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Coke vs. Pepsi

Coke vs. Pepsi

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

January 25, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

“Is Pepsi okay?” Restaurants everywhere are training their cashiers to be programmed to say this. Why is it that they can never have Coke as well? Maybe it’s because it’s so hard to choose between the two. Although Coke has out-sold its counterpart throughout most of the world, Pepsi still ...

2,012 new years

Brandie McAllister, Editor

January 9, 2012


Filed under Features, Top Stories

A new year— it’s a chance to start over, the promise of 365 blank days to fill with loved ones and accomplishing the goals that have been left unmarked on that long-forgotten to-do list. Most of the images that come to mind are of the ball drop in New York, exploding fireworks, and the highly-anticipated...

The most wonderful time of the year

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2011


Filed under Features

Silver bells ringing. Red and green lights brightening up the night. Fat men with rosy cheeks dressed in red suits. Little girls and hippopotamuses.It’s that time of year again and as each day creeps closer to Christmas, we may find ourselves wondering why we’re setting up a pine tree in the livi...

Angels never take a holiday

Angels never take a holiday

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2011


Filed under Features

Not all Christmas trees are created equal. Some have needles made of pine, others plastic; some are decorated with icicle lights, others with paper angels. The creation of the latter was nothing short of a Christmas miracle. The first Angel Tree was erected in 1972 by a convicted felon named Mary...

Russell at Ron’s

Emily Thornton, J1 Reporter

December 6, 2011


Filed under A&E, Features

Rushing into Ron’s Hamburgers and Chili to escape the cool air any Friday between 6:00-8:00 p.m.,  a pleasant surprise of smooth singing awaits your arrival. Many people don’t know about Ron’s live music at 131st and Memorial because of Friday night football. Complimenting your burger and frie...

A figment of imagination

A figment of imagination

Diego Galaviz, Reporter

November 15, 2011


Filed under Features

Fear, horror, terror, suspense, screams. These are only five of the mixed emotions buzzing in the movie theater while a scary movie plays on the screen. Although most horror films are meant to give you a jolt, some Bixby High School students claim scary movies are actually humorous. Chris Tyndall,...

The Oracle of Bacon

Lindsey Hamilton, Reporter

November 8, 2011


Filed under Features

We are all connected. This is a concept fed into our brains as children in simple ways like the central message of unity in The Lion King. A more complex way to think about this connection is called The Six Degrees of Separation. The Six Degrees explains that every person on Earth is connected, some ...

To morph or not to morph

Savana Claxton, Reporter

October 28, 2011


Filed under Features, Top Stories

Bixby High School experienced a new kind of school spirit during the week of homecoming when a group of unidentified students used different colored morphsuits -- a stretchy, head-to-toe bodysuit -- to support their class to help win Spirit Week events. The Morph Men’s undying energy and enthusiasm...

Black cats and Stingy Jack: shedding light on Halloween folklore

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

October 28, 2011


Filed under Features

Your bedroom door creaks shut behind you, but when you go to see who’s there, the hall is empty. You hear a scream and whirl around to see who it came from, but nobody else claims to have heard it. You get the feeling that there is someone behind you and the hairs on the back of your neck stand...

Johnson and Eckert, Homecoming Crowned

Johnson and Eckert, Homecoming Crowned

October 16, 2011


Filed under Features

Surrounded Friday night, October 14, by fragrant red roses, red glittering band sashes and the red football uniform of TJ Eckert, Carley Johnson was crowned Bixby High School's 2011 Homecoming Queen, and Eckert, her King.    

Pageants and pointe shoes

Brandie McAllister, Editor-in-Chief

October 6, 2011


Filed under Features

When Mariah Jacobs engages in conversation, she is as effervescent as a club soda that never seems to go flat. Her bright eyes glint even beneath the harsh fluorescent lights of the classroom and her posture is far straighter than mine where we are seated opposite one another. Her infatuation with...

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