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Summly: more than a sum of its parts

Summly: more than a sum of its parts

November 26, 2012


Filed under Features, News, Student Life, Top Stories

Most seventeen-year-olds spend countless hours on their phones, playing their favorite apps; but few ever take the time to think about application creation. “Who would make an app like this?” Seventeen year old Nick D’Aloisio the exception. He is making headlines with his creation, Summly, an a...

Top Ten: Thanksgiving Foods

Top Ten: Thanksgiving Foods

Taylor Reeves, A&E Editor, Top Ten Columnist

November 26, 2012


Filed under Features

Thanksgiving is known as the holiday to give thanks to your family and friends. Not only is it a wonderful night for all the family to reunite, but it is also the perfect excuse to eat all the food you can possibly eat without exploding. Here are the Top Ten Thanksgiving foods. 1. Pumpkin pie: The...

Top Ten: Reasons to be happy when the elections are over

Top Ten: Reasons to be happy when the elections are over

Taylor Reeves, Triple T, A&E Editor, Taylor's Top Ten

November 6, 2012


Filed under Features

Election month: The most heated moments have occurred during this month. Obama or Romney? OBAMA. ROMNEY. We have all heard the arguments that have occurred, and the times you have been asked which one you are for is unreal. This is the Top Ten for all the people who are ready for all of these heated...

Top 10 Halloween Costumes

Taylor Reeves, A&E Editor

October 31, 2012


Filed under A&E, Features

As Halloween comes creeping upon, the rush to find the perfect costume consumes our clouded minds. Should I be something scary? Should I be something cute? Should I be something popular this year? Should I be something original? Should I be something funny? WHAT SHOULD I BE?! Well, for you readers that...

After the game

After the game

Lindsey Hamilton, Editor in chief

October 14, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Walking down Stadium road at about 9:30 Friday evening would’ve given the impression the football game was already over as a flood of cars went racing by and people of all ages (dressed mainly in pink) fell out of the gates. Yet the game was still on, and as I arrived with six and a half minutes l...

The coffee buzz

The coffee buzz

Robin Eldridge and Serra Bruce, Reporters

April 16, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

What if you figured out that your favorite drink in the entire world was a drug?  That little, addictive drug is hidden in one of America’s favorite drinks, coffee.  Whether it’s homemade or store bought, coffee is everywhere.  It is popular among everyone, especially teenagers, and easily addictive. At...

Reece’s vs Oreos

Reece’s vs Oreos

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

April 16, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Creamy white filling versus a peanut butter center. All chocolate is not created equal. On March 6, Oreos, known for their fluffy cream stuffing wedged between two ornately designed chocolate cookies, turned 100 years old. Reese’s, known for that perfect ratio of smooth chocolate to creamy peanut...

Oreo turns 100

Oreo turns 100

Taylor Reeves, Reporter

April 16, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

In 1912, before Titanic sank, the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco) released the Oreo. One hundred years later this sandwich cookie is still loved by millions and Kraft Foods is having a celebration. This year the company is releasing a limited-time Oreo called “birthday cake.” The accompanying...

What you should be doing 10,000 times a day

What you should be doing 10,000 times a day

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

February 21, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

It’s a little known, but easily believable, fact that over half of the US population isn’t getting the recommended amount of daily exercise they need to maintain an optimum body weight. It is also not as likely known that Oklahoma has one of the highest obesity rates in America. Though the numbers...

Checkmate!

Mieranda Rubey, Reporter

February 17, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Chess club [ches kluhb] noun: A group of highly intellectual and witty Bixby High School students who hold meetings once a week in order to hone their chess-playing abilities. Yes, for those Spartans still unaware, BHS has a chess club. If you are interested in becoming a valuable member to the team...

Spud Week

Spud Week

Schyler West, Marketing

February 15, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Let’s get this out of the way. Yes, the term ‘spud’ can be defined as a potato, a spade-like instrument for cutting the roots of weeds, and/or a chisel-like tool for removing bark, but the Bixby High School version is actually an acronym for Spartans Performing Unselfish Deeds. From Monday February ...

Why doth we readeth Shakespeare?

Why doth we readeth Shakespeare?

Lindsey Hamilton, Reporter

February 3, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Why do we read Shakespeare? This question passes through every student's mind at least once in English class throughout their high school and college experiences. Regardless if we love or hate it, we have all read a famous comedy, tragedy, or history at one time or another. Many students, however, fail...

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