode 9

  On 90.1 FM KPFT, Isabella Jarosz (HSPVA, 2017) hosted the ninth episode of StuCon Radio. Amy Fan (Bellaire, 2016), Lynn Huynh (Carnegie, 2017), and Ma’at Shango (Lamar, 2017) joined … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Individualism Stained Yellow: 5 Thoughts on Being Asian-American in High School

  Liana Wang, Bellaire, 2016 In the intersection between the competitive atmosphere of high school and the discovery of self, being Asian American has handed me more labels than I’d … Continue reading

April 10, 2015 · Leave a comment

StuCon Radio: School Counselors, Episode 3

The third episode of StuCon Radio aired on 4/2/2015 on 90.1 FM KPFT. Amy Fan and Sara Ho investigate the role of school counselors in HISD with Ms. Lara Hulin, … Continue reading

April 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Instead of Laptops

Liana Wang, Bellaire, 2016 “PowerUp”, as HISD’s new laptop program is called, has a good aim. It’s true that as we shift further into the digital era, access to technology … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · 1 Comment

What’s With the HISD Internet Filter at Home?

Kevin Melendez, Bellaire, 2016 Dear HISD, I came home today, determined on finishing my homework before 10:00. Reasoning I had a bit of free time before starting homework, I decided … Continue reading

March 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

A Case for PowerUp laptops

George Zhou, Bellaire, 2015 Part of the PowerUp contract that students and parents are required to sign states that school laptops must be kept in the cases provided by HISD … Continue reading

February 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Not Everyone Needs an HISD Laptop

Anonymous, Bellaire, 2016 On paper, the PowerUp program sounds great. Bringing technology into the classroom, lessening the amount of stuff students have to carry by digitizing everything, and allowing disadvantaged … Continue reading

February 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Unpopular Opinions: School Gratitude

Sara Ho, Bellaire, 2016 Thanksgiving has already come and gone, but I think it’s important to always be grateful. One of the many things in my life that I am … Continue reading

February 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Yawn: A student’s perspective on not getting enough sleep  

Amy Fan, Bellaire, 2016 It seems like an afterthought for many of us. Compared with school, sports, and extracurriculars, colleges don’t care how many hours of sleep you get. It’s … Continue reading

February 16, 2015 · 4 Comments

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